news\ Nov 17, 2011 at 5:18 pm

Square Enix Picks Up Unreal Engine 3 Engine


Square Enix picked up a license today to use Epic Games’ award winning Unreal Engine 3 technology.  This announcement occurred earlier today. 

Taka Kawasaki, territory manager of Epic Games Japan, said, “It is a pleasure to provide Square Enix with an exceptional game engine that will help them bring thrilling new experiences to legions of fans all over the world.  Many Western games have achieved great success with the Unreal Engine, and this milestone reflects the Japanese development community’s trust in our technical prowess. We can’t wait to see how Square Enix fuses the power of Unreal Engine 3 with its beautiful characters, enthralling storylines and fantastic gameplay.”

So far the games Square Enix plans on adapting this new technology to have yet to be announced.  These are said to be revealed by Square Enix at a later date.

Source: EpicGames

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