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Fortnite’s Impostors mode inspired by Among Us, Epic Games acknowledges

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Epic Games said Tuesday that its Fortnite Impostors mode — which is essentially a stylized Among Us remake — is, unsurprisingly, inspired by developer Innersloth’s social deception game.

The message is just a quick reference to Among Us as Impostors’ inspiration, coming in a blog about Fortnite’s latest patch notes. But it is important, because Epic Games was sharply criticized by Innersloth developers and fans on social media for not originally crediting Impostors’ inspiration. Also, the mode’s name is a direct reference to Among Us’ alien infiltrators, which are called impostors in-game.

“We didn’t patent Among Us mechanics,” Innersloth co-founder Marcus Bromander tweeted in August. “I don’t think that…



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