Unreal Engine 5 Supports VR, Promises Generational Leap For Graphics

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Epic Games just showcased its vision of next-generation console gameplay with the reveal of Unreal Engine 5. Below you can see a stunning new technical showcase for Unreal Engine 5 called Lumen in the Land of Nanite. Excited for Unreal Engine 5 VR support?

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Oculus is (still) Covering Unreal Engine Royalties for $5M in Revenue Per-game Through 2025

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With the recent news that Unreal Engine was permanently waiving engine royalties for the first $1 million in app revenue, we were reminded of a similar program for VR apps based on Unreal Engine 4 that Oculus established back in 2016.

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Optim Turns Unreal Engine Enterprise Projects into VR-capable Apps for Collaboration & Review

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Optim is a tool designed to make Unreal Engine more user-friendly for enterprise use-cases like design, visualization, and review. Theia received an Unreal Dev Grant in 2018 for its work on Optim.

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Unreal Engine’s New Virtual Production Tool Is Reshaping Cinematography

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Unreal Engine is changing how filmmakers and advertisers are making movies and commercials with a new virtual production tool that allows them to add special effects in real-time. Image Credit: Epic Games. Image Credit: Epic Games. Image Credit: Epic Games.

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Super Fan Remaking Original Witcher Game In VR Using Unreal Engine

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But with season 2 of the series set to premiere in 2021 and the possibility of a fourth entry in the game franchise unlikely , how exactly are we to satisfy our appetite for more monster-killing adventures? “Bear! Run you stupid piece of s*#^!” – Geralt of Rivia.

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Adding Mixed Reality Capture Support to Unreal Games

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In a way, it’s a window into VR, allowing the user to be live composited with the output from a game to create this combined virtual video scene. But for years now, only Unity developers have been able to add mixed reality capture support to their VR games and experiences.

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Unreal Engine 5 CEO: ?All? The Demo Tech Can Work On High End PC VR

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“All” of the Unreal Engine 5 technology demonstrated in this week’s stunning reveal will be able to work with high end PC VR, according to Epic CEO Tim Sweeney. ” Unreal Engine 5 is a radical new approach to how games are made and rendered.

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Unreal Engine 4.25 Improves Support for HoloLens 2, Magic Leap, Adds Azure Spatial Anchors

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Unreal Engine 4.25 Unreal Engine is one of the most popular game engines for building XR content. This week Unreal Engine 4.25 Epic Games says that Unreal Engine now offers production-ready support for HoloLens 2. On the VR side, Unreal Engine 4.25

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Unreal Engine Apps Can Now Be Built with Quest Hand-tracking

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An update to Oculus developer tools has brought a handful of updates, including support for Quest hand-tracking in Unreal Engine 4. At the time, the company had only added support to the Oculus Unity integration, meaning that developers building apps in Unreal Engine didn’t have access to the feature. Now Oculus has updated its Unreal Engine integration with support for Quest hand-tracking in the v17.0

The Unreal Garden AR Environment Was A Much Needed Escape From The Chaos Of E3

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The Unreal Garden, a large-scale multiplayer AR experience from The Entertainment Software Association and Onedome, offered E3 2019 attendess an escape from the chaos, turning 6,000 sq. video game trade association that owns and manages E3, in an officia release.

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Unreal Engine is Now Royalty-free for the First $1 Million in Revenue

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The Unreal Engine 5 tech demo on PS5 wasn’t the only news Epic Games revealed today. Alongside the reveal of Unreal Engine 5, Epic Games today also announced a change to the pricing of Unreal Engine. News Unreal Engine 4 VR Engine

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Unreal Engine Adds Oculus Quest Vulkan Support, Unity To Follow ‘Later This Year’

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The latest version of the Oculus Unreal Engine Integration adds support for Vulkan on Oculus Quest and Oculus Go. These features were finally added late last month, paving the way for game engines to add support for Vulkan on Oculus standalone headsets.

