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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 overhauls building system in v3.0 with turbo construction
Fortnite: Battle Royale's construction system is already a big bag of fun but Epic decided to make it even better in v3.0 with automatic material selection, turbo building and more. Build it and they will come.
Fortnite Season 3 Battle Pass adds 30 tiers, a lot more loot
Season 2 of Fortnite: Battle Royale draws to a close on 21 Feburary, 2018, but the devs are already preying on shallow water customers who cannot resist a Battle Pass type of bait. Having said that, let's "dive in".
Epic Games removes SMG from Fortnite, other weapons might follow
Epic Games announced the SMG will be removed from Fortnite and the change may or may not be temporary. This practice will not only apply to this weapon, as the weapon roster will vary in the future in order to preserve balance.
Fortnite matchmaking changes on hold after public outrage
The Fortnite team recently published a post on the game's state of development and one feature in particular rubbed the players the wrong way - changes to the matchmaking system. The Fortnite team responded, saying they'll sift through the feedback and think long and hard before taking any steps.
Fortnite getting new modes, 60fps for consoles
Epic's latest feat had somewhat of a sweet and sour combination, what with the news of record traffic being diminished by server issues and other bugs. The company seems to be dead set on making it right though and has now laid out a roadmap, announcing 60fps on consoles, new servers, modes, cosmetics and much more.
Fortnite hits 3.4 million CCU, kills server hamster
Even though PUBG has been stealing its headlines, Epic's Fortnite has been lurking in the shadows and steadily growing. In the wake of their recent server issues, the company pointed the finger at a jaw dropping figure of 3.4 million concurrent players, which - if true, would put it firmly on top, ahead of PUBG.
Fortnite patch adds crossbow and Valentine's Day skins
Hot on the heels of patch 2.4.0, Fortnite devs are already rolling out version 2.4.2, proving once and for all they have no life whatsoever. Mind you, we are pretty grateful for that. Amongst standard bug fixes and tweaks, the patch brings Valentine's Day skins and a new weapon - the crossbow.
Fortnite bugs forced Epic to delay the game's latest patch
Epic Games had delay version 2.4.0 of Fortnite due to some issues that are 'taking [them] longer than expected to fix'. In order to fix the bugs that are causing some issues with in-game building, the devs are reverting to the building bar system that was present in V.2.2.0.
UPDATE: Fortnite servers are down, but don't panic - it will be back soon
Fortnite is famous for having a far better network solution than the competition, but Epic's servers are silent for an unusually lengthy amount of time today. The developers explain what is going on. UPDATED
Fortnite gets team healing and ShadowPlay
We’ve got to admit that Fortnite devs are getting really good in thinking outside the sandbox, with every patch bringing useful and/or fun items and modes, even though they may seem ridiculous at first. Items, not devs of course. Anyway, the new patch brings team healing in form of campfires, ShadowPlay with a GTX 1070 flavored contest as well as tweaks on the UI, gameplay, audio and Boogie Bombs.