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The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience Announced for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S

The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience Announced for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 06 December 2021 / 1,131 Views

Epic Games have released announced and released a pre-download for The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience. It is available for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S. 

It is a free technical demo created by members of the original movie, Epic Games, and partners. It was created to showcase "what’s possible when you combine the power of Unreal Engine 5 with PlayStation 5 / Xbox Series X|S."

The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience will be unveiled during The Game Awards 2021 on December 9.

Here is an overview of the technical demo:

Get ready for a glimpse into the future of interactive storytelling and entertainment with Unreal Engine 5 in this free, boundary-pushing cinematic and real-time tech demo.

Created by members of the original movie team including Lana Wachowski along with Epic Games and partners, The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience is a wild ride into the reality-bending universe of The Matrix that features performances by Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss.

Want to see what’s possible when you combine the power of Unreal Engine 5 with PlayStation 5 / Xbox Series X|S? Step into the world of one of the most iconic action franchises ever made. Pre-download The Matrix Awakens: An Unreal Engine 5 Experience now.

Stay tuned for The Game Awards on December 9, when the experience will be revealed!


A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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3 Comments
KratosLives (on 08 December 2021)

I wish they'd remaster the ps2 matrix game

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2zosteven (on 07 December 2021)

a Tech Demo

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Darwinianevolution (on 06 December 2021)

So they are an announcing the announcement of a tech-demo that's also partly a cross-promotion with a movie.
Huh. I was expecting a full game.

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