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Unreal Engine 4 offered free for schools

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Starting today, schools and universities have unlimited access to Unreal Engine 4 for free.

Epic Games announced this morning that educational organizations can obtain Unreal Engine 4 access for faculty and students here. Unreal Engine is a game development tool, widely used in video game creation and visual arts.

"Nothing is stopping students from honing the skills needed to enter the range of fields using Unreal Engine technology, from entertainment software and film to visualization, healthcare simulation and military training," said Ray Davis, general manager, Unreal Engine. "Students who know Unreal Engine technology have a huge advantage when it comes to job placement."