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Former Epic Games production director almost made the mistake of ending Fortnite

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The massively successful Fortnite has taken the world by storm, so it would have been a shame if somebody decided to cancel the online Battle Royale shooter in its early days.

Such a mistake almost happened, according to a podcast by Game Informer from E3 2019.

Game Informer’s Ben Hanson interviewed Rod Fergusson, who left his role as director of production for Epic Games in 2012.

He now heads Gears of War developer The Coalition, which is preparing to launch Gears 5 on September 10.

“If I stayed at Epic, I would have canceled Fortnite,” Fergusson said.

When it was Save the World, that was a project that had some challenges”

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