Epic news: Its tech could boost Hollywood movie shoots; Fortnite $2M tourney; 27.7M tune in rapper

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CARY – Epic Games technology and its mega hit Fortnite continue to make news around the world, from Hollywood to an upcoming $2 million Fortnite invitational to record audience for the rapper Travis Scott concert via Fortnite over the weekend.

Here are the latest headlines:

New York Post: “Armed with virtual-reality tools created by companies like Fortnite creator Epic Games and Pokemon Go’s Unity Technologies, special-effects gurus are creating computer-generated virtual sets for upcoming films and series from big studios like Disney and Netflix, industry insiders say.”

Epic is based in Cary, is privately held and reportedly is looking to raise as much as $1 billion in additional capital.

Original Article Source: WRAL TechWire