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Fortnite creator Epic Games is partnering with carmakers, starting with General Motors, to use its Unreal Engine game development platform to build in-car software in what Epic is calling its “human-machine interface” (HMI) initiative. The first car to use Unreal Engine, which is the primary software toolset with which developers make Fortnite and countless other big-budget video games, will be GMC’s upcoming Hummer EV, set to be unveiled on October 20th.

The logic is simple: modern cars are primarily designed using software, and assembled cars carry scores of onboard computers and rely on touchscreens and digital interfaces to power infotainment centers and other sources of information displayed to drivers. And Unreal Engine is a great platform for building software, which Epic thinks makes it a great platform for building the software that goes into cars.

“When you sit in the driver’s seat of a modern car

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The next generation is a little more than a month away, as Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will launch within just two days of each other. Developers are starting to look into the new hardware specs, but one that already has a launch game coming says the new hardware is a massive upgrade.

Gearbox is publishing Godfall, which is a PlayStation 5 launch game. In a Borderlands retrospective interview with GameSpot, Gearbox founder Randy Pitchford talked about what players can expect from the new generation.

“I always get so pumped when there’s an ability to take a step forward with new hardware and new technology, and anything that’s going to empower us,” Pitchford said. “I think customers will realize how profound of a difference it is to have the throughput capability that these new platforms bring. It’s just absolutely unreal. The leap there with PS5 and Xbox Series X

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