Donald Mustard, Fortnite’s creative director, decided to leave Epic Games. Mustard has been active in the video gaming industry for more than two decades and has been a big part of the battle royale game. He revealed the news on his X (formerly Twitter) profile, leaving fans shocked.
Thanks to the 47-year-old game designer, Fortnite has gained a lot of popularity. He’s played a big role in its development, and many players enjoyed his hints regarding the future content. Considering he’s been such an important figure, a lot of players are uncertain regarding the future of the game.
Epic Games will likely find a new creative director soon, but it’s unlikely that anyone will be as great as Donald Mustard.
Fortnite’s creative director is leaving this month
Donald Mustard participated in numerous Fortnite events, including the Black Hole. He’s posted several teasers, hinting at future content and making players excited for the video game. While the game designer is leaving his position at Epic Games, he will continue playing the battle royale title.
Here is what he posted on his X profile:
After an incredible adventure, I will be retiring from my role as Chief Creative Officer at Epic this month. … I am humbled to have been a part of the team that every day tries to bring ‘joy and delight’ to the Fortnite community!
While many players are worried about the future of Fortnite, Mustard ensures them that Epic Games is in the best hands. Additionally, he posted one last teaser, revealing that the development team is working on huge and jaw-dropping things.
Considering that Fortnite Chapter 5 will likely arrive later this year, players are excited about the upcoming content. In addition, it appears that Epic is working on an open-world game mode, which should be the next big thing.
In his tweet, Mustard said he was grateful for Epic Games and Tim Sweeney, the company’s founder. Mustard’s retirement came as a surprise to the Fortnite community, but it will be interesting to see who will be in charge of the battle royale game in the future.