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Epic Games acquires Rock Band developer studio to create immersive music experiences for Fortnite

Epic Games announced that it has acquired Harmonix, a music video game developer studio including Guitar Hero, Rock Band, and Dance Central, noting that the team will collaborate to develop immersive music experiences for Fortnite.

Through a statement on its website, Epic Games said: “Today we are delighted to welcome Harmonix to Epic Games. Harmonix is ​​one of the world’s leading independent game development studios, known for producing franchises. Rock Band and Dance Central. Harmonix has a history of creating experiences Fun and engaging music designed for everyone to enjoy.As we build the metaverse, it takes this expertise to reimagine how music is experienced, created, and distributed.The team at Harmonix will collaborate closely with Epic to develop music tours and gameplay for Fortnite while continuing to support existing titles, Including Rock Band 4. “

For its part, Harmonix shared the news on its website along with its Q&A section where it indicated that it will work with Epic to create music experiences for Fortnite and that they will continue to support games like Rock Band and Fuser, although they indicate that they do not plan to resume production of Fortnite. More instruments for a rock band.

Alex Rigopulos, Co-Founder and President of Harmonix, commented, “Harmonix has always aspired to create the world’s most beloved interactive music experiences, and by joining Epic we will be able to do so at scale. Together we will push creativity to the limits of what is possible and innovate .new ways for our musicians to create, perform, and share music.”

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Javier Flores Villarreal is a fan of video games, movies, series, cars and good music. You can find it on Twitter as Tweet embed.