Gamasutra: The Art & Business of Making Gamesspacer
View All     RSS
November 25, 2014
arrowPress Releases
November 25, 2014
PR Newswire
View All






If you enjoy reading this site, you might also want to check out these UBM Tech sites:


Unity support is coming to Metal on iOS 8
Unity support is coming to Metal on iOS 8
July 4, 2014 | By Mike Rose

July 4, 2014 | By Mike Rose
Comments
    Post A Comment
More: Smartphone/Tablet, Business/Marketing



Newsbrief: Earlier this month, Apple revealed Metal, a new graphics technology that it says better powers game graphics on its iOS devices. Today, popular game engine Unity has announced support for Metal is coming soon.

The company has laid out why it thinks Metal is such a big deal in a blog post, noting that it will solve a number of issues including 'The Draw Call Problem' - plus, the GPU can be used for doing computation outside of typical vertex and fragment shaders area, known as "compute shaders."

Unity hasn't released a date for when support is due. Note that the platform requirements will include iOS 8 and an A7-based device, such as the iPhone 5S, iPad Air, or Retina iPad Mini.


Related Jobs

Crystal Dynamics
Crystal Dynamics — Redwood City, California, United States
[11.25.14]

VFX Artist
En Masse Entertainment
En Masse Entertainment — Seattle, Washington, United States
[11.25.14]

Senior Mobile Product Manager
Obsidian Entertainment
Obsidian Entertainment — Irvine, California, United States
[11.25.14]

Data Analyst
Obsidian Entertainment
Obsidian Entertainment — Irvine, California, United States
[11.25.14]

UI/UX Designer









Loading Comments

loader image