Newsroom News Breaking Comics Tags RSS

Epic Games Latest news and info

Fortnite Season 7 Starts Today; Superman and Rick and Morty as Battle Pass Skins

Adrian Werner, 08 June 2021, 14:53

Today marks the launch of Season 7 in Fortnite Chapter 2. In it, the game world will be visited by Superman and cartoon heroes Rick and Morty.

Fortnite With Improved Visuals and New System Requirements on PC

Hubert Sledziewski, 04 June 2021, 11:40

Epic Games has announced that Fortnite will receive a graphics-enhancing update at the start of Season 7. This means a change in the game's minimum system requirements on PC.

UFOs Appear in Fortnite Airspace and Abduct Players

Szarmancki, 02 June 2021, 13:50

Epic Games does not drop the pace of dashing out new updates for Fortnite. This time, as part of the ad campaign for season 7 of their battle royale game, a UFO has appeared in the game, here to abduct some of the battle participants.

Unreal Engine 5 in Early Access; Feature Presentation

Michael Kulakowski, 26 May 2021, 20:45

Epic Games has released a video showing off the capabilities of the Unreal Engine 5 technology. At the same time, its developers have confirmed that an early and trial version of the technology is now available to game, animation, and film makers worldwide.

Epic Games Paid Streamers for Aggressive Marketing

Ness, 15 May 2021, 23:09

According to another document revealed in the course of the trial between Apple and Epic Games, Tim Sweeney's company was to pay various influencers, mainly to land a marketing hit on its direct competitor, Steam.

Alan Wake 2 Increasingly Likely; Remedy and Epic Games to Cooperate on Two Games

Przemyslaw Dygas, 12 May 2021, 21:26

Remedy Entertainment will create two new games in partnership with Epic Games. One of them might be Alan Wake 2.

Fortnite Might Soon Get a New PvE Survival Mode

Qskan, 12 May 2021, 17:02

New information indicates that Fortnite will soon receive Daybreak mode - a PvE open-world mode focused on survival.

Reports Suggest Giant Leak of Epic Games User Data [UPDATED]

Bart Swiatek, 10 May 2021, 10:26

Reports that have surfaced online suggest that user data from Epicgames.com may have been leaked. The leak may include emails, account names and possibly passwords of more than 106 million people.

Epic Games Offered Sony $200 Million for PlayStation Exclusives

Hubert Sledziewski, 09 May 2021, 12:21

Documents from the lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple have revealed that Tim Sweeney's company offered Sony a $200 million advance to get some exclusive games for its PC store.

Epic Games Store Spent $1 Billion on Exclusives

Bart Swiatek, 05 May 2021, 14:29

Epic Games has already spent over a billion dollars on exclusive games for Epic Games Store. This is part of a strategy to capture up to half of the PC gaming market.

We Learned Epic's Spendings on Giveaways; Subnautica Alone Cost Almost $1.5M

Milosz Szubert, 04 May 2021, 20:53

Documents leaked on the occasion of the lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple reveal how much the former paid for games given away for free on its platform during the first nine months of this operation. The total amount it had to spend during that period is close to $12 million.

We Know How Much Has Epic Games Earned on Fortnite

Bart Swiatek, 04 May 2021, 20:01

Thanks to documents revealed in the lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple, we've learned how much revenue one of the world's most popular games, Fortnite, provides its developers.

Saints Row 5 and Dead Island 2 May End Up as EGS Exclusives

Adrian Werner, 04 May 2021, 15:03

Thanks to leaked court documents, we've learned that the PC versions of Dead Island 2 and Saints Row 5 will be released exclusively on Epic Games Store.

New Quality in Character Wizards is Coming as MetaHuman Creator Hits Early Access

Jacob Blazewicz, 16 April 2021, 15:11

Epic Games has kept its word and released the early version of MetaHuman Creator. The impressive tool for creating incredibly realistic character models can be checked out by anyone who wishes to do so.

Epic Secures $1B for Development, Including $200M From Sony

Karol Laska , 13 April 2021, 19:33

Epic Games received a really substantial injection of cash from its investors, equal to $1 billion. The amount was contributed by Sony, among others.

Tim Sweeney Satisfied With Epic Games Store, Losses Called 'Investments'

Bart Swiatek, 12 April 2021, 13:56

Epic Games' CEO Tim Sweeney commented on Twitter about the Epic Games Store platform losing money. In his opinion, it is an investment that enables the store to grow and reach out to players.

