Amazon ships Lumberyard 1.25

Sizeable update to the free AAA game engine introduces new UI, plus white box testing and node-based landscape authoring tools.

Monday, July 20th, 2020

Amazon ships Lumberyard 1.24

Check out the changes to PhysX physics, cloth simulation and collision geometry in the latest version of the free game engine.

Friday, May 22nd, 2020

Autodesk ships 3ds Max 2021

Games-friendly update to 3ds Max adds new PBR features, support for Substance .sbsar files, and makes Arnold the default render engine.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2020

Amazon ships Lumberyard 1.23

Free game engine gets new cloth simulation system for clothing and environment assets, plus better character animation performance.

Monday, February 24th, 2020

Amazon ships Lumberyard 1.22

Game engine gets a new automated system for bundling assets for release with a game, plus new texture debugging features.

Tuesday, December 17th, 2019

Amazon ships Lumberyard 1.21

Game engine gets new automated secondary animation system, support for PhysX 4.1, updates to the visual programming system.

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Amazon ships Lumberyard 1.20

Game engine gets new PhysX Force Region component, plus the option to interrupt one character animation transition with another.

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

Amazon ships Lumberyard 1.19

Free game engine gets new procedural vegetation system, plus sizeable update to the Script Canvas visual scripting system.

Thursday, June 20th, 2019

IDV ships SpeedTree 8.4

Games edition of the tree-generation tool gets new wind animation algorithm, better texture atlas generation. Smaller updates to the Cinema edition.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019