In a move that’s earned attention from Nvidia itself, a Mario 64 modder is currently working on adding full ray tracing support to the unofficial PC port of Super Mario 64.
Game Developer Ben Carson made his own external ray tracing chip that works on real Super Nintendo hardware.
VulkanRT The updated API has moved into the next phase of ray tracing support, and is looking for industry feedback before finalizing the new functionality.
Nvidia has released a driver that enables ray tracing for its previous-generation Pascal cards, along with new demos and some benchmarks.
We recap the GDC 2018 highlights, including multiple VR hardware announcements, ray tracing initiatives from AMD and Nvidia, and Atari's VCS PC/console.