The Matrix Awakens: a demo of Unreal Engine 5 is revealed

The Matrix Awakens is the name of a technical demo created by Epic Games which is based on Unreal Engine 5. The objective is to show what the video game engine is capable of achieving. We had already had a first glimpse last year with a demo on PS5 with another game.

The Matrix Awakens Unreal Engine 5

A demo The Matrix Awakens and Unreal Engine 5

The demo of The Matrix Awakens can already be downloaded for PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X / S. It weighs 29 GB, but it is not yet possible to use it. Indeed, we will have to wait for the Games Awards which will take place on December 10 at 2 a.m. (French time).

Here is what can be read in description on the French Microsoft Store for the technical demo:

Glimpse the future of storytelling and interactive entertainment with UE5 thanks to this cinematic that pushes the boundaries of the possible and a technical demonstration in real time completely free.

Created by members of the original film crew, including Lana Wachowski as well as Epic Games and partners, The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience will take you into the surreal universe of The Matrix on an incredible journey to alongside Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss.
Ready to experience the possibilities that come with combining the power of Unreal Engine 5 and the Xbox Series X / S? Enter the world of one of the most iconic action movie franchises ever. Pre-download The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience now.

We also have the right to a video teaser. We see in particular Neo (Keanu Reeves) who asks: “How do you know what is real? “. The visual is in any case very convincing, one could almost believe that it is really about the actor, whereas it is indeed a creation with Unreal Engine 5.

This is the opportunity to underline in passing that the film Matrix Resurrections will be released on December 22 at the cinema. This is fourth film. It comes 18 years after the previous one.

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