Nvidia’s remastering extra basic PC video games so as to add ray tracing
Nvidia is “kicking off an thrilling new sport remastering program” with the intention of updating basic PC video games to allow ray tracing and help the corporate’s GeForce RTX graphics playing cards, within the vein of Quake 2 RTX. Nvidia says it’s beginning that initiative with a beloved however nonetheless secret title.
In response to a just lately posted job itemizing, noticed by DSOGaming, Nvidia’s Lightspeed Studios is “cherry-picking among the best titles from the previous a long time and bringing them into the ray tracing age, giving them state-of-the-art visuals whereas maintaining the gameplay that made them nice.”
Nvidia Lightspeed Studios was based in 2015, and has been remastering PC video games to help new options for Android units, particularly the Nvidia Protect. Lightspeed Studios beforehand labored on Android variations of Half-Life 2, Doom three, and Portal, which might be a sign of the kind of PC video games it plans to retrofit with ray-tracing help. (The studio additionally labored on Android variations of Wii video games like Tremendous Mario Galaxy and The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for the Protect in China.)
Nvidia launched Quake 2 RTX earlier this 12 months as a free replace to Quake 2. The RTX model of id Software program’s basic shooter added world illumination rendering, real-time reflections, time-of-day settings, improved textures, and extra.