FMOD Studio optimised for Xbox One

FMOD Studio optimised for Xbox One
Will Freeman

By Will Freeman

May 24th 2013 at 11:20AM

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Firelight Technologies has confirmed that its FMOD Studio tech is optimised for the newly announced Xbox One console.

The audio middleware utilises the Xbox One's 'Scalable Hardware Audio Processing Engine', and is available to authorised Xbox One developers to download for evaluation with immediate effect.

FMOD Studio is already being used in Turn 10's Forza 5, the Xbox One addition to the Forza Motorsport series.

“We’re thrilled to be working with Turn 10 on the Forza Motorsport franchise for Xbox One. They’re really pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in game audio.” said Raymond Biggs, lead developer for FMOD Studio. “They’re doing things in Forza Motorsport 5 that just weren’t possible with the last generation of consoles and audio tools. I know gamers are going to be blown away.”

Those interested in evaluating FMOD Studio for Xbox One can do so at the Firelight Tecnologies website.