Sony invests $ 250 million in Epic Games — the developer FortniteСергей Dragun | 10.07.2020
New investment will expand the existing collaboration.
Epic Games is known for thanks to the development of Fortnite and Gears of War franchise. The company is a major player in the video game industry, thanks to its Unreal for gaming
machines. Epic Games also operates the online store of video games — his main competitor, the company Steam.
Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida said that the technology of Epic Games in the chart placed it at the forefront in the development of game engines with
Unreal Engine. He added that due to its investment in Epic Games, Sony will expand cooperation with the video game developer.
Now Epic Games is becoming a more active producer in various markets of the entertainment and ensures the convergence of content through a Fortnite.
Except Sony, a big investor Epic Games is a Chinese company Tencent.
This year Sony is preparing to launch the PlayStation 5. The Japanese intensified its battle with Microsoft — they want to convince gamers choose PlayStation
not upcoming Xbox Series X.