In a blog post that updates the Fourteen days‘s Impostors mode has finally credited developer Epic Games Between us as inspiration behind the mode.
As reported by Eurogamer, the blog post reveals the content of patch 18.20 of the game, including improvements to the Impostors mode, such as the addition of an in-game open voice chat and a role distortion feature that allows players to choose if they prefer want to be an agent or a fraud – although this setting does not guarantee role selection. In such a small line that is easy to miss, the post states that the update “brings improvements to Impostors, the game mode that was inspired by.” Between us from Innersloth. ”However, the in-game client does not contain the line. It is currently only available in the blog post.
The unveiling of Fortnites The Impostors mode caused a sensation earlier this year when Innersloth’s community director Victoria Tran explained in detail how in August she was disappointed that Impostors was very similar Between us. Impostors offers many of the same aspects as the indie mega-hit, including themes, terminology, and mechanics. It is essentially Between us with a Fortnite paint job.
At one point Innersloth was apparently planning one Fortnite among us Collaboration that clouded the waters of the Impostors even further. The event sparked a heated debate about how much of a game is considered original and how much can be “reused” in other titles, as well as the relationship between indie and AAA developers.
The official one Fourteen days The Twitter account also posted a tweet today mentioning that Impostors is inspired by Between us. The official one Between us Twitter account replied and started a back and forth between accounts. “We never talked about how you inspired us,” der Fourteen days account wrote. “What do you think of working together on something funny at some point?”
“Jasssss let our agents contact our crew members,” the Between us account responded.