Epic Games is an interactive entertainment company that provides 3D engine technology. Epic Games operates one of the largest player base game to date, Fortnite. SuperAwesome powers safe digital engagement for over 500,000,000 youth each month across thousands of games, apps and services.
Epic Games has reported the acquisition of SuperAwesome. Epic Games will utilize SuperAwesome’s Kids Web Services platform to utilize its parental consent management toolkit to allow developers to build great experiences of users of all ages.
“More kids interact online than ever before and now is the time to double down on their safety. SuperAwesome is the company developers want to work with to make better online content for kids. We share the belief that digital experiences are better when you go the extra mile to respect privacy and we’re thrilled to invest in this future alongside the talented SuperAwesome team,” stated Tim Sweeney, founder and CEO of Epic Games.
“The internet was never designed for kids so we started SuperAwesome to make it as easy as possible to enable safe, privacy-driven digital experiences for children everywhere. Partnering with Epic Games gives us the opportunity to deliver that promise on a scale which simply wouldn’t have been possible on our own. We’re proud and excited to be working together to make the internet safer for kids,” commented Dylan Collins, co-founder and CEO of SuperAwesome.