Assumptions about GPU PhysX support in upcoming Mafia II title are now becoming a reality.
Update: second PhysX trailer
With launch of their new GTX480/GTX470 GPU products, Nvidia has revealed a trailer, showcasing hardware accelerated PhysX content in Mafia II.
Amount of physics effects is looking impressive – various types of particle debris and chunks, sparks and smoke, destructible objects, APEX based clothing simulation. Not to mention, that apart from those effects, overall in-game physics in Mafia II is based on PhysX SDK too.
Will Mafia II become killer app for GPU PhysX many are waiting for ? We’ll know at August 24th 2010.