Unreal Engine 4 “A Boy and His Kite” Tech Demo Now Available For Download [UPDATE: Download Link]

Epic Games has just released its latest tech demo for Unreal Engine 4, A Boy and His Kite. Epic has released all the content and the cinematic of this latest tech demo, along with a standalone .exe through which you can launch the project.

Right now, there is no link for the standalone version. Those with access to Unreal Engine 4.8 however can go ahead and download it (the demo is located under Engine Feature Samples that can be accessed from Launcher – > Learn Tab).

Epic Games recommends a GTX 980 for this new tech demo, while a GTX 680 is listed as a minimum GPU requirement.

Here are the specs for A Boy and His Kite tech demo (do note that the RAM requirements are for the Editor version of this tech demo):

Target spec:
6 core @3.3GHz
24 GB (Editor)
GTX 980

Min spec:
4 core @2.8 GHZ
8GB RAM (editor)
GTX 680″

We’ll be sure to update this story once we get a link for the standalone version!

A Boy & His Kite: Annotated Features | Feature Highlight | Unreal Engine


As per our reader’s ‘Olek S’ suggestion:


Download the Epic Games Launcher, register, open it, go to the Learn tab on the left, scroll down and click on the demo, you can either download the full editor version or the standalone one


Here is a link for the standalone version (kudos to our reader ‘Unreal’)

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