Q&A: Looking Back to When 1997’s Quake II Got a Path Tracing Update

Originally published at: https://developer.nvidia.com/blog/q-and-a-looking-back-to-when-1997s-quake-2-got-a-path-tracing-update/

In 2019, if you wanted to check out the cutting edge in video game graphics, you needed an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20 Series GPU and a copy of a game that was released in 1997, Quake II. With those pieces in hand, you could be among the first players in the world to see path…