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Players spent $950 million on Epic Games Store in 2023, iOS launch in Europe officially coming this year
Epic Games Store has summed up its 2023 results, disclosing the number of users and player spending on the platform. The company also shared its plans for this year, including the launch of the iOS version in Europe.
Disney invests $1.5 billion in Epic Games to build “transformational” games and entertainment universe
Epic Games has just received a $1.5 billion investment from Disney. Together, the companies will work on a multiyear project to create new games and other entertainment experiences as part of an “expansive” universe within Fortnite.
Fortnite generated over $20 billion in lifetime revenue, according to its co-creator Donald Mustard
Even after the start of its troubles with mobile app stores and legal battles with Apple and Google, Fortnite remains one of the highest-grossing games globally. Here is how much money Epic Games’ biggest hit has generated to date.
Unreal Engine to change pricing model for non-game developers in 2024, Tim Sweeney compares it to Maya and Photoshop
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney addressed the recent mass layoffs during the first day of the Unreal Fest 2023 conference. He also discussed the company’s Metaverse ambitions and the changes to the Unreal Engine pricing model.
Epic Games launches MetaHuman Animator to produce high-fidelity facial animation based on real actor’s performance
Epic Games has officially launched MetaHuman Animator, a new tool for capturing real actors’ performances and turning them into high-quality facial animation. Here is everything to know about the technology from the Unreal Engine team.
Procedural generation tools, Substrate shading system, and other new features in Unreal Engine 5.2
Epic Games has released a preview of Unreal Engine 5.2 and detailed its key features at the GDC 2023. Here are the main new tools and improvements that could change the way developers and artists create worlds and materials.
Epic Games announces Unreal Editor for Fortnite, allowing players to create and publish their own games
Epic Games is now one step closer to realizing its metaverse ambitions. The company will release the Unreal Editor for Fortnite, so players can release their own experiences directly into the world-famous battle royale game.
Epic Games can’t verify copyright of assets sold on its marketplace, Bleak Faith devs say
Bleak Faith: Forsaken developer Archangel Studios purchased some assets on the Unreal Engine Marketplace that turned out to be a ripoff of Elden Ring animations. Epic Games, however, says it can’t guarantee that third-party sellers own the copyright for their work.
Tim Sweeney calls Steamworks real problem for games industry: “They have a classic lock-in strategy”
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney continues to push for more transparency and unity across the various game stores. This time, he had some harsh words about Valve’s Steamworks API and how it limits multiplayer features.