Epic Games teases upcoming title to push graphics boundaries

Epic Games has done a lot of teasing over the past couple of years. It teased Fortnight in 2011, it teased us with videos of the latest engine and then teased us with the Infiltrator and Samaritan tech demos. While it might have opened up the door on its Fortnite game and shown us a lot through recent reveals, it's once again being all vague and discussing a new game it has in the works that will push the boundaries of game graphics - apparently.

In a chat with Edge, studio co-founder Tim Sweeney said that there was a lot coming from Unreal Engine 4 in the next few months: “There’s a lot on the way and a large number of them haven’t been announced. You’ll see lots of triple-A stuff coming out over time.”

However, it was on the subject of Epic's own developed games that he was most coy about, stating that the game it had in the works would show us what the next-generation of graphics is really capable of:

“It’s going to push next generation graphics as you’d always expect Epic to do," he said.

Unfortunately that's all we really have on the game at the moment, though you could speculate that it won't be anything like Fornite or many of the other Unreal Engine 4 games that have a cartoony or artsy style. Chances are whatever game is being developed will look similar to the tech demos we've seen previously, as Epic plans to use it to showcase the new engine.

“At the beginning of the last generation we were using Gears Of War as a demonstration of the engine’s high end featureset." While Fornite will do that for this generation initially, expect Epic to use its new AAA title to push the engine when it's revealed, most likely later this year.

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