0

My Cart

0
Subtotal: $0,00
No products in the cart.

3D Modeling News from the Web

3D Modeling and 3D Design News from the good 'ol internet

Unreal Engine 5 preview with almost unlimited geometry and real time GI

Share on Social Media

Epic has released the first public demo of Unreal Engine 5, demonstrating some of the impressive technology we can expect from next year’s release. The two headline features shown in the demo, which is running on a Playstation 5 are Nanite, which promises an end to polygon budgets, draw calls, and LODs; and Lumen, a new real-time fully dynamic global illumination solution.

,

According to Epic, Nanite creates “virtualized micropolygon geometry” to allow the engine to render potentially huge polygons. Epic claims that users will be able to import assets that are “film-quality […] each with hundreds of millions or billions of polygons. […] Nanite geometry is streamed and scaled in real-time so there are no more polygon count budgets, polygon memory budgets, or draw count budgets; there is no need to bake details to normal maps or manually author LODs, and there is no loss in quality.”

,

Lumen promises fully dynamic global illumination to renders “diffuse interreflection with infinite bounces and indirect specular reflections in huge, detailed environments, at scales ranging from kilometres to millimetres.[..] Lumen erases the need to wait for lightmap bakes to finish and to author light map UVs—a huge time saving when an artist can move a light inside the Unreal Editor and lighting looks the same as when the game is run on console.”

,

The demo also shows several features already available in Unreal Engine 4.25, including Niagara VFX improvements, Chaos physics and destruction, animation system enhancements, and audio features.

,

A beta of Unreal Engine 5 is expected in early 2021, with a full release later that year. Find out more on Epic’s blog.

,

This post was automatically crawled from the internet. (What’s this?)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

I am . Designer

Sign up for a Free CGBucket Vendor Account

More Posts and 3D News

Adobe ships Dimension CC 2.2
News

Adobe ships Dimension CC 2.2

  Updated 17 July 2019: This story originally referred to the release as Dimension CC 2.1. According to Adobe’s online changelog, CC 2.1 is December

Read More »
Get started in Clarisse V4
News

Get started in Clarisse V4

  The Gnomon Workshop has released Introduction to Clarisse V4, a complete starter guide to Isotropix’s powerful set dressing, look development and rendering software. The

Read More »

Success!

Thanks for signing up!
You have been added to our awesome newsletter.

Request Received

Thank you for taking interest in CGBucket Business 3D Services.

We have received your quotation  request and will respond within 3 Business Days.