Epic Games have introduced they’ve acquired Tonic Games Group; together with Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout developer Mediatonic.
Epic Games’ statement explains that the gameplay of Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout won’t be altering, and the sport will nonetheless be accessible on all present and beforehand introduced platforms. Tonic Games Group Co-Founder and CEO had an excessive reward for the shared imagination and prescient they and Epic Games shared.
“At Tonic Games Group we often say that ‘everyone deserves a game that feels like it was made for them.’ With Epic, we feel like we have found a home that was made for us. They share our mission to build and support games that have a positive impact, empower others and stand the test of time and we couldn’t be more excited to be joining forces with their team.”
“It’s no secret that Epic is invested in building the metaverse and Tonic Games shares this goal,” states Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney. “As Epic works to build this virtual future, we need great creative talent who know how to build powerful games, content, and experiences.”
Meanwhile, Mediatonic’s a personal statement as soon as once more emphasizes the sport will stay on Steam and different platforms. They word their improvement workforce has grown from 35 individuals at launch in August 2020, to over 150. “Joining forces with Epic will accelerate our plans to improve the game and bring Fall Guys to as many players as possible,” Mediatonic clarify, “while continuing to support the community.”
Mediatonic additionally state the sport will stay unchanged, however, “Fortnite and Rocket League already have tons of features we’d love to bring to Fall Guys—account systems, cross-play, squad vs squad modes, etc…We’re going to work hard on bringing more of these features to Fall Guys too!”
In Mediatonic’s FAQ phase, the word that relating to the sport going free-to-play, they’ve “Nothing to announce right now!” While unconfirmed, it’s extremely possible the sport will probably be coming to the Epic Games Store sooner or later.
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is out there now on Windows PC (by way of Steam), PlayStation 4, Summer 2021 on Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S. In case you missed it, you will discover our evaluation here (we extremely suggest it!)