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Epic Games Expands Headquarters Property

by Tim Turi on Mar 10, 2015 at 11:00 AM

Between releasing Unreal Engine 4 for free and Boss Key Productions’ use of the company’s tech, Epic Games has been all over the news lately. The Epic-centric headlines continue with the news that the company has purchased more property to expand their headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Epic Games purchased the eight-acre tract for nearly $4 million dollars. To put that in perspective, Epic Games investor, Chinese company Tencent Holdings, is worth over $135 billion.

Epic Games senior marketing manager Dana Cowley says, “We have no construction plans at this time.” She offers no additional comment.

On top of Epic's ongoing support of Unreal Engine 4, we also know the company is working on the free-to-play crafting/survival game Fortnite and an upcoming version of Unreal Tournament, also free-to-play.

Interested in an inside look at Epic Games' headquarters? Watch this studio tour from 2012 starring Gears of War creator and former Epic developer Cliff Bleszinski.

[Source: BizJournals]


Our Take
Epic Games has underwent a rapid metamorphosis over the past several years. Some of those details include sad news for fans, such as multiple key Epic figures departing the company. It’s heartening to see that despite an extreme transition, the company is doing well enough to plan for expansion. Hopefully the upcoming new real estate will enable Epic to take on new projects beyond Fortnite, Unreal Tournament, and anything else they've got in the hopper.

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