The Matrix Awakens is ready to be delisted from the PlayStation and Xbox storefronts later this week, July 9.
Epic Video games introduced the information on the demo’s official web site, writing, “Not explored The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Expertise but? There’s nonetheless time! The UE5 tech demo will solely be available in shops till July 9. Obtain it earlier than that date and you may nonetheless be capable of entry the demo going ahead – or re-download it in the event you’ve deleted it out of your console.” It must be famous that the demo is barely out there through PS5 and Xbox Collection X|S, so as soon as it is gone from each platform’s storefronts it is gone for good.
Why Epic Video games has determined to take away the tech demo from the digital storefronts is not clear, however as with many points within the gaming world it might probably be a licensing cause.
The tech demo was revealed and launched throughout The Sport Awards 2021, which was designed to point out off the ability of the engine and the “way forward for interactive storytelling.” Matrix co-creator Lana Wachowski carried out writing on the expertise, with Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss starring in it.
Within the demo, you play as a human resistance fighter collaborating in a high-speed chase whereas being pursued by Brokers. Following this sequence, you may then discover the environments, having the ability to swap between first and third-person views and alter results like lighting.
GameSpot was capable of chat with a number of the workforce at Epic in regards to the undertaking final yr, going into element about a number of the concepts behind the demo.
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