Umbra powers up the massive open world of Fallout 4

December 1, 2015

Download: pdf

Helsinki, Finland – December 1st, 2015 – Umbra announced today that Fallout® 4, the award-winning game from legendary developers Bethesda Game Studios, uses the Umbra 3 Visibility Solution. Released worldwide on November 10th, the game is generating record sales at retail outlets and via digital download for Xbox One, PlayStation® 4 computer entertainment system and PC.

The Umbra 3 Visibility Solution improves development workflow by enabling both rapid content iteration as well as the creation of more detailed graphics content. The software automatically generates occlusion data from “polygon soup”, enabling artists to use their valuable time on creating graphically impressive game worlds. The spatial data generated by Umbra is not only used for occlusion culling. It also allows audio occlusion as well as streaming in new environments based on player position.

Umbra runs on virtually any modern CPU and it is available for a free evaluation on all major platforms.

In Fallout 4 you play the sole survivor of Vault 111 and enter a world destroyed by nuclear war. Every second is a fight for survival, and every choice is yours. Only you can rebuild and determine the fate of the New England Wasteland. Welcome home.

For more information on Fallout 4, visit:

Media contacts:

Jenni Ahlapuro


About Umbra

Umbra has been powering up graphics performance in more than 100 video games during the last 10 years. Clients include internationally renowned game studios that have produced commercially successful AAA productions such as Call of Duty®: Advanced Warfare, Batman Arkham Knight, Quantum Break, The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Destiny.

Umbra is a Helsinki based company that was founded in 2006 by its current owners. Today the company employs a team of 16 specialists working in Finland, United States, Korea, China and Japan.

About Bethesda Game Studios

Bethesda Game Studios® is the award-winning development team known around the world for their groundbreaking work on the Fallout series and The Elder Scrolls series. Creators of the 2006 ‘Game of the Year’, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion®, the 2008 ‘Game of the Year’, Fallout® 3, the 2011 ‘Game of the Year’, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim®, and most recently the highly-acclaimed title, Fallout® 4,  Bethesda Game Studios has earned its reputation as one of the industry’s most respected and accomplished game development studios. For more information on Bethesda Game Studios, visit

The Elder Scrolls, Skyrim, Bethesda Game Studios, Bethesda Softworks, Bethesda, ZeniMax and their related logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of ZeniMax Media Inc. in the United States and/or in other countries. Fallout, Fallout Shelter, Nuka Cola and related logos are registered trademarks or trademarks of Bethesda Softworks LLC in the United States and/or in other countries.  Other product and company names referenced herein may be trademarks of their respective owners. All Rights Reserved.