The Unreal Engine is presently being used for productions of “Tarak Mehta Ka Chhota Chasma”, yes the animated version of our beloved “Tarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chasma”. It will be first Tarak Mehta Ka OOltah Chashmah animated series.
Game engines are powerful tools being used for many more applications and not just developing games.
The Unreal Engine 4’s powerful motion capture technology is being used in order to bring animations to the character models of the show. The work is being done by Telangana based gaming company named Gamitronics.
Here is a Linkedin post on the production of Tarak Mehta’s latest animated series.
This is the first time a game engine is being used at such a commercial scale in India. Unreal Engine is also used for multiple other applications such as scientific simulations and research papers and at the same time for a lot of applications in the mechanical and civil engineering industries. This isn’t the first instance where in a game engine is being used for a non-gaming application there are numerous softwares that are built on top of game engines.
A few notable examples are:
This is an open source pixel art software made on top of the godot game engine. A productivity management software being built in the godot engine which to happens to be a powerful open source game engine.