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Fortnite Update to Reduce Game Size by 2/3

Musiol, today, 14:22

The newest Fortnite PC update will significantly reduce the game's size. Epic Games Studio has managed to cut over 60 GB!

We've Learned Epic's Losses From the Feud With Apple

Musiol, 11 October 2020, 20:01

Thanks to Epic Games' war with Apple we learned some interesting information. 116 million people played Fortnite on iOS devices and they were more willing to spend money on microtransactions than Android users.

Epic vs. Apple May be Judged by Jury [Updated]

Aquma, 29 September 2020, 10:26

The lawsuit brought by Epic Games against Apple may not be resolved by a judge but a jury. Normally jurors do not participate in similar trials, but according to Judge Yvonne Gonzales Rogers, the opinion of ordinary people may be very important in this case.

Ray Tracing and DLSS in Fortnite Today

mikos, 17 September 2020, 13:38

Today the new update to Fortnite will introduce ray tracing and DLSS support. This is another big step in popularizing ray tracing technology in video games.

Epic Games' CEO Passionately Plays Fortnite, Always Anonymously

Dameredet, 12 September 2020, 22:21

Tim Sweeney confessed to playing Fortnite. Using a mysterious nickname, he played over 1600 matches. He also confessed that he sold his car collection to become a landowner.

Apple Countersues Epic as the Battle for 30% Profit Cut Continues

AlexB, 09 September 2020, 15:47

In response to Epic Games' accusations, Apple has filed its own lawsuit, in which it accuses Tim Sweeney's company of breach of contract. The company demands compensation.

Fortnite's Losses on iOS; Epic Demands the Game be Returned to App Store

Entelarmer, 06 September 2020, 18:23

The removal of Fortnite from App Store and Google Play remains unresolved. However, Epic Games has filed a court order to put pressure on Apple to restore access to the popular battle royale on iOS devices. Reason: Epic Games' „irreparable damage” and a significant decline in the number of players.

Fortnite Will Get Ray tracing and DLSS Support

Adrian Werner, 02 September 2020, 14:49

Nvidia and Epic Games have announced that the PC version of Fortnite will soon receive ray tracing and DLSS support.

Iron-Man and Other Marvel Heroes in Fortnite; No Update for iOS

Entelarmer, 27 August 2020, 16:15

Fortnite received the second chapter of season 4. Thanks to this, Iron-Man, Dr. Doom, Wolverine and other characters from Marvel universe appeared in the game. Unfortunately, the update did not reach iOS mobile devices.

iPhones With Fortnite Sold for Several Thousand Dollars

Froozyy, 26 August 2020, 19:39

Various auction services offer iPhone with Fortnite installed. Prices for such devices can reach several thousand dollars.

Epic vs Apple - Fortnite is Not Coming Back, but Unreal Engine is Safe

Dameredet, 25 August 2020, 17:38

There's been a verdict on the Epic Games vs Apple case. Fortnite will not return to the App Store, but developers will not lose access to development tools.

Thor and Galactus Coming to Fortnite

Entelarmer, 24 August 2020, 22:33

Epic Games is teasing Fortnite players. The comic book released in the game seems to confirm the imminent debut of Thor and Galactus in season 4 of the popular game.

Epic's Fight With Apple Will Move to Fortnite

Karol Laska , 22 August 2020, 14:42

The great conflict between Apple and Epic Games will move for several hours from the courtroom to Fortnite. The devs have prepared a number of different attractions for the players to fuel the rebellious moods associated with the removal of the game from App Store.

PS5 and Xbox Series X Launch - Leak From Fortnite Turns Up the Heat

Adrian Werner, 20 August 2020, 12:13

Fortnite may has just told us when we can expect the launch of Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. Additionally, there have been rumors about the price of these consoles.

Apple Responds to Epic Games' Suit, Targets Unreal Engine

Czarus, 18 August 2020, 17:31

Epic Games' battle against Apple continues. The court has received an application from Tim Sweeney's company to issue an injunction against the cellphone giant. We can read in it that Epic may soon lose access to development tools on Apple's devices.

Fortnite - Batman Returns; Joker Announced

Dameredet, 16 August 2020, 16:06

New cosmetic items are coming to the game. These include the skins of Joker, Poison Ivy and Midas Rex.

Fortnite Pulled From Apple and Google Stores; Epic Goes to War

Aquma, 14 August 2020, 11:36

Apple and Google have removed the shooter Fortnite from their respective app stores. Epic Games has responded with actions against both entities. The reason for the commotion is the high, 30% revenue share on these digital distribution platforms, which Tim Sweeney does not accept.

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.