Unreal Engine for VR/AR
From individuals just starting out to world-renowned VFX houses and Hollywood storytellers, you’ll never outgrow Unreal.

Augmented and virtual reality technologies are evolving rapidly and becoming more powerful by the day. Even if you're starting with a simple project to learn VR or AR, Unreal Engine empowers you to build your team, your assets and your workflow with tools that can deliver on your creative vision and quality bar - now and in the future.

Built For Performance Without Sacrificing Quality

To create immersive experiences that are believable to the human mind, VR requires complex scenes rendered at very high framerates. There are no shortcuts.

Because Unreal Engine 4 is designed for demanding applications such as AAA games, filmmaking and photoreal visualization, it meets these requirements and provides a solid foundation to build upon.

Both powerful and proven, the world’s leading brands consistently choose Unreal Engine to bring their stories to life.

  • Rendering pipeline that gets you to 90 Hz stereo framerate or faster at high resolutions for VR, no code changes required.

  • Tools that scale from simple to extremely detailed scenes, environments and characters.

  • Advanced cinematic, post-processing and PBR capabilities out of the box.

  • Low friction startup and rapid iteration. Plug in your dev kit and go.

  • Frequent updates for the latest VR and AR hardware and software including Oculus Rift, Steam VR / HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, Mac, iOS / ARKit, Google ARCoreSamsung Gear VR, Google VR, OSVR and Leap Motion.

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'Seed' Wins $500,000 Developing Beyond Video Games Final

Virtual reality game Seed won $150,000 today to conclude Developing Beyond, a $500,000 year-long development competition created by Epic Games and Wellcome

Unreal Engine Developers Honored at the 2018 Lumiere Awards

From Best VR Location-Based Animation Short to Best Augmented Reality Experience, the impact Unreal Engine developers are making in the realm of immersive storytelling has never been more evident.

Delve into VR and AR for Design Review in our Latest Design Visualization Webinar

Is your design firm curious about exploring the creative and captivating potential of VR and AR? You won’t want to miss our upcoming webinar! 

51VR Crafts Photorealistic City Streets in Unreal Engine for AI Training

Using photogrammetry and Unreal Engine, 51VR is building photorealistic virtual cityscapes to help train AI for self-driving automobiles.
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Customer Stories

Experience the Force Like Never Before With ‘Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire’

Anyone can enjoy total immersion in the Star Wars universe by stepping into Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, a hyper-reality experience developed by ILMxLAB and The VOID using Unreal Engine 4.

Building Inspiration with Stonehenge VR SANDBOX

Energized by their own experiences with VR, Jessica Villarreal and Christian Bretz immediately recognized the potential and shifted course to co-found VoyagerVR, which led to the creation of both Stonehenge VR and the recently released Stonehenge VR SANDBOX.

Blasting Off with 'Morgan Lives in a Rocket House' in VR

After watching Epic’s ‘A Boy and his Kite’, animator Peter Monga knew he had found the solution he needed to begin working on the fun and colorful pre-school show that also recently released in VR.

How Unreal Engine is Impacting ExerGaming Research

VR lecturer, developer and researcher Joey Campbell describes the impact Unreal Engine is having on research surrounding physical exercise and video games (a.k.a. ExerGaming).

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