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Media: the deal with Disney showed that Epic Games has fallen in price by $ 9 billion in two years
On February 7, Disney announced that it had invested $1.5 billion in Epic Games. According to sources of The Information, she bought a stake in the company with an aggregate valuation of Epic Games at $22.5 billion.
Fortnite revenue may exceed $20 billion
This amount is indicated in the profile of former Fortnite creative director Donald Mustard on the website of AGBO — the production company of directors Anthony and Joe Russo (Anthony, Joe Russo). Mastart left Epic Games in September 2023 and is now listed as an AGBO partner.
Google offered Epic Games $147 million for the release of Fortnite on Google Play
In 2018, Google discussed a multimillion-dollar deal with Epic Games. She was ready to invest $147 million in Epic Games in three years if she agreed to publish Fortnite on Google Play. This is stated in the documents disclosed during the trial between the companies.
Microsoft, Electronic Arts and a number of other large companies have been sued — their games are addictive
In the USA, a lawsuit was filed against Microsoft, Ubisoft, Electronic Arts, Epic Games and some of their affiliated studios. The companies were accused of making games too exciting and aggressively monetizing them in order to earn as much as possible.
Epic Games Store still remains Unprofitable
On September 6, court hearings began in the case of Epic Games and Google: the subject of the proceedings was the removal of Fortnite from Google Play in August 2020. During the meeting, Epic Games mentioned that it still spends more on the Epic Games Store than it earns.
Epic Games Store will allow you to receive 100% of revenue for the release of games that have already been published on other sites
Epic Games has introduced a new program to attract games to the Epic Games Store — Now on Epic. It is intended for developers and publishers who decide to place projects already available in third-party PC stores or subscription services in the Epic Games Store.
Unreal Engine will change the pricing model for non-game developers. It will look like a Maya and Photoshop model
Next year, the Unreal Engine will switch to a new pricing model for corporate clients not related to game development — film companies, car brands and others. This was announced by the head of Epic Games Tim Sweeney during a speech at the Unreal Fest 2023 conference.
The new creative director of Fortnite is Charlie Wen, the former head of the art department at Marvel Studios
At the end of last week, Fortnite creative director Donald Mustard quit Epic Games. Now it has become known that his position has passed to Charlie Wen, who at one time was responsible for the design of the world and characters in the films of the Marvel cinematic universe.