Square Enix has signed a long-term licensing agreement with Epic Games for Unreal Engine 4.
The agreement grants the Square a group-wide license to develop multiple games using Unreal Engine 3 and Unreal Engine 4 technology.
Epic Games Japan will provide local support to Square.
“Epic has a strong relationship with Square Enix, and it’s an honour to provide their creative and technical talent with the best game technology available for licensing,” said Taka Kawasaki, territory manager of Epic Games Japan.
“We look forward to supporting their developers with world-class tools for years to come.”
Square is the first developer to sign a licensing agreement for the forthcoming engine.