Fortnite and Unreal Engine maker Epic Video games has acquired Tonic Video games Group, the builders of the favored battle royale celebration sport, Fall Guys: Final Knockout.
Monetary phrases of the acquisition weren’t disclosed by Epic in its announcement.
Epic stated in a launch that it has no plans to alter the gameplay on any of the platforms it’s currenly on and that it’s going to “proceed to spend money on making the sport an awesome expertise for gamers throughout platforms.”
Tonic Video games joins Epic’s different wholly-owned studios together with Rocket League developer Psyonix, Chair Leisure, and Individuals Can Fly.
Fall Guys was a mainstay amongst streamers and content material creators in 2020, commonly showing in TEO’s weekly Twitch High 10 viewership charts. Whereas the sport has slid off the charts in current months, it’s nonetheless commonly performed by selection streamers alongside fashionable video games like Grand Theft Auto role-playing and Amongst Us.