As part of the GDC 2014 the company Epic Games, responsible for engines series Unreal, showed the world a new promo video of their latest tech creation – Unreal Engine 4 .
The main ” chip” of the new engine appear full HDR- reflection (full scene HDR reflections), the powerful effects of post-processing , temporal smoothing (temporal anti-aliasing), physical shading (physically-based shading), as well as the simulation of particles and their stresses / bouncing through the GPU . Announced support of thousands of dynamic light sources in each scene (those sparks from the video ) . Unreal Engine 4 for the first time has the full support of the operating system OS X.
Epic Games has announced prices for the latest game engine for developers. For $ 19 a month , developers have ” access to everything .” With each game , created on the Unreal Engine 4 will be charged a royalty of 5%.
It should be noted that projects on Unreal Engine 4 is still extremely small. Except that you can remember the horror Daylight, preparing to be released in April this year. In the light of the particular circumstances in full force this engine starts hardly be invoked in a couple of years.