Not only is Fall Guys going free-to-play starting next month, the developers at Mediatonic are also working on adding a level editor to the frantic platforming battle royale.
At the very end of today’s Fall Guys Free for All stream, we got a very early look at the new level creator. Similar to Nintendo’s Super Mario Maker and other level creation tools, the mode lets players create their own obstacle courses from scratch.
The tool gives creators a catalog of common Fall Guys objects, like swinging axes, conveyor belts, and fruit-shooting cannons, and lets players place them anywhere on the map. As long as you don’t exceed the weight limit, it seems you can mix and match objects to create anything that comes to mind.
The customization appears to be fairly in-depth, as an options menu popped up that lets you choose a variety of settings like item size, rotation speed and direction, and more. And — also like Mario Maker — after you finish building the level, you have to prove it can be completed before you can publish it, which suggests we’ll see online content sharing where you’ll hopefully be able to try out levels other people built, and see how many people test out your own levels.
There’s no timetable for when this level creator mode will actually join Fall Guys. In the stream, Mediatonic said, “just to be clear, this mode is still a fair way from release.”
The new free-to-play version of Fall Guys will launch on June 21 for Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, and on the Epic Games Store. In addition to cross-platform play and progression, the new season will bring an overhauled monetization system, new levels, and more crossover costumes, including Mecha Godzilla.
Logan Plant is a freelance writer for IGN. You can find him on Twitter @LoganJPlant.