Fall Guys & Epic Games: Epic Games has acquired Mediatonic, developers of hit game Fall Guys. This news went public last night. Read more about how this new acquisition will change Fall Guys.
The latest news about Fall Guys is that Mediatonic, the developers of Fall Guys, will now be a part of the Epic Games umbrella. Epic Games have now officially brought in Tonic Games Group, the developers of Fall Guys. Both organizations took to Twitter to announce the breaking news.
Fall Guys is currently in the middle of the 3rd season. But, the developers have already begun to tease Season 4, which is titled Fall Guys 4041.
Epic Games have confirmed that “your gameplay isn’t changing and Epic will continue to invest in making the game a great experience for players across platforms.” Meanwhile, Fall Guys’ official Twitter handle also put out a post announcing the acquisition. They added a FAQ, addressing some of the questions regarding how the future of Fall Guys will pan out.
What does this mean? I’m glad you asked!
— Fall Guys 4041 🤖 SOON (@FallGuysGame) March 2, 2021
Why did Mediatonic choose to get acquired by Epic Games?
Mediatonic is a developing organization, and Fall Guys is their immense success. Epic Games, however, have had plenty of success with games like Fortnite, Rocket League, etc. Considering this, the developers of Fall Guys have also said that both of them have been mutual friends for a while now. Both teams also have lots in common and they apparently have a lot of mutual goals.
“It’s no secret that Epic is invested in building the metaverse and Tonic Games shares this goal. As Epic works to build this virtual future, we need great creative talent who know how to build powerful games, content and experiences,” Epic Games founder and CEO Tim Sweeney said.
Also, the Fall Guys team has rapidly grown from 35 members to 150. The acquisition will definitely help to bring new features to Fall Guys like cross-play, squad modes etc.