Nvidia, Sony sign deal over PhysX support on PS3

By on March 17, 2009, 5:25 PM
Nvidia has announced today that it will be giving away the binary version of its PhysX software development kit to registered PlayStation 3 developers for free. The move comes as part of a tools and license middleware agreement that the graphics chip company signed with Sony and will enable game makers to implement hardware-accelerated physics in their projects.


The SDK consists of a full-featured API that enables developers to increase the visual experience of their games by offering creative control over physical interactions and real-time effects previews. The technology, which was most recently adopted in the first person action-adventure title Mirror's Edge, is also compatible with Microsoft’s Xbox 360 console and of course PCs fitted with a relatively new GeForce card.




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