Epic Games Buys Anti-Cheat Software Company for 'Fortnite'

Hackers beware.

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Epic Games, the company behind Gears of War and the highly popular Fortnite, has bought the rising anti-cheat software startup company Kamu. The Finnish-based startup has already produced a widely used program called Easy Anti-Cheat, which is currently used in almost 80 games and installed on 100 million PCs globally.

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has stated the purchase is “key to building a vibrant Fortnite multiplayer experience that’s fair for all players,” as the company is steadfast in eliminating cheating from Fortnite as best it can. The CEO for Kamu, released a statement saying:

“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. 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.”

In other entertainment news, Nintendo has patented a playable Game Boy phone case.

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