All publications by tag «Tim Sweeney»
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.
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.
Tim Sweeney on AI art: “I don’t want Epic Games to be a company that stifles innovation”
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has commented on the recent AI controversy and artists’ protests. While acknowledging copyright concerns, he noted that ArtStation won’t be banning this content by default, lest it become a gatekeeper that hinders progress.
Tim Sweeney on young devs thinking they missed their chance: “Your time will come”
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has tried to cheer on a new generation of game developers, especially those who feel they missed their chance. He recalled the times when he was afraid of “titans” like Electronic Arts while working on the first Unreal.
Tim Sweeney thinks “Apple must be stopped,” plans to create single store for all platforms
Tim Sweeney has explained why he thinks the world needs a “single store that works with all platforms.” He also said that Epic Games is now working with other developers to create a service that will let users buy apps and games in one place.