Ageia's PhysX Delaying Unreal Tournament 3 For Linux?
Nov 30, 2007, 13:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Last week Ryan 'Icculus' Gordon had confirmed that the Linux
client and server ports of Unreal Tournament 3 were caught up in a
legal issue regarding some middleware used in this latest PC title
from Epic Games. However, what is the middleware that Unreal
Tournament 3 is caught up in? There is a strong possibility that it
deals with the PhysX licensing from Ageia Technologies.
"For those that are not familiar with PhysX, it is a proprietary
physics engine SDK, which can be accelerated by their discrete
Physics Processing Unit..."