March 13, 2014

Mozilla and Epic Preview Advanced Web Gaming

Mozilla and Epic Games have been working together for some time now, but it looks like they are set to take their partnership to the next level. Last year, the two companies demonstrated Unreal Engine 3, the basis for many games, running in the Firefox browser via the WebGL 3D graphics API and some offshoots of JavaScript.  Now, Epic and Mozilla have announced that they are porting Unreal Engine 4 to the web.

To demonstrate that the web is continuing to evolve as a powerful platform for gaming Epic Games and Mozilla are providing a sneak peek of Epic’s Soul and Swing Ninja demos, running in Firefox at near-native speeds. You can check out the video demo here. This video is the first glimpse of Unreal Engine 4 running on the Web without plugins.

 

 
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