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X-Plane 11.50 Public Beta 1: Vulkan and Metal Are Here

Discussion in 'X-Plane' started by noorbeast, Apr 2, 2020.

  1. noorbeast

    noorbeast VR Tassie Devil Staff Member Moderator Race Director

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    The untested Beta is out for anyone who wants to give it a go: https://developer.x-plane.com/2020/04/x-plane-11-50-public-beta-1-vulkan-and-metal-are-here/
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    Nice :thumbs. Noticeable improvement.
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    Long term it should be a significant improvement for VR, and also lays the foundation for future improvements for high quality scenery, as Vulkan allows to preload all shaders and preemptively load textures just before they are needed for particular scenery.