The announcement of the Unreal Engine 5 is something that has bee making headlines within the gaming world as of late. The reason why the Unreal Engine 5 is such a big deal is mainly because of the fact that we have entered another generation of gaming. The Unreal Engine 4 was officially introduced to the gaming around ’14 at the Game Developers Conference by Epic Games. Since then we had seen a variety of high profile title on various game systems that utilized the Unreal Engine 4 including Borderlands 3, Final Fantasy VI: Remake, Octopath Traveler along with Dragonball FighterZ. There is no question that the Unreal Engine 5 will provided PS5, Xbox Series X and PC with a more superior gaming experience; compared to the last six years on last generation consoles. It was announced that early access to the Unreal Engine 5 was made available on May 26th. As it currently stands we have no idea when players will be able to gain full access to the Unreal Engine 5. Those who currently have early access to the Unreal Engine 5 also have the privilege of playing a demo version a new game entitled “Valley Of the Ancient”.
This comes after Epic Games gave world a sneak peek of the Unreal Engine 5 through the real-time demo known as “Lumen in the Land of Nanite in 2020. As far as upcoming video games are concerned it was been revealed that Square Enix’s Dragon Quest XII will utilize the Unreal Engine 5. There has also been speculation about the upcoming Bioshock game utilizing the Unreal Engine 5 as well. There are many people who hope that the full version of the Unreal Engine 5 will be playable by 2022. As it currently stands it looks unlikely that the full version of Unreal Engine 5 will be released sometime this year. In relation to features players can expect Direct X Ray Tracing, NVIDIA reflex support along with NVIDIA DLSS as central features of the Unreal Engine 5. Also, we know that the Unreal Engine 5 will at least run at 1440p, 30 FPS which was seen on a demo game for the PS5. Hopefully, fans will get their wish in form of 8K, 120 FPS gameplay it pertains to the full version of the Unreal Engine 5 in the future.