Need for Speed Underground 2 fan remake moves to Unreal Engine 5
Originally conceived for Unreal Engine 4, Ivan Novozhilov, creator of this spectacular remake that includes visual and playable improvements, announces that he has switched to UE5 for its best options.
At the beginning of May of this same year we told you about a striking fan remake of Need for Speed Underground 2 that Ivan Novozhilov was developing in Unreal Engine 4, a project that, according to its creator, has been transferred to Unreal Engine 5 for take advantage of the technology and features of the most powerful version of the Epic Games graphics engine. In addition, it has also been confirmed that, unlike some remakes of this same style that are only visual tests, this is a real remake , so it is playable.
As we’ve seen at the time and from what can be seen in this new trailer, the Need for Speed Underground 2 remake retains the artistic style of the original, although beyond the visual section it adds tangible improvements in gameplay, as well as a more precise control. According to Novozhilov, Unreal Engine 5 offers significant performance gains as well as a more stable physics system and more predictable simulation. Unfortunately, we don’t know at the moment if it will be released so that speed fans can enjoy its improved collision system, new game camera and other improvements.
Everything we know about the new Need for Speed
Need for Speed Unbound clearly builds on the foundation of its predecessors, although far from being satisfied with repeating the usual formula, it promises to expand the boundaries of the saga with the greatest range of customization possibilities we’ve ever seen in a speed game. For On the other hand, it also aims to be one of the most complete installments in terms of content and variety of activities.In addition, its managers promise that the video game will receive completely free content updates after its launch that will enrich the gaming experience with new features, challenges, vehicles and much more”, we commented in our report on this title that will go on sale on December 2 for PS5, Xbox Series X/S and PC.