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Gamers can look forward to several quality-of-life tweaks to Fortnite’s various game modes. Battle Royale, Fortnite Festival, Rocket Racing, and LEGO Fortnite will all be seeing improvements in several areas with the latest patch. This will be the final update that is scheduled for this year, with the next set of... Read more...
Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney is celebrating an early Christmas gift, as a California jury found Google guilty of being a monopoly after four weeks of intense testimony. Sweeney posted a celebratory tweet following the verdict, stating that the court’s work on remedies will begin in January. The epic court battle... Read more...
Epic Games is empowering gamers with a new tool in an ongoing effort to mitigate bullying, harassment, discrimination, and generally toxic behavior. Effectively immediately, Fortnite players can submit audio recordings to report gamers who cross the line and run afoul of Epic's community rules. This is in addition to... Read more...
In a letter to Epic employees, CEO Tim Sweeney confirmed that the company was laying off around 16 percent of its workforce, divesting Bandcamp, and spinning off most of SuperAwesome. The news of the layoffs has sent many of the company's now-former employees to reach out on social media for any leads on new... Read more...
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has cleared the way for anyone charged for unwanted purchases in Fortnite to possibly get some of their money back. Those who feel they were charged unnecessarily can now apply for a refund as part of a $245 million agreement between the FTC and Epic Games. The formal complaint by... Read more...
It might be hard to remember, but there used to be a time when iPhone users could play Fortnite. That changed back in 2020 when Epic Games antagonized Apple by skipping the App Store billing system. Apple pulled the game, and the companies have been battling it out in court ever since. Apple came out on top in the... Read more...
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) finalized an order that requires Epic Games to pay $245 million to consumers. The settlement is in regard to accusations that the company "used dark patterns to trick players into making unwanted purchases" in the highly popular Fortnite game. The formal complaint was made known... Read more...
It has been more than two years since Apple unceremoniously booted Fortnite from the App Store, but Epic's time in the wilderness may be coming to an end. Epic CEO Tim Sweeny posted a teaser that suggests the popular game could be coming back to Apple's platform in 2023, but probably not on the App Store. Epic... Read more...
Epic has reached a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over allegations of privacy violations and unwanted charges. The company will pay a total of $520 million in relief over the allegations. Many children and adults alike have become enthralled with the highly-popular Fortnite video game from Epic... Read more...
It's that time of year again, the time of giving, building, and destroying. That's right, Fortnite's Winterfest is here. Along with it, there are some awesome in-game loot items for players to unwrap for the season. Let's check out all the pertinent details... The latest update to the latest chapter of the popular... Read more...
A new chapter of Fortnite is upon us, and with it comes new Exotic and Mythic items. Be ahead of the pack, and know where to find these alluring and powerful weapons the next time you drop (be sure to thank the bus driver). Chapter four of Fortnite brings about a lot of cool new stuff for gamers to try out in... Read more...
Chapter 4 Season 1 for Epic Game's mega-popular Battle Royale hit s Fortnite is scheduled to launch today. There are some very interesting and intriguing updates in this latest chapter. We'll start with what is arguably the biggest technical update: the move to Unreal Engine 5.1. We reported on the release of... Read more...
Epic Games has joined forces with DC Comics in order to bring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson back to Fortnite as Black Adam. The collaboration is part of Fortnite's Chapter 3 Season 4 campaign, and is available now via the in-game store. Fans of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson are probably elated to know he is making a return... Read more...
A new leak seems to give credence to the rumor of a Fortnite and Destiny crossover. A recent Twitter post shows three Fortnite inspired armor sets that are said to be coming to Destiny 2. Epic has made a large part of its Fortnite money due to the collaborations it has procured over the years. Recent crossovers... Read more...
NVIDIA's GeForce NOW cloud streaming service added Fortnite today to its already large library of games it supports. The full launch removes the waitlist that existed prior to today, and enables all current and new members with the opportunity to stream the extremely popular battle-royale game on both iOS and Android... Read more...
Microsoft is teaming up with Epic Games to make Fortnite available to play for free through its Xbox Cloud Gaming service. In doing so, Fortnite essentially makes an epic return to iOS and Android devices after being banished from Apple's App Store and Google's Play Store due to a philosophical dispute over each one's... Read more...
Fortnite Zero Build is bringing back old players and enticing new ones to give it a try. The popular battle royale game has provided an option for those who struggled with the game's building mechanics with a Zero Build mode. Fortnite has long been known for its building mechanic, which also kept many from playing... Read more...
In February of this year, Russia invaded the nation of Ukraine. Unfortunately, the actions of Russia displaced many people from their homes, creating refugees, homeless, many injuries, missing people, and, sadly, the loss of life. These are somber, eye awakening events. However, in the eyes of adversity mankind has a... Read more...
Ever since its early access crowdfunding, Fortnite was created with some sort of base-building functionality in mind. Well, as of the March 20, 2022 patch, that functionality is no more! At least until the next one anyway. Epic Games' money printing mega-hit, Fortnite, released a massive update recently, the most... Read more...
There has been a massive outpouring of support for Ukraine lately. Unfortunately, the people of war-torn areas are often devastated, and displaced from their homes and belongings, with limited to no access to basic services, not to mention the potential for much worse outcomes. Many organizations and companies have... Read more...
Have you played Splatoon or Splatoon 2? Those games have nothing to do with Fortnite; don't get excited for an Inkling skin (as cute as that would be). However, those games are widely lauded for their excellent integration of gyro aiming in a third-person shooter. For those unfamiliar, gyro aiming lets you move the... Read more...
Love it or hate it, Fortnite is still one of the most-played games on the internet. Like most living game titles that hang around a few years, it's expanded considerably beyond the bare-bones battle royale experience that catapulted the formerly co-op game into the limelight. The game is available on just about every... Read more...
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