Harmonix, developer behind FUSER and rock band, was acquired by Epic Games, it announced today. In an announcement, Harmonix revealed that they are teaming up with Epic to “create musical and gameplay journeys for Fortnite. “Although the company only knows the details, they did provide a short Q&A for fans.
Of course, the big question arises: will Harmonix stop making its own games? Honestly, that’s how it looks. In a message posted on its blog, Harmonix is joining Epic Games to “bring back” [its] Unique brand of musical gaming experience for Metaverse. ” The developer explains it well at the end of the post, saying that it will “create a musical journey and gameplay for Fortnite. Harmonix will likely play an important role in the game’s occasional soundtracks, such as in-game concerts. How all of this has to do with the “Metaverse” remains to be seen.
“For the past 26 years, we have pushed ourselves to redefine the way people experience and interact with music,” Harmonix writes on its website. “From the very first days of Poleax come Guitar Hero, rock band, Dance Central, our VR title, FUSERAnd everything in between, we aspired to redefine what a musical game is. Now, we’ll be working with Epic to once again challenge expectations as we bring our unique brand of musical gaming experience to Metaverse, and we couldn’t be more excited.”
Harmonix x Fortnite – the intersection no one expected
Harmonix is caught in Fortnite Certainly the storm left some questions, some of which were answered. About the topic rock band DLC, the company still plans to release many new tracks before the end of the year. There will be more music in 2022. Harmonix will still be releasing new seasons for Competitor, with Season 25 “already planned” and Season 26 in the spotlight. The company will not stop its events for FUSER, as well as will close any game servers. Although the company has acquired by Epic, its games will not be removed from Steam.
https://www.pcinvasion.com/epic-games-acquired-harmonix-music-gameplay-fortnite/ Epic Games acquired Harmonix to work on the music and gameplay for Fortnite