Chaos has announced the release of V-Ray 6 for Maya. Features include the new V-Ray Enmesh, procedural clouds, Finite Dome Light mode, V-Ray Decal with displacement, thin film layer support, Chaos Cloud collaboration, enhanced USD support, identical IPR and production render results, background Chaos Cloud Rendering submissions, and more.
Performance has also seen a boost with up to 30% faster V-Ray Environment Fog, and up to 2x faster translucent material rendering. Scenes featuring thousands of instances now also render more efficiently. To look under the hoods, V-Ray Profiler is included to allow users to track and optimize scenes for faster rendering.
Source: Chaos website