Epic Video games has purchased Fall Guys developer Mediatonic for an undisclosed sum, solidifying the gaming titan’s steady of expertise.
Like Embracer and Microsoft, Epic Video games is making large energy acquisitions. First they bought Rocket League dev Psyonix in 2019, snapping up one of the vital profitable free-to-play video games within the business. Now they’ve purchased Fall Guys, a massively strategic buy that’ll ship untold engagement and monetization throughout a number of platforms.
For Epic , the timing could not be higher. Fall Guys is about to cross over to each main video games platform available on the market, providing a number of microtransaction earnings potential. On the developer’s facet, nothing is altering at Mediatonic: Everybody will maintain their jobs, and the devs now get the backing of a $17 billion dollar company. Fall Guys is not being faraway from Steam (but?) and free content material remains to be on the way in which.
“At Tonic Video games Group we frequently say that ‘everybody deserves a recreation that feels prefer it was made for them.’ With Epic, we really feel like now we have discovered a house that was made for us. They share our mission to construct and assist video games which have a constructive influence, empower others and stand the check of time and we could not be extra excited to be becoming a member of forces with their staff.” – Dave Bailey, Tonic Video games Group Co-Founder and CEO.
“Past the shared imaginative and prescient amongst our groups, we see large potential in combining forces with Epic. Whether or not it is about making our personal video games one of the best they are often or empowering different recreation builders to take their content material from a kernel of an concept to business success, we all know that collectively we can attain higher heights.”– Paul Croft, Tonic Video games Group, Co-Founder and Chief Video games Officer.
“It is no secret that Epic is invested in constructing the metaverse and Tonic Video games shares this objective. As Epic works to construct this digital future, we want nice artistic expertise who know construct highly effective video games, content material and experiences.” – Tim Sweeney, Epic Video games Founder and CEO.