city generation

Esri ships CityEngine 2021.1

3D city generation software gets new terrain sculpting tools, IFC import and export, and better import of OpenStreetMap data.

Thursday, November 11th, 2021

Esri ships CityEngine 2020.1

Procedural city generation tool can now import assets in USD format for VFX work, and generate LODs automatically for Unreal Engine.

Wednesday, November 11th, 2020

Esri ships CityEngine 2019.1

Edit 3D buildings created in the city-generation tool procedurally in Maya via new integration plugin Serlio: free for non-commercial use.

Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Esri ships CityEngine 2019.0

Procedural city generation software gets support for PBR materials, glTF export, improved integration with Houdini and Unreal Studio.

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Esri ships CityEngine 2018.0

Procedural 3D city-generation tool gets greater integration with Unreal Studio for VR work, new option to distribute geometry along curves.

Friday, May 11th, 2018

Esri ships CityEngine 2016.0

Powerful procedural city modelling software gets new Alembic exporter for use with visual effects pipelines.

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Esri ships CityEngine 2015.0

Procedural 3D city-generation tool gets enhanced real-time shadows, plus improvements to scene editor.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Esri ships CityEngine 2014.0

Powerful procedural city-generation tool gets new plugins integrating it with Maya and Unity.

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Esri ships CityEngine 2011

Updated: Vue edition of procedural city-generation software retained, despite product line-up being cut to Basic and Advanced editions.

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011