Posted on Thursday, June 28th, 2012 at 9:00 AM by Guest
Unreal Engine 4 could be making its way to the Sony and Microsoft next generation consoles according to Epic Games. These engines could arrive as early as the consoles’ launch if game developers choose to.
“The problem is without knowing what the dates are it’s hard to say [whether it would appear at launch],” senior technical artist Alan Willer told Digital Spy in an interview with the site.
“A licensee could take the engine now and decide we’re going to break off from getting more code updates and just get out there, and ship launch it if they wanted to be horribly aggressive.”
“But at the same time, they could decide to continue to get code updates and ship at their own schedule.”
This news follows the confirmation that the engine will be available next year, and its showing at this year’s E3 Expo.
Check out the video below displaying the capabilities of the new Unreal Engine:
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