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Magic Leap is Giving Away 500 AR Headsets as Part of Epic’s $100M Unreal MegaGrants

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At Unreal Engine Build: Detroit 2019, Magic Leap today announced that the company will be giving away 500 Magic Leap One Creator Edition AR headsets as part of the recently unveiled Epic MegaGrants. AR Headset Magic Leap News epic games magic leap magic leap one unreal engine build

Epic Games Details Unreal Engine 4 Mixed Reality Support

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Epic Games Gives $80,000 To Unreal Devs Including SculptrVR

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Epic Games has given out $80,000 as part of its Unreal Dev Grants program, which rewards indie developers that use the company’s game-making Unreal Engine 4 tools. The post Epic Games Gives $80,000 To Unreal Devs Including SculptrVR appeared first on UploadVR.

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JetX Is Part Unreal Tournament, Part Wipeout With Cross-Platform Play

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Usually, games are built for one distinctive genre and stick with it. Announced earlier this month, JetX is like one part Unreal Tournament, one part Wipeout. It’s a sci-fi action game that has you piloting flying ships, designed for VR players with iron stomachs.

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VR-optimized Forward Renderer Comes to Unreal Engine 4.14, Said to Be 22% Faster

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Epic Games touted their VR-optimized forward renderer as the reason why their forthcoming Robo Recall game looks so crisp in VR. Now the tech is available to all Unreal Engine developers in version 4.14 Unreal Engine 4.14

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Kite & Lightning’s ‘Bebylon Battle Royale’ Nabs Unreal Dev Grant

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Kite & Lightning, the studio behind some of VR’s earliest experiences, is one of 13 developers receiving a portion of over $200,000 in ‘Unreal Dev Grants’, a program set up by Epic Games to showcase and provide financial support to projects using Unreal Engine 4.

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Unreal Engine 4.20 Ships With Native Mixed Reality Compositing for VR, New AR/VR SDKs

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Unreal Engine 4.20 Up to this point, mixed reality video compositing has generally required third-party programs and game implementations. Unreal Engine 4.20 For developers using Unreal Engine to build titles for the Rift, UE 4.20 The post Unreal Engine 4.20

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Unreal and Unity Both Commit to Google Daydream

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Middleware makers Epic Games and Unity Technologies have been working on every major VR HMD revealed to date, so it’s no surprise to hear that both are involved with Google’s new Daydream platform. Epic Games fired first.

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New VR Games Awarded Funds In Epic’s $1 Million Unreal Engine Dev Grant

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Epic Games’ latest batch of developer grants have been revealed and several VR companies are included in the list. The grants, which collectively total $1 million, are awarded to developers using the company’s Unreal Engine for their upcoming games and apps.

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Unreal Engine 4.18 Update Brings Native Support for ARKit and ARCore, SteamVR Support for Mac

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Epic Game’s Unreal Engine is making it easier to create for augmented reality in the newest 4.18 Epic has however provided experimental support in their game engine for ARKit since Unreal Engine 4.17, but the new 4.18 ” Unreal Engine 4.18

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Watch: ILMxLab’s Star Wars Real-Time Ray-Tracing Demo on Unreal Engine is Stunning

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At the Unreal Engine presentation at GDC 2018 today, Epic Games CTO Kim Libreri introduced several projects highlighting the scalability and performance of Unreal technology, including a partnership with ILMxLAB and Nvidia.

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Obsidian Artist Recreated An Infamous ‘Star Wars’ Hub In Unreal 4

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Oculus Will Cover Unreal Engine Developer Fees Through First $5M in Revenue, Per Game

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That means that developers, who must normally pay the engine creator 5% of their gross revenue, can get up to $250,000 in fees covered for each game. Unity for instance, Unreal Engine’s biggest competitor, has also made game development much cheaper and more accessible.

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Unreal Engine 4 Now Available for Microsoft HoloLens 2

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Native support for Unreal Engine 4 has arrived for the HoloLens 2 via early access on GitHub (login required). A major software tool first promised during the reveal of the HoloLens 2 earlier this year is finally available.

