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 Games’s $2 million Fortnite Champion Series Invitational announced for May 9th
- Fortnite’s Travis Scott concert drew more than 27.7 million unique participants
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