Epic Games Acquires the Developer of Guitar Hero Harmonix

The studio will be developing musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite.

Epic Games has announced that Harmonix, the development studio best known for creating the Rock Band and Dance Central franchises, as well as being the original developer of the Guitar Hero series, is joining the Epic family. According to the announcement, the Harmonix team in collaboration with Epic will be developing musical experiences for Fortnite while continuing to support existing titles.

“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.”

"Music is already bringing millions of people together in Fortnite, from our emotes to global concerts and events,” comments Alain Tascan, Vice President of Game Development at Epic Games. “Together with the Harmonix team, we will transform how players experience music, going from passive listeners to active participants.”

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