Epic Games has formally announced the availability of Unreal Engine 4 for PlayStation 4, in addition to providing the resources PlayStation 4 developers need to utilise the next generation engine to its full potential.

"Being on the ground floor of Sony Computer Entertainment's Tools and Middleware program is part of our long-term commitment to Unreal Engine 4 developers, and we're excited to help teams ship fantastic new games for PlayStation 4," said Tim Sweeney, founder and CEO of Epic.

"Unreal Engine 4 has been built from the ground up to take full advantage of high-end next-generation hardware capabilities."

Epic was part of Sony's PlayStation 4 announcement, showcasing the capabilities of Unreal Engine 4 with an Elemental demo running live and in real time on PlayStation 4.

Source: Press release