Futuremark teases the upcoming 3DMark launch with a new trailer of Cloud Gate, a test designed for benchmarking DirectX 10 compatible hardware. The new 3DMark will arrive in January 2013, it will be unique because it will be the series' first multi-platform benchmark, enabling direct comparison of 3DMark scores with Windows, Android and iOS devices.
Cloud Gate is a new test that is designed for Windows notebooks and typical home PCs. Cloud Gate includes two graphics tests and a physics test. Cloud Gate uses a DirectX 11 engine limited to Direct3D feature level 10 making it suitable for testing DirectX 10 compatible hardware. Cloud Gate will initially be available only in the Windows editions of 3DMark. Click on a screenshot below to view it at full size, or watch the trailer below.