Epic Games has purchased a company specializing in player management and security for an unnamed amount. Kamu is located in Helsinki and provides publishers & developers a series of services, comprising game security, multiplayer game management, anti-cheat technology, and game telemetry that is employed by more than 100 million PC users all over the globe.
The company has already been operating on Fortnite with Epic, making sure that the multiplayer is reasonable for all gamers. This was claimed by Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic, to the media in an interview. Kamu will carry on serving other clients after the acquisition, irrespective of the engine they utilize. In the meantime, Epic will employ Kamu to set up a new attendance for itself in Helsinki, allowing the company to hire more talent for designing its online services, engine, and another tech.
Speaking of games, Mighty Bear Games earlier claimed that it has lifted millions of dollars of seed funding for its next-gen online games. It is an internationally aimed games studio located in Singapore that emerged in 2016 from the ashes of Nonstop Games. The group has veterans from games industry with a mutual 50 Years of experience in technology and gaming. Team members came from Ubisoft, King, LucasArts, EA, Bigpoint, Disney, Jagex, and Gameloft.
“Having first-class investors in technology and games from Europe, the U.S., and Asia is huge,” claimed Simon Davis, CEO of Mighty Bear Games, to the media in an interview. “The variety of expertise will be a huge asset particularly as we get ready this month to roll out our first game and scale internationally in the months to come.”
The investors in this Singapore-located studio include Everblue, Skycatcher, and M Ventures, with support from the co-founder of VK.com Lev Leviev (angel investors), and Global Founders Capital. VK.com is the biggest social network of Eastern Europe with 460 Million registered consumers.