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Epic Games Buys Kid-Tech Firm SuperAwesome

Epic Games Buys Kid-Tech Firm SuperAwesome

Friday, 25 September, 2020 - 18:00
The Epic Games logo is pictured on a screen in this picture illustration August 14, 2020. (Reuters)

Epic Games, the creator of the popular video game “Fortnite”, said on Friday it acquired UK-based SuperAwesome, a platform for developers to include kid-safety tools in their products.

Microsoft Corp's corporate venture fund, M12, had also invested here in SuperAwesome, in a funding round earlier this year.

Epic has been locked in a legal battle with Apple Inc since mid-August over the removal of “Fortnite”, which has attracted more than 350 million players globally, after launching its own in-app payment system, which was in violation of the iPhone maker’s app store guidelines.

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