Epic Games made the Unreal Engine 5 early access version available to developers. The final release of the new game engine should be ready early next year. Epic is also showing a new demo with engine features.
In a demo video, Epic focuses on Nanite, a technology that allows developers to easily add massive amounts of engineering detail to their games. Epic also shows how developers are using the gaming world With Unreal Engine 5 It can be divided into small pieces, so you can work on the large open world game separately from each other.
Moreover, the video expands on Lumen for realistic lighting and various tools for creating animations. For example, with Motion Warping, a single animation can be used for different situations. Epic shows an animation of a character climbing over an obstacle as an example. With Motion Warping, these animations can be modified according to the size of the obstacle.
At the start of the video, Epic shows footage shot on the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. The Unreal Engine 5 is suitable for developing games for consoles, computers, and mobile devices. Nanite and Lumen functions are currently only available for new consoles and Windows.
Epic features Unreal Engine 5 with a demo titled Valley of the Ancient, which was provided for demo as a sample project. Unreal Engine 5 first release and 100 GB trial project can be downloaded via the Epic Games Launcher. Epic also has two hours Quickstart instructional video Made and Video with explanation To transfer Unreal Engine 4 projects to the new engine.