Epic Games released Unreal Engine 4.21, providing a number of new features, bugfixes and enhancements for enhanced reality development, including deeper support for Magic Leap One and addition of support for the Windows Mixed Reality platform and headset.  Initial including support for Magic Leap in version 4.20, Epic Games has enhanced support for the Magic Leap Qualified Developer Release. According to the latest version, the latest version also reveals support for hand tracking via the LiveLink plugin.
"Unreal Engine 4 now supports all the features needed to develop complete applications on Magic Leaps Lumin based devices. We support reproduction, control support, gesture recognition, audio input / output, media and more, "wrote Jeff Wilson, senior technical writer at Epic Games, in a blog post about release.
The new building also provides built-in support for the Windows Mixed Reality (WMR) platform and headset, including HP Mixed Reality and Samsung HMD Odyssey Headset. Developers will need to update Windows XP 10 or later and a supported headset.
And while Unity supports Magic Leap, Epic Games may go to strengthening its support for the new AR system in the end to help achieve overall market share. The company can already claim several high-profile studios, Framestore, ILMxLAB and Wingnut AR, using Unreal Engine 4 to create Magic Leap experiences.
With additional support for Magic Leap and Windows Mixed Reality, Epic Games now presents a few more reasons why the developers give the Unreal Engine a different look compared to Unity .