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Epic Games confirms Unreal Engine 4 will support Oculus Rift

Unreal Engine 4 will come with support for Oculus Rift VR headset

By: Trace Hagan from Jun 6, 2013 @ 14:29 CDT

In an exciting gaming-related piece of news, Epic Games has announced that their upcoming Unreal Engine 4 will come with support for Oculus VR's upcoming Oculus Rift VR headset. Oculus Rift is seen as a holy grail gaming device and the future of gaming. From personal experience, Oculus Rift is quite epic.

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By including Oculus Rift support in Unreal Engine 4, Epic Games is making it easier for game developers to include support for the virtual reality headset. The easier it is to include, the more likely it is that developers will include support. Unreal Engine 4 will also come with support for various other middlewares:

  • Audiokinetic - Wwise
  • Autodesk - Autodesk Gameware
  • Donya Labs - Simplygon
  • Geomerics- Enlighten
  • IDV - SpeedTree for Games
  • Intel - Intel Threading Building Blocks (TBB)
  • NaturalMotion - morpheme and euphoria
  • NVIDIA - PhysX and APEX
  • Oculus VR - Oculus Rift
  • RAD Game Tools - Bink Video and Telemetry Performance Visualizer
  • RealD - RealD Developer Kit (RDK)
  • Umbra Software - Umbra 3
  • Xoreax - IncrediBuild-XGE
NEWS SOURCES:unrealengine.com

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