Epic Games has officially acquired 100% of Brazilian studio Aquiris, a move that will change the studio’s name to Epic Games Brazil and see the new team focus on “creating innovative content and social experiences in Fortnite”.

The studio, previously known for its Horizon Chase and Wonderbox titles, is based in the city of Porto Alegre, and first attracted interest from Epic Games in early 2022 when the company began investing in the studio. Brazilian.

As noted in a statement from the CEO of Aquiris, and now Studio Director at Epic Games Brazil, Maurici Longonithe studio will use its knowledge of the Unreal Engine to help build those experiences within Fortnite, while continuing to maintain its previous titles such as Wonderbox, Horizon Chase 2, and Looney Tunes World of Mayhem.

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