GDC 2011: Gameloft Teaming Up With Epic Games

When Epic Games released their Unreal Engine 3 for mobile platforms, we had plenty of our community members ask when we’d start incorporating it into our games. We had to keep mum about the news, but we’re ready to unveil our big announcement!

Gameloft penned a long-term, multi-platform licensing agreement with Epic Games, Inc. Whew! This agreement enables Gameloft to incorporate Unreal Engine 3 in four new games, two to be released in 2011 and two in 2012.

Julien Fournials, Vice President of Production at Gameloft, went on to say:

“Gameloft is very pleased to partner with Epic, especially with their ability to stay ahead of the curve and continually place the best game engine technology in developers’ hands at any given point in time. Using Unreal Engine 3 allows us to push game visuals with remarkable lighting and high-fidelity environments. We are confident that players will enjoy the games powered by Unreal Engine 3.”

Mark Rein, Vice President of Epic Games, elaborated with:

“There is no doubt that the four games running on Unreal Engine 3 will be visually stunning and take advantage of the powerful mobile gaming devices. We are thrilled to provide our technology to Gameloft and look forward to a lasting collaboration.”

That’s our big exciting news to kick off Game Developers Conference 2011! Stay tuned for more news!