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WATCH: PlayStation 5 gameplay showcased by ‘Fortnite’ creator Epic

/ 07:46 PM May 14, 2020
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Unreal Engine 5 demonstration of “Lumen in the Land of Nanite” showcases some of the next console generation’s potential. Image: courtesy of Epic Games via AFP Relaxnews

The studio behind “Fortnite”, Epic Games, is also responsible for one of the game industry’s most popular creative suites.

In a May 13 video, Epic showed off what it can do with PlayStation (PS) 5 technology using Unreal Engine 5 to run the company’s real-time demonstration, “Lumen in the Land of Nanite”.

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Epic also projected “Fortnite” availability on PS5 and Xbox One X when the new consoles launch this Holiday 2020.

“Fortnite” will then migrate to Unreal Engine 5 midway through 2021.

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The reveal follows Xbox’s May 7 showcase of a selection of Xbox One X games, with a particular focus on Ubisoft’s upcoming Viking-themed action game “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla”. IB

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TOPICS: Epic Games, Fortnite, Gaming Consoles, PlayStation, PlayStation 5, PS5, Unreal engine
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