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59% of VR Developers Use Unity, But Devs Make More Money With Unreal

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Epic’s Unreal Engine 4 started out in the high end, and it has moved lower through pricing tactics and revisions that enable it to be the foundation of mobile games. Ditto with Google and ditto with Microsoft.”. Sweeney said that Unreal Engine had its best year of all time in revenues, and then 2016 revenues doubled the 2015 numbers.

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How Different XR Companies Approach Cloud Services

ARPost

As this article was being written, Varjo further expanded its cloud with Unreal and Unity engine integrations. Likewise, AutoDesk offers its XR cloud services through a partnership with Amazon. A similar relationship exists between Azure and Microsoft’s MR hardware. CloudXR From NVIDIA. Your Forecast: Cloudy.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.08.24): Facebook login gets imposed on Quest and the community riots, and much more!

The Ghost Howls

Someone invokes saviors like Google and Amazon, but even if they managed to succeed, they are other data-harvesting companies , so in any case, we are f**ked. Apple threatens future support in Unreal Engine. More info (Apple threatens Epic) More info (Microsoft files an official support for Epic). Other relevant news.

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The XR Week Peek (2020.07.13): Sony invests in Epic, Rockstar is working on an AAA VR game, and more!

The Ghost Howls

And all of this comes in a period when other partnerships between tech giants are happening: remember that some weeks ago, Microsoft closed its streaming service Mixer and allied with Facebook Gaming to fight the quasi-monopoly of (Amazon-owned) Twitch. Unreal Engine can now use your iPhone to record facial animations.

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The XR Week Peek (2023.10.11): Meta Quest 3 ships now, a cheaper model may come in 2024… and more!

The Ghost Howls

More info Jim Ryan hints at a possible PlayStation metaverse The court documents related to the FTC vs Microsoft trial related to the acquisition of Activision contain a very interesting piece of information related to what Sony may be working on. This would be great for having a more natural interaction on Quest 3. Wait, what???

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Big News XR from BMW, Meta, Apple, Campfire, Nreal, and Cannes XR

XR Today - Big XR News tag

Apple’s upcoming MR headset is expected to be a high-end device that will compete with headsets from Meta and Microsoft. However, in recent years, Epic Games has dramatically pushed the Unreal Engine as a tool for immersive content creation and distribution, giving the shared parties’ argument far more credence.

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Game On! The Top 10 Video Game Trends In 2024

Bernard Marr

However, other cloud services continued to grow, including Nvidia's GeForce Now and Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming. Amazon and Netflix also entered the market, with Netflix taking a different approach by offering downloadable game content on users' devices.

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