Unreal Engine 4.21 Now Live, Adds Switch-Specific Enhancements

Unreal Engine 4.21 Now Live, Adds Switch-Specific Enhancements

Switch development is about to get smoother for several studios using Unreal Engine.

Version 4.21 of the game development tool just launched today, adding Niagara effects support for Switch developers. The Nigara system is Unreal’s latest modular tool for creating particle effects (e.g. smoke, snow) – and is more flexible than its original Cascade system.

Check out the blurb below by Unreal, with the full update notes here.

Niagara Platform Support and Usability Improvements

In our continuing effort to provide industry-leading effects tools, Niagara has received an expanded feature set, substantial quality of life improvements, and Niagara effects are now supported on Nintendo Switch!

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