If You Love Something, Set It Free

If You Love Something, Set It Free

Tim Sweeney on Mar 2, 2015 | Community News

Unreal Engine 4 is now available to everyone for free, and all future updates will be free! You can download the engine and use it for everything from game development, education, architecture, and visualization to VR, film and animation. When you ship a game or application, you pay a 5% royalty on gross revenue after the first $3,000 per product, per quarter. It’s a simple arrangement in which we succeed only when you succeed.

NewRetroArcade - The Beginning

NewRetroArcade - The Beginning

The Digital Cybercherries Team on Mar 30, 2015 | Community News VR

We first used Unreal Engine 4 around the end of August 2014 after viewing many videos floating around the internet showcasing what looked to be one of the best looking engines available. It wasn't until one of our team members stumbled upon a video from Reddit demonstrating the blueprint editor and material blending that we finally looked into it. Unreal Engine 4's ease of use, not to mention the countless possibilities for developing quick prototypes, was what eventually drew us in to actually learn and use the engine. Here's our experience in building NewRetroArcade

Kinect 4 Unreal from Opaque Media

Kinect 4 Unreal from Opaque Media

Russell Grain on Mar 28, 2015 | Community News

Hello Internet, I am Russell Grain. My team and I work for the Australian company Opaque Multimedia, where we have been working on the Kinect 4 Unreal plugin for a bit over the past six months. Find out how we got started and where we're going inside. 

More Unreal Dev Grant Winners!

Epic Announces More Unreal Dev Grant Winners

Dana Cowley on Mar 26, 2015 | Community News

Today we're announcing the final three Unreal Dev Grant recipients for the month of March: 404sight, ADR1FT and Storm United. The grants program is five weeks old, and this brings our total to nine teams who have collectively received $139,000 so far.

Marketplace Content Release

Marketplace Content Release

Jon Jones on Mar 26, 2015 | Community Marketplace News

Hi, everybody! It's Marketplace content release time. We've got some terrific environments, weapons, materials, FX and audio for you this week! Have a look.

Epic Games Announces New Unreal Dev Grant Winners

Epic Games Announces New Unreal Dev Grant Winners

Chance Ivey on Mar 19, 2015 | Community News

We're really pleased to reveal the next round of Unreal Dev Grant recipients. In this round-up are a range of awesome Unreal Engine projects that just so happen to be built by teams of three or less people. Read on for details.

Marketplace Content Release

Marketplace Content Release

Jon Jones on Mar 18, 2015 | Community Marketplace News

Hello, world! We've got another Marketplace content release for you this week, with a special surprise for hobbyist tech people! Come in and take a look.

Weekly Twitch Recap

Weekly Twitch Recap

Chance Ivey on Mar 17, 2015 | Community News

We’re back from GDC and our Twitch programming has returned to its regularly operated schedule. Last week, Kate and Adrian from Leap Motion joined Community Manager Chance Ivey and Engine Support Tech Alexander Paschall to discuss the official integration for Unreal Engine. Get the recap here.

Marketplace Content Release

Marketplace Content Release

Jon Jones on Mar 11, 2015 | Community Marketplace News

Hi, everybody! I'm sure by now you've seen our big news about the Unreal Engine 4 becoming available for free to everyone. It's tremendously exciting news, and it's never been a better time to be a game developer. Now, let's check out this week's Marketplace content release! Also, now that the web-based Marketplace is live, I'm including direct links to each new item so you can see screenshots and purchase them directly from this blog post. :)

First Unreal Dev Grants Awards Announced

First Unreal Dev Grants Awards Announced

Chance Ivey on Mar 10, 2015 | Community News

Earlier this year, we launched Unreal Dev Grants, a $5,000,000 development fund designed to provide financial grants to innovative projects being built with Unreal Engine 4 with no strings attached. During the Game Developers Conference last week, we announced our first three grant recipients on Thursday's livestream from the floor. Here's all the info on these outstanding projects and their creators.