Unreal Engine 5.1 releases with major improvements to lighting

The newest update to Epic’s Unreal Engine adds many new features, including some to the Lumen system and animation.

Tristan Perona

Unreal Engine 5.1 release contains new lighting features and more. (Source: Epic Games) Epic Games recently released Unreal Engine 5.1, updating the engine with huge improvements to the Lumen system and the Nanite system. This significant update improved efficiency for workflows in every genre, as the Unreal Editor will only render necessary shaders, saving developers time and increasing intractability. Unreal Engine’s popularity is steadily increasing, as over half of announced next-gen games are being created using the tool. Unity leads Unreal Engine in market share, as it is optimized for small-scale games and the mobile market. Triple-A studios do not

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