Epic Games announced that Unreal Engine 5.1 is now available, and along with all the usual big new features, they continued improving their Linux support in this release. You can see the official release post here, release notes here.
After quietly making the Linux Editor for Unreal Engine properly official, it’s nice to see them continue to make developing games on and for Linux better. In their press email, they mentioned how over “half of all announced next-gen games are being created with Unreal Engine” which is quite a few.
Going over the changelog, here’s what’s new and changed for Linux in Unreal Engine 5.1:
Nice to see so many additions and fixes for Linux, hopefully it will continue to see this kind of attention.