Saturday, 27 January 2018

Epic Buys Cloudgine


Hot on the heels of NVIDIA finally getting its GeForce Now cloud gaming service into beta, we learn this morning that Epic Games nows owns Cloudgine Ltd located in the UK. Cloudgine is a fairly young company, founded in 2012. Giving the video a quick look, you will see that this a cloud gaming services company as well as what look. Interestingly enough, this sector of the market is getting a lot of attention. Companies like Parsec Gaming allow you to build your own virtual cloud gaming computers that allow you to play your games on the go, and even share those with friends as well. Yep, share your games....

Since its inception, Cloudgine’s research and development has been based on Epic’s Unreal Engine 4. Cloudgine’s cloud computing and online technologies will enhance the UE4 feature set to help developers push the creative and technical limits of games, film, animation and visualization through advances in physics simulation and networking.

As a reminder, Epic is hiring! We are recruiting for Cloudgine’s office in Edinburgh, Scotland, where the team will grow and develop leading-edge technology, as well as the other Epic Games UK locations in Guildford, Newcastle and Leamington Spa. We encourage anyone who is interested in learning more to visit epicgames.com/careers.

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