Epic Games has expanded into the UK, it has been revealed.

The Gears of War developer today (August 5th, 2014) announced that they are partnering with independent developer Pitbull Studio to form a new UK branch.

The Sunderland-based branch will join additional offices in Guildford and Leamington Spa to collaborate on the development of Unreal Engine 4.

Epic’s founder and CEO Tim Sweeney said: “Pitbull has been essential in helping us develop the best tools and technology for building the next generation of game. They’ve been invested in UE4’s evolution since its early beginnings, and their dedication is unflinching.”

Pitbull Studio General Manager Robert Troughton added: “Becoming Epic Games UK was the next logical step in our relationship with Epic. We’re looking forward to expanding our amazing team here in the UK.”

David Wriglesworth

David Wriglesworth is a Northern lad with a passion for gaming, who graduated from the University of Lincoln with a BA (Hons) Journalism degree. If you can drag him away from the consoles, you can probably find him Tweeting or watching Coronation Street.

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