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Unreal Engine 4 Will Soon Support Mixed Reality Footage

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Mixed reality trailers are a great way to showcase your VR game on a 2D screen, and support for them is on its way to one of the biggest development engines out there. Taking The post Unreal Engine 4 Will Soon Support Mixed Reality Footage appeared first on UploadVR.

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GDC 2017: Epic Games Unreal Engine VR Editor Coming in April With New Features

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Epic’s own Robo Recall team used the VR Editor to build out the free pack-in game for the Oculus Rift with Touch, which also makes its complete debut at GDC this week. “As Tagged with: Epic Games , Unreal engine , vr editor.

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Unreal P.T. review: anxiety and frustration in VR (+ how to download it)

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Do you remember the game P.T. The scary corridor, the setting of the PT game (Image by Radius Gordello). But unluckily, the Silent Hills project has been canceled and this teaser never became a game. has entered the legend of games. And if you want to play with Unreal P.T.,

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GDC 2018: Magic Leap One Getting Unreal Engine 4 Support

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Today at GDC, Epic have announced that Unreal Engine 4 will officially support the Magic Leap One. You can read more about it on the Unreal Engine blog , but the basic gist of it is that you can use Epic’s UE4 now, one of the leading game engines on the market, to create content for Magic Leap One. Companies like Epic themselves, as well as Framestore, ILMxLAB, Schell Games, and Peter Jackson’s Wingnut AR are all working on content for the Magic Leap One.

Silicon Rising Early Access Review: An Unreal Sheen Can’t Disguise Crippling Design Flaws

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From the glisten of rain-swept cyberpunk streets to meticulously detailed, dank warehouses and office spaces, the game carries that unmistakable Unreal Engine shimmer. Don’t let the lure of this light blind you to the game’s shallow and often crippling design issues.

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Unreal Engine 4.17 Adds VR Spectator Screen, ARKit Support

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Epic GamesUnreal Engine 4.17 Unreal Engine was powering the Wingnut AR demo we saw during ARKit’s reveal earlier this year, but now all Unreal developers can get to grips with it. AR Unreal Engine VR Industry News

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GDC 2017: Epic’s Tim Sweeney on What Unreal Engine VR Means for Non-gaming Industries

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VR video games are some of the most immersive, visceral experiences to date. But games are just the start of where VR and AR are heading, and honestly, most likely will not be either platform’s primary function in the future. We’re on the cusp of a technological evolution, and while games will be driving the early experiences, they won’t be the predominant use for very long. Tagged with: automotive , GDC , shopping , Tim Sweeney , unreal engine 4.

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Unreal Engine Creators can Visualise Their 3D Creations Using Looking Glass Factory’s Holographic Display’s

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Today, Looking Glass Factory has announced that its displays will now support those working in Unreal Engine (UE4), Epic Games’ popular videogame development software. The Unreal Engine plugin feature list is as follows: Real-time 3D view of content in Unreal’s Game View.

Unreal Engine Gets Official Mixed Reality Video Support With Version 4.20

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A mixed reality video seamlessly merges two realities in real-time, so this means that many Unity-based VR games, starting with Job Simulator and Fantastic Contraption, include features that let enthusiastic players use a webcam and green screen to show what it is like to play that game. Epic’s Unreal Engine is what some of the world’s biggest game developers use to make their games and it is the same tool bringing Fortnite to devices ranging from iPhone to PS4.

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Sony Takes Minority Stake In Epic Games With $250M Investment

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Today Sony announced a strategic investment of $250 million in Epic Games to take a minority stake in the company. Epic Games is responsible for the Unreal Engine, Fortnite, Epic Games Store, and more.

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E3 2019: New SoulKeeper VR RPG Gameplay Highlights Impressive Unreal Engine Visuals

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In that time we’ve seen tons of updates expanding the game’s scope, improving its visuals, and refining the gameplay to a polished balance between action-packed combat and large level exploration. E3 Gaming e3 E3 2019 E3 VR 2019 helm systems soulkeeper SoulKeeper VR

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