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Epic buys games security firm Kamu

Date Type Companies involved Size
October 9th, 2018 acquisition Epic Games
Kamu
Not disclosed
Epic buys games security firm Kamu

Epic Games has acquired game data and security company Kamu (pictured, below) for an undisclosed sum.

The Helsinki-based studio provides tools for supporting player satisfaction, community building, and game integrity in live service games.

It’s most notable product, Easy Anti-Cheat, is used by over 80 games - including Epic’s battle royale hit Fortnite.

“Joining the Epic family is not only a childhood dream come true but a huge boost for our mission to help developers create beautiful gaming experiences,” said Simon Allaeys, CEO of Kamu, in a statement.

“Battling cheating in games was just the start; today our products also help developers stay competitive by identifying player needs as quickly as they emerge.”

The full story is over on PocketGamer.biz 


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Natalie Clayton is an Edinburgh-based freelance writer and game developer. Besides PCGamesInsider and Pocketgamer.biz, she's written across the games media landscape and was named in the 2018 GamesIndustry.biz 100 Rising Star list.

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