Epic Games (Fortnite) has acquired rock developer Harmonix. – (C) Epic Games, Harmonix – DG Image Overlays
Fortnite developer Epic Games Acquire a new developer: Harmonix, the studio behind the music games Guitar Hero and Rock Band.
As Harmonix said in a blog post, existing games like Rock Band and Fuser will continue to be supported. The developer also explained his expansion plans – the metaverse.
We’ll now be working with Epic to re-examine expectations as we bring our unique brand of music gaming experiences to the Metaverse, and we couldn’t be more excited.” Blog post. As part of this, Epic says the studio will “develop musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite.” – So you can imagine which direction you’re going: more concerts in Fortnite.
Fortnite is famous for its virtual concerts
Battle royale now includes more than an uncontrollable number of crossovers. Fortnite has managed to inspire tens of millions of gamers at the same time, thanks mainly to the virtual concerts given by Travis Scott, Ariana Grande, and others. According to Epic Games, Harmonix fits this musical focus.
“Music already brings millions of people together in Fortnite, from our passions to concerts and world events,” he said. Alan TaskanVice President of Game Development at Epic, said in a statement. “Together with the Harmonix team, we will change the way players experience music, from a passive listener to an active participant.”
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