U.S. President, Donald Trump, issued an executive order against TikTok and WeChat and, for now at least, Tencent's messaging platform is the only one of its properties targeted. So, fans of Valorant, League of Legends, and Fortnite can breathe a sigh of relief.
Dontnod Entertainment released the teaser trailer for its upcoming narrative psychological thriller Mirror's Edge during the PC Gaming Show this year. The studio also announced that the digital PC version of the title will be exclusively available on the Epic Games Store for one year.
Epic Games has unveiled Unreal Engine 5, its next big engine overhaul. Unlike the previous jump between Unreal Engine 3 and 4, developers will be able to carry over projects between Unreal Engine 4 and 5, allowing for a smoother transition while making next-generation games.
Unreal Engine 4.25 is now live with 'initial support' for the upcoming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The game engine now includes production-ready ray tracing features, new VFX models, and so much more.
The company is expanding its publishing business and today, announced new projects with the developers of The Last Guardian, Control, and Inside. Epic Games will fund up to 100 percent of the costs, and the developer still keeps rights to the franchises.
It seems like acquisitions in the gaming industry are still going on. Today, Epic Games announced that it was purchasing Cubic Motion, the creator of the facial animations used in Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice and God of War.
For a while now, the Epic Games Store has been offering a free game every week. It turns out that this is quite popular so Epic Games is going to extend this promotion through 2020. It's unclear if it'll be extended beyond that.