Fall Guys Game Developer Mediatonic Acquired by Epic Games

Game studio Mediatonic, the guys behind popular online multiplayer game Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, just got acquired by Epic Games.

The official Twitter account of the game announced the news of its acquisition. It has a link to its details of what entails the deal.

According to the developers, the gameplay will not change at all and it will still be the same game everyone enjoys. Epic will just offer an investment to making the game “a great experience for players across platforms.

Mediatonic assures that the game can still be purchased on Steam and PlayStation Store. Players who have the game there can still get updates and play there as they like. Besides, it is still coming to Xbox platforms and Nintendo Switch.

“At Tonic Games Group we often say that ‘everyone deserves a game that feels like it was made for them.’ With Epic, we feel like we have found a home that was made for us. They share our mission to build and support games that have a positive impact, empower others and stand the test of time and we couldn’t be more excited to be joining forces with their team.” – Dave Bailey, Tonic Games Group Co-Founder and CEO.

“Beyond the shared vision among our teams, we see tremendous potential in combining forces with Epic. Whether it’s about making our own games the best they can be or empowering other game developers to take their content from a kernel of an idea to commercial success, we know that together we will be able to reach greater heights.” – Paul Croft, Tonic Games Group, Co-Founder and Chief Games Officer.

“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.” – Tim Sweeney, Epic Games Founder and CEO.

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout is now available on PC via Steam and possibly Epic Games Store, and PS4. It is also coming to Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Source: Mediatonic, Epic Games