Epic Games has acquired famous Anti-Cheat software making firm Kamu. They haven’t disclosed the sum of the deal.
Kamu is the creator of the Easy Anti-Cheat system which is active in more than 80 games currently with 100 million gamers worldwide. Kamu’s suite of Gamer Services in Game Security, Game Telemetry and Game Community target the live management of player engagement and empower developers and publishers to make the right decisions in their games 24/7, with ease.
Epic Games Acquires Anti-Cheat Software Making Firm Kamu
According to the press release, Tim Sweeney CEO of Epic Games has already made a deal with the firm to work on Epic Games Fortnite. Its major roll in the game will be ensuring the fair multiplayer experience of the Fortnite.
As Kamu is based in Helsinki, Finland, Epic Game’s reach across the world will become more vast. They will able to get in touch with the new talent from the globe to work upon on Unreal Engine and Fortnite.
“Building and launching games today is incredibly challenging, and only half the battle,” Sweeney says. “Kamu’s tools for managing live games help developers grow and sustain their games successfully after launch.”
If you remember, Epic Games is very strict in terms of voilating Fair play policy in Fortnite and its software.
Previously, Epic Games have taken a strict stance on cheating in Fortnite and their software – even going as far as to take a 14-year-old boy to court earlier this year. The boy had been banned over a dozen times prior to being taken to court – and had a youtube channel “dedicated” to cheating and data modification software.