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Epic Games, Inc.


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Epic Games, Inc. is a prominent American video game and software developer known for creating hit titles such as Fortnite, Unreal Tournament, and the Unreal Engine technology. As a leader in interactive entertainment and 3D engine technology, Epic operates the Epic Games Store, providing an expansive platform for game developers and consumers to buy and download games. Renowned for its innovation, Epic Games continues to expand its offerings with various tools and services aimed at both developers and consumers.

Founded: 1991

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Epic Games Company Overview

Founded by Tim Sweeney in 1991, Epic Games has grown from a small startup to a major player in the gaming industry. Initially focused on computer game development, Epic's breakthrough came with the development of the Unreal Engine, a powerful game development platform that has been at the core of numerous games and simulations across various industries. This technology not only powers their internally developed video games, such as Fortnite and the Unreal Tournament series, but is also licensed to other developers worldwide, making it one of the most widely used engines in the gaming industry. Epic Games is also known for its direct to consumer sales platform, the Epic Games Store, which competes with other digital game distribution platforms by offering developers a larger share of the revenue and attracting consumers with frequent games giveaways and exclusive releases. Another significant aspect of Epic's business model is its engagement with the developer community through tools like Unreal Engine and services such as Epic Online Services, which provides developers the infrastructure to seamlessly deploy, operate, and scale their games. The company also plays a significant role in advancing real-time 3D technology applications in other industries, including film and television, with innovations such as MetaHuman and Twinmotion. These tools are designed to create photorealistic digital humans and immersive virtual environments, respectively. Epic's influence extends beyond game development to impact broader digital content creation, pushing the boundaries of what's possible in virtual and augmented reality. As it continues to grow, Epic Games remains at the forefront of the entertainment technology industry, constantly evolving and expanding its reach to new markets and technologies.

Management Team

Tim Sweeney Founder & CEO
Daniel Vogel COO
Kim Libreri CTO
Joe Babcock CFO
Randy S. Gelber Chief Strategy Officer
Adam Sussman President

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