Simply this week, Epic launched a brand new recreation mode for Fortnite titled Impostors, which was very clearly impressed by InnerSloth’s hit social gathering recreation, Amongst Us, which in flip was taking cues from dwell social gathering video games like Mafia and Werewolf. With Amongst Us, nonetheless, InnerSloth put their very own spin on it with the duties system, which ensured that crewmates all had their very own objectives to work in direction of whereas the impostors work on sabotaging the ship.
In Fortnite’s new mode, it’s clear that they’ve taken many cues from Amongst Us; brokers have assignments to are likely to, whereas the impostors try and sabotage the ability and take them out as nicely. It definitely seems like a direct lifetime of Amongst Us’ major gameplay loop, and the builders really feel the identical manner.
Amongst Us Group Director Victoria Tran tweeted, stating that it could’ve been cool to have some form of collaboration with Epic, whereas InnerSloth co-founder Marcus Bromander talked about that they’ve certainly been making an attempt to collaborate with Epic. The builders realized in regards to the new Impostors mode concurrently everybody else, and Tran confirmed to PC Gamer that they didn’t work with Epic on the brand new mode.
It appears unlikely that Epic will give InnerSloth any form of credit score, particularly with the duties system, which was the principle mechanic that set Amongst Us aside from Werewolf and Mafia, however solely time will inform. Amongst Us is now out there on PC and consoles.