Epic Games has announced that the publisher has signed a licensing agreement with Square-Enix Co to develop "multiple games" with the Unreal Engine 3. Epic's Japanese division has been working directly with Square-Enix on the new license.
"It is a pleasure to provide Square Enix with an exceptional game engine that will help them bring thrilling new experiences to legions of fans all over the world," Epic Games Japan territory manager Taka Kawasaki announced, "Many Western games have achieved great success with the Unreal Engine, and this milestone reflects the Japanese development community's trust in our technical prowess. We can't wait to see how Square Enix fuses the power of Unreal Engine 3 with its beautiful characters, enthralling storylines and fantastic gameplay."
Square-Enix promises to reveal additional details about the projects that will be utilizing the popular game engine in the coming weeks.