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Santa Monica Pier rendered with Cesium for Unreal

Bring the real world to Unreal Engine

Built on open standards and APIs, Cesium for Unreal combines the 3D geospatial capability of Cesium with the high-fidelity rendering power of Unreal Engine, unlocking the 3D geospatial ecosystem for game engines.

  • Free and open source visualization plugin
  • A full-scale high-accuracy WGS84 globe for Unreal Engine
  • Visualize massive high-resolution real-world photogrammetry and 3D content at runtime using 3D Tiles
  • Integrated with Unreal Engine Editor, Actors and Components, Blueprints, and other UE features to enable a high degree of interactivity, physical realism, and photorealism to create amazing experiences
  • Optional subscription to Cesium ion for one-click access to global curated 3D content including terrain, imagery, 3D cities, and photogrammetry

Create digital worlds from real-world 3D content

Pipeline diagram of Cesium ion to Cesium for Unreal and Unreal Engine

Add real-world context with 3D content and pipelines with Cesium ion

Instant access to global 3D content

Cesium for Unreal plugin will ship with an integration for Cesium ion, allowing instant access to cloud-based global high-resolution 3D content including photogrammetry, terrain, imagery, and buildings.

Industry-leading 3D tiling pipelines

Transform your content into optimized spatially indexed 3D Tiles ready to be streamed to Unreal Engine using industry-leading content pipelines, available as part of your Cesium ion subscription or with Cesium ion Self-Hosted.

Online and in your own environment

Cesium for Unreal supports cloud and private network content and services based on open standards and APIs. Users can deploy in their own environment for a scalable, customizable, end-to-end workflow.

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Experience Project Anywhere

Four images from Project Anywhere: globe, terrain, airplane, symbols

Project Anywhere was built by Cesium, Epic Games, Microsoft, and NVIDIA to demonstrate the possibilities of Cesium for Unreal. Learn more about Project Anywhere.

Project Anywhere logos: Cesium, Unreal Engine, NVIDIA, and Microsoft

Ready to try Cesium for Unreal?

Visit the Learning Center for free step-by-step tutorials on getting started, creating interactive experiences, building worlds, developing VR applications, and more!

Bring Cesium into your UE projects