Epic Games has announced that is acquiring Tonic Games Group, the developer behind the blockbuster, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout. Epic Games is currently best known for its battle royale game, Fortnite, apart from the past titles like the Gears of War franchise. The terms of the acquisition are still unknown but it is the third company to join the Epic Games roster.
“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,” said Tonic Games Group co-founder and CEO Dave Bailey.
Adding to that, Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney said, “It’s no secret that Epic is invested in building the metaverse and Tonic Games shares this goal. As Epic works to build this virtual future, we need great creative talent who know how to build powerful games, content and experiences”
Fall Guys gameplay isn’t changing and Epic will continue to invest in making the game a great experience for players across platforms. Fans’ favourite colourful beans will still stumble through the chaos on PC, PlayStation, and soon Nintendo Switch and Xbox.