Epic Games has introduced MetaHuman Creator - a tool for creating a realistic digital human

Epic Games intends to make life easier for developers and bring the realism of models to a new level, and for this the company is creating the cloud platform MetaHuman Creator.

Epic Games has introduced MetaHuman Creator - a tool for creating a realistic digital human
A sneak peek at MetaHuman Creator: high-fidelity digital humans made easy.

Creating believable 3D human models has always been a time consuming and expensive process.

This toolkit allows you to customize the facial features and skin color of the character, as well as choose from several options for physique, hairstyles, clothes, and so on. Even teeth can be changed.

According to Epic Games, MetaHuman Creator cuts the model's production time from weeks or months to tens of minutes.

After creating a metahuman, you can export it by selecting the desired level of detail and download it. The loaded model is immediately ready to work on animation in the Unreal Engine.

The developers admit that they make virtual people that are nice to look at, but their digital origins are still noticeable.

Epic Games hopes that in a few years time it will be possible to make models that look convincing even in movies.

MetaHuman Creator will launch in Early Access over the coming months. The company intends to expand the functionality of the platform, for example, there will be support for not only realistic, but also stylized, more cartoon characters.