Since it’s creation in 1998, the Unreal Engine offers creators across multiple different industries the freedom and control to deliver immersive virtual worlds. The amount of influence that the Unreal Engine has had on gaming and the ground breaking development of worlds built around VR is pure innovation and we embrace it. The Unreal Engine creates real-time 3d creation and now with the Unreal Engine 5 recently revealed and it has been confirmed that it supports all existing systems including the next-generation consoles PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S.
It’s hard to not look towards the future of VR and not assume that Epic Games and the Unreal Engine game engine will hold court as a major influence in the tools and technology utilized. Since the Unreal Engine first graced the stage with the video game Unreal, popular games such as Bioshock, Gears of War, and the most popular game of all time Fortnite have all been built on the Unreal Engine.
At the moment, we are in the early stages of the Engine 5 release. Unreal Engine 5 was first revealed on May 13, 2020. You can currently gain free early access to the Unreal Engine 5. This is not the full launch of the Unreal Engine 5.