Epic Games Releases Hotfix for Unreal Development Kit November Beta

Epic Games has released a hotfix for the Unreal Development Kit (UDK) November beta version. UDK is the free edition of the award-winning Unreal Engine 3, and all users are encouraged to download the updated software build at www.udk.com/udkdownload.html.

UDK November Beta 2 includes the following repairs and improvements:

    <*>Shader compiler no longer crashes when the log is not writable. <*>Game/editor will run without having to first check for existing script files. <*>Windows XP: Emissive lights causing purple lighting have been fixed. <*>Windows 7: Added new SpeedTree binaries to address OS-specific issue. <*>Added check to confirm GPU meets minimum requirements. <*>Implemented fix for some SpeedTree trees causing crashes. <*>Added fix for invalid characters being allowed in journal files causing database corruption. <*>Incorporated fix for making a game in non-English and then running it on another non-English machine. <*>Installer <*>If a prerequisite fails to install, the install will still continue and warn at the end. <*>Enhanced the check for a valid install path. <*>If the installer is skipped, the EULA comes up once. <*>Fixed CZE install not finding the EULA. <*>Fixed problem if temp install folders were deleted between install and uninstall. <*>Fixed problem if maps were named in non-ASCII characters.

Details are available at the Unreal Developer Network (UDN):


Epic Games also maintains links to download mirrors, technical documentation and support resources at www.udk.com/forums.


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Dana Cowley

Senior PR Manager

Epic Games, Inc.


+1 919 447 4515

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