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Fortnite Got DirectX 12 Support

qjin, today, 12:19

Epic Games has announced that the PC version of Fortnite has received official support for Microsoft DirectX 12 libraries. This support is part of the latest 11.20 update. Selected players should experience increased performance and more stable image smoothness.

Fortnite x Star Wars - Stormtroopers Invade Epic Games' Hit

Aquma, 15 November 2019, 11:46

A thematic event connected with the Star Wars universe has just begun in Fortnite. For now, the original Stormtrooper skin is available, but it cannot be ruled out that more prizes will be awarded.

Dr. Disrespect: Anyone Over 13 Still Playing Fortnite Has Mental Issues

Laty, 07 November 2019, 22:58

Doc is coming back in style - this time not only has he uninstalled Fortnite again, but he has also offended anyone who plays Fortnite and is over 13 years old. Will this be the end of his adventure with this game?

Fortnite Loses Steam; Revenues From Microtransactions in Decline

Entelarmer, 07 November 2019, 12:21

SuperData has published a report on in-game spending for this year. Fortnite remains among the best earners, but the champion (and several other titles) is doing worse than in previous years.

Epic's Dispute with Juvenile Fortnite Cheater Continues For 2 Years

arRacoon, 15 October 2019, 13:12

A young Fortnite player known as Sky Orbit does not hide in the shadows in the fight against Epic Games, the creators of the global hit, who in 2017 sued the boy for cheating in live matches and teaching others how to do it.

Fortnite Goes Offline; Black Hole Swallowed All, Social Media Wiped

Aquma, 14 October 2019, 12:14

The tenth season has ended in Fortnite, and with it... the whole game, at least apparently. Epic Games megahit's servers have been shut down and social media channels only show a mysterious video / image of a black hole.

Tim Sweeney: „Epic Will not Punish Fortnite Players for Talking Politics”

Entelarmer, 09 October 2019, 22:47

Tim Sweeney from Epic Games referred to the controversy surrounding the suspension of Chung „blitzchung” Ng Wai by Blizzard for a political statement during a Hearthstone tournament. The CEO assured that he would not allow Fortnite players to be punished for their political statements.

Epic Games Accused of Not Telling us Fortnite Might be Addictive

Aquma, 07 October 2019, 12:05

A Canadian law firm accuses Epic Games of deliberately making Fornite an addictive game and not informing users of the resulting threat. Lawyers are preparing a class action lawsuit, indicating, among other things, this year's World Health Organization ruling and a similar case against a cigarette manufacturer.

Fortnite Losing Popularity on Twitch

Froozyy, 17 September 2019, 14:42

According to the report presented by TheGamer, Fortnite's popularity on Twitch is constantly declining. This is mainly due to Ninja's move to a competitive platform and Tfue's announcement that he is taking a break from streaming.

Fortnite - Epic Removes „New” Version of an Exclusive Item

Froozyy, 15 August 2019, 20:14

Epic Games has tried to sell a new cosmetic item that resembled one previously available on season 6 battle pass, but after the players had expressed a negative opinion, the skin was completely removed from the game.

Trailer of Fortnite Season X has Leaked - Get Ready for Time Travel

Entelarmer, 31 July 2019, 23:38

Epic Games accidentally revealed the trailer for Season X of Fornite. Internet users managed to record some footage before it was removed, thanks to which we got to know some of the prepared attractions.

More Than 2 Million People Watched Fortnite World Cup 2019 Finals Live

Frozen, 30 July 2019, 17:11

The finals of this year's Fortnite: Battle Royale World Championships attracted a large audience. Epic Games, the company responsible for creating the game, does not slow down and is already teasing season 10.

Duo Using Aim Assist Takes Second Place in Fortnite World Cup

Froozyy, 29 July 2019, 12:05

At this year's world championships in Fortnite, the second place was taken by a duo playing on pads with tracking aid turned on. This has caused a lot of indignation among the users of traditional mice and keyboards.

„Epic Breaks Its Own Rules”; Dispute Over a Fortnite Skin

Froozyy, 26 June 2019, 13:45

The new skin in Fortnite caused a lot of commotion among the fans of the game. According to them, the creators broke their own rules, and selling modified versions of classic characters is against company's initial idea.

14 Days of Summer - Two-week Event Launches in Fortnite

AlexB, 25 June 2019, 12:24

Fortnite features an event called 14 Days of Summer. Over the next two weeks, fans of this online shooter will be able to take part in special temporary modes, complete challenges of the day or buy exclusive cosmetic items.

Soon Older GPU Owners Won't be Able to Play Fortnite

Jakub Mirowski, 22 June 2019, 23:41

Epic Games has announced that the hardware requirements of Fortnite will change slightly from the 10th season onwards. Developers are ending their support for GPU that do not support DirectX 11.

Fortnite - Pro-Am Tournament Popularity Dropped Dramatically

aadamus, 18 June 2019, 00:42

The Pro-Am 2018 has been the most successful in terms of audience success in the history of Fortnite streams. However, this trend has not been sustained and the popularity of the charity tournament this year has dropped dramatically. Compared to the previous edition of the event, the audience decreased by 72%.

Epic Games Wanted To Delete Fortnite

Jakub Mirowski, 15 June 2019, 12:53

Rod Fergusson, former production manager at Epic Games, revealed that just before his departure in 2012, he was trying to delete Fortnite. He thought it looked unprofitable at these times.

Fortnite Season 9 Launches - Patch, Cinematic and Battle Pass

Aquma, 09 May 2019, 15:08

Fortnite got another big patch today, starting its 9th season. Epic Games studio has published a notice in which they describe all introduced novelties and modifications. We also know the details of the new battle pass.

Fortnite - Season 9 Start Date and Teasers

Entelarmer, 07 May 2019, 21:23

Epic Games has released graphics promoting the ninth season of Fortnite. The materials suggest that the next update will introduce a lot of futuristic content. The start date, scheduled for 9 May, has also been confirmed.

Fortnite X Avengers Endgame Launches

Vergil, 25 April 2019, 16:23

Avengers: Endgame has debuted in cinemas around the world, while Fortnite: Battle Royale players can check out timed event inspired by the film. The Endgame module enables characters, equipped with Avengers' gear, to face Thanos and his Chitauri.

Fortnite Developers Work Up To 100 Hours a Week

aadamus, 24 April 2019, 22:21

Every success has its price. Fortnite turned out to be a golden goose, but at the cost of team members' health. The employees are extremely exhausted. They are often required to work 12 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Digital Sales of Sekiro Beat Dark Souls 3

Adrian Werner, 24 April 2019, 15:28

Thanks to the SuperData Group's report, we learned about the sales results of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice in digital distribution. The report also shows that the position of Apex Legends is weakening.

The Avengers are Coming to Fortnite.

Aquma, 23 April 2019, 16:51

Epic Games announced that this Thursday, April 25, Fortnite will host the Avengers Film Festival. The event is connected with the premiere of the Avengers: Endgame.

Fortnite Boosts Video Game Sales Among Teenagers

AlexB, 10 April 2019, 23:33

Piper Jaffray published its usual semi-annual report about teenager spendings in the USA. According to the company, young males spend as much as 14% of their income on video games. Most of this thanks to Fortnite.