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Unreal Engine launched for PS4


Epic Games has announced that its Unreal Engine 4 is now available for the PlayStation 4.

According to a company statement it is "providing the resources PlayStation 4 developers need to harness the full power of its Unreal Engine 4 technology and realize all facets of their creativity using Epic's revolutionary new toolset now and in the future."

This was probably inevitable news really, however Epic CEO Tim Sweeney still seemed pretty excited about it.

"Being on the ground floor of Sony Computer Entertainment's Tools and Middleware program is part of our long-term commitment to Unreal Engine 4 developers, and we're excited to help teams ship fantastic new games for PlayStation 4. Unreal Engine 4 has been built from the ground up to take full advantage of high-end next-generation hardware capabilities."

What do you think of this news?

Edited On 07 Mar, 2013

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Joe2120's avatar
Joe2120 4 years ago
Was expecting this to be honest.
LFC Bywater's avatar
LFC Bywater 4 years ago
Didn't they show us an Unreal 4 Tech demo at the Playstation event?
Dead's avatar
Yep.
Dead 4 years ago
Artemisthemp's avatar
The Frost Giant was made with Unreal 4
Artemisthemp 4 years ago
0000000000's avatar
0000000000 4 years ago
Not a surprise!
LFC Bywater's avatar
LFC Bywater 4 years ago
The new way with the newest at the top is really confusing me lol. Sure I will get used to it though.
Pyroloveridge's avatar
yeah still have to scroll to the bottom to add a comment though.. turning my world upside down
Pyroloveridge 4 years ago
0000000000's avatar
lol same for me. im soooooo tempted to get a ps4!! i cant run 2 consoles, i dont think... i might be able to! its convincing the wife! she wants xbox i want both and shes so stubborn and pregnant so i wont win :(
0000000000 4 years ago
Johno Muller's avatar
Get the PS4 and say that it's an xbox, she will be too out of it after giving birth to notice
Johno Muller 4 years ago
0000000000's avatar
yeah but when she DOES finally notice.. im screwed lol
0000000000 4 years ago
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troublemaker 4 years ago
I like the look of unreal 4, so long as it comes with two things. Is as moddable as 3 is, because a lot of devs make Unreal do things they want to do with it by modding. And second, Epic keep supporting it. Apart from a couple of exceptions (bulletstorm, an Epic/PCF game) Unreal 3 just looks rterrible now. and it's due to a lack of support from epic later down the line. Even gears3/judgement still looks like gears 1 and 2, there is no real impreovement in graphics quality over the years using this engine
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PrometheusFan 4 years ago
I really hope they do a better job with this engine than they did with UE3, which was a veritable scourge on much of this console generation.

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