The last release made by Epic Games for their engine was the Unreal Engine 4.5 that was made in October. Now, they have release Unreal Engine 4.6 and also shared a detailed changelog to explain what they have been up to.
In total, 88 changes have been made to the game development engine that have been based on feedback that was provided by the community.
Unreal Engine 4.6 arrives with a slew of lighting and material improvements, support for capturing and playing back network demos, and huge updates to animation workflows, including root motion blending and multi-montage support!
The new Mobile Preview rendering mode lets you edit your scene just as it would appear on a mobile device. UI creation with Unreal Motion Graphics has been greatly enhanced, and you can now place interactive UI widgets right into 3D scenes.
That is of course just the tip of the ice berg and there are tons of other features that the developers have listed down on their official website.
They have also promised to continue making improvements to the console platforms as well as the mobile platforms through the Unreal Engine 4.6. You may want to visit this page in order to get a rundown on the special features and bug fixes that are a part of UE4.6.
Prior to this, the developers had announced that UE4 will be free for use by university and college students. All school owned computers get the installation for free and students enrolled with the colleges get free personal copies too!
Check out the complete list of changes that Unreal Engine 4.6 is bringing you and tell us what you think.