Friday, October 2, 2015

Microsoft Acquires Havok From Intel

Microsoft has announced that it has acquired Intel’s Havok software. The softwares logo has  popped up in games over the last 15 years, being that its been used in a majority of them. Besides it being used for Microsoft’s Crackdown 3, Havok has been used in Destiny, Sonic Generations, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and Infamous: Second Son. Microsoft says that the toolset will complement DirectX12, Visual Studio, and Azure cloud services. Microsoft plans to bring Havok to the cloud as it begins its own work with the tools. “We will continue to innovate for the benefit of development partners,” the company writes. “Part of this innovation will include building the most complete cloud service, which we’ve just started to show through games like Crackdown 3.” What do you think of this acquisition ?

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