A new report from The Game Awards creator and industry veteran Geoff Keighley suggests that Jason West has joined Epic Games.

Jason West was one of the original founders of Infinity Ward and one of the creators of Call of Duty franchise. West was joined by Vince Zampella who both co-founded Infinity Ward and the Call of Duty series. The two worked together on the original Call of Duty titles and Modern Warfare series at Infinity Ward before leaving the studio because of the well documented situation between the two and Activision.

After leaving Infinity Ward, Jason West and Vince Zampella both co-founded Respawn Entertainment, the studio behind Titanfall, Apex Legends, and more. Jason West, however, left Respawn in 2013 after founding it and left Vince Zampella in charge as the CEO. It was not clear whaat Jason West was set to do after leaving Respawn.

Now, Keighley’s tweet states that Jason West has joined Epic Games to work on game development efforts at the studio.

It’s not clear if Jason West is working directly on Fortnite at Epic Games as of now. Epic Games does not have any officially announced games in development beyond their current work on Fortnite and the Epic Games store.

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  1. Well this is bad news..Repawn is the only team at EA who doesn’t have to use frostbyte, they used Source engine from valve for both titanfalls and Apex. EA also mostly doesn’t meddle in what they do.

    The last time they did they left and founded Infinity Ward lol.


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