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

arRacoon, yesterday, 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 is Back From the Black Hole! Chapter 2 Now Available

Adrian Werner, yesterday, 12:50

A patch has debuted that updates Epic Games' popular shooter to Fortnite Chapter 2. The devs have also released two new trailers.

Fortnite Chapter 2 Rumors - Trailer, Map and Season 11 Launch Date

Adrian Werner, yesterday, 09:59

A lot of information about Fortnite Chapter 2 leaked into the web. The first trailer appeared, images of the new map were found, and curious fans probably also discovered the release date of the new season.

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

Bart Swiatek, 14 October 2019, 12:33

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.

Fortnite: Chapter 2 Will Offer New Map and Motorboats?

Adrian Werner, 12 October 2019, 20:13

Thanks to a leak, we learned that the next stage of Fortnite's development will not be the usual eleventh season. Instead, the game will be renamed Fortnite: Chapter 2 and will receive a new map where we will be able to use motorboats.

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

Jacob Blazewicz, 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 is Not Just Against Steam - 30% is the Industry Standard

Bart Swiatek, 08 October 2019, 15:43

IGN conducted an analysis which shows that Steam's 30% revenue share does not differ from the industry standards. Only a few other distributors apply different rules - including, of course, Epic Games Store, which often accuses Valve of engaging in shameful practices.

Epic Games Accused of Not Telling us Fortnite Might be Addictive

Bart Swiatek, 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.

New Features in Epic Games Store - Library Sorting and Minor Fixes

Bart Swiatek, 30 September 2019, 10:06

Epic Games has published a note outlining recent changes to the Epic Games Store platform. The company has also announced what it will implement in the near future.

Fortnite x Batman Event Has Begun

Paul Wozniak, 22 September 2019, 16:17

In Fortnite, an event to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Batman's creation began. For the next two weeks, the players can purchase new cosmetic items related to the superhero, and Gotham City will be available as a location on Fortnite's world map.

Here's How Much Epic Paid for Control's Exclusivity

Agnes Adamus, 20 September 2019, 21:45

List of games that Epic Games Store has purchased for temporary exclusivity included Control. Today we found out how much this move cost Tim Sweeney's company.

Rumor: New Batman Only on EGS. Announcement Imminent?

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 September 2019, 22:11

There are rumors about the imminent announcement of a new game with Batman as an exclusive title for Epic Games Store. Their source are mysterious entries of the creators of Batman: Arkham Origins, but also a new update of Fortnite.

Epic Games Store Resignes From Notifying of Improvement Dates

Konrad Serafinski, 31 August 2019, 18:19

Epic Games Store has decided to change the organization of the Trello board, where the players can find plans for platform development. From now on, instead of deadlines, we will find bookmarks concerning changes - introduced, forthcoming and future ones.

Epic Games Store Announces Eight New Exclusives Titles

Bart Swiatek, 30 August 2019, 12:45

Epic Games announced eight more exclusive Epic Games Store titles during PAX West 2019. These are mainly smaller, independent productions. We've heard about some of the titles before, but some of them are completely new.

Borderlands-related Event in Fortnite

Bart Swiatek, 27 August 2019, 17:37

The Fortnite X Mayhem event has launched in Fortnite and is linked to Borderlands, a series of shooters with RPG elements. The event was introduced with the latest update (version 10.20).

Epic Games Store Disables Cloud Saves in Free Hyper Light Drifter

Paul Wozniak, 17 August 2019, 22:24

Epic Games Store has informed players that due to launcher malfunction, Hyper Light Drifter's cloud game saves will be completely disabled.

Epic Games Store Introduces Cloud Saves in Subsequent Games

Frozen, 16 August 2019, 19:44

Epic Games Store has added new titles that offer the ability to save the state of the game in the cloud. In addition, the store has received the Humble Bundle and Humble Store integration announced for some time now, as well as several other improvements.

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

Paul Wozniak, 15 August 2019, 20:21

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.

Rocket League Will Abandon Lootboxes

Adrian Werner, 07 August 2019, 12:36

The devs of Rocket League informed that this year lootboxes will disappear from the game. This way, the players will always know what they are buying without having to buy a cat in a sack.

Tim Sweeney: Epic Doesn't Know How to Finish Unreal Tournament

Konrad Serafinski, 04 August 2019, 19:49

One Twitter user asked the CEO of Epic Games about a possible resuming of work on Unreal Tournament. Unfortunately, Tim Sweeney dispelled the doubts of the fans. The studio doesn't really have a concept to finish the game, and besides, Fortnite remains a priority.

Several Features Will Get to Epic Games Store Later Than Expected

Bart Swiatek, 02 August 2019, 14:06

The developers of Epic Games Store are past the deadline for some of the new features that the platform was due to receive last month. The new features has been moved to August, as we know from the schedule update on Trello.

Fortnite - Season X Launches; Mechs and Time Travel

Barth Faryna, 01 August 2019, 14:31

It's here! Fortnite Season X has just launched. The devs have prepared a lot of novelties and some important changes. All signs point that we will be returning to the past.

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

Jacob Blazewicz, 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.

Epic Games Store Rejects Game Whose Devs Didn't Want to Leave Steam

Barth Faryna, 31 July 2019, 21:26

Epic Games Store is committed to exclusive titles, as we've all known for a long time. However, gamers still feel offended by the fact that more titles are rejected by the platform because their creators do not want to offer exclusivity. Recently, SkateBIRD met wich such a fate.

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

Frozen, 30 July 2019, 17:14

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.

