Epic Games acquired Houseparty, the synchronous social network that connects users face-to-face with family and friends.
Epic Games acquired Houseparty, the synchronous social network that connects users face-to-face with family and friends. The team will effectively build upon their shared vision of empowering human connection through collective social experiences.
“Joining Epic is a great step forward in achieving our mission of bringing empathy to online communication,” states Sima Sistani, Co-founder and CEO of Houseparty. “We have a common vision to make human interaction easier and more enjoyable, and always with respect for user privacy.”
“Houseparty brings people together, creating positive social interactions in real time,” noted Tim Sweeney, founder and CEO of Epic Games. “By teaming up, we can build even more fun, shared experiences than what could be achieved alone.”
Houseparty is said to remain available as a standalone product, and Houseparty users can continue to access the platform as they normally would, with friendships remaining the same. Please note that if a user has accounts with both Houseparty and Epic Games, accounts will remain separate, and data will not be shared across the two.
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