Epic Video games has introduced the acquisition of growth asset and toolset creator Quixel.
Quixel Megascans, a library of over 10,000 2D and 3D photogrammetry property, will change into free for all Unreal Engine builders at a yet-to-be-determined date following the completion of the acquisition. Toolsets Bridge and Mixer will even change into free to everybody on the similar time. Forward of this, ten Megascans asset packs can be found without cost starting as we speak on the Unreal Market.
Moreover, Quixel’s 100 staff will be part of Epic Video games, with its main operations middle remaining at its present location in Sweden.
“Constructing photorealistic 3D content material is an costly endeavor in recreation growth and movie manufacturing,” stated Epic Video games CEO Tim Sweeney. “By coming along with Quixel to make Megascans free for all use in Unreal Engine, this degree of artistry is now obtainable to everybody from triple-A studios to indies.”