We now have a video to showcase the photorealism that future games using ray tracing tech will offer. The demo video is from Epic and ILMxLab, and it is based on Star Wars. The video almost looks like a trailer for a live-action Star Wars movie falling somewhere between animation you might expect in CGI cartoons and film with human actors. You can check out the video below.
Epic and ILMxLab had little to say about the video with the description reading, "Epic and ILMxLab show how real-time ray tracing, which simulated the behavior of light, can bring realism to digitally rendered visuals."
If the results of the ray tracing tech seen in the video don’t get you excited for the future of video games, you might want to check your pulse. Microsoft calls its tech DirectX Raytracing or