Compare PlayStation vs Epic Games BETA

See how working at PlayStation vs. Epic Games compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at PlayStation vs. Epic Games. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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PlayStation

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Epic Games

Employee Ratings

  • PlayStation scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Epic Games scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Senior Management.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 813 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 119 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.9
Epic Games employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Compensation & Benefits
4.4
Epic Games employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
PlayStation employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Epic Games employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.6
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.8
Epic Games employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than PlayStation employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
PlayStation Ceo Jim Ryan
90%
90%Jim Ryan
CEO Approval
Epic Games Ceo Tim Sweeney
88%
88%Tim Sweeney
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
85%
PlayStation employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 9% higher than Epic Games employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
80%
PlayStation employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Epic Games employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
75%

Salaries

PlayStation has 269 more total submitted salaries than Epic Games.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
QA Tester12 Salaries
£16,646/yr
Producer5 Salaries
£35,000/yr
Senior Programmer5 Salaries
£47,189/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1 Salaries
£58,641/yr
Game Designer1 Salaries
£31,162/yr
Programmer1 Salaries
£65,900/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at PlayStation.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Epic Games.
  • PlayStation had 19 more reviews than Epic Games that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 74 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 57 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 15 reviews)
"Free food"(in 9 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Senior management"(in 27 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 26 reviews)
Cons
"Crunch"(in 12 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 7 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Business Development Executive

I worked at PlayStation full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great team, smart people, lots of free games

Cons

Japanese bureaucracy, slow moving projects, small budget for implementation

"Great employer"14 Jan 2021

Current Employee - Programmer

I have been working at Epic Games full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Easily the best company I've worked for.

Cons

I have had to crunch occasionally, but nothing compared to other games companies I've worked for.

Job Postings

PlayStation has 236 more recently posted open jobs than Epic Games.