Unigine 2.3 Improves Screen-Space Raytraced Reflections
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Gaming on 5 August 2016 at 08:02 AM EDT. 4 Comments
The visually stunning and longtime Linux-friendly Unigine Engine is up to version 2.3 with a number of new features.

Unigine 2.3 rolls out HTC Vive VR support, round earth support, a completely redesigned landscape tool, the meatlness workflow enabled by default, improved screen-space raytraced reflections, improved GGX mipmaps, parallax depth cutout, configurable TAA, water improvements, and more.

It's just a pity though that there still isn't any Unigine 2 tech demo publicly available... Or any (Linux) game / public simulator powered by Unigine Engine 2. But while it's frustrating to see still no Unigine 2 software out there to watch it beautifully torture graphics cards and Linux drivers, the latest engine tech is still fascinating:

You can find out more about Unigine 2.3 via developer.unigine.com.
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