Fortnite development team grows after Epic Games acquisition of rock band developer Harmonix
Epic games, the studio behind Fortnite, acquired Harmonix, the developer behind the Rock band and Dance center series.
The declaration advising players of the acquisition states that “the Harmonix team will work closely with Epic to develop musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite while continuing to support existing titles including Rock group 4. “
Fans of the existing Rock group 4 The title can rest easy knowing that Harmonix’s plans for downloadable content updates will not be affected, which Harmonix pointed out in a blog post.
This acquisition is appropriate given Harmonix’s experience with interactive musical games. After all, Fortnite has already been used to host concerts of celebrities such as Marshmello, Kenshi Yonezu and Ariana Grande.
Beyond being a battle royale game, Fortnite has proven to be a virtual hub for events and communities to come together, and it will be interesting to see how Harmonix’s expertise can push the idea of Fortnite as a social platform further.
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