A 16-year-old Wins $3 million in Fortnite World Cup

Barth Faryna, 29 July 2019, 13:32

Fortnite World Cup 2019 is over. The world's best players confronted each other in New York City. We've seen both dramatic duo battles and vicious solo competition. The tournament was dominated by teenagers, which is due to the new, open recruitment system, so that the average age of players in this year's edition was only 16.

Duo Using Aim Assist Takes Second Place in Fortnite World Cup

Paul Wozniak, 29 July 2019, 12:27

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 Games Will Offer Refunds For Pledgers of Shenmue 3 Kickstarter

Bart Swiatek, 03 July 2019, 14:29

Studio Ys Net and publisher Deep Silver have changed their decision. Players who are not satisfied with the option of getting an Epic Games Store key as a reward for the money they pledged to the Shenmue 3 Kickstarter campaign will be able to request a refund. Returns will be funded by Epic Games.

Paradox Interactive: Traditional Video Game Profit Share is Scandalous

Bart Swiatek, 02 July 2019, 14:09

Fredrick Wester, CEO of Paradox Interactive, believes that the traditional 70/30 distribution of profits between developers and owners of digital distribution platforms is scandalous and outdated. He believes that Epic Games Store is having a very positive impact on the industry. This opinion was shared by several other devs.

Epic Games CEO: Lack of Steam Keys to Shenmue 3 is Valve's Fault

Paul Wozniak, 29 June 2019, 22:14

According to the CEO of Epic Games, Tim Sweeney, the lack of keys distribution via Steam is the fault of Valve. Their policy doesn't allow this in the case of games that have their release outside of their service.

Tim Sweeney Explains Why Epic Games Bets on Exclusive Titles

Frozen, 26 June 2019, 23:09

Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, explained on Twitter why the strategy of mass buying of exclusive titles, though unpopular, is beneficial to gamers.

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

Paul Wozniak, 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

Milosz Szubert, 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.

Epic Games CEO Responds to Latest Allegations

Jakub Mirowski, 23 June 2019, 00:15

In a discussion with Twitter users, Tim Sweeney, head of Epic Games, explained the functioning of Epic Games Store and responded to allegations of using anti-consumer practices.

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

Agnes Adamus, 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.

Epic Games Store - Free Games Every Week Until End of the Year

Christian Pieniazek, 12 June 2019, 13:53

Free games will be available weekly oo Epic Games Store until the end of the year, and not as originally planned until the end of Epic Mega Sale. In addition, the company has published a video on which it boasts of its exclusive titles.

PC Gaming Show E3 2019 Summary

Christian Pieniazek, 10 June 2019, 22:03

Thirty games appeared on this year's PC Gaming Show, among them Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2. In this summary you will read about all the titles that marked their presence at the conference.

Cheaters Qualified for World Championship Finals

Frozen, 05 June 2019, 23:59

Immediately after the two-week ban for cheating in Fortnite, Damion „XXiF” Cook and Ronald „Ronaldo” Mach qualified to the world championship finals, in which the prize is 30 million dollars.

Epic Games Store Sent User's Sensitive Data to a Random Person

Bart Swiatek, 22 May 2019, 12:43

Epic Games Support has mistakenly sent private information about one user to another person. The injured party was informed of the leak. Representatives of the company also contacted the user who received the problematic message asking for its removal.

Epic Games Store Blocks Accounts That Buy Too Many Games Too Fast

Konrad Serafinski, 21 May 2019, 11:17

Epic Games Store users who have shopped too much in a short space of time are in for an unpleasant surprise – the store's anti-piracy system can block their account. If you've had a similar problem, you should contact the EGS support.

Borderlands 3 Temporarily Pulled From Epic Games Store

Jakub Mirowski, 19 May 2019, 00:18

Problems with the first big sale on Epic Games Store continue. This time Borderlands 3, announced for this September, disappeared from the store's offer, joining Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 and Oxygen Not Included.

Ubisoft Games Sales Blocked During Epic Mega Sale

Yac, 18 May 2019, 00:20

Epic Games Store customers have discovered another controversial phenomenon related to Epic Mega Sale, the store's first big special sale. It turned out that the promotion does not include Ubisoft games. Titles from the French company's catalog were hidden for the duration of the Epic Mega Sale campaign, and their sale was blocked.

Vampire The Masquerade Bloodlines 2 Pulled From Epic Mega Sale

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 May 2019, 13:48

Epic Games has some trouble Epic Mega Sale. During the promotion period, Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 and Oxygen Not Included disappeared from the store's offer, and some of the discounted games had unannounced price changes.

Epic Games Will Sponsor the PC Gaming Show 2019 at E3

Bart Swiatek, 15 May 2019, 11:58

PC Gamer has announced that Epic Games will sponsor this year's PC Gaming Show at E3 2019. Fortnite developers will showcase content from a wide range of games, including exclusive Epic Games Store titles.

Fortnite Season 9 Launches - Patch, Cinematic and Battle Pass

Bart Swiatek, 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

Jacob Blazewicz, 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.

Epic Games Loves Microsoft After All

Frozen, 07 May 2019, 13:42

The CEO of Epic Games, until recently one of the biggest critics of Microsoft, changed his mind about the Redmond Giant. According to a recent interview, Tim Sweeney has become an avid fan of the company that created Windows and Xbox.

Epic Games Store Exclusives Start To Scare Developers Away

Michael Kulakowski, 05 May 2019, 23:19

It turns out that not all PC developers are interested in a profitable exclusivity agreement with Epic Games Store. Some people reject the giant's proposal because they are afraid of losing their image and access to a wider audience.