Epic Games has lastly acknowledged that Fortnite’s cloak-and-dagger fashion Impostors sport mode was impressed by Innersloth’s Among Us.
As a part of a blog post detailing the sport’s newest patch notes, Epic Games famous quite a lot of adjustments to its Impostors mode whereas additionally clarifying what influenced the idea’s preliminary inception. “v18.20 brings enhancements to Impostors, the sport mode impressed by Among Us from Innersloth,” reads the publish.
Despite Epic’s acknowledgement, at current, this appears to be the one nod towards Among Us. As reported by Eurogamer, Impostor’s in-game description hasn’t been up to date to incorporate a reference to Innersloth’s sport – an element that some followers should discover disappointing.
Impostors initially entered Fortnite again in August. Upon its launch, the sport mode was shortly known as out by various members of the Among Us development team. At the time, the devs identified a spread of similarities between the 2 video games elevating questions over Impostor’s map design, overarching themes and terminology used.
Elsewhere within the patch notes, Epic additionally spoke in regards to the adjustments set to look in Impostors. As a part of the replace, the mode now features a Role Bias characteristic that permits gamers to assign a choice over whether or not they’d moderately be an Impostor or Agent within the sport – although with solely two Impostors and eight Agents per spherical, it is unlikely to ensure your first selection each time.
The sport mode can even now characteristic a playlist with open voice chat, which, in a similar way to Among Us, will cut up gamers into completely different channels primarily based upon whether or not they have or have not been eradicated. The change should not impression followers who do not need to interact in open chat an excessive amount of although, as Epic says that gamers preferring no voice communication can nonetheless choose an Impostors playlist with solely Quick Chat enabled.
While updates proceed to roll out throughout the sport, latest stories recommend that discussions have been held at Epic Games over the potential to make a Fortnite feature film. This would seemingly kind a part of bigger plans from the corporate to broaden into wider media.
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