Epic Games officially halts Unreal Tournament development

Due to the rising success of Fortnite, Epic Games has put further development of Unreal Tournament on hold.

Work on Unreal Tournament was put on hold back in September as the team directed all its effort towards developing Fortnite. Epic Games CEO and founder Tim Sweeney recently told Variety that “Unreal Tournament remains available in store but isn’t actively developed”, in a disappointing blow to Unreal fans.

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