Few days before Battlefield: Bad Company 2 release, Electronic Arts presents its first map pack, which will be available on launch day (March 2nd in North America).
This DLC will be free, thanks to the VIP code included in the game package. It will be composed of two maps, one in Rush mode, and the other in Conquest mode.
@GriftGFX: Gonna go eat lunch now. Thanks for the chat. It's always great to learn more about technology and its potential. I just wish there were any articles on the subject I could find. (45 minutes ago)
*about game engine graphics pipelines (46 minutes ago)
Then you start getting into proprietary software hell and potentially preventing other developers from writing innovative software solutions themselves. It's a WEIRD idea. (47 minutes ago)
and game engine graphics pipelines or even programming interfaces for their products. None of that is their role in the whole thing.. and it shouldn't be. (47 minutes ago)
@Sdarts: Nvidia and AMD already do help developers with optimization more than they should have to. Nvidia and AMD should be improving the hardware and driver end of the technology and not worrying (48 minutes ago)
Nvidia and AMD don't even provide the API for their graphics cards. That would be the next layer between the developer and the video card. DirectX. (48 minutes ago)