Nintendo is in luck, as Epic Games has announced that the latest version of its graphics engine, the Unreal Engine which adds official support to the Nintendo Switch. The Unreal Engine 4.15 is still in an “experimental” phase, but Epic Games promises that its stable version will arrive with the next update of the graphic engine.
Unreal Engine 4.15 adds support for the Nintendo Switch
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“We have partnered with Nintendo to help Unreal Engine 4 developers bring their games to the Nintendo Switch,” said Epic Games in the Unreal Engine release note 4.15.
“We’ve added an early access to game development with the Nintendo Switch console in mind. It is still considered experimental in this version. We plan on being in a steady state on the next release. “
The Unreal Engine 4.15 has a lot of improvements, from a 50 percent compile times until a new Editor Blendspace and new mathematical nodes Blueprint. With this announcement, it will be easier for studios to carry their development titles under the graphics engine for the Nintendo’s handheld console.
Last week, Nintendo’s designer and producer Shigeru Miyamoto revealed that the developers of the Japanese company had been delving into the Unreal Engine, presuming that they had mastered the game tool during a Q & A for investors. “Nintendo’s software developers have mastered cutting-edge technologies like the Unreal engine, and now their skills can be compared to those of Western developers,” Miyamoto added. ” Our developers are more excited than ever to create software “