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Training & Simulation

When it's too dangerous or expensive to train in the real world, or when you need a platform for experimentation, analysis, prototyping, or machine learning, you can rely on Unreal Engine. With the highest-quality real-time rendering and free access to all source code, you can recreate reality as immersive experiences that are as effective as being in the real situation.

Simulating the real world

From creating critical training scenarios for the defense, medical, and aerospace industries, to using machine learning to advance autonomous vehicles, Unreal Engine is the free, open, proven framework for your simulation needs.

High-fidelity real-time rendering—made easy

When the realism of a training experience or simulation is critical for its success, it's good to know that Unreal Engine offers the highest-quality real-time rendering out of the box. And now with real-time ray tracing, it's easier than ever to get convincing effects like true reflections, dynamic soft shadows, and ambient occlusion.
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An open box of potential

With Unreal Engine as your platform, you're in charge of your own destiny. Offering free source code access, a robust C++ API, and Python and Blueprint scripting, Unreal Engine is fully customizable and extensible—ready to evolve in step with your needs for a future-proofed solution that won't tie you down.

We're here, and we're listening!

At Epic, a dedicated team of professionals is standing by to understand your needs and challenges, and to help you to overcome them. We can even arrange custom on-site training and support. We live by the mantra that we succeed when you succeed. Get in touch below to find out more.

Create meaningful, high-fidelity real-time simulations in Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine’s high-detail visuals are important because [...] every minor detail is a source of information that allows [trainees] to not only increase their situational awareness, but to make better decisions.
- Derald Wise, VR/AR Expert, Booz Allen Hamilton

Case studies

Video courtesy of Cubic Global Defense

Cubic makes waves in the training and simulation community

Cubic Global Defense has been in the training and simulation business for decades. When their team got hold of Unreal Engine, it changed not only the quality and quantity of the immersive content they were able to provide, but the entire culture of their company.

Key features

Efficient data processing
that fits your pipeline

Unreal Engine can fit in your existing pipeline, offering native support for many industry-standard 3D asset formats, virtual terrains, and communication protocols. Convert entire scenes at high fidelity, automate optimization processes like decimation and LODs with Python scripting, and easily create interactions with the Variant Manager and Blueprint visual scripting.

Create, manage, and stream
large terrain databases

Unreal Engine’s World Composition feature enables you to manage the streaming of large terrain databases in order to optimize memory usage, by dividing them into individual tiles that can be loaded and unloaded automatically based on their distance from the viewer. You can create terrains from scratch using the built-in Landscape tool, or import a heightmap created in external tools.


From a single Unreal Engine project, you can deploy your simulation to a vast array of platforms, from mobile devices to touchscreens, VR headsets, and CAVEs. Pixel Streaming can remotely deliver high-performance interactivity on any device with a web browser, while the nDisplay system enables you to render real-time content at any resolution, and to display it on multiple LED or projection screens.

The level of realism
you need

From true-to-life photorealism to headless projects, Unreal Engine lets you balance the level of fidelity in your scene against your other requirements. With both physically based rasterized and hybrid ray-traced rendering, you can achieve the look you want, including dynamic soft shadows from area lights, true reflections, and HDR image-based skylights. Plus, create film-quality real-time effects with built-in particles, physics, and destruction.

Get the world’s most open and advanced creation platform

No matter which licensing option you choose, there is only one Unreal Engine. With no need for additional plugins or purchases, Unreal Engine comes production-ready out of the box.

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