Silicon Studio Reveals Yebis 2 Middleware Kit for the Xbox One
The embargo placed upon developers and studios has been lifted in regards to Xbox One technology, which is resulting in an influx of new reveals. The latest piece of Xbox One news comes from Silicon Studio, who is a game developer and middleware provider. They’ve released their Yebis 2 post-rendering effects solution for the Xbox One, which can be downloaded by other game developers immediately.
This technology will allow game devs to seamlessly integrate high-end visual effects for both current generation, and the soon to be released next-generation consoles. Their CEO, Mr. Takehiko Terada is making some lofty claims about the Yebis 2 stating that, “Our partnership with Microsoft is going to result in groundbreaking games for the generation ahead.” Based on the screenshots and trailer released for the tech, he may not just be blowing corporate PR smoke.
Here’s a little insight on what exactly the Yebis 2 middleware suite can do from the official press release:
“YEBIS 2 is the world’s only middleware with multi-color customizable glare effects, depth of field effects, motion blur, bokeh, and more. YEBIS 2 provides various high-quality lens effects which can be used on a broad range of development platforms including Xbox One.”
To truly get an idea of what Yebis 2 can do for video games you should check out the awesome tech demo after the break. This is definitely an exciting time for the video game industry, so stay tuned to GAW for all the news you’ll need to be an informed gamer transitioning into the next era of gaming!