We Ash of Creation has long been on our list of the most exciting MMO projects are, and one reason is the beautiful artwork that is already in the alpha everything in the shade, which is currently on the market. Just look at times This video from May 2021, which some crime boss dragon shows.
Even more beautiful by Unreal Engine 5
It is now clear: Ashes of Creation will look much better than it has indicated the previous test phases. Just before Christmas gave creative director Steven Sharif and his team announced that the online role-playing game will receive an upgrade to the Unreal Engine. 5 A short video previews shows what you expect from the new graphics can Scaffolding: chic weather effects, crisp textures, great lighting effects, realistic reflections.
Many more insights you are this nearly 19-minute walkthrough video fighting in the Steven Sharif with his character against creatures, climb hills and on a flying dragon flying through the air.
What does this mean for development?
That the Unreal Engine 5 was clear upgrade then the December Update the developer an important issue. In the Q & A section, there were more details:
Latest in the second week of January the entire team with the Unreal Engine 5 should work. The change now of course means that all assets in the game need to be touched again so that they fully benefit from the features of UE5. The team also expects that bugs will occur during the update, which must then be fixed. This process should take several months to complete. In the medium term, the use of UE5 however, should accelerate the development process noticeably, as now — unlike in UE4 — multiple developers to work simultaneously on a part of the game. In addition, UE5 large worlds much better supported as it makes the UE4. With the old engine it is compulsory to problems when the world reached a certain size. This restriction is no longer with UE5. Ashes of Creation should be after the launch of many, many years online. From this viewpoint, it makes sense to use the latest version of the Unreal Engine, which is also supported by Epic in a very different way than it is in the UE4 the case. At present, is not yet clear whether you will rise for PCs by the UE5 upgrade the minimum and maximum system requirements. Thanks to technological features of UE5 as lumens and Nanite is Ashes of Creation not only look much better, but at the same time run better performance. In addition, various operations falling from more efficient for the art team.
More information on the Unreal Engine 5 can be found on the website of Epic. And here's the Internet presence of Ashes of Creation.
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