In line with bulletins from each corporations, music and rhythm sport developer Harmonix is being acquired by Epic Video games.
Epic Video games made a press release saying on its web site in regards to the firm’s future, saying, “The Harmonix group 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 short weblog put up on its website as properly, adopted by a brief Q&A protecting the apparent questions relating to its energetic assist for Rock Band and most up-to-date launch FUSER. Here is the assertion from Harmonix about becoming a member of the Epic household:
“Over the past 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 all the things in between, now we have aspired to redefine what a music sport may be. Now, we’ll be working with Epic to as soon as once more problem expectations as we carry our distinctive model of musical gaming experiences to the Metaverse, and we couldn’t be extra excited.”
In the interim, 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 approach. Aside from that, particulars are scant apart from Harmonix video games like Rock Financial institution will proceed to keep up and working, although count on the developer to leverage its abilities in Fortnite someday sooner or later musical abilities as properly.
Epic has, after all, been dipping its toes into interactive concert events and musical performances lately, and that pattern will undoubtedly proceed and develop with a group like Harmonix below its umbrella. If any group can high what Epic has accomplished with experiences like final summer season’s Ariana Grande efficiency, Harmonix could be the group to do it.
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