One of the most popular videogame development engines for those creating virtual reality (VR) experiences is Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 4. The Gears of War creator has closely aligned its middleware with VR over the past few years, supporting head-mounted displays (HMDs) such as the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive. That support will be recognised at an upcoming event in the Netherlands next month in which 2 development communities will come together for the first time.
The ‘Get Unreal #1 – UE4 & VR’ Meetup is a combination of the Dutch VR and Unreal Engine Meetups, set to gather on 18th September 2015. The event will take place at 18:00 GMT+2 at the Honig Complex, Waalbanddijk 20-22, 6541 AJ, Nijmegen. Speakers for the show are yet to be announced, but will be revealed over on the Unreal Engine Meetup’s page. Fans can expect an in-depth event that looks at some of the many VR experiences being developed using Unreal Engine 4.
Unreal Engine 4 isn’t the only engine to integrate VR. Unity Technologies has also shown big support for HMDs with its Unity engine. In fact, the company recently announced its very own VR and augmented reality (AR) summit that’s set to take place next year.
VRFocus will continue to follow each and every VR related event, reporting back with the latest on them.