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Havok 7 in Second Life, 1.40 server release

Havok 7 is currently scheduled for a 1.40 server release

Havok 7 according to Oskar Linden it’s sheduled to be released in the Second Life Server 1.40 during May 2010.¬† Havok 7 will apparently bring new performance improvements to the Second Life Grid. Falcon Linden was hired by Linden Lab recently to deal with Havok Physics.¬†Falcon Linden says “We will be upgrading to Havok 7.0.0, and hopefully we’ll keep pace with their major versions in the future” during February 2010

What is Havok ?

The Second Life virtual world has a lot of moving parts that keep it going. One of these is the Physics Engine. A physics engine is a specialized piece of software that does the “real world” calculations to figure out what do when:

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