July 22, 2024

Epic Video games has mentioned the way forward for Fall Guys, following right this moment’s announcement that its recreation belongings, animations and characters are coming to Fortnite’s UEFN artistic mode.

Gamers will have the ability to make and play their very own customized Fall Guys ranges in Fortnite from Could, Epic Video games introduced right this moment throughout its State of Unreal presentation. Lego and Rocket Racing recreation belongings arrive in UEFN right this moment, in the meantime.

Talking to Eurogamer, Epic Video games govt vp Saxs Persson stated the addition of Fall Guys characters and gameplay to Fortnite will profit gamers by the character of it being accessible from inside Fortnite, the place hundreds of thousands play already. That stated, the unique Fall Guys recreation can even nonetheless proceed on.

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Fall Guys stay motion trailer.

“If we began Fall Guys improvement over right this moment, we might do it inside Fortnite,” Persson stated, when requested if Fall Guys improvement would ever solely exist inside Fortnite. “However we’re the place we’re, we do not have something to announce proper now.

“You study various things while you’re separate, however we really consider the magic of Fortnite is having enjoyable in a recreation with your pals so the extra gamers there are, the extra content material there may be, the extra enjoyable you might have. So by that easy measure, it advantages us to have all the things in a single place.”

Persson pointed to the launch of Lego Fortnite, Psyonix’s Rocket Racing and Harmonix’s Fortnite Competition in December final yr for example of this – the place “the pattern charge is extraordinarily excessive as a result of it is really easy to leap into”.

An Epic Video games spokesperson subsequently confirmed that the corporate was persevering with to help Fall Guys as a standalone title.

Fall Guys first launched to very large success in 2020 for PC and PlayStation 4, developed by British studio Mediatonic. Epic Video games purchased Mediatonic the next yr. In 2022, variations of Fall Guys for Nintendo Change, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox Sequence X/S arrived, as the sport went free-to-play and clocked up 50 million gamers in two weeks.

Final autumn’s layoffs by Epic Video games reportedly hit Mediatonic exhausting, although work on Fall Guys remained an organization precedence, Epic informed Eurogamer on the time.