Epic Games CCO Donald Mustard to retire this month

Mustard had been with the company for nearly 25 years.

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There are many people to credit for the ongoing success of Epic Games over the years, and Donald Mustard has to be a high name on that list. After nearly a quarter of a century at the video game company, Mustard has announced that he’ll be retiring as CCO of Epic Games later this month.

Mustard announced the news himself in a tweet this afternoon. His full statement is as follows:

Fortnite characters looking up toward the spire.

Source: Epic Games.

Donald Mustard oversaw the development of numerous titles at Epic Games, including Fortnite, of which he became a beloved figure in the community. With his retirement, this will likely bring about the end of Mustard’s work in the video game industry. It’s currently unclear who will assume the role of CCO at Epic Games.

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