Updated Jan. 27, 2014 at 2:01 p.m.

Premium Lock Why did Epic sell its $1B Gears of War franchise? A changing business, industry insider says

Published: 2014-01-27 13:53:00
Updated: 2014-01-27 14:01:06

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Over the past decade, Cary-based Epic Games produced four titles in its amazing successful "Gears of War" franchise and sold more than 20 million copies. But on Monday, Microsoft, which had published the games for its Xbox platform, acquired all rights to the franchise. Why did Epic sell? WRALTechWire talks with an industry insider about what triggered the deal....

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