Epic partners with SoarTech to make Unreal Engine a tool for governments & militaries

Unreal Engine 4 is the technology behind some upcoming triple-A video games, and it could soon act as a weapon of war — or at least part of the training for combat. Epic Games, the company responsible for the Unreal game-making toolkit, has partnered with Soar Technology to develop services for government and military applications based on Unreal Engine 4. This will most likely include simulations and training services based on Soar’s artificial-intelligence technology that the United States Government has used since the 1990s. Militaries around the world have long used sims to train troops, and Unreal — with its cutting edge graphical capabilities — could provide the strong backbone for the next generation of these services. This would open up Epic to a defense market that doesn’t skimp on spending.…


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