Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout will stumble onto Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X somewhat later than anticipated. Developer Mediatonic announced Friday that Fall Guys on these platforms will likely be delayed; initially, Mediatonic hoped to launch the brand new platforms this summer time. A brand new launch window has not been introduced.
“While we want to launch on these platforms as quickly as possible, we believe the Switch and Xbox releases are really going to be worth waiting for and we’re super grateful for your patience,” Mediatonic wrote in a publish on the Fall Guys web site. “This delay gives our team some time to add features like crossplay, so when we add new platforms, players will be able to stumble in harmony with their pals, regardless of their platform of choice.”
Snuck into that announcement, nonetheless, is somewhat word about cross-play: Fall Guys will launch on new platforms with the function, permitting individuals to play collectively no matter platform.
Fall Guys was initially launched in February 2020, and was initially obtainable solely on PlayStation 4 and Windows PC. Mediatonic introduced the Nintendo Switch model in February of this 12 months, adopted shortly by an announcement for the Xbox variations, too.
In March, Fortnite developer Epic Games purchased Tonic Games Group, the corporate that owns Mediatonic and Fall Guys. Mediatonic mentioned in Friday’s replace that the acquisition offers the workforce entry to “a whole host of new tools to enhance the experience of those who are down with the Crown.”
It mentioned the Fall Guys workforce is constant to work on seasonal content material like “Shows, Costumes, and Rounds.” With the Season 4.5 replace, which is coming quickly, Fall Guys will get two new rounds and new skins.