In this edition of Microsoft Weekly, we talk about Microsoft switching up its Windows release cadence (again), all the updates from Patch Tuesday, and a relatively significant Dev Channel build.
Windows 11 in Release Preview adds urgent notifications bypass and more
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Windows 11 released to Dev Channel and ISO comes with File Explorer tabs
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Microsoft's DirectStorage API support is coming to Unreal Engine 5 (UE5) sometime in the future. The development was confirmed by an Epic Games employee during a recent Q&A session.
A small group of developers has released a new unofficial benchmark tool which allows for testing how well your graphics cards can handle Unreal Engine 5. The benchmark is called "EzBench".
The Tomb Raider franchise is returning. During the Unreal Engine reveal today, Crystal Dynamics confirmed development of a brand-new entry has begun to the long-running action-adventure series.
Following the launch of Unreal Engine 5, AMD released a new graphics driver for its Radeon GPUs. Version 22.4.1 is now available for download with Unreal Engine 5 support and various fixes.
Unreal Engine 5 is officially out of early access preview. Epic Games today launched its next-generation development engine to the masses. Crystal Dynamics also had a special announcement to make.
CD Projekt RED, the developer behind The Witcher trilogy and Cyberpunk 2077, today announced it is returning to The Witcher universe with a new game. Epic Games' Unreal Engine is powering it.
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A year after its original reveal, Unreal Engine 5 is now available in early access. The Epic Games-developed engine offers game developers access to its toolset for prototyping next-gen games.
The past week has brought in news about platform updates on Xbox - including Dolby Vision HDR support -, Patch Tuesday updates, and much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
The Coalition is the latest Xbox Game Studios developer to confirm its next-generation game projects will be powered by Unreal Engine 5. Reveals won't be happening for some time, however.
Epic Games has shared a first look at Unreal Engine 5, with a demo running on the upcoming PlayStation 5 console. The new version lifts polygon budgets and offers a new global illumination system.