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Epic Games Shares 2022 Unreal Engine Trends

Did you know that UE now accounts for 50% of next-gen games being built and has been used on over 500 film/TV projects.

Epic Games has published a “real-time” roundup of 2022 Unreal Engine usage data that reflects some great (but not surprising!) trends and developments from last year.

Did you know…?

  • 73% of Unreal Engine users are now on UE5
  • 2022 saw an average of 23% growth in monthly active UE users (compared to 2021) – the regions with the biggest growth were North America (40%) and Asia (30%)
  • Over 50% of next-gen games announced are being built on UE5
  • Unreal Engine has been used on over 500 film/TV projects to date (and there was a 44% increase from 2021 to 2022)
  • There have been 2.6 million MetaHumans created to date
  • Over 40 million Quixel assets have been downloaded to date

Check out Epic’s blog post for more details and specifics.

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Debbie Diamond Sarto is news editor at Animation World Network.