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Dynamically load assets in Unreal Engine to improve loading performance.

Posted by on - Intermediate Client Side Coding

We have a 2D game in Unreal Engine which is heavily on art and we have a few hundred art assets on each level.

Problem: Every time you enter a streaming volume there is an unpleasant lag because it takes a while to load the whole level.

Solution: Load art assets dynamically to reduce loading times. assets are now loading based on character position on the map.

Here is what happens behind the scenes:

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