Epic Games Store Remains in the Red

Paul Musiolik, 10 April 2021, 16:49

The court documents in Epic Games vs Apple case bring a lot of interesting information. It turns out that Epic Games Store has been making nothing but losses so far, and that's not going to change anytime soon.

Rumor: Alan Wake 2 in the Works, Funded by Epic Games

Adrian Werner, 01 April 2021, 12:30

Convincing reports have emerged that Remedy Entertainment is already working on Alan Wake 2. The project is to be financed by Epic Games.

Epic Games Store Will Add New Social Features

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 March 2021, 12:10

Epic Games Store will get some improvements. First new features (including player cards) will arrive later this month.

Google Play Cuts Revenue Share, Tim Sweeney Criticizes

Szarmancki, 17 March 2021, 13:43

Google, following Apple, is cutting the commission for developers submitting apps to Google Play store by half. Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, is not happy with this decision.

Lara Croft in Fortnite, Season 6 Launches

Adrian Werner, 17 March 2021, 13:18

Season 6 of Fortnite Chapter 2 has launched. It brings new single player missions, map changes, pets and a crafting system, among other things. A new battle pass is also available, including Lara Croft and Raven skins.

Special Single Player Mission in Fortnite; Season 6 Begins

Karol Laska , 09 March 2021, 19:08

The sixth season of Fortnite's second chapter will bring players the opportunity to test their skills and explore the further story of Agent Jones in a special single player mode.

Fall Guys Devs Acquired by Epic Games

Adrian Werner, 03 March 2021, 10:35

Mediatonic, the developers of the popular Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockdown, have been acquired by Epic Games. The game is still to be sold via Steam.

Epic Games and Apple Will Meet in Court Soon

Karol Laska , 02 March 2021, 20:20

The conflict between Epic Games and Apple will soon move to a California court. The companies will meet in court in May in order to clarify all past financial inaccuracies.

Court Orders Valve to Give Apple Its Data

Karol Laska , 25 February 2021, 19:35

Epic Games' conflict with Apple has temporarily turned into a dispute between Apple and Valve. What's more, Gabe Newell's side is losing this clash, as a California court has obliged it to hand over data on 436 games available on Steam.

Valve Refuses to Give Apple Steam Data Against Epic Games

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 February 2021, 18:09

Valve rejected a request from Apple for Steam data. These would have helped in the fight between the Californian company and Epic Games. However, the platform's owner believes that Apple's demands are by no means as modest as the company portrays.

Epic Games Files Complaint Against Apple in Europe

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2021, 18:28

Epic Games filed a complaint against Apple with the European Commission. Tim Sweeney's company has once again drawn attention to what it believes are anti-consumer and monopolistic actions by the App Store's owner.

Short Nite - Fortnite Hosting a Short Animation Festival

Milosz Szubert, 17 February 2021, 14:26

Fortnite will host Short Nite, animated short film festival, on February 20-21. The event will include Creature Comforts, the Oscar-winning production from the creators of the iconic Wallace and Gromit series.

Kingdom Hearts Coming to PC as Epic Games Exclusive

Karol Laska , 11 February 2021, 21:10

The Kingdom Hearts series is coming to PC for the first time in history, and it will happen in March. All installments will be available exclusively on Epic Games Store.

Epic Reveals MetaHuman Creator Tool

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 February 2021, 21:01

Epic Games has revealed the capabilities of MetaHuman Creator. The new tool will make it easy to create super-realistic virtual actors on the Unreal Engine.

Epic Games Announces Showcase of New Exclusives

Paul Musiolik, 08 February 2021, 18:43

Epic Games is planning a showcase of new exclusive games in its store. The event will be combined with a sale that will run for two weeks.

Over 100 Unannounced Exclusives Coming to Epic Games Store

Paul Musiolik, 06 February 2021, 17:06

Epic Games is not giving up on paying for featuring exclusive games in the store. Company's representative revealed that there's still more exclusive games in the pipeline that have been featured so far.

2020 Was a Spectacular Year for Epic Games Store

Karol Laska , 28 January 2021, 21:32

We know how much we spent on games on Epic Games Store in 2020, and how many accounts have already been created on the platform. All thanks to the latest report.

