Skip to content

April 8, 2014

Unreal Engine 4 to support Windows Phone and Windows RT, but not anytime soon

by John_A

Unreal Engine 4 to support Windows Phone and Windows RT, but not anytime soon

Unreal Engine 4′s new $19 subscription option might be real tempting for developers on a budget, unless, of course, they’re hoping to make games for Windows Phone and Windows RT. Although Epic Games’ next-gen engine doesn’t work with the aforementioned flavors of Microsoft’s OS, that might be changing, albeit slowly. Tim Sweeney, the studio’s co-founder and CEO, divulged on the software’s forums that the firm’s already doing leg work to support the platforms. “We have been doing some work in this direction (implementing various levels of WinRT API support) and we want to have Windows Phone support eventually, but we’re a very long way from having a ship-quality implementation,” Sweeney said. Still, the head honcho adds that their focus will remain on Android and iOS development before branching out to Microsoft’s other flavors of Windows. Impatient devs can stick with Unreal Engine 3, but those aching for the latest tools will have to sit tight a while longer.

Filed under: , ,


Source: Unreal Engine Forums

Read more from News

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Note: HTML is allowed. Your email address will never be published.

Subscribe to comments

%d bloggers like this: