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Epic Games Reconciles With Apple? Tim Sweeney Suggests Big Comeback
Jakub Tarchala, 03 January 2023, 15:34
After the grueling court affair between Epic Games and Apple, the two sides have not been particularly solicitous. Out of nowhere, however, Tim Sweeney seems to have restored hopes for the return of Fortnite on iOS.
Epic Won't NFT Games; Tim Sweeney Responds to Move of Minecraft Devs
Sonia Selerska, 22 July 2022, 14:30
A Twitter user requested a statement on the subject of the presence of games with NFT and blockchain elements in Epic Games Store. He received a response, but not the one he expected.
Fortnite Token is a Scam, Warns Tim Sweeney
destroytheardor, 07 June 2022, 14:18
A new cryptocurrency has appeared on the market, under the name Fortnite Token. The coincidence with the name of Epic Games' hit is not accidental, which did not escape the attention of the company's CEO. He engaged in a verbal tussle with cryptocurrency's creators on Twitter and announced taking legal action.
Fortnite Without Steam Deck Update; Tim Sweeney Explains
Przemyslaw Dygas, 08 February 2022, 11:48
Unfortunately, you won't be able to play Fortnite easily on Steam Deck. Epic Games has no plans to update the game with Valve's hardware in mind.
Steam Bans Crypto and NFTs in Games, While Epic Endorses Them
Jacob Blazewicz, 16 October 2021, 23:29
Valve doesn't want games that allow cryptocurrency or NFT exchanges on Steam, but Tim Sweeney would love to see them on Epic Games Store.
Fortnite Blacklisted by Apple; Tim Sweeney Protests
Jacob Blazewicz, 23 September 2021, 13:48
Fortnite won't be returning to Apple devices anytime soon, maybe even for the next few years. Apple has blacklisted the title, as Epic Games' Tim Sweeney reported with regret.
Epic Games Store Won't Turn a Profit Until 2027 at the Earliest
Paul Musiolik, 07 August 2021, 20:51
Epic Games lost nearly $500 million on its store. The court dispute with Apple brings new information on the scale of the financial flop that is EGS so far.
Steam Deck is a Test for the PC Industry; Epic Games CEO Praises Valve's Move
Paul Musiolik, 16 July 2021, 12:13
Steam Deck is supposed to be a test for the entire PC industry. Gabe Newell wants to see if there is room in the market for portable PCs. The head of Epic Games praises him for this move.
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.
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.
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' CEO Passionately Plays Fortnite, Always Anonymously
Dameredet, 12 September 2020, 22:21
Tim Sweeney confessed to playing Fortnite. Using a mysterious nickname, he played over 1600 matches. He also confessed that he sold his car collection to become a landowner.
CEO of Epic Games: Digital Ownership Should be a Universal Notion
DS, 22 July 2020, 15:08
Tim Sweeney, owner of Epic Games, shared his thoughts on digital ownership on Twitter. According to him, they should be universal and accessible to all platforms and stores.
Epic Games' CEO Responds to Allegations of Eulogizing PS5
Krzysztof Kaluzinski, 11 July 2020, 18:10
According to Internet users, warm words about PlayStation 5, which we heard from Epic Games devs, could have been dictated by an agreement with Sony. The discussion began after the Japanese invested 250 million dollars in Fortnite's creators.
Tim Sweeney Comments on PS5 vs. PC SDD Contest
Bart Swiatek, 02 June 2020, 15:41
In response to a question asked by a Internet user, Tim Sweeney - the head of Epic Games - once again reiterated that the SSD of the PS5 console will be faster than technology used in PCs.
Epic Games Store's Share in PC Game Market is Growing
Bart Swiatek, 02 June 2020, 10:35
Epic Games Store, a digital distribution platform launched by creators of Fortnite, is doing better and better. According to Tim Sweeney, EGS already controls about 15% of the PC game market. The developer also convinces that giving away free games brings measurable benefits not only to players but also developers.
Tim Sweeney on PS5's Storage: „The World of Loading Screens is Over.”
Bart Swiatek, 14 May 2020, 12:05
Tim Sweeney, head of Epic Games, commented on the Unreal Engine 5 demo presented yesterday, which ran on PS5's devkit. In his opinion, the technology used in Sony's new console can significantly affect the way video games look like and how they are created.
Epic's CEO: This 30-year-old IBM Keyboard Eats New Models for Breakfast
Adrian Werner, 06 April 2020, 12:34
The legendary IBM Model M keyboards have many followers. Among them is the CEO of Epic Games, Tim Sweeney, who just busted his copy.
