The newest patch for Fortnite is here. With the surge of popularity the game is currently enjoying, thanks in part to the new Star Wars Rise of Skywalker event, there’s a lot of players eager to take on some new content. Fortnite Update 11.31 adds a handful of new elements with a new game mode.
As is the usual shtick in Fortnite, there’s a bunch of themed content coinciding with some major release of a game or film. And along with it, comes a whole new stable of in-game events and challenges. Completing these earns the lucky player various cosmetic rewards and other goodies. For example, First Order Back Bling,
Epic’s mega-hit battle royale, Fortnite, is back in the headlines again, this time due to some good news. Earlier today we reported on a rumor that was swirling. It turns out that, despite some people really wanting such a feature, Epic has no plans to offer Battle Pass in a yearly model in future iterations.
Earlier today speculation broke that Epic Games had been working on a new addon product for their flagship game, Fortnite. It comes in response to the new patch that just dropped. As part of the ongoing reactions to the newest patch to the battle royale game, namely version 11.30, showing what fans are excited about.
Fortnite has just recently dropped on Android, offering a scaled-down version of the competitive shooter on mobile devices. Google has listed the app on the Play Store for distribution. THis platform carries with it a fee that Google uses to monetize the platform. That fee is 30% of sales of both apps themselves, and in-app
The kickoff of Fortnite Chapter 2 was a moment of quiet contemplation for the fanbase of Epic’s mega-hit. Fortnite mysteriously shut down for a short time ahead of the launch of the new phase of the battle royale title. During that time, tons of fans were left scratching their heads. The game came roaring back
So a bit of bad news has just landed in the laps of Fortnite fans broke this week. Because Fortnite is an incredibly popular game, it has helped launch gaming and streaming careers for many, including one pro player. Professional Fortnite player – Jarvis Kaye, known as FaZe Jarvis and is a member of popular
Epic Games is suing an alleged leaker in North Carolina court over the infringement of trade secrets. The suit is based off of early unintended reveals of the next phase of Fortnite, the flagship game of the studio. The company temporarily ended public access to the game following ten seasons of post-launch content The lawsuit
Fortnite is finally back, after a short period of downtime wherein Epic took the game down entirely via a black hole in order to apply updates and introduce some new content. Earlier this month, Fortnite was shut down with a weird black hole that literally sucked the entire ecosystem an all of its content into
By looking at more than 375,000 transactions, an analyst company determined that the battle royale genre has fallen hard in terms of consumer spending, down from a major peak last year, with major titles like Fortnite being hit very hard. Speaking of the king of the hill in the genre, spending dropped significantly from Q2
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has reported that the legal firm Calex Légal has applied for authorisation to enact a class action lawsuit against Epic Games. The basis for the suit is pretty inflammatory too, as it alleges that Epic intentionally preyed upon human psychology and the naivety of their users when designing their flagship shooter. The
Fortnite has been growing explosively in popularity over the last couple of years. As Epic continues to grow in influence within the wider games industry, there’s going to be a growing need to keep an eye on what the company is doing. There’s any number of reasons one could want to do this. For example,
With the international day of nerdom that is Batman Day over and done with this past weekend, some people still want to get in on celebrating the legendary caped crusader and DC Comics in general, luckily we still have some fun stuff to tool around with. Thanks to Epic and their mega-hit Fortnite, a new
Season X of Fortnite is well underway, and with it comes the requisite string of patches and updates bringing new content, as well as reworking old content. The big new items in this patch cycle include the Zapper Trap, a thrown weapon that shocks enemies on detonation. Traps are steadily more dastardly in Fortnite. Weekly
As detailed on the Gearbox news blog, a Pandora Rift Zone has appeared on the Fortnite map has been seen, and it’s bringing with it a new in-game event. This new zone will create an aura that will alter the shape and the appearance of the whole area around it. This will cause the influenced area to
Last weekend, Fortnite World Cup champion Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf was swatted while streaming the battle royale game live on Twitch. The teenager was playing with two other pros, Timothy ‘Bizzle’ Miller and Danny ‘Dubs’ Walsh. Swatting involves finding out where someone lives, and then calling a local police department with some kind of vague but violent threat.
Fortnite is an incredibly popular game, and as the game only continues to grow in reach and value, the incentive for black-market activities within the game grows as well. Account hacking is a pretty major endeavor for scammers in any game, and that’s doubly true for the most popular battle royale title. That means that
Earlier this week, the ESA and several major gaming companies came together to promise a series of changes to the microtransaction ecosystem in modern video games. The idea was that these companies would band together to self-police their games and platforms by making multiple changes to how loot boxes and other monetization are handled. One
Fortnite is kicking of its next season of post-launch content, with the ever-popular battle royale title kicking off Season X this month. Of course, there’s an entirely new Battle Pass in Season 10, offering 100 new challenges to complete, with a similar number of rewards to earn for doing just that. Players looking to gift
The newest patch for the monster of the battle royale genre that is Fortnite is live, and gamers are already digging in to uncover all of the new weapons, locations and other goodies this update added. And as is par for the course, there’ a fair few things changes as well. Gamers across the globe
The new batch of events is headed for Epic’s Fortnite. 14 Days of Summer will bring out a ton of new and old content alike. So let’s dive into these fresh waters to see what’s beneath the surface. Each day will see a variety of new content being dropped into the world for players to
A story has popped up on Reddit, and is doing the rounds online, which serves as yet another cautionary tale against microtransactions the predatory targeting of unaware children in games. Reddit user A_Sad_Frog posted a story about how they let their niece and nephew use their PSN account, so that they could have access to
After Nepal voted to ban another popular battle royale title, gamers and fans of various games have been really nervous about the future of the genre. And even before that, the looming specter of legislation, especially in response to depicted violence or predatory monetization, has been a constant issue within the games industry. And now,
A newly released patch to Fortnite has adjusted a contentious option, and players seem a little split on how to respond. A recently deployed hotfix to The Baller, the rolling sphere of death, reduced it’s health by around 30%, from 300 down to 200. This change has apparently been in the cards for a while