In the third quarter of 2020, the growth of the personal computer market compared to the same period in 2019 was 12.7%. Over the past ten years, this figure has become a record. This is stated in the report of the analytical company Canalys.
The growth provided a huge demand for laptops, which began at the height of the coronavirus pandemic and the transfer of workers to a remote system. This segment increased by 28.3%. Demand for desktop PCs and workstations decreased by 26%.
Lenovo ranked first in terms of PC sales among manufacturers, although the company’s market share declined by 0.3%, from 24.6% to 24.3%. Next up are HP, Dell, Apple and Acer.
Ray tracing technology will appear in Dead by Daylight
Dead by Daylight developers will add support for ray tracing technology to the game. First, it will appear on the PC, and over time, developers will add it for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/s consoles. This was told by an employee of Behavior Interactive in an interview with Wccftech.
In a conversation with a site reporter, he also confirmed that Dead by Daylight will run on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X at 60 FPS and in 4K resolution. The Xbox Series S will initially support 1080p resolution — later the authors of the title will try to raise it to 1140p.
The Xbox Series S went on sale on November 10 at a price of $299. The older model will be available for purchase on the same day and will cost $499. The official release of the PlayStation 5 will take place on November 19. Pre — orders are now available-however, many retailers have already exhausted the quotas for available consoles.
Amazon announced the closure of the servers of the Crucible shooter
The authors of Crucible decided to stop the development of the shooter. The game servers will be disabled on November 9. This was announced by Amazon Game on the official website of the title.
The developers studied fan feedback on the latest changes to Crucible, and then came to the conclusion that the game has no future. The announcement indicates that employees who were engaged in creating the shooter will be transferred to New World and other projects.
The Crucible team shooter was released on may 21 on Steam. After a lot of negative reviews, Amazon returned the shooter to the closed beta stage. Then the developers said that they would listen more to users.