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Epic Games

Epic Games, Inc. is an American video game and software developer and publisher based in Cary, North Carolina. The company was founded by Tim Sweeney as Potomac Computer Systems in 1991, originally located in his parents' house in Potomac, Maryland. Following his first commercial video game release, ZZT (1991), the company became Epic MegaGames, Inc. in early 1992 and brought on Mark Rein, who is the company's vice president to date. Moving their headquarters to Cary in 1999, the studio's name was simplified to Epic Games.

https://www.epicgames.com/

Founded

1991

Employees

Between 2,200 - 10,000 employees

Raised

$7,110,000,128

Headquarters Location

Cary, NC

Public

FALSE

Acquired

FALSE

Founders

Tim Sweeney
Tim Sweeney

CEO

Tim Sweeney

Funding Rounds

$2,000,000,000

  • KIRKBI A S
  • Sony

April 2022

$1,000,000,000

  • Quiet Capital
  • Luxor Capital Group
  • APPALOOSA MANAGEMENT LP
  • HOF Capital
  • Latasha Williamson
  • ALLIANCEBERNSTEIN L.P.
  • GIC
  • FMR Co.
  • Park West Asset Management LLC
  • BlackRock, Inc.
  • Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
  • Franklin Resources, Inc.
  • Sand Hill Angels
  • BAILLIE GIFFORD & CO
  • Arrive
  • T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
  • Sony
  • KKR & Co. Inc.

April 2021

$1,530,000,000

  • Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
  • David Tepper
  • HOF Capital
  • BAILLIE GIFFORD & CO
  • Lightspeed Venture Partners
  • KKR & Co. Inc.
  • T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
  • Smash Ventures
  • FMR Co.
  • BlackRock, Inc.

August 2020

$250,000,000

  • Sony

July 2020

$750,000,000

  • Bienville
  • BAILLIE GIFFORD & CO
  • T. Rowe Price Group, Inc.
  • KKR & Co. Inc.

June 2020

$1,250,000,000

October 2018

$330,000,000

  • Tencent

June 2012

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