Pirates responsible for Epic’s shift to console-first development
Epic games president reveals the reason behind the company’s shift of focus from PCs to consoles
Epic games president, Mike Capps, has made an open statement regarding the state of piracy in the PC gaming community by claiming that “the money’s on console” and that ‘piracy’ has been one of the reason why Epic games has shifted from being a PC-centric developer to a Console-first developer.
Epic games is well known for its Unreal Tournament games but has recently been very successful with the Gears of War franchise and is also working on an upcoming FPS, Bulletstorm, due 2011 for the PC, PS3 and the Xbox 360.
Speaking to Edge in an interview, Mike said,