Epic Games announces that starting today schools and universities have unlimited access to Unreal Engine 4 for free. Educational organizations can obtain Unreal Engine 4 access for faculty and students through unrealengine.com/education.
This new initiative sets up the academic community to take advantage of everything game engine technology has to offer and be a part of game development in its purest form. Students can build incredible portfolios, make projects of any size and advance their careers using Unreal Engine technology.
With Unreal Engine 4, recently named the best game engine by chief technology officers and industry experts, the availability of complete C++ source code along with Blueprint visual scripting brings the learning experience to the next level!
Microsoft, Sony, small to large-size studios, FX houses, architectural firms and government organizations all use Unreal Engine 4. In addition, Epic collaborates with Apple, NVIDIA, Google, Amazon and Facebook and other leading organizations on research and development for emerging platforms. Thousands of students have built careers and companies around Unreal Engine experience for more than 15 years.
Enjoy this walkthrough tech demonstration of the powerful Unreal Engine 4: