Former president of Infinity Ward and co-founder of Respawn Entertainment, Jason West, has joined Epic Games, the maker of Fortnite and Unreal Engine. According to an Epic spokesperson, West "contributes to Epic's development efforts."
Game Awards developer Geoff Keighley first reported on Twitter that West joined the company a month ago. Epic confirmed to Polygon that the former co-head of Infinity Ward and Respawn is now in the company, but did not comment on which project or projects he was involved in.
West founded Infinity Ward with Vince Zampella and Grant Collier In 2002, the team founded the original Call of Duty series and the popular Modern Warfare sub-series, but West and Zampella were fired from the studio in 201