Epic Games, the maker of ‘Fortnite’, acquired teen chat app Houseparty in a surprise deal
|06/13/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
- “Fortnite” creator Epic Games acquired group video-chat platform Houseparty on Wednesday.
- “We kept hearing that people were using Houseparty to talk to their real life friends while gaming together and one game came up over and over again: Fortnite,” Houseparty CEO Sima Sistani Tweeted.
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“Fortnite” creator Epic Games announced its acquisition of Houseparty, a social networking app for group video-chats, on Wednesday.
The price of the acquisition was not announced, but the unexpected deal immediately sparked speculation about what the maker of the most popular video game might do with the teen-focused chat app.
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