Recently it was reported that Sony had increased its investment of USD200 million for Epic Games after previously investing USD250 million. After news of the closeness between Microsoft and Hideo Kojima surfaced, Sony had other plans to secure the future of the game library through another company. They are rumored to have made a huge investment again for one of the popular game developers.

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Sony seems to be eyeing one of the seasoned game developers, namely Epic Games. As is known, Epic had opened a new funding round some time ago. And they just announced the results recently. Epic said they had raised more than $ 1 billion in new funding. Of the latest total funding receipts, it is said that Sony invested USD200 million.

Wccftech (14/4) said that this does not include Sony’s previous investment. In the last funding, the Japanese technology company has also invested around USD250 million in Epic.

President and CEO of Sony, Kenichiro Yoshida, said that this investment is an important one for game content creators on all platforms.

Epic continues to deliver revolutionary experiences through their cutting-edge technology that supports content creators in games and across the digital entertainment industry. We are very excited to strengthen our collaboratiion to bring new entertainment experiences to people around the world,” said Kenichiro.

I firmly believe that this is in line with our goal of filling the world with emotion through the power of creatiivity and technology.

On the other hand, Epic CEO Tim Sweeney said that they are very grateful for those who have entrusted their technology.

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We are grateful to new and existing investors who support our vision for Epic and Metaverse. Their investment will help accelerate our work on building connected social experiences in Fortnite, Rocket League, and Fall Guys while empowering game developers and creators with the Unreal Engine, Epic Online Services, and the Epic Games Store.

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