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Fortnite's 20 player mod has 6 Storm Circles, increased loot chances

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Fortnite Battle Royale: Shrines will be thematic, devs say.

Epic's Fortnite: Battle Royale servers are currently down for patch v3.2 which brings the 20 player co-op mode, but Fortnite's developers made sure there are no slow paced games here - enemies will be coming thick and fast.

The Fortnite team has just tweeted that server down time begins for the shortly but hotly anticipated new 20 player co-op mode for Fortnite's Battle Royale. The devs have teased a bit of what we can expect and you can check the video out below.

Epic say that the new co-op mod will have teammates displayed in green, with a clearly displayed number of still-breathing players on opposing teams. The chances of treasure chests and ammo boxes spawning have been boosted significantly as well.

Matches have been reduced from the original 25 minutes to 23, so expect highly dynamic fights soon. Moreover, with six Storm Circles instead of previous nine, we'll be finishing those Fortnite: Battle Royale slugfests sooner than you can say PUBG's-gonna-die.

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Players who force others into fall damage, shooting their buildings from underneath them, use Impulse Grenades and such, will be credited with kills, which is a sorely missed addition.

Fortnite's v3.2 patch notes say that Easy Anti-Cheat protection will be added for PC players. Interestingly enough, whereas some Fortnite: Battle Royale players will be run trough Easy Anti-Cheat, others will go though BattlEye.

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We're not sure we like the sound of this last feature, but we suppose Epic knows what they're doing so we'll clamp down on the scepticism. Indeed, the company says that they've been monitoring all the channels where Fortnite: Battle Royale fans have been complaining about all sorts of issues.

For a full list of patch notes, you can hop on over to Fortnite: Battle Royale's official website.