Epic Games has acquired Tonic Games Group, the parent company of Fall Guys studio Mediatonic. The collective also includes the publishing house Irregular Corporation and another studio, Fortitude Games.
“Beyond the shared vision of our teams, we see enormous potential in combining forces with Epic,” said Tonic Games Group co-founder and chief gaming officer Paul Croft in a statement. or to empower other game developers to take their content from a core of ideas to commercial success, we know that together we will be able to reach greater heights. ”
The Fall Guys “Gameplay is not changing,”
In a blog post, Mediatonic said they hope to bring some of the features to Fortnite and Rocket League over to Fall Guys. These include account systems, cross-play and squad vs squad mode. Unlike the other two games, Fall Guys does not go free-to-play, at least not yet. Fall Guys already using the same anti-cheat software as Fortnite.
The news comes the same day as Fall Guys received five BAFTA Games Awards nominations. Mediatonic recently unveiled a futuristic theme for the game’s upcoming fourth season.