EPIC Games showcased its Unreal Engine 5 on the upcoming Sony PlayStation 5. Naturally, it made a great impression on people- both the engine and the console. It needed some confirmation about its ability to run on the PC.
And that’s what they did!
Comparable hardware requirements with a PlayStation 5
Epic Games made a confirmation to World Today News about the Unreal Engine 5’s requirements to run on a PC. The demo was able to run on a PC with an Nvidia RTX 2070 Super and an NVMe SSD. Another source indicated smooth operation on a notebook with an RTX 2080 and a Samsung 970 PCIe 3.0 NVMe SSD The Unreal Engine 5 was able to run at 40 FPS.
Its obvious EPIC Games wants its upcoming engine to run on Xbox Series X, PlayStation 5 and the gaming PC.
This was confirmed by the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Epic Games, Kim Libreri. Libereri said that the PlayStation 5 provides up to 10.28 TFLOPs, similar to a GeForce RTX 2070 Super which provides up to 9 TFLOPs.
The engine is still in development with plans to be released to developers before 2021. It is going to be a while games using this engine. while it may need upper-end gaming PC to run the demo now, at the time of release it will be a mid-end norm for a gaming PC. We’ll also a wide range of NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSDs available in different price range and storage capacity. With AMD B550 chipsets providing PCIe 4.0 on a mainstream platform, everybody should be on board.