• Epic, Improbable create $25 million fund to transition devs away from Unity

    2 monthes ago - By Venture Beat

    Unreal Engine company Epic Game is using its sizable Fortnite-backed bank account to woo unhappy Unity developers away from that platform.
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  • Improbable and Epic Games establish $25M fund to help devs move to ‘more open engines' after Unity debacle

    Improbable and Epic Games establish $25M fund to help devs move to ‘more open engines' after Unity debacle

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Improbable is taking a daring step after announcing earlier today that Unity had revoked its license to operate on the popular game development engine.
    The UK-based cloud gaming startup has inked a late-night press release with Unity rival Epic Games, which operates the Unreal Engine and is the creator of Fortnite, establishing a $25 million fund designed to help game developers move to “more open engines.”
    An incoming blog post penned by Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney and Improbable CEO Herman Narula reads, in part:
    To assist developers who are left in limbo by the new engine and service...
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  • Unity pulls nuclear option on cloud gaming startup Improbable, terminating game engine license

    2 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    A pair of highly-funded gaming unicorns are publicly skirmishing and the deal could have major repercussions for game developers.
    Today, UK-based cloud gaming startup Improbable , announced that Unity , a hugely popular game development engine, had terminated their license, effectively shutting them out from one of their top customer sources. If permanent, the license termination would be a significant blow to Improbable, which enables studios to host large online multiplayer games across multiple servers. The gaming startup has raised more than $600 million from top investors like...
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