Epic Games Chief Creative Officer, Fortnite Head Donald Mustard Retiring
Epic Games chief creative officer Donald Mustard is retiring this month after seven years with the company. He announced this today on Twitter, stating that after working in the games industry for nearly 25 years, he is retiring to spend time with his wife and family.
Most notably, Mustard served as the head of Fortnite, responsible for leading its storytelling and creative decision-making behind the game as a battle royale. Epic Games has not announced who will be taking over the role after Mustard retires, nor has it specified what the future of Fortnite looks like, although hundreds are working on it, and things will likely continue as usual.
Here’s what Mustard posted on Twitter:
After an incredible adventure, I will be retiring from my role as Chief Creative Officer at Epic this month.— Donald Mustard (@DonaldMustard) September 8, 2023
I have enjoyed nearly 25 years in the game industry collaborating with some of the most talented people ever and I am so proud of what we have made together. From the… pic.twitter.com/9KJT9Jg2jr
Mustard leaves at a time when Fortnite is having a fan-favorite season in Chapter 4 Season 4: Last Resort. If you haven’t yet jumped in, check out the Last Resort trailer and then read our feature on everything you need to know about Fortnite Chapter 4: Season 4.