Epic Games raises $2B in funding from Sony and Kirkbi

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Epic Games announced a 2 billion round of funding that it would set aside for its development and metavars. The round includes investments from Sony as well as Kirkby, the investment company behind Lego Group. Both companies have invested 1 billion.

Epic’s post-money equity valuation is કંપની 31.5 billion, according to the company. CEO Tim Sweeney says the investment will further the company’s vision of Metavers: “This investment will accelerate our work on creating Metavers and create spaces where players can have fun with friends, create brand creative and immersive experiences and create creators.” Build a community and develop. “

Kirkby CEO Soren Thorup Sorensen added: “Part of our investment is focused on trends that we believe will affect the future of the world that we and our children will live in. With long-term focus, we enjoy investing in Epic Games to support their continued growth journey. “

Sony Kenichiro Yoshida, President and CEO of Sony, said in a statement: “As a creative entertainment company, we are thrilled to be investing in Epic, a place where creators and users share their time to deepen our relationship in the metavers field. We are also confident that Epic’s expertise, including their powerful game engine, combined with Sony’s technologies, will accelerate our various endeavors such as developing new digital fan experiences in sports and our virtual production initiatives. “

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