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NVIDIA UE4 CUSTOM BRANCHES
NVIDIA has made it easy for game developers to add leading-edge technologies to their Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) games by providing custom UE4 branches for NVIDIA technologies on GitHub. Having custom UE4 branches on GitHub shortens the development cycle, and helps make games look more stunning.
The NVIDIA RTX Branch includes enhancements to the DXR support found in UE4.26. It is ideal for developers adding ray tracing to their games or applications.
To access GitHub:
- 1. Follow the instructions on the UE4 / GitHub page to link your Epic Games and GitHub accounts
- 2. Access NVIDIA UE4 integrations at https://github.com/NvRTX/UnrealEngine
What's new in this build:
- - RTX Direct Illumination with ReLAX Denoiser (Beta)
- - RTX Global Illumination
DLSS AVAILABLE THROUGH UE4
NVIDIA DLSS is a new and improved deep learning neural network that boosts frame rates and generates beautiful, sharp images for your games. It gives you the performance headroom to maximize ray tracing settings and increase output resolution. DLSS is powered by dedicated AI processors on RTX GPUs called Tensor Cores.
DLSS is now available for the first time for UE4 as a plugin, compatible with UE4.26
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