Epic Video games has introduced it has acquired the event firm behind the gameshow-style battle-royale hit, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. Tonic Video games, the mum or dad firm of developer Mediatonic, joins Epic Video games lower than seven months following the launch of Fall Guys on PlayStation 4 and PC through Steam. The title is at the moment slated to reach this summer time on Xbox and Change.
In response to each Epic Video games and Mediatonic, the gameplay of Fall Guys: Final Knockout is not altering and the corporate will proceed to put money into the title throughout all platforms. Fall Guys will nonetheless be accessible for buy on all at the moment current and introduced platforms (sure, together with Steam), and all variations will proceed to obtain future updates.
“At Tonic Video games Group we frequently say that ‘everybody deserves a sport that feels prefer it was made for them,'” Tonic Video games Group co-founder and CEO Dave Bailey stated in an Epic Games blog post. “With Epic, we really feel like we now have discovered a house that was made for us. They share our mission to construct and help video games which have a optimistic affect, empower others, and stand the check of time and we could not be extra excited to be becoming a member of forces with them.”
Tonic Video games and Mediatonic be part of Epic Video games amid what seems to be a bigger publishing push from the gaming big. Epic Video games has been driving excessive by itself megahit, Fortnite, during the last a number of years, and has just lately announced publishing deals with Management developer Treatment Leisure, Inside developer Playdead, and The Final Guardian developer GenDesign. Epic Video games can also be the parent company of another developer with a preferred residing sport, Rocket League developer Psyonix. Mediatonic says it might love to include options at the moment in video games like Fortnite and Rocket League, together with account methods, cross-play, squad-vs.-squad modes, and extra, however that’s one thing the group is at the moment investigating. Fall Guys has already taken a web page out of video games like Fortnite and Rocket League, incorporating crossover items from other games like Cuphead, Crew Fortress 2, Sonic the Hedgehog, Untitled Goose Recreation, and Doom.
Fall Guys: Final Knockout formally launched final August to optimistic critiques and overwhelming neighborhood reception, garnering hundreds of thousands of gamers on each PlayStation 4 and Steam. The title is at the moment in its third season of content, which is winter themed. For extra on Fall Guys: Final Knockout, try our review.