Epic has announced a State of Unreal event to be broadcast live next week, where it will bring some Unreal Engine news. The live stream will take place on 5 April 11am ET (11pm Malaysian Time) on Twitch and YouTube.
According to the official Unreal Engine website, Epic will also talk about how it used Unreal Engine 5 to create the world of The Matrix Awakens demo.
The Matrix Awakens: Creating a World Discover how Epic's Special Projects team leveraged UE5 to create the environment in The Matrix Awakens. We'll cover our modular procedural approach to building creation; Open World workflows (One File Per Actor, Data Layers, HLODs, level instancing); lookdev breakdowns of materials and texturing; and updates on improvements to Lumen, our global illumination and reflections system.
The Matrix Awakens: Generating a World Find out how we procedurally generated the city for The Matrix Awakens demo using a combination of Unreal Engine-native procedural tools and a game-changing new Houdini workflow. We’ll dive into the different construction steps and technical challenges that we faced along the way.