Games with Ray tracing in the Unreal Engine offers real-time global illumination, reflections, and shadows, along with an unbiased and physically-based path tracer that is perfect for rendering images.
The Unreal Engine’s by millions of developers worldwide to help develop and create video games.
The beauty of Unreal Engine 4 is that it’s forward-compatible, meaning that it’s already supporting Sony’s PlayStation 5 and Microsoft’s Xbox Series X and S.
Unreal Engine 5 Releases Early 2021
Although Unreal Engine 5 is yet to receive a release date, Epic has set itself a goal to make sure the engine can achieve photorealism on par with movie CG.
Unreal Engine 5 Key Features
Nanite virtualized micropolygon geometry allows artists to create as much geometric detail as they want without a loss in quality.
Lumen gives artists and designers the ability to create more dynamic scenes, allowing for changing of the sun’s angle, time of day, turning on a flashlight, or even blowing a hole in the ceiling.
Games Developed Using Unreal Engine
Some of the most popular and best-selling games on the planet use the Unreal Engine, and below are a few examples of games that use Unreal Engine 4 and those we know that plan to use Unreal Engine 5.
Unreal Engine 4 Games:
Trials of Mana
We Happy Few
The Sinking City
The Outer Worlds
Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order
Sea of Thieves
Dead by Daylight
Unreal Engine 5 Games:
Sackboy A Big Adventure
Little Devil Inside
Kena: Bridge of Spirits
Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II
Dreamhouse: The Game
Fortnite: Save the World
Fortnite Battle Royale
Of course, these are not all the games that use Unreal Engine 4, and with Unreal Engine 5 yet to be released, there is sure to be a lot more games announced for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S that will use the engine.
Ingo is fast! Studied e-commerce and has his roots for now in lively Germany. At the same time, as an ambitious influencer consultant, he is close to gaming communities & game developers. He often knows what trends are currently going on. Ingo has a special fascination as game review editor.