Based on bulletins from each firms, music and rhythm sport developer Harmonix is being acquired by Epic Video games.
Epic Video games made a statement saying on its web site concerning the firm’s future, saying, “The Harmonix workforce will collaborate intently with Epic to develop musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite whereas persevering with to assist current titles together with Rock Band 4.”
Harmonix has a quick blog post on its web site as nicely, adopted by a brief Q&A masking the plain questions concerning its lively assist for Rock Band and most up-to-date launch FUSER. This is the assertion from Harmonix about becoming a member of the Epic household:
“During the last 26 years now we have pushed ourselves to redefine how individuals expertise and work together with music. From the earliest days of The Axe to Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Dance Central, our VR titles, FUSER, and every thing in between, now we have aspired to redefine what a music sport could be. Now, we’ll be working with Epic to as soon as once more problem expectations as we deliver our distinctive model of musical gaming experiences to the Metaverse, and we couldn’t be extra excited.”
In the meanwhile, the corporate is sticking to preserving its upcoming seasons and occasions for its video games within the pipeline, and will not be discontinuing assist in any manner. Apart from that, particulars are scant apart from Harmonix video games like Rock Financial institution will proceed to keep up and working, although anticipate the developer to leverage its skills in Fortnite someday sooner or later musical skills as nicely.
Epic has, in fact, been dipping its toes into interactive concert events and musical performances in recent times, and that development will undoubtedly proceed and increase with a workforce like Harmonix underneath its umbrella. If any workforce can prime what Epic has finished with experiences like final summer season’s Ariana Grande efficiency, Harmonix could be the group to do it.
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