BBC confirms it covered the Olympics with Unreal Engine

Unreal Engine is obviously very present in the world of video games as one of the main development engines. However, it seems that it is also being used in other sectors.

The information we bring you comes from the popular BBC news channel, who have confirmed that their studio for the Olympic Games was not actually in Tokyo. Apparently, it was created using this Unreal Engine.

These details have been shared in a video showing us the process of the programme being set up by presenters Dan Walker and Sam Quek. In the walkthrough, they show that it is a fake background on a green screen and add that they couldn’t move around too much or wear green or white clothes.

“The whole thing is rendered in the same engine that produces Fortnite,” they share. You can see it here: