Thanks to a new software development kit, Xbox Series S developers are now able to create games that use more memory than ever before. Recent upgrades are designed to give developers more control over the performance of the next-gen console.
as The Verge reports, This update is specifically designed to optimize the Series S, which has lower memory and graphics power than the more expensive Series X. While the Series X has access to 16 GB of RAM, its smaller cousin has around 10 GB. Developers are further limited to 8 GB, as about 2 GB of that is used for the operating system. The recently released June Game Development Kit frees up hundreds of megabytes of additional memory.exist Video explaining the updatethis extra memory “can improve graphics performance in memory-constrained situations”.
As The Verge pointed out, the developers told YouTube Hardware Specialist Digital Foundry Memory constraints are a particular concern in S-Series development and optimization. The aforementioned video also states that many of the changes in the June Game Development Kit are a direct result of developer feedback.
This update is accompanied by several changes to Xbox development tools and resources. Another notable change is improved graphics allocation performance, allowing developers to use memory more efficiently without affecting graphics performance.
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