Founded in 1991, Epic is the brainchild of founders Mark Rein and Tim Sweeney. The company which is headquartered in North Carolina, U.S, is today’s leading interactive entertainment company and a provider of 3D engine technology.
The company operates the blockbuster online game Fortnite, with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections globally. Besides that, it also develops Unreal Engine, a platform which powers the world’s leading games and can also be found adopted across different industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, the company provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other contents. The company is backed by major investors such as BlackRock, The Walt Disney Company, KKR, T.Rowe Price and many more.