Epic Games has released another major update for the Fortnite battle royale. Its main innovation was the transition to the Unreal Engine 5.1, which brought a number of new technologies: Nanite, Lumen, Virtual Shadow Maps and Temporal Super Resolution. We talked about them in the material on the occasion of the debut of Unreal Engine 5.
All of the above technologies are supported on personal computers, as well as the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S game consoles. In the case of the PC version of Fortnite, recommendations have appeared regarding the use of DX12-compatible video cards. In particular, the Nanite virtual geometry technology requires an Nvidia Maxwell generation 3D accelerator, AMD GCN or newer. In addition, the game no longer supports Windows 7 and 8 operating systems.