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Fortnite Battle Royale
Fortnite Battle Royale is a world-famous free-to-play battle royale game developed and published by Epic Games. It's a companion game to Fortnite: Save the World.
Fortnite Battle Royale Articles
Fortnite data mine reveals Stranger Things challenges, new events
Just as Fortnite got its latest patch bringing Chug Splash and Prop Hunt, data mining revealed that Epic's battle royale will soon be getting a Stranger Things set of challenges, new events and a slew of new skins and items to boot.
Fortnite adds Chug Splash, Prop Hunt mode and new islands
In the latest content update for Fortnite, Epic Games are introducing a new item called Chug Splash. Once thrown, the item grants healing to allies in the area. Creative also got some big additions with Prop Hunt mode and new islands.
Sweeney: Cross-play was one of the best moments in Epic's history
Tim Sweeney has said that getting Sony to enable cross-play between PlayStation 4 and other consoles was one of the greatest moments in the history of Epic Games. It was a series of tough discussions that left him tired but pleased.
Fergusson: I would've cancelled Fortnite had I stayed at Epic
Speaking in an E3 2019 podcast, The Coalition studio head Rod Fergusson said that people often assume that he has regrets over leaving Epic Games just before Fortnite blew up, but according to the man - it's Fortnite fans that were lucky.
Fortnite v9.21 adds Proximity Grenade Launcher, Horde Rush
Epic Games rolled out the v9.21 update to Fortnite: Battle Royale and its most notable feature are the Proximity Grenade Launcher, which lets you bounce your shots around corners, and new 4-player co-op limited time mode - Horde Rush.
Take-Two CEO insists Fortnite's success didn't affect them at all
Fortnite's stellar success was always going to stir some negative feelings, but some theories are really pushing it, suggesting Epic are bleeding the market dry. Take-Two Interactive's CEO Strauss Zelnick didn't take long to dismantle that.
Fortnite content update adds Storm Flips and Sword Fight LTM
In the latest content update for Fortnite, Epic Games have introduced Storm Flip, which is an item that creates a sphere zone that deals the same damage as the storm. Sword Fight LTM has also been introduced along with some bug fixes.
Fortnite's previously banned cheaters qualify for the World Cup
Epic Games are putting a lot of money into Fortnite eSports but it seems like they still lack work on some basics, like not letting cheaters compete. Two previously banned cheaters will earn $50,000 and compete in the World Cup in NYC.
Fortnite adds Burst SMG and Solid Gold Duos LTM in latest update
In the latest content update for Fortnite, Epic Games introduced a new close quarter weapon - Burst SMG - and Solid Gold Duos LTM to battle royale. As always, Fortnite Creative and Save the World modes also got a couple of new additions.
Nate Nanzer of Overwatch League fame is joining Epic Games
Nate Nanzer was one of the key Blizzard people in Overwatch League (OWL) which is the reason why many attribute the competition's success to him. He has recently announced that he joined Epic Games and is leaving OWL in safe hands.