Epic launches Seattle studio to push Unreal Engine 4 development

Epic Games has announced the formation of an as-of-yet unnamed Seattle studio that will focus on further developing Unreal Engine 4 technology. The studio is hiring, looking in particular for senior-level people with experience in online game services and infrastructure.

"The proximity to key partners, the density of world-class talent and all the factors that make Seattle an attractive place to live convinced us that it is the perfect locale for Epic's West Coast operation," said Epic Games President Dr. Michael Capps in a release. "We are looking to hire even more of the best engineers around to contribute to Unreal Engine 4, which we believe is set to change the way we all make games."

The name of the studio and the leadership team "soon," Epic said, but the company has already posted job listings.

Epic took the wraps off Unreal Engine 4 at E3. Fortnite is the first game using the engine. You can check out the snazzy E3 UE4 demo below.

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