Epic Games, Inc. is an American video game and software developer and publisher based in Cary, North Carolina.

Basic Information

Epic Games was founded by Tim Sweeney as Potomac Computer Systems in 1991. Epic Games develops the Unreal Engine, a commercially available game engine which also powers their internally developed video games, such as Fortnite and the Unreal, Gears of War and Infinity Blade series. Epic Games owns video game developers Chair Entertainment, Psyonix, Mediatonic and Harmonix, as well as cloud-based software developer Cloudgine, and operates eponymous sub-studios in Seattle, England, Berlin, Yokohama and Seoul. Following the release of the popular Fortnite Battle Royale in 2017, the company gained additional investments that enabled to expand its Unreal Engine offerings, establish esport events around Fortnite, and launch the Epic Games Store. See more

Legal Name

:

Epic Games, Inc.

Headquarters

:

Castle Cary, Somerset, United Kingdom

Founding Date

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1991

No. of Employees

:

1000+

Core Team

:
1.

Mark Rein

Vice President and Co-Founder

2.

Tim Sweeney

Co-Founder & CEO

Funding

Total Funding

$5.1B

Investors

:

1.

GIC

2.

Sony

3.

Luxor Capital Group

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