What simply occurred? The hit multiplayer title Fall Guys is now free-to-play on consoles and PC, although new PC gamers must get it from the Epic Games Store. Those who bought it on Steam will nonetheless obtain updates.
A yr after its developer’s acquisition by Epic Games, the favored on-line impediment course recreation Fall Guys is free-to-play. The recreation additionally launches on Xbox consoles and Nintendo Switch for the primary time immediately, including crossplay between these platforms, PlayStation, and PC. Although Epic and Mediatonic Games delisted the PC model from Steam, future updates will maintain supporting present Steam gamers.
Fall Guys initially launched in August 2020 on Steam and PlayStation consoles, shortly reaching over 10 million downloads and finally gaining 5 BAFTA nominations. Last March, Epic Games acquired Mediatonic’s mother or father firm Tonic Games Group, thus the PC model’s exclusivity to Epic’s retailer.
The change to Fall Guys mirrors what occurred with Rocket League. Epic purchased Rocket League developer Psyonix in 2019 and made it free-to-play throughout consoles and PC the next yr. It additionally delisted Rocket League from Steam however nonetheless delivers updates to present Steam gamers. Both video games have turn out to be extra like Epic’s in-house behemoth, Fortnite.
With the free-to-play replace, Fall Guys positive aspects new rounds, new obstacles, a brand new season cross, new challenges, and lots of different extra options. Anyone who performed it earlier than the relaunch will obtain “legacy standing” extras.