Epic Games announces investment in Aquiris

Brazilian developer is working on a new game.
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Epic Games is making a new investment.

Gaming giant Epic Games announced that it has invested in Brazilian developer Aquiris. Aquiris’ portfolio includes popular games such as Wonderbox, Horizon Chase, and Looney Tunes World of Mayhem.

It was not disclosed how much Epic Games invested in Aquiris. It is known that Aquiris is currently working on a new game. The Brazilian company says this investment will shape the next 15 years. Mauricio Longoni, CEO of Aquiris, said:

“We are thrilled to partner with Epic Games. It’s a strong endorsement of what Aquiris has built so far, and we can’t wait to show the world what we are working on together. Epic’s publishing power and close collaboration with us on tech, business intelligence, and product development will help us boost the quality and the reach of our titles.”

After the investment, Hector Sanchez, Head of Third-party Publishing at Epic Games, will join the board of Aquiris. Sanchez noted the success of Aquiris in his statement and added:

“Aquiris not only have a keen eye for quality game experiences, but have demonstrated great artistic and technical capabilities with their utilization of Unreal Engine in their products. We’re honored to have this opportunity to strengthen our relationship with one of the premiere studios in the growing and important Latin American development scene.”

A few days before this news, Epic Games received an investment of two billion dollars from Sony and KIRKBI. The company’s efforts to develop and expand Unreal Engine are also ongoing.

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