- Sony PlayStation 3 hacker KaKaRoToKS
has announced today that the RSX Graphics Library for PS3 known as RSXGL
by Alex Betts
is now ready for use by developers.
Download: PS3 RSXGL (5c6aba6)
From his blog: RSXGL Working and Usable
When the PS3 homebrew scene started, a lot of people were complaining that it wasn’t possible to write 3D games for the PS3 because of its lack of OpenGL library.
Almost a year ago, Alex Betts thought he would tackle this problem and he started working on RSXGL... an implementation of the OpenGL 3.1 specification written from scratch targeting the PS3′s RSX.
Anyone in their right mind would say that it’s impossible, that it’s too much work, but Alex spent the last year working on it, alone, until it became usable. You can read some news about it here
For some reason though, no one used it to build their own apps. Maybe the status of the project...