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Epic's Free UDK Updates With Movie Capture, Adaptive Tessellation

The latest beta release of Epic's free Unreal Development Kit was released Wednesday, with new features that include a movie capturing suite, adaptive tessellation, material functions and more.

Frank Cifaldi, Contributor

August 24, 2011

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The latest beta release of Epic's free Unreal Development Kit was released Wednesday, with new features that include a movie capturing suite, adaptive tessellation, material functions and more. According to Epic, UDK has been installed over 900,000 times to date, around 100,000 more than what the company reported back in May. The new features in today's release are detailed on UDK's official website. Other changes include improvements to UDK's material editor and a "greatly improved" editor startup time. Introduced in 2009, UDK is the free non-commercial version of Epic's popular Unreal 3 game engine.

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Frank Cifaldi

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Frank Cifaldi is a freelance writer and contributing news editor at Gamasutra. His past credentials include being senior editor at 1UP.com, editorial director and community manager for Turner Broadcasting's GameTap games-on-demand service, and a contributing author to publications that include Edge, Wired, Nintendo Official Magazine UK and GamesIndustry.biz, among others. He can be reached at [email protected].

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