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    Default Unreal Engine 4 Is Running Great In Firefox

    Phoronix: Unreal Engine 4 Is Running Great In Firefox

    Unreal Engine 4 will be capable of running within web-browsers using WebGL and it's already been demoed running within Mozilla Firefox. Firefox running UE4 is at "near-native speeds" to the desktop version...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTYyODM

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    @Michael: Forgot to put a link?
    I guess it's this one: https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2014/0...ng-in-firefox/ (got it from Hacker News)

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    Unreal Engine 4 should be very promising with its many visual breakthroughs through using voxel cone tracing for real-time global illumination
    As long as I know UE4 no longer utilize voxel cone tracing:
    http://forums.epicgames.com/threads/...1#post31241619

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    I wish they solved the damn texture pop-in...

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    Quote Originally Posted by [Knuckles] View Post
    I wish they solved the damn texture pop-in...
    Well, it's technically a feature, not a bug. It reduces asset loading times, which is important for arena shooters. They just don't seem to provide a way to disable it...

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    Any idea how is this running in the browser? Did they create a browser extension, or did they compile the engine into asm.js or something?

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