The “eccentric semi-retired guy” has left the building.
In an official statement on Facebook, Capps stated that, “When we announced that I wanted to transition out of my leadership role at Epic, the plan was for a continued but less active role, service on the board of directors, and ideally, being that eccentric semi-retired guy who still comes to playtests and gold parties.
“I’m sad to say that plans have changed, and as of February 11th, I’m no longer affiliated with Epic Games.I thought it best for Epic’s staff to hear it first, and the announcement was made today, so now I’m sharing this more widely.”
“I have many wonderful memories of my time at Epic, and I wish my friends there all the best in their future projects.
Capps is currently “considering seats on a few company and advisory boards” along with teaching and spending time with his family.