- UK supercomputing startup Hadean has clinched a partnership with Minecraft for its spatial simulation engine the Aether Engine.
- The deal was sealed after a Minecraft developer used the Aether Engine to bump Minecraft’s usual maximum player limit up from 99 to over 1,000.
- Hadean CEO Craig Beddis told Business Insider he was extremely proud to have Minecraft — the world’s biggest video game — as the ever first paying customer for the Aether Engine.
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Minecraft has signed a deal with UK supercomputing startup Hadean to use its powerful spatial simulation engine to massively expand how many people can play together in Minecraft at once.
Hadean announced the partnership on Tuesday, which was sealed after a Minecraft developer was able to up the game’s usual maximum player limit from 99 to 1,024 using Hadean’s Aether Engine.
“Hadean’s Aether Engine is a game-changer that opens