UE5 will be huge for the next generation of game development. But there are two big reasons that we’re excited about UE5.
1. File Sizes — Including 4K, 8K, and 12K
UE5 will allow greater file sizes — and the use of 4K, 8K, and 12K textures.
Let’s say a player is looking at a cavern and sees a stalagmite. It’s rendered in 4K. But as the player zooms in, the resolution changes dynamically. And the player sees the stalagmite rendered in 12K.