Sony pumps $200M into Epic ahead of legal fight with Apple

Epic Games on Tuesday announced the completion of a $1 billion funding round as it tangles with Apple over App Store rules and regulations.

Epic v AppleAs part of the disclosure, Epic said that Sony increased its minority interest in the company with a $200 million infusion, reports CNET. The Japanese firm initially purchased stake in the game developer last year with a $250 million investment that was part of a larger $1.78 billion funding round.Appaloosa Management, Baillie Gifford, Fidelity Management, and funds managed by BlackRock, KKR, and ParkWest were part of the most recent round of funding, the report said.

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