Microsoft to Acquire Epic Games?

GamePro magazine is making a bold prediction: Microsoft will spend $1 billion this summer to acquire independent developer Epic Games.In the latest issue of the magazine, according to a WRAL.com report, GamePro Assistant Editor Travis Moses wrote, "Microsoft will buy Epic Games for $1 billion." Epic, the company behind the award-winning Gears of War and […]

GamePro magazine is making a bold prediction: Microsoft will spend $1 billion this summer to acquire independent developer Epic Games.

In the latest issue of the magazine, according to a WRAL.com report, GamePro Assistant Editor Travis Moses wrote, "Microsoft will buy Epic Games for $1 billion." Epic, the company behind the award-winning Gears of War and Unreal Tournament III, is considered especially attractive because of their Unreal engine technology, which is used by numerous other developers for game development on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC.

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