Category Archives: Featured

August Bonus Content

We have another batch of models for all active subscribers to our Unity 5 and Unreal Engine 4 SpeedTree Modeler! Each model comes in either a Hero, Desktop, or Mobile resolution. Once you’ve downloaded these assets they will be yours to use, whether you maintain the subscription or not. Korean Stewartia, Hero Lance Spearhead, Desktop […]

9 of Top 10 Blockbusters Feature SpeedTree

Congratulations, @MarvelStudios and @Avengers: #InfinityWar. — Star Wars (@starwars) May 1, 2018 Avengers: Infinity War has smashed through the opening weekend records like the Hulk smashing, well, everything. Meaning 9 of the top 10 U.S. opening weekend blockbusters feature visual effects created with the help of SpeedTree. The opening weekend box office records have […]

SpeedTree and Photogrammetry

The ability to capture complex root structures or gnarly chunks of trees from a forest is one of the most exciting developments in visual effects and game production over the past few years. With photorealistic visuals appearing in AAA games as well as indie titles, the technology has changed what we thought was possible. When […]

New Species for the Games 8 Library

The SpeedTree Game Library continues to grow with new varieties of trees and ground cover plants added every month. Here’s an overview of all the new game trees we’ve added in March, be sure to check back for new trees!  These trees are compatible with SpeedTree 8 for Lumberyard and SpeedTree 8 for UE4.

In the News: 3D World Reviews SpeedTree 8

Artist and writer Steve Jarratt has written an extensive review of SpeedTree Cinema 8 for 3D World magazine’s February print issue available online at Citing the new lower price point and powerful new features, Steve had some positive things to say about SpeedTree: …the main takeaway here is that SpeedTree 8, in combination with […]