It was expected that Unreal Engine 5 will become available only by the end of this year, but the Epic Games team has pleased us with an amazing announcement – you can try out the preliminary build now. In the meantime, let's figure out what innovations the update has brought!
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The popular RPG Divinity: Original Sin 2 from Larian Studios is now available on iPad OS. The game supports split screen mode and popular gamepads, so two players can fight evil together on the same device.
It took almost two years for the original idea to come together: Godot Engine version 4.0, as well as 3.4 will have the full support for 64-bit files and computations. This means that instead of 2.1 Gigabytes, you will be able to use files up to 9.2 · 10⁹ Gigabytes in size.
Battlefield 6, judging by the known information, will take players to the future – this was also confirmed by the first screenshots from the trailer. As far as we know, the legendary series from DICE studio promises to balance modern and futuristic weaponry, and the novelty, according to rumors, will look more like the Final Stand DLC for Battlefield 4, than Battlefield 2142 sequel.
After a year of exclusivity in a dark and cold place that can't be named, Snowrunner is gonna be finally fully released on PC. The popular series of simulators from Saber Interactive (Spintires and Mudrunner) has been continued with an even more advanced Snowrunner.
The Digital Foundry lab has carried out a detailed analysis of the improved version of Metro Exodus. The original game was one of the first projects with support for ray tracing, and Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition took a step further - the new product does not run on computers without RT-acceleration support. But for the owners of new video cards, a lot of advantages are expected!
The popular science fiction anthology "Love. Death. Robots" was released in 2019 and immediately gained cult status. Not all episodes turned out to be equally good, but most of them were remembered for both unique style and vivid plots. NETFLIX has now prepared an official trailer for Season 2.
Given the popularity of Roblox, it's no surprise that Core Games more advanced 'No-Code' sandbox has united a huge audience in a matter of months. Now the amazing tool is out on the Epic Games Store / EGS. And this is great, because game creators from the community will be able to make money on the new project.
At NVIDIA GTC 2021, the Unity game engine team announced native DLSS support, that will be available for all users since version 2021.2. DLSS is a smart image processing technique to get high resolution output from a low resolution source. The quality is slightly worse, that what native resolution can produce, however, the frame rate rises significantly.
For over five years, Amazon has been developing its own fork of CryEngine, flavored with AWS services. Over the years, Lumberyard has moved away from its origins and now it's time to change the render: meet a completely new physically-based Atom render.
After the announcement of AMD Smart Access Memory, the NVIDIA team quickly made up the gap and added an equivalent called Resizable Bar. First for their RTX 3060 graphics cards (the basic ones, with no Ti index), and today for the entire RTX 3000 series (including 3060 Ti, 3070, 3080 and 3090). The new technology expands the PCI-Express standard, so that the processor gets access to the entire memory of the graphics card instead of 256 Megabytes chunks.
This should improve the performance in supported games, increasing the average FPS and significantly reducing FPS drops. Now we will tell you how to install it, and if the marketing promises turned out to be true.
Due to the release of the BIOS update with the Resizable Bar support for NVIDIA RTX 3000 video cards, quite some people feared that the hash rate (efficiency in mining) of new video cards will increase, as will the demand from miners. Others think that the hash rate will decrease with a BIOS update. Therefore, we conducted our own testing using the example of NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Ti in ETH mining.