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Epic Games Buys Rock Band Studio Harmonix To Make Music For Fortnite, But Is That It?


Harmonix is arguably best known for its iconic Rock Band franchise, which let us live out our dreams of standing on stage and dazzling enthusiastic crowds with our guitar riffs, drum beats, and awesome vocals (or getting booed). The studio's resume has some other notable titles, including Dance Central and more recently Fuser. Whatever it has in store next, however, will be related to Fortnite.

That's because Epic Games announced today it has acquired Harmonix. Neither company is revealing too much at the moment, but Epic did say it will work closely with Harmonix to "develop musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite." And in case you're wondering, Harmonix and its new owner will also continue to support existing games, 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 ...


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