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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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. It is the official LLAPI for the Android OS, used on Oculus Go and Oculus Quest. Vulkan On Oculus Standalones.

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Super Fan Remaking Original Witcher Game In VR Using Unreal Engine

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Rather than developing a mod for the original 2007 release, however, Loan is constructing the entire experience from the ground up in Unreal Engine, resulting in higher quality visuals as well as a new range of possibilities. “Bear! Run you stupid piece of s*#^!” – Geralt of Rivia.

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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 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. Oculus Quest?

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Adding Mixed Reality Capture Support to Unreal Games

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It started with the HTC Vive headset and only recently have we begun to see support added to Unity applications on the Oculus Rift. Now Unreal Engine developers can finally open up their projects to mixed reality capture with a new plugin created by HTC Vive developer Foo Hoang.

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

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Announced earlier this month, JetX is like one part Unreal Tournament, one part Wipeout. It’ll be interesting to see how it stacks up against the likes of Telefrag, which is also promising a full Unreal Tournament-style VR shooter.

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

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Now the tech is available to all Unreal Engine developers in version 4.14 Graphically rich indeed, Robo Recall , which Epic announced last month as an Oculus Rift exclusive shooter for Touch, has some of the best looking graphics you’ll find in VR right now. 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 In the VR realm, the new version brings native mixed reality video compositing for VR applications, and an update to a much newer Oculus SDK. Unreal Engine 4.20 Updated Oculus SDK. For developers using Unreal Engine to build titles for the Rift, UE 4.20

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

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Oculus , who earmarked this week another $250 million in VR content investment, has had a close relationship with Epic Games , the makers of the Unreal Engine , since the inception of the Rift headset. We’ve reached out to Oculus for clarification.

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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. This review was conducted on an Oculus Rift S using the Early Access Steam version of the game.

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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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Oculus Improves Iteration Time for Quest Developers Using UE4

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Oculus has updated its UE4 Quest development tools so that developers can spend less time waiting and more time testing and iterating on their VR applications. SEE ALSO Oculus is (still) Covering Unreal Engine Royalties for $5M in Revenue Per-game Through 2025.

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Oculus Quest To Get ‘Prototype’ OpenXR Support Later This Month

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Later this month, developers can start building “prototype” Quest & Rift apps with the OpenXR API instead of the Oculus API. VR developers use APIs like Facebook’s Oculus and Valve’s OpenVR to build apps.

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3D Modeling Tool Blender Is Receiving VR Support

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One of the coolest parts of developing with Unity or Unreal Engine is the ability to instantly hop into your VR headset and view 3D creations at scale. The ladder even has a VR mode that lets you build in-headset using the Unreal Editor tool set.

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Unreal Engine 4.12 is Out Now, Gets ‘VR Editor’, OSVR and Google VR Support

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Epic Games’ popular Unreal Engine has just received a major update with version 4.12 With the latest release release of Unreal Engine 4 (version 4.12) Epic have included a preview version of the VR Editor they first unveiled in February and more recently at GDC 2016.

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

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Of course, all of the various applications, programs and tools will require a base engine for creation, and that’s where Epic Games – and specifically its Unreal Engine – comes in. We had a chance to meet with Epic’s CEO and Founder Tim Sweeney to get his take on where he thinks VR and AR are heading and what Unreal Engine VR means for the plethora of non-gaming industries. “VR Tagged with: automotive , GDC , shopping , Tim Sweeney , unreal engine 4.

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Axon Park and Survios’ CTO to Teach Unreal Engine VR Masterclass

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Axon Park has begun a strategic partnership with VR First with the Unreal Engine VR Masterclass being the first endeavour. They’ve brought on board Survios CTO and Co-Founder Alex Silkin to teach the course who will also be supported by the Unreal Engine Team.

Oculus Is Now Accepting Submissions For Hand-Tracking Apps On Quest

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This week in a tweet on the Oculus Developers Twitter account, Facebook revealed that they are now officially opening up submissions for hand-tracking apps on the Oculus Quest. Hand-tracking is also coming to Unreal (UE4) soon as well.

Oculus Link Update, UE5 VR & A New YouTube Channel! ? VRecap

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This week saw huge leaps for Oculus Quest owners, an incredible insight into what the future of VR gaming could look like, and the creation of the ultimate VR trailer destination on YouTube. The latest Oculus PC software beta update allows Oculus Link to work with many USB 2.0

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Epic Games Goes All In With Unreal Engine 4 Support for Google Daydream

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Riding the wave of excitement over Google’s new VR platform, Daydream, Epic Games CTO Kim Libreri announced on the Google I/O stage today that the gaming giant has brought support for Daydream to Unreal Engine 4.

