Unreal Engine 4 Showcase VR, AR And MR In GDC 2018

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Opening their Game Developer Conference 2018, Epic Games has distributed a new trailer for the Unreal Engine 4 featuring a number of  VR titles.

Though packed to breaking point with all manner videogames and experiences built using the Unreal Engine 4 there were a number of VR trailers featured that showcase the power of the software. The VR titles that were included in the showcase offer an insight into the types of experiences that can be created by developers for a whole range of different platforms thanks to the engine.

Unreal Engine 4

One VR title featured that many are sure to know was Moss, the hit PlayStation VR videogame which recently released. Taking players into a fantasy world within a book, they met Quill and must work together to help complete an epic adventure. Developer Polyarc Games used the Unreal Engine 4 to create a highly detailed fantasy world and deliver stunning animations for Quill, which included the use of sign language. They have since taken Quill onto iOS with a set of animated stickers.

Unreal Engine 4

The League of Legends: Elder Dragon mixed reality (MR) experience also got a feature in the trailer, which was used during the League of Legends Worlds 2017 Grand Final Stage. Developer Riot Games have been looking at new ways to bring their hit title to more platforms for sometime and the Elder Dragon crashing the party was a stunning experience for both fans of the title and new comers alike.

Unreal Engine 4

The Unreal Engine 4 was also used in the French elections by news channels in conjugation with green screens to deliver real-time MR to viewers. The full Unreal Engine 4 showcase trailer can be watched below and goes to show just how powerful and flexible the engine really is.


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