Epic Prioritizes Rock Band Controller Support for Fortnite Festival
The smash hit rhythm game Rock Band by developer Harmonix is now being prioritized by game developer Epic Games for controller support in its flagship game, Fortnite. The game developer announced that it is now focusing its efforts on bringing the classic Rock Band controller support to Fortnite’s upcoming festival in the coming weeks.
The integration of Rock Band controller support for Fortnite Festival is intended to provide a more immersive and interactive experience for the players. Players will be able to use the iconic plastic instruments to play along with the music and interact with the scenes and characters. Additionally, the controller support will enable players to utilize virtual whitespace that will become available as a result of the feature.
The introduction of Rock Band controller support within Fortnite Festival comes at a time when the game is being released just before the massive gaming event. Epic Games described that the goal is to provide players with a more holistic gaming experience that includes both music and gaming. With the introduction of Rock Band controller support, the festival will be able to combine the two elements of the game.
The integration of Rock Band controller support into Fortnite Festival shows the developer’s commitment to engaged players. Epic Games stated that its goal is to make the game as immersive and interactive as possible, and incorporating Rock Band controller support is just one of the steps it is taking to make that iteration truly successful.