Epic Video games has acknowledged Amongst Us developer Innersloth as inspiration for Fortnite’s enjoyable however acquainted Impostors mode.
Fortnite Impostors launched again in August, as a limited-time mode for as much as 10 gamers. It is a carbon copy of Amongst Us’ Homicide-in-the-Darkish-style gameplay, rebuilt by Epic right into a flashier 3D expertise the place you possibly can play as your favorite Fortnite characters.
The mode has proved standard, and in contrast to different a few of Epic’s different sport riffs (comparable to Fortnite’s homage to Loopy Taxi) Imposters seems to be sticking round. Immediately brings new updates to the mode – and Epic’s acknowledgement of its origins.
In a weblog posted at this time detailing Fortnite’s new v18.20 patch, Epic notes the replace “brings enhancements to Impostors, the sport mode impressed by Amongst Us from Innersloth!”
We have checked in-game and this line does not seem to have been added there – simply on Epic’s weblog.
As for what’s new, a Position Bias function will allow you to select whether or not you’d choose to be an Agent or Impostor, though your alternative is just not at all times assured. Open voice chat has additionally been added, break up Amongst Us-like into those that are/aren’t eradicated.
Again when Impostors launched, the mode sparked criticism from quite a few Innersloth builders. Members of the indie studio variously stated they had been “unhappy”, “fairly bummed”, and “sort of offended”. The staff additionally stated it had been making an attempt some sort of Fortnite collaboration.
We have contacted each Epic and Innersloth at this time to search out out if any behind the scenes progress has been made.