Core Heads To Epic Games Store, Announces $100m Round Of Investment
Creative sandbox game Core will be heading to the Epic Games Store on April 15, developer Manticore Games announced today. Manticore boasts of "roughly half a million projects started" on its game platform, though lists only 20,000 as fully completed games -- still an impressive total. It claims that Core is "the most Creator-friendly economy of any UGC-platform," offering a 50% revenue share, and "believes that the future of games is in open user-generated platforms."
Creators can make money in Core by producing games that are played by others, but the big money is going to the developer itself. Manticore Games also announced $100 million in Series C financing, with one of the investors being Epic Games itself -- which no doubt played some part in its arrival on that platform. Manticore co-founder and CEO Frederic Descamps said about the new round of funding:
"We are thrilled to have more resources to invest in our Creators, who we see as the engine of our growth, to ultimately build the games Multiverse and the best playground for players. Our Early Access launch on Epic Games Store next month is just the beginning."
Learn more about Core, and download it in advance of its Epic Games Store launch, from its website.
About the Author
Jason Winter is a veteran gaming journalist, he brings a wide range of experience to MMOBomb, including two years with Beckett Media where he served as the editor of the leading gaming magazine Massive Online Gamer. He has also written professionally for several gaming websites.
You May Enjoy
Take A Trip Down Memory Lane With Terran Gregory And See How The Original World Of Warcraft Black Temple Trailer Was Created
Creating WoW’s first real cinematic was a bit trickier then.By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago
Is Microsoft Buying Activision Blizzard A Good Thing? - MMO Thoughts
There are a lot of questions and not a lot of answers...yet.By Michael Byrne - 1 week ago
Cryptic Studios Moves Neverwinter’s Dragonbone Vale Console Release Up To February 1
Getting content a week early is always good, right?By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 day ago
Lost Ark Video Offers Look At Sailing, And No, It Isn't Just About Fast-Travel
It’s more than just a way to travel between continents.By QuintLyn Bowers - 1 week ago
Brave The Cold In Aura Kingdom's Valleys Of Ice Hearts Update
Level cap raise, two new zones. two new dungeons, and an Eidolon story dungeon.By Jason Winter - 1 week ago
Logistics Players In WW2 MMO Foxhole Go On Strike
Outlines 10 pain points in the game, including too much snow.By Jason Winter - 1 week ago