On May 13th we got a glimpse of the newest addition to the Unreal Engine- the Unreal Engine 5, which is all set to release in mid-2021. Until then Unreal Engine plans on continuing the Unreal Engine 4.25 which released on 5th May, for the year 2020.
This engine itself has brought a massive wave of opportunities for developers out there by delivering them the initial support from Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and Sony’s PlayStation 5 platforms. Unreal Engine has also announced massive updates, fixes, and optimizations for version 4.25, throughout the year 2020 and with the Unreal Engine 5’s launch developers, all over the world, are in for a treat of their lifetime.
A glimpse into Unreal Engine 5?
With its breathtaking abilities to warp pixels into triangles called NANITES and never-before-seen dynamic lighting termed as LUMEN, gaming will no longer be a cascade of pre-recorded video footages and preloaded landscapes.
Unreal Engine 5 will be a state-of-the-art 3D creation tool that might just prove to be the doorway to the next generation of gaming.
The Unreal Engine 5 has expanded its horizons into the branches of physics by encapsulating the principles of audiometry and geometric optics to produce the most realistic and immersive gaming experience that you will have ever experienced.
Changes in landscape dynamics with every single movement of your character will change the convolution reverb and hence the audio sizzling through your speakers. Every shift in the angle of a light source will bring a new texture and visibility to your surroundings.
How will Unreal Engine 5 benefit developers all over the world?
Epic Games announced the release of Epic online services that aim to form a closely-knit community of games as well as movie developers. This will make it easier for independent developers to produce their own games.
It would be maddening at this point, to question the potential of this gaming engine. But with the release of Unreal Engine 5, not only Epic Games (developer of Unreal Engine) but every developer in this world, will be able to enjoy the merits of this Engine.
The biggest movie hits like Finding Dory, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and Star Wars The Mandalorian were rendered real-time with Unreal Engine 4. This has proved the extent to which gaming engines can be versatile in other fields as well.