Sony and Lego are investing $2 billion in Epic to help build the metaverse

Sony has invested $1 billion in Epic Games to expand the relationship between the two companies and help support the development of the metaverse. A separate $1 billion was invested in Epic at the same time by Lego parent company Kirkbi.

“As a creative entertainment company, we are excited to invest in Epic to deepen our relationship in the metaverse, a space where creators and users share their time,” said Kenichiro Yoshida, Sony Group Corporation Chairman, President and CEO. “We are also confident that Epic’s expertise, including its powerful game engine, combined with Sony’s technologies, will accelerate our various efforts such as developing new digital fan experiences in sports and our virtual production initiatives.”

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