2K Games, the publishing label for Take-Two Interactive Software, is licensing Epic Games’ Unreal Engine 3 for use in its interactive game development.
Take-Two, which is based in New York City, develops games for multiple platforms. Its titles include Rockstar Games, 2K Games, 2K Sports and 2K Play.
"2K had a very positive experience working with Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 since it enables games to perform exceptionally well on both console and the PC,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K, in a statement. “Epic’s technology and support is expected to help 2K produce world-class titles for games on any platform.”
Financial terms were not disclosed.
The deal is the latest in a series that has made the newest version of the Unreal engine one of the most popular in the video game industry.
“We are excited about continuing our relationship with 2K based on our past success with the company,” said Mark Rein, vice president of Epic Games. “We have no doubt that the Unreal Engine 3 will continue to assist 2K in producing the industry’s most amazing and original games.”