It appears that Microsoft have more plans up their sleeves as they now allow game developers the use of a seventh processing core, on the Xbox One. Formerly, both the Xbox One and the PS4 ran with six of their eight cores, with two cores allocated to the general system functionality (such as the OS and drivers). Although the new SDK and firmware (leaked by a hacking group called H4LT) unlocks more potential for game developers, they do not get to utilise the full 100% of the additional core. Instead they can utilise up to 50-80% of this core for performance in their games. Continue reading Microsoft grants game developers the use of a seventh core
With the announcement that the Assassin’s Creed Movie is released during Christmas 2016 I have to wonder will the movie live up to the hype?