Epic Games reportedly offered Sony $ 200 million for PC ports of PlayStation games
Epic Games has reportedly offered to pay Sony Interactive Entertainment US $ 200 million for PC ports of PlayStation-exclusive games.
According to a new leaked document, which was included in the ongoing Epic Games vs Apple trial (as seen on Will reset), the Fortnite The developer has reportedly targeted Sony for potential deals for the Epic Games Store. The document claimed that Epic had offered Sony $ 200 million for four to six titles and was awaiting a response from the console maker.
It is currently unclear whether Epic Games ended up sealing the deal with Sony and whether the terms remained the same. As indicated by PC player, only two games released by Sony have arrived exclusively on the Epic Games Store so far: ReadySet Heroes and Predator: hunting grounds.
The document also revealed that Epic Games has also approached Microsoft and Nintendo for potential content deals. He said the leader of Microsoft’s PC Game Pass subscription service was “against” what Epic was offering, and said the tech giant “was also making an effective bid against us for the content.”
The leaked report also claimed that Xbox chief Phil Spencer and Valve boss Gabe Newell were meeting at the time. On the other hand, Epic Games had described the idea of acquiring exclusive content from Nintendo as a “moonshot” and a “non-starter”.
Earlier this month, another leaked document from the Epic vs Apple trial revealed supposed plans for high profile in-game gigs starring Ariana Grande and Lady Gaga. Other crosses, such as Samus Aran from Metroid, anime character Naruto, The Bride from the Kill Bill films and more are also reportedly in the works.