Epic Games has been juggling its two games, Fortnite and Paragon, for a while now. Thanks to things like the Battle Royale addition to Fortnite, that game has sailed far ahead of Paragon in terms of success. While Fortnite continues to amass users and break records for Epic, Paragon is struggling in comparison. That seems to have come to a head, with a statement from the company concerning the future of Paragon as it stands.
Paragon is not, as far as the statement reads, in immediate danger. However, Epic does not currently consider the game as “sustainable.” On the other hand, Fortnite has grown so much in such a short time, additional resources are needed. Because of that, while support on Paragon is not ending, Epic has moved people from that team over to Fortnite, Progress on Paragon will slow down as a result.
Meanwhile, Epic is having internal discussions on what to do with Paragon. The biggest problem right now seems to be player retention. Epic states that while new players do come to Paragon, they don’t stick around long enough to contribute to growth. Epic will be working to figure out how to change that, or if it’s possible, but for the time being, the situation is a work in progress.