Hair rendered in the Frostbite engine

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Gaming big EA has been displaying off its next-generation hair-rendering functionality in a weblog submit.

It stated it had put collectively a staff of builders to work on hair shading, scattering, smoothness and quantity in its Frostbite gaming engine.

The demo movies posted by EA present a faceless model leaping round an empty room, whipping lengthy, vibrant hair backward and forward.

The Frostbite engine powers video games equivalent to racing title Want For Pace and soccer hit Fifa.

Nevertheless, some builders stated making Frostbite simpler to work with must be an even bigger precedence than hairstyles.

“Our goal is to provide a step-change in real-time hair and attain outcomes near film and offline rendering,” EA said in the blog.

It stated the video provided a “glimpse into how future Frostbite-powered video games will appear like”.