Aspyr Posts May Newsletter
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Our friends at Aspyr Media have posted the May edition of their monthly newsletter. The newsletter provides news on some of Aspyr's upcoming Mac games including Call of Duty 2, Civilization IV, and more. Here's a clip from the newsletter:
Work at Aspyr internally is wrapping up on Civilization® IV for Mac, which if all goes well should be shipping in June. The game is in full testing, and both Intel and PowerPC versions are looking good. Call of Duty® 2 Mac, developed for Aspyr by i5works, is even closer to shipping - it has finished testing and is in approvals.To check out the entire newsletter (or to subscribe to it), follow the link below.
Things continue to progress on Mac Universal patches of some of our older
games. A Civ® 3 Complete universal patch should be out by the time you
read this, along with patches for Sims(TM) 2 University and Nightlife.
SMP and dual processors/dual core
With more games taking advantage of multiple and dual core processors, we
are often asked if a machine that is below the normal minimum specs for a
game will be able to play a game because it has two CPUs or cores. For
instance, Call of Duty® 2 Mac requires a 1.8 GHz processor, but you may
have a dual 1.5 Ghz machine. If the game takes advantage of multiple
cores/processors, it's possible you may be able to play with a slightly
lower CPU speed. But you will need to have a fast video card. If you are
under spec for CPU and have a low or mid-range video card, you will mostly
likely not have a good game playing experience. And while it's possible the
extra CPU will help enough to make the game playable, remember that Aspyr
can't offer technical support for a game that is running on a machine with
lower than the minimum required specs.
Aspyr Media Newsletter
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