I know, DX-12 was the "gamer's bribe", for installing 10.
Over the years, good Windows editions seem to follow the pattern of alcoholism, whereas it's claimed, "it skips a generation"..
XP , Vista , Windows 7 , Windows 8 , Windows 8.1(maybe), Windows 10, now available as a suppository.
Yeah, that was a pretty well played pull on MS's end, and they knew it'd work.
I wish this site had a "funny" button, lol'd at the suppository analogy.
Have a like instead.
Win10 is the only version of their OS I've legitimately paid for even. I did use a free upgrade on one of my machines (now sitting in storage, lacking a GPU) but put up the cash for my primary driver.
All others had been pirated, because I was young and dumb.