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Usable Cars in Fortnite; New Vehicles Inbound

AlexB, 04 August 2020, 14:21

Tomorrow, Epic Games will release another update for Fortnite. It's called Joy Ride and will introduce driveable cars.

$20,000 Spent on Streamers; Underage Player Wastes His Mother's Savings

Froozyy, 20 July 2020, 17:30

The mother of an underage Fortnite fan shared a story online, describing how her son spent her entire life's savings in just over 2 weeks. The teenager spent almost $20,000 on donations and subscriptions to various streamers.

Sony Invested Hundreds of Millions of Dollars in Epic Games

Adrian Werner, 10 July 2020, 11:51

Sony bought a minority stake in Epic Games for a quarter of a billion dollars. This is to help strengthen the cooperation between the two companies, but no exclusive agreements were mentioned.

Ninja's Success on YouTube - First Stream Draws a Crowd of Viewers

Entelarmer, 09 July 2020, 14:03

Richard „Ninja” Tyler Blevins released his first YouTube stream. The well-known streamer was watched live by more than 100,000 people at the same time, but that doesn't mean he will stay on Google's platform permanently.

Captain America Debuts in Fortnite; Thor May be Next

Entelarmer, 03 July 2020, 15:26

Fortnite got a new Marvel skin. From now on, players can get the outfit and shield of Captain America. Moreover, the trailer suggests that the next guest in Epic Games' title may be Thor.

Fortnite Leaves Early Access

Froozyy, 30 June 2020, 21:34

Epic Games has announced that Fortnite's paid co-op mode - Save the World - is leaving early access today. At the same time also the creative mode and battle royale will be officially launched.

Diplo, Young Thug and Noah Cyrus Will Play a Concert in Fortnite

Froozyy, 24 June 2020, 17:51

In a few days, Fortnite will host another concert. As part of the event DJ Diplo will launch his new album with guest appearances from rapper Young Thug and singer Noah Cyrus.

Police Cars Disappeared From Fortnite

AlexB, 22 June 2020, 15:40

Players report that the last update for Fortnite removed police cars. Epic Games has not officially commented on this situation, but it is most likely caused by the unrest in the US.

Fortnite - Season 3 Brings New Battle Pass and Aquaman

Aquma, 17 June 2020, 13:17

Another season has just begun in Fortnite: Chapter 2. Splashdown update refers to the Aquaman movie - it introduces, among others, the aforementioned superhero and a few items. There have also been a lot of changes on the map.

Flood in Fortnite Draws Record Audience

Froozyy, 16 June 2020, 15:45

Yesterday, Fortnite hosted an event heralding the upcoming new season of the game, during which a standard storm on the map turned into huge waves of water. The event was watched on streaming services by a record number of spectators.

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 3 Launch Delayed

DS, 04 June 2020, 11:21

The launch of Season 2 Chapter 2 and thr mysterious live event called „The Device” in Fortnite has been delayed. This is a result of the protests that have recently been erupting across United States.

Trailer of Nolan's New Movie Premiers in Fortnite

Adrian Werner, 22 May 2020, 11:07

The premiere screening of a trailer for Christopher Nolan's Tenet took on an unusual form. Trailer debuted on a virtual screen in Fortnite.

Gamepad Aim Assist Causes Problems on PC - Ninja on Controversial Feature

Froozyy, 20 May 2020, 13:45

Popular streamers and professional players are speaking out on the issue of aim assisting on gamepads in PC version of Fortnite. Many of them, including Ninja, have announced that they will not play Epic Games' title until the unbalanced aim assist feature is fixed.

Fortnite Will be PS5 and XSX's Launch Title; Game Will Switch to UE5

Entelarmer, 13 May 2020, 20:39

Epic Games has announced the release of Fortnite on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X. The title will be released on both platforms shortly after their release. In addition, the company intends to move the game to Unreal Engine 5.

Fortnite is Not Done Yet, New Players Arrive

Entelarmer, 07 May 2020, 14:04

Epic Games boasts of the number of registered Fortnite users. During the year, the popular battle royale gained 100 million players.

Ban For a 9-year-old Gamer Triggers a Storm on Twitter

Froozyy, 06 May 2020, 17:18

The Fortnite community is raging across Twitter because of a 4-year ban for a 9-year-old player. The boy is now unable to participate in tournaments and competitive modes.

Rapper's Concert in Fortnite Sets New Activity Record

AlexB, 24 April 2020, 15:53

Last night a new record in the number of logged in players was set in Fortnite. According to Epic, 12.3 million people watched the virtual concert of American rapper Travis Scott organized in the game.

Epic Games Gives Up; Fortnite Launches on Google Play

Entelarmer, 22 April 2020, 15:18

Fortnite finally launched on Google Play, after a year and a half of distribution beyond this platform. This concession by Epic Games is the result of Google's policy to significantly hinder independent distribution.

Fortnite - Exploit Makes it Possible to Rake in Easy Victories

Pri, 30 March 2020, 16:09

Youtuber LazerBeam has published a video that show an exploit in Fortnite related to the use of helicopters, which - in a way that does not require confrontation with other players - enables a player to win the game.

Choppers Coming to Fortnite? Patch 12.20 Goes Live Today [Updated]

Froozyy, 17 March 2020, 10:45

According to recent reports, Fortnite will get one-man helicopters. They are to be part of today's 12.20 update.

Epic Games on Fortnite's Revenue Drops: The Data is Inaccurate

Entelarmer, 28 February 2020, 14:53

Epic Games has criticized the SuperData group for reporting Fortnite's revenue. The company disputes the data provided by the analysts, even though it referred to them in the previous month.

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2 - Deadpool in the Trailer and New Info

Mat1K, 20 February 2020, 17:59

Today, the much-awaited new season of Fortnite Chapter 2 has begun. Along with it, a new battle pass has appeared, which will enable us to unlock many skins for items or heroes. A small upgrade has been made to the map. The season is to last until April 29, 2020.

Here's Dust 2 From CS:GO Ported to Fortnite

Froozyy, 16 February 2020, 20:20

Team Evolve, the team taked with creating maps in Fortnite, has made a replica of the classic Dust 2 known from CS:GO. The project has been released for free, so that every player can test it.

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2 Launch Date

Froozyy, 25 January 2020, 20:47

Second Season of Fortnite Chapter 2 will be introduced in less than a month. For the time being, the devs do not specify what kind of novelties it will contain, but we found out that the next update (before the start of season 2) will introduce the Chaos physics system, which is part of the Unreal Engine.

Fortnite Earned $1.8 Billion in 2019

Adrian Werner, 03 January 2020, 10:35

SuperData summarized the results of the digital game market for 2019. The best earning free-to-play production was Fortnite, which generated $1.8 billion in revenue. League of Legends has brought $1.5 billion.