Unreal Engine 5, the latest version of the graphics engine that is now available for free download, has been called the “world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool” by Epic Games.
According to its creators, the software allows the construction of larger worlds, as well as “incredibly immersive and realistic interactive experiences.”
Among its new features are the “revolutionary” new Nanite and Lumen, “which provide a generational leap in visual fidelity and allow worlds to be fully dynamic.”
Unreal Engine 5 also provides unprecedented runtime, retargeting and animation creation tools. Its modeling capabilities were “significantly” expanded, to reduce iteration and eliminate “back and forth” to speed up the creative process.
“With full source code access, a robust C++ API, and Blueprint visual scripting at your fingertips, you can develop your content however you want,” he promised. Epic Games about its graphics engine.
The company also highlighted that its new user interface improves workflow, since “it is faster, more efficient and easier to use,” Hipertextual said.
As an appetizer, Unreal Engine 5 was showcased in the multiplayer experience lyraas well as in CitySamplewhich served as the basis for the open world of The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience.
At the moment, there are two projects that work with the graphic engine, the same medium pointed out. CD Projekt Red does it with the new The Witcherwhile Crystal Dynamics is working on the next installment of tomb Raider.
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