Fortnite Helped Break Twitch Record
Karol Laska , 12 January 2021, 21:46
A new skin in Fortnite combined with a popular streamer gave unexpected results in term of viewership on Twitch. A new record for the number of people following the broadcast simultaneously was broken.
Epic Games Wants to Move to a Mall
Szarmancki, 04 January 2021, 21:16
The latest acquisition of Epic Games, Cary Towne Center, a shopping mall in the city of Cary, North Carolina, will be transformed into the developer's new HQ.
Epic Games Store Hotfix Repairs Error With Excessive Data Traffic
Jacob Blazewicz, 31 December 2020, 15:58
Sergei Galyonkin announced the release of hotfix 11.0.2 for Epic Games Store client, which fixes a bug that is responsible for sending out excessive amounts of data and significant CPU load. While it's not a complete solution, it clearly improves the situation.
Epic Games Store Launcher Sends Out Suspiciously Large Amounts of Data
Bart Swiatek, 28 December 2020, 13:11
Reports that have emerged online suggest that Epic Games Store's digital client is sending out very large amounts of data somewhere - even over 514 KB per hour. One user also claims that the app's behavior negatively affects his Ryzen 7 5800X.
Fortnite With Improved Performance on Weaker PCs
Paul Musiolik, 15 December 2020, 17:39
Fortnite has added a new rendering mode for weaker PCs. It enables owners of older hardware to enjoy smooth gameplay.
Fortnite Tournaments Canceled; Competition Will Move Online
Paul Musiolik, 06 December 2020, 19:27
Epic Games has canceled the Fortnite World Cup tournament scheduled for 2021. The reason for this is the on-going pandemic and related restrictions, as well as concern for participants' health.
Fortnite X Star Wars Reveals New Han Solo Easter Egg
Jacob Blazewicz, 04 December 2020, 20:41
With the new season of the Fortnite Chapter 2, another easter egg from Star Wars appeared in the game. Apparently, the game's mascot shared Han's fate.
God of War's Kratos is Coming to Fortnite
Frozen, 03 December 2020, 18:01
There are many indications that Kratos, the main character of the God of War series, will soon appear in Fortnite, the popular battle royal game from Epic Games.
Fortnite: Chapter 2 Season 5 Launches Today
Bart Swiatek, 02 December 2020, 12:51
On December 1, an event was held to crown the fourth season of Fortnite: Chapter 2. The event attracted a record number of players. Today, the game will receive an update introducing a lot of novelties.
Subscription Service for Fortnite Inbound
Karol Laska , 24 November 2020, 19:28
Epic Games has decided to introduce a monthly subscription to Fortnite, which will provide players with digital currency and cosmetic item sets. The service will launch soon.
Apple Helps Little Studios Due to War With Epic Games
Szarmancki, 19 November 2020, 18:20
There seems to have been an interesting development in the dispute between Apple and Epic Games. The American technology colossus has cut tax in its app store in half, but only for some developers. Interestingly, Epic Games does not meet the conditions.
Epic's Survey Suggests Fortnite May Get Monthly Subscription
Karol Laska , 10 November 2020, 23:12
Epic Games has prepared a suspicious survey for Fortnite players, in which the topic of monthly subscription appeared. Fan curiosity was fuelled by the graphic attached to it by the creators.
Here's Fortnite With Ray Tracing
Sodar, 04 November 2020, 12:28
A video published on YouTube shows what Fortnite looks like when running in RTX mode. How much does ray tracing change in a game with such peculiar visuals? See for yourself.
Fortnite Ready for Next-gen; Epic Reveals PS5 and XSX/S Features
Paul Musiolik, 02 November 2020, 22:17
Fortnite is one of the launch titles for PS5 and Xbox Series X|S. Developers at Epic Games have revealed what awaits us on next-gen consoles.
Fortnite Update to Reduce Game Size by 2/3
Paul Musiolik, 21 October 2020, 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
Paul Musiolik, 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]
Bart Swiatek, 30 September 2020, 13:17
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.
Epic Games, Spotify and Others Join Forces Against Apple
Jacob Blazewicz, 26 September 2020, 20:53
Epic Games, Spotify, Tile and others companies have created the Coalition of App Fairness to fight Apple. The organization is to promote healthy competition in the digital distribution market and abolish the 30% profit cut.
