First PS5 Footage Revealed

First PS5 Footage Revealed

Epic has unveiled the first footage of their Unreal Engine 5 running on Sony's upcoming PlayStation 5 video gaming console. While it's only a demo this is the first footage of actual code running on the PS5. The Unreal Engine 5 is Epic Games' next-gen game engine, utilizing film-quality art assets and dynamic lighting. The new PS5 tech demo highlights the new capabilities of Epic's game engine and they are draw dropping amazing.

The complexity of these scenes is enormous and it's all thanks to the flash based SSD storage that works at 5GB per second that's going to be included with Sony's next generation console.


Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney explained Unreal Engine 5 is meant “to do things that are absolutely not possible today.” This means offering new levels of photorealism and visuality but also offer these tools in a way that increases the productivity and efficiency of game developers. “Lumen [and Nanite]... are not just order-of-magnitude leaps in visual quality but they’re also greatly simplifying technologies for the artists who build content,” says Sweeney.

The goal, according to Kim Libreri, is to make game worlds as immersive and realistic as modern movies, but where that goal differs from previous game generations is how interactive that realism is.

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