Microsoft acquires in-game physics developer Havok from Intel
Microsoft has announced a new deal that will allow the company to acquire Havok, the well-known game tool creator, from Intel. Havok has created a set of tools and applications that allow game developers to add realistic in-game physics models inside their games.
Microsoft stated it will continue to license Havok's tools to third-party partners. It added:
Havok launched its first SDK in 2000 and its tools have been used in over 600 PC, console and mobile games. Intel acquired Havok in 2007. Microsoft did not mention any specific financial terms of this new deal but it did state:
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