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Unreal Engine 5 Demo on PlayStation 5 Powered by AMD Technology Released Today

Epic Games released the first look at Unreal Engine 5 in an incredible real-time demo running on the upcoming PlayStation 5, powered by the next-generation AMD RDNA 2 graphics architecture and “Zen 2” CPU cores.

In the “Lumen in the Land of Nanite” demo, Epic Games previewed two new core technologies coming in Unreal Engine 5 that deliver unprecedented visual fidelity and photorealism, showing what’s possible with next-generation graphics technology:

  • Nanite virtualized micropolygon geometry – frees artists to create as much geometric detail as the eye can see, allowing film-quality source art comprising hundreds of millions or billions of polygons to be directly imported into Unreal Engine.
  • Lumen – a fully dynamic global illumination solution that immediately reacts to scene and light changes.

AMD RDNA 2 builds upon the groundbreaking first-gen RDNA architecture in current AMD Radeon graphics products. With AMD RDNA 2 powering top next-gen gaming consoles like PlayStation 5, AMD is leading the way in creating a unified gaming architecture across consoles, PCs, the cloud and mobile devices – unleashing the creativity of game developers to develop breathtaking, more life-like games across all gaming platforms.

Be sure to check out “Lumen in the Land of Nanite” here and learn more about Unreal Engine 5 here.

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