x

Search in
Sort by:

Question Status:

Search help

  • Simple searches use one or more words. Separate the words with spaces (cat dog) to search cat,dog or both. Separate the words with plus signs (cat +dog) to search for items that may contain cat but must contain dog.
  • You can further refine your search on the search results page, where you can search by keywords, author, topic. These can be combined with each other. Examples
    • cat dog --matches anything with cat,dog or both
    • cat +dog --searches for cat +dog where dog is a mandatory term
    • cat -dog -- searches for cat excluding any result containing dog
    • [cats] —will restrict your search to results with topic named "cats"
    • [cats] [dogs] —will restrict your search to results with both topics, "cats", and "dogs"

Realistic Mobile Environment Unreal Engine 4

Hi, I had the Idea to make a Big Map Open World for a mobile devices, I'm waiting for Epic to make a Dynamic Day-night cycle to expand the idea hahaha.

Question is

  1. How realistic can be an Open Wolrd Landscape for mobile devices? Is there an example of landscape with foliage I am missing, I could be looking with wrong keywords or something... or it is not possible, If it is..

  2. Wich tips I should have in mind? I know that should avoid Maks and use Opaque materials to increase framerate, but is there another way for cheaper foliage? UE 4.12.3 could help with this probably? and also Lighning is strictly STATIC and some things like Motion Blur should be turned Off, any way to mimic them? Day Cycle could be archived rotating the environment for example... Bad idea...

Keep in mind if that it should be playable at 30fps so without NPC's and other it should run at 40-50fps (I guess...??)

Thanks for read and taking the time for answer :)

Product Version: UE 4.10
Tags:
more ▼

asked Jun 23 '16 at 10:00 AM in Using UE4

avatar image

Extile
1 2

avatar image silverfish1000 Mar 08 '19 at 10:06 PM

For instance Galaxy S6 will do you world proud trust me on these. You can make huge worlds and it will deliver the graphics you looking for. HOW EVER: if you put to much in it will run but you might get slow down and a overheating phone. Also you can make huge worlds but with a lot of walls so the phone doesn't have to calculate the background. I did push the S6 to it's limits and on the end that's what really happen and yes the type of phone that can handle such Sorcery is equality important--O..

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left

2 answers: sort voted first

As it is right now with mobile devices, is that they do not have the power to render realistic open world environments. You'll have to narrow the world down by a lot. The storage on mobile devices are very limited too, many don't even have 1 gb available, so using larger textures will not be possible. There is a reason that there is no such game out there on the mobile market.

more ▼

answered Jan 17 '17 at 09:58 PM

avatar image

Amsanity
689 20 5 50

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left

Thank you for the answer! : D I had forgot this thread long ago :v

I would like to agree with you but with the potential of vulkan there is a big possibility now days. Not through hi-polly or lots of textures, light is out the scope ... can not be realistic , I found the answer myself during my research, but there can be a mobile open world game, with the right gameplay and The right art style.

"Limitation is not a weakness, its a tool, you have to use it wisely"

more ▼

answered Jan 18 '17 at 01:40 AM

avatar image

Extile
1 2

(comments are locked)
10|2000 characters needed characters left
Your answer
toggle preview:

Up to 5 attachments (including images) can be used with a maximum of 5.2 MB each and 5.2 MB total.

Follow this question

Once you sign in you will be able to subscribe for any updates here

Answers to this question