Epic Games Establishes New Studio

Gears of War developer Epic Games has today announced that it is creating a new studio in Seattle, Washington. The new studio will focus on engineering Unreal Engine 4 technology Gamasutra reports.

The studio does not yet have a formal name and senior management positions are yet to be declared. Epic is hiring tech support and senior online services developers for the studio.

Epic currently owns studios in North Carolina, Washington, Utah, Maryland, in the United States as well as developers in Poland, Korea and Japan.

In June China’s web giant Tencent bought a minority stake in Epic.