Sony shows off Unreal Engine 4 during the PS4 event

PlayStation Event, New York, 02/20/13

Sony showed off the Unreal Engine 4 running in “real time” on prototype hardware today at the PlayStation 4 event. Using GPU accelerated systems, Sony was able to show off a demo running on the GPU, not the CPU.

Sony lead architect Mark Cerny stated that the PS4 will feature “easy conversion path from the PC world,” with 8 CPU cores, 2 teraflops computational performance streamlined access to common network GDDR 5 memory.

Easy conversion from the PC you say? I sense a lot of apprehensive developers being set at ease right now.

Check out ALL the PlayStation 4 coverage from today’s event here. Console specs revealed, new controller detailed, and tons of games announced!

Chris Carter
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