Bravely Default Developer Shows Off Its Next-Gen Rendering Engine

By Ishaan . April 7, 2014 . 12:29pm


Silicon Studio, the developer that worked on Bravely Default with Square Enix, were actually better known as a middleware developer, prior to the release of the Nintendo 3DS RPG.


While they did develop 3D Dot Game Heroes and have worked on a variety of smartphone games as well, Silicon Studio are also behind Yebis 2, an “Optical Effects Middleware” that has been used in games like The Witch and the Hundred Knight, the trailer for Final Fantasy XV, Square Enix’s Agni’s Philosophy tech demo and more.


Today, Silicon Studio uploaded a tech demo for the engine to their YouTube channel, and you can watch it above. Note that the visuals you see do not represent realtime in-game graphics. Silicon Studio don’t specify what sort of hardware was used for their demonstration.


Yebis 2 currently supports PC, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita. Support is being added for Wii U, iOS and Android devices as well.

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