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 Video games Retailer. Those that bought it on Steam will nonetheless obtain updates.
A yr after its developer’s acquisition by Epic Video games, the favored on-line impediment course sport Fall Guys is free-to-play. The sport additionally launches on Xbox consoles and Nintendo Change for the primary time right this moment, including crossplay between these platforms, PlayStation, and PC. Though Epic and Mediatonic Video games delisted the PC model from Steam, future updates will preserve supporting present Steam gamers.
Fall Guys initially launched in August 2020 on Steam and PlayStation consoles, rapidly reaching over 10 million downloads and finally gaining 5 BAFTA nominations. Final March, Epic Video games acquired Mediatonic’s father or mother firm Tonic Video 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 current Steam gamers. Each video games have develop into extra like Epic’s in-house behemoth, Fortnite.
With the free-to-play replace, Fall Guys positive factors new rounds, new obstacles, a brand new season go, new challenges, and lots of different further options. Anybody who performed it earlier than the relaunch will obtain “legacy standing” extras.