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Rock Band and Fuser Creator Harmonix Acquired by Epic Games, Will Make Musical Journeys for Fortnite

12 days ago   |   By PlayStation LifeStyle

Harmonix, the esteemed music-focused developer behind such industry hits as Rock Band and Fuser -and even the original creators of Guitar Hero before the IP was acquired by Activision -has been acquired by Epic Games. This puts enormous resources into one of the most creative studios in the games industry, with an effort to continue evolving and pushing forward the idea of what a music game can be. For fans of existing Harmonix games, this doesn't mean any changes are coming. Fuser and Rock Band Rivals will still be supported, though developers at Harmonix will also “work with Epic to...
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Harmonix Is Being Acquired By Epic Games

Harmonix Is Being Acquired By Epic Games

12 days ago   |   By Game Informer

According to announcements from both companies, music and rhythm game developer Harmonix is being acquired by Epic Games.
Epic Games made a statement saying on its website about the company's future, saying, "The Harmonix team will collaborate closely with Epic to develop musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite while continuing to support existing titles including Rock Band 4 ."
Harmonix has a brief blog post on its site as well, followed by a short Q&A covering the obvious questions regarding its active support for Rock Band and most recent release FUSER. Here's the statement from...
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Epic Games acquires Harmonix, Rock Band dev, to make Fortnite content

12 days ago   |   By Nintendo Enthusiast

Epic Games has acquired game developer Harmonix, the creator of Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Dance Central, and Fuser. This is another step in Epic Games' quest to build a “metaverse.” Harmonix and Epic Games will collaborate to “develop musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite while continuing to support existing titles including Rock Band 4.” Incidentally, Fuser is Harmonix's most recent release, yet Epic doesn't even mention the game in its press release. Ice cold, dudes. However, Harmonix does reference the game in its own separate announcement, where it says Fuser events will continue...
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Epic Games acquires Rock Band studio Harmonix

Epic Games acquires Rock Band studio Harmonix

12 days ago   |   By VG 247

Epic Games has announced it has acquired Rock Band and Fuser studio Harmonix. According to Harmonix, it will be working with Epic to “create musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite.” While Harmonix isn't ready to share specifics, it said “the whole team is incredibly excited to get started,” and to stay tuned. “Harmonix has always aspired to create the world's most beloved interactive music experiences, and by joining Epic we will be able to do this at scale,” said Alex Rigopulos, co-founder and chairman at Harmonix.
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Epic acquires Fuser and Rock Band studio Harmonix

12 days ago   |   By Destructoid

Support will still keep rolling out for its existing games Epic Games has acquired Harmonix, the studio behind popular rhythm...
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Epic Games Acquires Rock Band Developer Harmonix

Epic Games Acquires Rock Band Developer Harmonix

12 days ago   |   By VG Chartz

Epic Games announced it has acquired Rock Band developer Harmonix.
Harmonix will work with Epic Games "to develop musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite while continuing to support existing titles including Rock Band 4 ."
"Harmonix has always aspired to create the world's most beloved interactive music experiences, and by joining Epic we will be able to do this at scale," said Alex Rigopulos, Co-Founder and Chairman at Harmonix. "Together we will push the creative boundaries of what's possible and invent new ways for our players to make, perform and share music."
Vice President of Game...
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Epic Games acquires Harmonix

12 days ago   |   By Gematsu

Epic Games has acquired music games developer Harmonix, the companies announced. Harmonix will collaborate closely ...
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