CD Projekt lately introduced that the following principal instalment in The (*5*) sequence is formally in growth, on the similar time additionally confirming that the sport is being constructed on Unreal Engine 5. That, because it seems, is step one in a multi-year partnership with Epic Games revolving across the engine and its future iterations.
“This is an thrilling second as we’re transferring from REDengine to Unreal Engine 5, starting a multi-year strategic partnership with Epic Games,” CD Projekt RED wrote. ” It covers not solely licensing, however technical growth of Unreal Engine 5, in addition to potential future variations of Unreal Engine, the place related. We’ll intently collaborate with Epic Games’ builders with the first purpose being to assist tailor the engine for open-world experiences.”
While the unique The (*5*) was constructed on the Aurora Engine, CD Projekt RED its personal in-house REDengine for The (*5*) 2, The (*5*) 3, and Cyberpunk 2077, so it needs to be attention-grabbing to see how the studio’s growth and output are impacted by switching to Unreal Engine for future tasks.
That mentioned, CDPR additionally confirms that the upcoming enlargement for Cyberpunk 2077 remains to be being made on REDengine.