Unreal Engine 5 | Here’s What You Need To Know

January 28, 2021 at 2:49 AM in Digital Download News, Gaming News, GNews with no comments

The Unreal Engine is used for games that use ray tracing. It offers perfectly rendered images that has real-time global illumination, shadows, reflection, and an unbiased, physically-based path tracer.

By  Author Ingo  Ingo  |  Author Daniel Burrows  Windfell

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Unreal Engine and Next-Gen Games

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There are millions of developers worldwide using Unreal Engine to create video games.

What’s amazing with Unreal Engine 4 is that it is forward compatible which means that it can support the Xbox Series X|S and the PlayStation 5.


Unreal Engine 5 to Launch this 2021

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Right now Unreal Engine 5 doesn’t have a release date yet, but it is promised to launch early this year. Epic’s goal for Unreal Engine 5 is to attain photorealism just like in CG movies.


Key Features of Unreal Engine 5

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Nanite allows developers to have as much geometric detail in their design without losing any quality. This uses visualized micropolygon geometry.

Lumen is all about light angles, giving more dynamic scenes. Examples are the time of day, the changing angles of the sun, a hole in the ceiling, turning on a flashlight and more.


Games Developed With Unreal Engine

We have listed for you some of the best-selling and popular games using Unreal Engine. Also, below is another list of the games that we know are planning to use Unreal Engine 5.


Unreal Engine 4 Games:

  • Trials of Mana
  • Tropico 6
  • Vampyr
  • Valorant
  • We Happy Few
  • The Sinking City
  • The Outer Worlds
  • Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order
  • Sea of Thieves
  • Dead by Daylight


Unreal Engine 5 Games:

  • Godfall
  • Sackboy A Big Adventure
  • ArcheAge II
  • Ghostwire: Tokyo
  • Little Devil Inside
  • Returnal
  • Stray
  • The Pathless
  • Kena: Bridge of Spirits
  • Senua’s Saga: Hellblade II
  • Dreamhouse: The Game
  • Solar Ash
  • Fortnite: Save the World
  • Fortnite Battle Royale


Do note that these are not all the games that are using Unreal Engine 4 as well as the games that plan to use Unreal Engine 5. Surely there will be more games to be announced for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S.

Author Ingo


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.


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