Flax Engine 1.8 Brings ASTC Textures, New UI Editor & New Vehicle Features

Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 30 March 2024 at 09:14 AM EDT. 5 Comments
A new version of Flax Engine 1.8 has been released, the open-source game engine that's available for free for non-commercial and education use but with a 4% royalty for commercial games.

The Flax Engine 1.8 release brings a new user interface editor, .NET SDK 8 support with C# 12 support, ASTC texture compression is finally supported for reducing texture memory use particularly for mobile devices, new vehicle features including tank vehicles support, spline improvements, new editor features, and more.

Here are some of the official Flax Engine screenshots for those unfamiliar with this game engine:

Flax Engine screenshot

Flax Engine screenshot

Flax Engine 1.8 can be downloaded from GitHub. More information on the Flax Engine 1.8 update via the FlaxEngine.com blog.
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