The latest version of the Unreal Engine has been released. Version 4.17 brings new tools, workflow enhancements, and performance optimizations for developers.
A Composure compositing system and Image Plate plugin allow developers to combine content rendered in realtime with live action footage. The Sequencer has also been improved with better workflow for creating cinematics and linear media.
A new Asset Management Framework helps with managing game-specific content.
Support for Microsoft's XBox One X has also been added, and for VR the VR Spectator Screen allows spectators to watch gameplay in VR. Android performance has also been improved for higher end devices.
The release includes many more features and improvements. Learn more and view the full release notes from the Unreal Engine Blog announcement.