Epic acquires social video app Houseparty

Houseparty, a popular group video chat app, has been bought by Fortnite developer Epic Games. The former officially confirmed its acquisition today. It’s not surprising that this has happened given that Houseparty has recently introduced some gaming-related features for its platform such as screen sharing and integrated games. The company had also mentioned earliert his year that its app was being used by people to chat with their friends while they played Fortnite. So it would make perfect sense for Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite, to go ahead and acquire the company. It’s unclear, though, what the company plans on doing with Houseparty. It hasn’t detailed its intentions at this point in time beyond just letting Houseparty continue with business as usual.“By teaming up, we can build even more fun, shared experiences than what could be achieved alone,” said Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney. “Joining Epic is a great step forward in achieving our mission of bringing empat

Epic acquires social video app Houseparty

Epic, the creator of Fortnite, is acquiring popular video chat app Houseparty. Popular mainly with teens, the three-year old social video app is like a mix of Snapchat and FaceTime. ...

Thu 13 Jun 19 from Engadget

Fortnite maker Epic Games adds video chat app Houseparty

Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite, just added video chat app Houseparty.

Wed 12 Jun 19 from CNN

Fortnite maker Epic Games acquires video chat app Houseparty - CNET

The developer continues to get bigger.

Wed 12 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Epic Games acquires video chat app Houseparty - CNET

The Fortnite developer continues to get bigger.

Wed 12 Jun 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

Houseparty Video Chat App Acquired By Epic Games

Houseparty, a popular group video chat app, has been bought by Fortnite developer Epic Games. The former officially confirmed its acquisition today. It’s not surprising that this has ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from Ubergizmo

Fortnite maker Epic Games buys video chat app Houseparty

The group video chat app Houseparty has been acquired by Epic Games, the company behind Fortnite. Houseparty had recently begun moving into gaming with features like integrated ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from The Verge

Fortnite maker Epic acquires social video app Houseparty

What does a gaming company do after raising $1.25 billion? Acquisitions seem like a pretty good place to start. Epic Games — of Unreal Engine and the ridiculously successful Fortnite phenomenon ...

Wed 12 Jun 19 from TechCrunch

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