Middleware company Havok has inked a multi-year worldiwde licensing agreement with Ubisoft to use Havok tools in upcoming games across all platforms.
The companies have already worked together in the past, with Havok middleware appearing in games like Assassin’s Creed, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon, Prince of Persia, Shaun White Snowboarding
Ubisoft studio operations director Pierre Escaich commented: "We’ve always appreciated Havok’s willingness to listen and work with us on serious and sophisticated commercial and technical issues. Havok goes the extra mile to understand the complexities of our business and the challenges development teams face."
Intel-owned Havok's product suite includes tools for physics, animation, art and behavior. The company says all its tools are fully multithreaded and cross-platform optimized.