Square Enix chooses Enlighten for more upcoming titles
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Square Enix chooses Enlighten for more upcoming titles
7 July, 2016
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Following the news last year that the highly anticipated FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE is being developed with Enlighten global illumination, Geomerics, an ARM company, today announced that Square Enix has licensed Enlighten for use across multiple future titles on console platforms.

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Real-time global illumination by Enlighten adds unrivalled subtlety and depth to dynamic scenes; texture details are highlighted more effectively and light can graduate smoothly from source to shadow.  It provides the option to work in conjunction with physically based rendering, a technique that simulates the real-world properties of materials and light in order to deliver predictable responses across any environment or lighting set up. This feature brings workflow and quality benefits to any project team, no matter if they are targeting photorealism or a more stylized art direction.

Square Enix constantly evolve our development tools to ensure that we remain at the cutting edge. After investigation, our teams selected Enlighten as the most advanced third party global illumination technology available and made the decision to utilize the technology for the remake. Its quality per man-hour is unrivalled and will enable us to deliver the highest fidelity version of Midgard to our fans than ever before.

Kitase Yoshinori, Producer of FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE at Square Enix

Square Enix titles are masterfully crafted and the company is deserving of their reputation for innovation and creativity. As the number of companies adopting Enlighten in Japan grows, ARM is investing in local support so that new partners, such as Square Enix, can be as successful as possible with our products.

Chris Porthouse, VP gaming middleware, ARM

Official Press Release

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