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Space Junkies PC VR Review: Ubisoft’s Space Shooter Is More Unreal Than Echo VR

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It’s just a lot of fun and very reminiscent of Unreal Tournament so many years ago. Space Junkies is available now on Oculus Rift , HTC Vive, Windows VR and PSVR for $39.99. Having a fast-paced shooter in VR isn’t unheard of.

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Preview: ‘Space Junkies’ Feels Like VR’s Spiritual Successor to ‘Unreal Tournament’

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Unreal Tournament (1999) was one of the staple arena shooters of my youth. The post Preview: ‘Space Junkies’ Feels Like VR’s Spiritual Successor to ‘Unreal Tournament’ appeared first on Road to VR.

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Epic Announce Android Daydream VR Support in Unreal Engine, Available Today

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Epic Games’ Kim Libreri today took to the stage at Google’s I/O conference to announce Unreal Engine support for the newly announced Daydream Android VR platform, what’s more is that it’s available right now.

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Axon Park To Offer Expert Level In-Headset VR Design Course

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Survios CTO Alex Silkin will teach a semester-long course called Unreal Engine VR Master Class. Courtesy of VR education startup Axon Park , the ‘Unreal Engine VR Master Class’ will debut in VR this autumn. The Unreal Engine VR Master Class will begin on September 4.

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Epic Games CEO: “HTC Vive is outselling Oculus Rift 2-to-1 worldwide”

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Tim Sweeney, founder of Epic Games and creator of Unreal Engine, has a unique position in the virtual reality industry. He says that out of the approximately half-a-million PC VR headsets sold to date, HTC Vive “is outselling Oculus 2-to-1 worldwide.” Oculus Home.

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Fan Remake Of ‘Silent Hills P.T.’ Now Available In VR

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Developed by independent developer @RadiusGordello , Unreal P.T. Unreal P.T. unreal-pt. News HTC Vive Oculus Rift P.T. Radius Gordello Silent Hills Unreal P.T. Gaming’s most frightening hallway is even creepier in VR.

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Epic Games Technical Director: We Want ‘Robo Recall’ To Be The ‘Ultimate Tech Demo’ For Unreal Engine

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Robo Recall was easily one of the most exciting games we got our hands on at Oculus Connect 3 earlier this month. “After Bullet Train , Oculus basically asked us if we wanted to turn that into a full game.

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Watch: 12 Minutes of ‘Robo Recall’ Gameplay with Oculus Touch

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One of the flagship announcements at last week’s Oculus Connect developer conference, Epic Games’ Robo Recall is a slick, polished first person shooter built for Oculus’ forthcoming VR motion controllers Touch.

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Free UE4 Template Makes Creating More Realistic VR Hands a Snap

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The open-source demo offers a framework for use in any Unreal Engine project, as well as a ‘Playground’ scene containing an underground bunker and shooting range to showcase hand interactivity.

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Unity Now Supports Vulkan On Oculus Quest & Go

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The Unity game engine, which powers most of the apps on the Oculus standalone store, now supports the Vulkan graphics API with Oculus Quest and Oculus Go. The Oculus Quest has four CPU cores available to games.

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Watch First Ever Solaris: Offworld Combat Gameplay Here

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The footage below is from the Oculus Rift version of the game: In Solaris, players will engage in tense multiplayer PvP combat in virtual environments that look and feel like they’ve been ripped out of an esport from the future.

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GDC 2018 ‘Day 3’ Roundup – Oculus Go Details, Vive Focus Global Launch, New Qualcomm VRDK, and More

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Qualcomm’s latest reference headset supports Vive Wave, HTC Vive Focus international launch, Oculus talks about their 2018 ecosystem, announces ‘Positional Timewarp’, reveals new Oculus Go details, and Unreal Engine’s real-time ray-tracing demo.

Former Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe Departs Facebook

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Oculus co-founder Brendan Iribe, the company’s first and only CEO, is parting ways with parent company Facebook. “Working alongside so many talented people at Oculus and Facebook has been the most transformative experience of my career,” Iribe wrote.

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Oculus Home Gets Upgrade; Dash Brings More Screens

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Oculus Rift getting Minority Report-like interface for VR. On top of announcing a new and more affordable standalone headse t at Oculus’ annual developer conference, the Facebook owned company also teased a massive update to the Oculus Rift platform.

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