Epic’s resolution so as to add an overtly Among Us-like mode to Fortnite final yr generated a bit little bit of friction with Innersloth, developer of the particular Among Us. The studio acknowledged that the mechanics of the game aren’t new and “shouldn’t be gatekept,” however known as out Epic for leaning closely into Among Us particularly with “themes and terminology,” together with the identify of the mode: Impostors.
The complete factor was extra simmering warmth than precise beef. Innersloth additionally mentioned that “it would’ve been really, really cool” to work with Epic on a crossover, after which a pair months later the 2 studios teased an precise collaboration of some type. And at present, we have now it: Not a brand new game mode, sadly, however extra stuff you should purchase.
IT’S HEREsquad up with ur Crewmates (or Impostors?) and put together for departure on the Battle Bus – we’re invading @FortniteGame! 😈purchase Among Us or Stars within the Epic Games Launcher now to get the Crewmate Back Bling & Distraction Dance Emote in Fortnitehttps://t.co/rjSgko3EVX pic.twitter.com/LmJHZJ2s6SJune 9, 2022
From now till June 9, 2023—so, a yr from now—anybody who buys Among Us from the Epic Games Store will get the Among Us again bling and emote for Fortnite free of charge. If you already personal Fortnite on the Epic Store, you may get the gear by buying a Stars Pack as an alternative.
- Crewmate Back Bling: This comes with ten Styles based mostly on Crewmate colours from Among Us: Red, Blue, Green, Pink, Orange, Black, White, Yellow, Brown, and Purple. Assemble your squad and create a crew!
- Distraction Dance Emote: From our game The Henry Stickmin Collection, dance your method out of any scenario!
Right now, making a purchase order by means of the Epic Store is the one strategy to get the Among Us again bling and emote in Fortnite: The FAQ states that “this promotion is part of the Epic Mega Sale, and to get the cosmetics you must make the purchase on the Epic Games Store during the promotional window.” It additionally states, nonetheless, that the objects might be supplied on the market within the Fortnite store “at a later date.” It additionally clarifies as soon as the objects are unlocked they’re going to be out there in your account no matter platform, though it’s possible you’ll have to hyperlink your Epic account to your console account so as to entry them there.
The Epic Games Mega Sale 2022, by the way in which, is dwell now and runs till June 16.