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Fortnite Continues To Crush It

Last weekend, the cartoonish battle royale game Fortnite hit 3.4 million concurrent users across all platforms. Before that, Chance the Rapper was begging Epic Games for a Switch port. And this week alone, we’ve gotten two hefty updates from the development team detailing new tweaks, item/weapon additions, and…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite Battle Royale’s Success Is Hurting Epic’s Other Games

Yesterday a representative for Epic Games’ online battle arena Paragon posted a message on Reddit casting the future of the game in doubt. Today, on the Unreal Tournament forums, fans are worrying over the fate of the latest installment of that beloved series. Both games share a common problem: the runaway success of Fortnite Battle…Read […]

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The Secrets Behind Fortnite’s Massive 40 Million Player Success 

When Epic Games originally announced a Battle Royale mode for its co-op zombie survival game Fortnite, the internet seemed skeptical. Battlegrounds had already taken over the world, so it was easy for Fortnite: Battle Royale to look like a trend-chasing copycat. Months later, the studio’s enormous player base seems to…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Shoutout To Fortnite Players Who Build Towers Instead of Killing Anyone At The End of Matches

Tell me if you’ve ever seen this: there are only ten people or so left in your Fortnite: Battle Royale match. The storm cloud looms closer with every passing second. There’s nowhere left to go. Left without options, everyone around you starts building toward the sky.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Battle Between Fortnite and Battlegrounds Continues

Since Fortnite announced its battle royale mode, there’s been a little, uh, tension between its developer Epic Games and the developer of that other battle royale game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. What’s come next has felt a little like an arms race for accessibility, throughout which Fortnite’s free,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Battle Between Fortnite and Battlegrounds Continues

Since Fortnite announced its battle royale mode, there’s been a little, uh, tension between its developer Epic Games and the developer of that other battle royale game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. What’s come next has felt a little like an arms race for accessibility, throughout which Fortnite’s free,…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Epic Accidentally Allows Xbox And PS4 Cross-Play In Fortnite, Disables It

Oops, it looks like for a brief few hours PS4 and Xbox One cross-play was available in Fortnite. Now, Fortnite developer Epic Games says that feature was actually a bug, which the studio is referring to as a “configuration issue” that it says it has fixed.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Fortnite’s Complicated Progression System Obscures A Great Game

Epic Games’ Fortnite, out in Early Access, is not one game, but many, all tangled together under one name. It’s a resource management game. It’s a multiplayer third-person shooter. It’s a tower defense game. It’s a collectable card game. It’s a strategy game, a survival game and it’s even a little bit of a…Read more… […]

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Fortnite Developers Apologize For Surprise Change That Wiped Out Several Players’ Bases

Developer Epic Games issued an apology this morning after several fans of Fortnite, a surprisingly cute player vs. environment game about surviving the apocalypse, were caught off guard when their labored-after bases disappeared. The unannounced change was a part of an early morning patch for the Early Access game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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