Tim Sweeney: Epic Games Store Exclusives are Coming to GeForce Now
Jacob Blazewicz, 08 March 2020, 18:49
Tim Sweeney has declared his support for GeForce Now. Epic Games' boss has promised to release the games from his platform as part of the Nvidia service with the consent of their respective developers, including exclusive titles.
Tim Sweeney: „There’s no Reason to Drag Divisive Topics Into Gaming”
Bart Swiatek, 13 February 2020, 12:39
According to Tim Sweeney, games should not deal with political topics that introduce divisions. The exception is when the developers themselves want it. However, the decision should be made by them and not by the marketing department.
Tim Sweeney: „Epic Will not Punish Fortnite Players for Talking Politics”
Jacob Blazewicz, 09 October 2019, 22:47
Tim Sweeney from Epic Games referred to the controversy surrounding the suspension of Chung „blitzchung” Ng Wai by Blizzard for a political statement during a Hearthstone tournament. The CEO assured that he would not allow Fortnite players to be punished for their political statements.
The Creators of DARQ are Challenging Tim Sweeney
Julia Dragovic, 27 August 2019, 12:54
The developers of DARQ, Unfold Games, turned on Twitter to Tim Sweeney, the head of Epic Games Store, with a problematic challenge from which he will not emerge unscathed one way or another.
Tim Sweeney: Epic Doesn't Know How to Finish Unreal Tournament
Konrad Serafinski, 04 August 2019, 19:49
One Twitter user asked the CEO of Epic Games about a possible resuming of work on Unreal Tournament. Unfortunately, Tim Sweeney dispelled the doubts of the fans. The studio doesn't really have a concept to finish the game, and besides, Fortnite remains a priority.
First Games With Cloud Saves on Epic Games Store
Paul Wozniak, 26 July 2019, 15:35
Tim Sweeeney, CEO of Epic Games Store, confirmed on Twitter that Moonlighter and This War of Mine support cloud-based game saving. This option is to be made available shortly for more titles.
Epic Games CEO: Lack of Steam Keys to Shenmue 3 is Valve's Fault
Paul Wozniak, 29 June 2019, 22:14
According to the CEO of Epic Games, Tim Sweeney, the lack of keys distribution via Steam is the fault of Valve. Their policy doesn't allow this in the case of games that have their release outside of their service.
Tim Sweeney Explains Why Epic Games Bets on Exclusive Titles
Frozen, 26 June 2019, 23:09
Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, explained on Twitter why the strategy of mass buying of exclusive titles, though unpopular, is beneficial to gamers.
Epic Games CEO Responds to Latest Allegations
Jakub Mirowski, 23 June 2019, 00:15
In a discussion with Twitter users, Tim Sweeney, head of Epic Games, explained the functioning of Epic Games Store and responded to allegations of using anti-consumer practices.
Epic Games Loves Microsoft After All
Frozen, 07 May 2019, 13:42
The CEO of Epic Games, until recently one of the biggest critics of Microsoft, changed his mind about the Redmond Giant. According to a recent interview, Tim Sweeney has become an avid fan of the company that created Windows and Xbox.
Epic Games Store Without Collectible Cards and Forums
Jacob Blazewicz, 12 April 2019, 13:54
Epic Game's Tim Sweeney shared some details about his development plans for Epic Games Store.
Epic Games Will Keep Acquiring Exclusives Despite Steam Announcements
Konrad Serafinski, 04 April 2019, 13:42
Tim Sweeney, the CEO of Epic Games, admitted that no previous developer announcements about e.g. Steam will prevent his company from acquiring new exclusive titles. Sweeney's words contradict the earlier assurances that the Metro Exodus affair was the las
Epic Games Won't be Selling Any "Crappy" Games
Frozen, 21 March 2019, 23:52
Tim Sweeney, the CEO of Epic Games, assures that his company's Store will not be selling bad games. It will also not offer pornographic production and those created only with shock value in mind.
Tim Sweeney Defends Epic Store Exclusives
Jakub Mirowski, 17 March 2019, 12:19
Tim Sweeney, the CEO of Epic Games, has taken the floor on Reddit and commented that securing exclusive titles for the Epic Games Store platform is not an anti-consumer, but rather a "procompetitive" action.
CEO of Epic Games richer than Gabe Newell
Konrad Serafinski, 10 January 2019, 14:39
According to Bloomberg, Tim Sweeney, the owner of Epic Games, is on the list of the 500 richest people in the world. What's more, he was ahead of the Valve's boss Gabe Newell.
Fortnite is killing Unreal Tournament
Bart Swiatek, 05 December 2018, 14:24
Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games studio, which developed games like Fortnite and Unreal Tournament, announced that the latter will be suspended for now. The reason for this is the extraordinary popularity of the first game.