Developed by Epic Games, Unreal Engine is a complete suite of tools that empowers creators to bring real-time, high-fidelity experiences to PC, console, mobile, augmented reality (AR), mixed reality (MR), and virtual reality (VR) platforms. Used by many of the world's leading entertainment software developers and publishers, Unreal Engine is also an integral part of many enterprise sectors, such as automotive, architecture, film, science, aerospace, marketing and education.
Who's it for?
Anyone. Everyone. You. On March 18, 2018, Epic Games released Unreal Engine 4.19 to the world. More than 5 million developers have chosen the rapidly evolving engine for projects across PC, console, mobile, AR and VR platforms. Learn more here.
Why Unreal Engine?
Every aspect of the Unreal Engine toolset is designed with ease of content creation in mind, empowering artists and designers to build everything from photorealistic scenes to highly stylized content, all in a visual environment, while giving programmers a highly modular, scalable and extensible framework which includes full source code access.
Unreal Engine includes a vast array of APIs and tools designed to help you use physics, powered by NVIDIA PhysX, as well as built-in multiplayer networking, artificial intelligence, animation tools, the Sequencer cinematic editor, replay system, visual effects, video codecs, foliage and terrain editors, audio support, powerful scripting, the list goes on and on.
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Develop on NVIDIA Hardware!
NVIDIA and Epic have a long history of collaboration. In fact, UE4 is optimized for NVIDIA GPUs and mobile chips.
"Epic developed Unreal Engine 4 on NVIDIA hardware, and it looks and runs best on GeForce."Tim Sweeney, founder, CEO and technical director of Epic Games.
In addition, Epic Games uses NVIDIA Tegra Android Development Pack and Nsight Tegra, Visual Studio Edition as their Android development environment for Windows PCs.
"NVIDIA's Tegra Android Development Pack (TADP) and Nsight Tegra Visual Studio Edition 3.5 enable a turnkey Unreal Engine 4 development environment for Android. These tools simplify installation of an Android development environment, and ensure that Visual Studio building and debugging of UE4 and NDK is completely seamless."Epic Games on NVIDIA Tegra Android Development Pack and Nsight Tegra.
NVIDIA GameWorks and UE4
NVIDIA has made it easier than ever for game developers to add leading-edge technologies to their Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) games by providing custom UE4 branches for NVIDIA GameWorks technologies on GitHub. Learn more here.
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NVIDIA VRWorks and UE4
NVIDIA has made it easier than ever for game developers to add leading-edge virtual reality technology to their Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) games by providing custom UE4 branches for NVIDIA VRWorks technologies on GitHub.
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