Minecraft is getting Ray Tracing for Nvidia RTX graphic cards.
The 2019 Gamescom is currently going on in Cologne,Germany. Well a lot of interesting games are getting announced like Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding. A surprising announcement came from Microsoft and Nvidia with the support for Ray Tracing in Minecraft. On it's 10 year anniversary Minecraft became the most sold video game of all time. Ray Tracing is a technology which tracks the path of light rays in game and gives more realistic lighting effect and simulates the real life environment. The Ray Tracing is currently only available in Nvidia's RTX series of graphic cards. These are the first series of consumer grade graphic cards that supports the new Ray Tracing Technology.The official Minecraft twitter handle also tweeted this out.
Discover more about our new Bedrock engine, Render Dragon, and our new partnership with NVIDIA, that's bringing real-time ray tracing to Minecraft on devices capable of DirectX R! That sentence was too long? Hey, this is big news! It's justified!— Minecraft (@Minecraft) August 19, 2019
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