Developer Remedy Entertainment is utilizing the highly accurate destruction system, Digital Molecular Matter (DMM), developed by Pixelux Entertainment for Quantum Break.
Digital Molecular Matter is a “system designed for high quality in-game destruction” which is able to produce “deformation-based fracture destruction that simulates the physical properties of any material using finite element analysis.”
“If a structure exists – big or small, dense or thin, floppy or rigid – DMM causes it to react in the same way as dictated by reality. For example, wood doesn’t simply break along a predetermined seam every time – rather, it bends and splinters into pieces from the point of impact. The same rules apply to any substance imaginable: rubber bends and snaps back into place. Glass shatters. Steel dents and bends. Plastic deforms.”
Mikko Uromo, Tech Team Lead at Remedy Entertainment added,
“DMM has played a key role in shaping Quantum Break, our vision of next-gen entertainment. We have been able to simulate complex scenarios on a scale that hasn’t been possible before and then allow players experience them in real time. Can’t wait to show the world more of what we’re able to do!”
You can also have a look at the E3 2013 Quantum Break Behind the Scenes video for Xbox One.
What did you think? Are you looking forward to playing?