Epic Acquires Harmonix

Epic Games announces the acquisition of Harmonix. Word is the Boston-based developer will create "musical journeys" for Fortnite while continuing to support its other audio-oriented projects like Rock Band 4 and Fuser. The studio's perspective can be found in an update on the Harmonix Blog. Here's word:
Today we are delighted to welcome Harmonix to Epic Games. Harmonix is one of the world's leading independent game development studios, best known for creating the Rock Band and Dance Central franchises.

Harmonix has a track record of creating fun and engaging music experiences designed for everyone to enjoy. As we work to build the metaverse, this expertise is needed to reimagine how music is experienced, created and distributed.

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. Check out this post on Harmonix's blog for more details.