Epic Games opens new studio led by Factor 5 founders

    Epic Games has announced that they’ve opened a new studio in Cologne, Germany! Factor 5 founders Julian Eggebrecht and Achim Moller will be leading this new studio. Factor 5 is famous for their past Star Wars licensed games commonly found on Nintendo platforms like Rogue Squadron. Here’s the official press release by Epic Games:

    Epic Games today announced the opening of its newest studio located in Cologne, Germany. Led by the founders of Factor 5 – creators of the Turrican and Star Wars: Rogue Squadron franchises – Epic Games Cologne is joined by F5’s principal members and serves as part of the company’s expanding focus on emerging forms of interactive media and streaming technologies.

    Prior to joining Epic, the Factor 5 team, including Epic Games Director of Online Technology Julian Eggebrecht and Cologne Studio Director Achim Moller, has been on the forefront of media delivery, working with Netflix, Amazon, and Hulu, as well as serving as technology partners for both Nintendo and Sony.

    “At the core of Epic’s success are highly-skilled and passionate individuals,” said Julian Eggebrecht, Director of Online Technology. “Germany is a nation at the forefront of technology and we look forward to extending our local presence as we fill newly created roles and hire exceptional talent.”

    Epic Games currently has nearly 200 open roles across dozens of global locations and is currently accepting applications for positions at the Cologne studio.

    Stay tuned at Final Weapon for more news regarding Epic Games in the future.

    Soul Kiwami
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    Raul Ochoa, a.k.a. Soul Kiwami, is the Deputy Editor in Chief of Final Weapon and a News Writer at Game Rant. With a passion for the Japanese gaming industry, Raul is a huge fan of Nintendo Switch, PC hardware, JRPGs and fighting/action games. business email:

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