A couple of years ago, Microsoft and Epic Games executives were mad at each other. Epic Games CEO because he saw it making moves to close off the Windows 10 store and hurt the openness of the PC.
Sweeney spoke up because he foresaw the arrival of new computing platforms like augmented reality and virtual reality, and he wanted those platforms to remain open. And now Sweeney has changed his tune, throwing Epic Games’ support behind Microsoft’s Development Edition, which will begin selling for $3,500 later this year.
He did that because Microsoft did a turnabout and approached HoloLens 2 as an open platform. And will launch Unreal Engine 4 support for the hardware by the end of May.
In an interview this week with