Fortnite moves to Unreal Engine 5 at launch of Chapter 3
With the appearance of From Fortnite Chapter 3 the game’s development has “moved to” Unreal Engine 5, the official Unreal Engine Twitter account revealed yesterday.
Unreal is a game engine developed by Epic Games and first appeared in 1998 in an FPS game called Unreal. Although it was developed for FPS titles, the Unreal Engine is used in countless games, as well as in TV and movies. Epic’s game engine has received numerous awards, including the Guinness World Record for most successful video game engine.
It was announced last year that Fortnite will make the transition mid-2021, right after that Unreal Engine 5 was announced in a tech demo showed its potential. First released earlier this year as early access, game developers around the world had a chance to try out the new features of the latest version of the game engine and more projects. Will use it again next year.
Some projects from major studios, such as The Coalition, have started using Unreal Engine 5. But Fortnite by far the largest project to use the engine. Chapter Three gives players another, new map, a new battle including Spider-Man, and new gameplay features.
Unreal Engine 5 will support current and next-generation consoles, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android when it’s fully released in 2022.
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