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Frostbite OS X Port Planned

DICE is advertising for a software engineer to help port their Frostbite engine to Mac OS X. Here's word on plans for a different thinking version of the game engine: "Frostbite is looking for developers who want to join us in taking our engine to the next level. You will be part of a team focusing on bringing Frostbite to Mac and work closely with game team customers and the Frostbite team to deliver an engine as great on OS X as it is on Windows and traditional console platforms." Thanks Videogamer.

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4. Re: Frostbite OS X Port Planned Jan 28, 2013, 13:17 TheEmissary
 
Parallax Abstraction wrote on Jan 28, 2013, 10:22:
Sho wrote on Jan 28, 2013, 09:55:
And OS X pretty much means Linux, at least potentially (OpenGL, POSIX).

Really curious how they plan to get the most out of Frostbite given the largely underpowered GPUs that are in all but the highest end Macs. Heck, even those can't hold a candle to the higher-end off the self PC cards.

You can buy off the shelf GPU upgrades for the desktop Macs. As you pointed out the real problem is going to be with the integrated graphics in the Macbooks. If the game developers are serious about porting games over to platforms in addition to windows this will be a non-issue in a few years.

 
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