SOFIA, BULGARIA – Chaos Group has released V-Ray 3.0 for Maya, delivering a new set of features and optimizations focused on speeding up lighting, look development, and rendering workflows.
Throughout the V-Ray 3.0 for Maya development cycle, Chaos Group worked with artists and studios to benchmark and analyze a number of production scenes. From their research, they found opportunities for significant speed increases as their team refined each section of code. These advances, coupled with beta feedback, bring about many of the key features in V-Ray 3.0 for Maya including: faster raytracing and rendering performance, faster feedback, advanced characters and creatures, and more.
V-Ray 3.0 for Maya is available now. V-Ray 2.0 upgrades start at $420 and the full workstation license price will be $1,040. Upgrades to V-Ray 3.0 for Maya plus 10 universal render nodes start at $970.