Limbo and Inside Devs Make Open-world Game for Epic Games

Karol Laska , 21 January 2021, 21:33

The developers responsible for two great platform games, Limbo and Inside, team up with Epic Games to create a slightly more ambitious title in terms of size.

Manchester City and Juventus Coming to Fortnite

Karol Laska , 19 January 2021, 22:33

Football and Fortnite is a combination we wouldn't have expected. Epic Games has partnered with a slew of popular clubs and signed a deal with a living legend of football.

Fortnite Helped Break Twitch Record

Karol Laska , 12 January 2021, 21:46

A new skin in Fortnite combined with a popular streamer gave unexpected results in term of viewership on Twitch. A new record for the number of people following the broadcast simultaneously was broken.

Epic Games Wants to Move to a Mall

Szarmancki, 04 January 2021, 21:16

The latest acquisition of Epic Games, Cary Towne Center, a shopping mall in the city of Cary, North Carolina, will be transformed into the developer's new HQ.

Epic Games Store Hotfix Repairs Error With Excessive Data Traffic

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 December 2020, 15:58

Sergei Galyonkin announced the release of hotfix 11.0.2 for Epic Games Store client, which fixes a bug that is responsible for sending out excessive amounts of data and significant CPU load. While it's not a complete solution, it clearly improves the situation.

Epic Games Store Launcher Sends Out Suspiciously Large Amounts of Data

Bart Swiatek, 28 December 2020, 13:11

Reports that have emerged online suggest that Epic Games Store's digital client is sending out very large amounts of data somewhere - even over 514 KB per hour. One user also claims that the app's behavior negatively affects his Ryzen 7 5800X.

Fortnite With Improved Performance on Weaker PCs

Paul Musiolik, 15 December 2020, 17:39

Fortnite has added a new rendering mode for weaker PCs. It enables owners of older hardware to enjoy smooth gameplay.

Fortnite Tournaments Canceled; Competition Will Move Online

Paul Musiolik, 06 December 2020, 19:27

Epic Games has canceled the Fortnite World Cup tournament scheduled for 2021. The reason for this is the on-going pandemic and related restrictions, as well as concern for participants' health.

Fortnite X Star Wars Reveals New Han Solo Easter Egg

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 December 2020, 20:41

With the new season of the Fortnite Chapter 2, another easter egg from Star Wars appeared in the game. Apparently, the game's mascot shared Han's fate.

God of War's Kratos is Coming to Fortnite

Frozen, 03 December 2020, 18:01

There are many indications that Kratos, the main character of the God of War series, will soon appear in Fortnite, the popular battle royal game from Epic Games.

Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 Launches Today

Bart Swiatek, 02 December 2020, 12:51

On December 1, an event was held to crown the fourth season of Fortnite: Chapter 2. The event attracted a record number of players. Today, the game will receive an update introducing a lot of novelties.

Subscription Service for Fortnite Inbound

Karol Laska , 24 November 2020, 19:28

Epic Games has decided to introduce a monthly subscription to Fortnite, which will provide players with digital currency and cosmetic item sets. The service will launch soon.

Apple Helps Little Studios Due to War With Epic Games

Szarmancki, 19 November 2020, 18:20

There seems to have been an interesting development in the dispute between Apple and Epic Games. The American technology colossus has cut tax in its app store in half, but only for some developers. Interestingly, Epic Games does not meet the conditions.

Epic's Survey Suggests Fortnite May Get Monthly Subscription

Karol Laska , 10 November 2020, 23:12

Epic Games has prepared a suspicious survey for Fortnite players, in which the topic of monthly subscription appeared. Fan curiosity was fuelled by the graphic attached to it by the creators.

Here's Fortnite With Ray Tracing

Sodar, 04 November 2020, 12:28

A video published on YouTube shows what Fortnite looks like when running in RTX mode. How much does ray tracing change in a game with such peculiar visuals? See for yourself.

Fortnite Ready for Next-gen; Epic Reveals PS5 and XSX/S Features

Paul Musiolik, 02 November 2020, 22:17

Fortnite is one of the launch titles for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. Developers at Epic Games have revealed what awaits us on next-gen consoles.

Fortnite Update to Reduce Game Size by 2/3

Paul Musiolik, 21 October 2020, 14:22

The newest Fortnite PC update will significantly reduce the game's size. Epic Games Studio has managed to cut over 60 GB!