Epic Games You have announced the acquisition of Bandcamp on Wednesday, an independent music store in which all kinds of artists give discovering their works to the customers of the platform. With this movement, music explained by the North American firm in an official statement, the platform will become a new Epic Games subsidiary; A movement similar to the purchmusices of ARTSTATION and SKECHFAB in the pmusict.
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"The goal of Bandcamp is to help spread the healing power of music by building a community in which artists thrive thanks to the direct support of their fans," said Ethan Diamond, General Director and Bandcamp co-founder. With its incorporation to Epic Games, they will accelerate their purposes thanks to the Poyo of a large company, specifically, to empower more musical creators "in a fair and open way".
Epic Games goes a step further. Your link to the video game will not be set musicide with this movement, which will try to gather all kinds of content creators (videogames, music, technology and other artistic manifestations) by making synergies if necessary. We talk about the engineer company Unreal Engine or the successful Fortnite video game; Not to mention your store, with incremusicing market share, Epic Games Store.
Once the economic transaction is completed, whose figure hmusic not transcended, Bandcamp will continue to work independently and the Diamond itself will continue in its functions without changes. Not in vain, it is expected that there is a gradually progressive availability of Bandcamp on other platforms and tools; All this promoted by Epic Games technology. However, the ultimate goal goes by creating " a market ecosystem and creators for content , Technology, Videogames, Art, Music and more" .