Unreal fans of baseball aren’t just in your video games

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It’s no secret that Epic’s Unreal Engine is being used for all sorts of things outside of gaming. From commercials, to architectural schematics, to bringing the galaxy around The Mandalorian to life, the game system has got a lot of life outside of Fortnite. Now that some live in-stadium sports are coming back, Unreal is also being used to fill empty venues with enthusiastic crowds of virtual people. With on-cue waves and idle animations that wouldn’t look out of place in the stands of MLB The Show or a Forza game, we’re quickly approaching the point where sports will be a recognized part of gaming.