The choice of PlayStation 5 to present the real-time demo of Unreal Engine 5 was not made at random. According to the developers, the PlayStation 5 SSD would even have helped to design this brand new engine.
After Tim sweeney So, it’s Nick Penwarden, vice president of engineering at Epic Games, to take the microphone in order to once again boast about the contributions of the PlayStation 5 SSD. ” an interview by VG24 / 7 that he claims that the Unreal Engine 5 has been partially modified to take into account the advantages of the PlayStation 5.
The PlayStation 5 offers a huge leap in computing and graphics performance, but its SSD is also really special. The ability to stream content at extreme speeds allows developers to create denser, more detailed environments, changing the way we think about streaming content. The impact is such that we rewrote the I / O part of Unreal Engine 5 while taking into account the PlayStation 5. Nick Penwarden, Vice President of Engineering at Epic Games