Epic lastly admits that its Imposters mode was ‘impressed’ by Amongst Us
Fortnite’s Imposter mode is an Amongst Us clone in all however title, however practically two months later, Epic Video games is lastly acknowledging in at present’s patch notes what was clear from the beginning: Imposters was “impressed by Amongst Us from Innersloth.”
Imposters launched in August, set in Fortnite’s canon and 3D worlds however borrowing closely from Amongst Us’ gameplay, mechanics, and even terminology (just like the “Imposters” title itself). On the time, Epic didn’t credit score Amongst Us or Innersloth, main members of Innersloth’s workforce to complain about having their work copied with out credit score or the prospect to collaborate.
As Innersloth co-founder Marcus Bromander famous on the time, the corporate didn’t patent the Amongst Us mechanics, however he lamented Epic’s lack of effort in creating its personal extra distinctive tackle the sport.
We did not patent the Amongst Us mechanics. I do not assume that results in a wholesome sport trade. Is it actually that onerous to place 10% extra effort into placing your personal spin on it although?
— Puff (@PuffballsUnited) August 17, 2021