Yes, Epic Games has made available the download of the city project files, shown in the launch of The Matrix Awaken, based on the new rendering engine just out of the oven and made available for download of Unreal Engine 5. This downloadable project reveals how it was made the city scene from The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience and shows how we used Unreal Engine 5 to bring it to life.
Epic Games has released City Sample, a free downloadable sample project based on The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience, its UE5 interactive demo for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S.
What can I say … we feel like a fat child with his chocolate cake in front of his eyes 😚!!!!
Epic Games has also released three free downloadable 3D resource packs from the project, including 22 modular construction kits, 13 vehicles, and a host of fully textured characters. Free 3D buildings, vehicles and characters, released to coincide with the official launch of Unreal Engine 5.0.
City Sample is a free project that shows how the city scene of The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience was built.
The incredible scene uses a number of new features in Unreal Engine 5, such as including World Partition, Nanite, Lumen, Chaos, Rule Processor, Mass AI, Niagara, MetaHumans, MetaSounds and Temporal Super Resolution, mass AI crowd simulation and characters MetaHuman, to create the experience.
City Sample Buildings is a set of 24 modular kits for creating custom 3D buildings, plus 44 sample buildings. The kits comprise over 2,000 individual meshes, with textures at resolutions between 2,048px and 8,192px. >>> Download City Sample Buildings
City Sample Vehicles consists of 13 driveable vehicles, including a range of cars; pickup, semi and garbage trucks; plus a taxi, a bus and a delivery van. >>> Download City Sample Vehicles
City Sample Crowds is a set of rigged characters adapted from MetaHumans, with six swappable bodies, 12 heads, 10 hair grooms, and a range of accessories and clothing. >>> Download City Sample Crowds
Licensing and system requirements
The City Sample and accompanying asset packs are compatible with Unreal Engine 5.0+, and are licensed for use only in Unreal Engine-based products, including commercial projects.