Free Rocket League Sets New Activity Record
Adrian Werner, 25 September 2020, 10:48
The switch to free to play model has done Rocket League a lot of good. For the first time ever, the game has exceeded a million users playing at the same time.
Rocket League Launches as Free-to-Play
Adrian Werner, 24 September 2020, 10:33
Rocket League has switched to free-to-play and left Steam. The creators have prepared a $10 voucher for those who will add the game to their library in Epic Games Store.
Unreal Tournament Just Received a Massive Upgrade
Paul Musiolik, 23 September 2020, 19:50
Unreal Tournament has received a giant fan-made update. Hundreds of fixes and improvements to the game are waiting for active players.
Epic Games and Riot Games in Trump's Crosshairs
Bart Swiatek, 18 September 2020, 11:32
According to reports of the Bloomberg news agency, the US administration is looking at the financial involvement of the Chinese company Tencent in the American gaming industry. The Chinese giant owns Riot Games, holds a 40% stake in Epic Games and a 5% stake in Activision Blizzard.
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.
Appearance of AMD's Radeon RX 6000 Revealed in Fortnite
Bart Swiatek, 15 September 2020, 13:11
AMD revealed the appearance of a new series of GPUs - Radeon RX 6000. The presentation was quite unusual - the chipset was presented in Fortnite.
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
Milosz Szubert, 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
Jacob Blazewicz, 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
Jacob Blazewicz, 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
Paul Wozniak, 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
Jacob Blazewicz, 24 August 2020, 22:36
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.
Microsoft Supports Epic Against Apple While Charging 30% in Its Store
Bart Swiatek, 24 August 2020, 14:39
Microsoft has made a statement in court criticizing Apple's decision to cut Epic Games from iOS and MacOS development tools. According to the Redmond giant, the move will have a detrimental effect on many video game development companies.
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.
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
Bart Swiatek, 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.
Epic Games has Doubled its Value Over the Last Two Years
Karol Laska , 06 August 2020, 20:56
Epic Games, the devs of Fortnite and creators of Unreal Engine, has already reached a value of $17 billion, which is a significant increase compared to last years.
Usable Cars in Fortnite; New Vehicles Inbound
Milosz Szubert, 04 August 2020, 14:21
Tomorrow, Epic Games will release another update for Fortnite. It's called Joy Ride and will introduce driveable cars.
Epic Games Store Adds First Achievements
Jacob Blazewicz, 30 July 2020, 12:16
Epic Games announced the launch of game achievements on Epic Games Store. This applies only to certain games, and the system will be further improved.
CEO of Epic Games: Digital Ownership Should be a Universal Notion
DS, 22 July 2020, 15:08
Tim Sweeney, owner of Epic Games, shared his thoughts on digital ownership on Twitter. According to him, they should be universal and accessible to all platforms and stores.
Games Powered by UE5 May Grow to Astronomical Sizes
Adrian Werner, 19 July 2020, 21:52
Unreal Engine 5 is supposed to offer an unprecedented level of detail. However, there are developers who are afraid that it will result in record-breaking HDD space requirements on console and PCs.
Epic Games' CEO Responds to Allegations of Eulogizing PS5
Bebop, 11 July 2020, 18:10
According to Internet users, warm words about PlayStation 5, which we heard from Epic Games devs, could have been dictated by an agreement with Sony. The discussion began after the Japanese invested 250 million dollars in Fortnite's creators.
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.
Captain America Debuts in Fortnite; Thor May be Next
Jacob Blazewicz, 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
Paul Wozniak, 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.
Epic Games Engineer on PS5: A Masterpiece of System Design"
Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 10:54
Two employees of Epic Games - Vice President of Engineering, Nick Penwarden, and Kim Liberi's Chief Technology Officer - have complimented the power and capabilities of PS5.
Diplo, Young Thug and Noah Cyrus Will Play a Concert in Fortnite
Paul Wozniak, 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.
Free Games Work - Epic Games Store is Becoming Increasingly Popular
DS, 24 June 2020, 13:48
Police Cars Disappeared From Fortnite
Milosz Szubert, 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.