Fortnite News

Fortnite's New Crew Subscription Aims to Turn Regular Players Into Regular Customers

With many still banking V-Bucks from one Battle Pass to buy the next, Epic’s adding a new subscription to entice players.

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney Compares Feud With Apple to "Civil Rights Fights"

It also seems like Epic isn't going to back down after today's App Store policy change.

Apple's New App Store Fee Changes Make Epic’s Anti-Competitive Claims Shakier

The Fortnite maker's legal battle with Apple is centered on the App Store's 30% fee. Now, for many companies, that'll be halved.

Twitch's Advice For Streamers Hit With DMCA Notices Over Recorded Music: "Stop Doing That"

The streaming giant's new response to a rash of copyright-related removals is seen by many as long-overdue and insufficient.

The PS5 Doesn't Support 1440p Now, But That Could Change

Sony says the limitation stems from a focus on supporting TVs first.

Fortnite Will Get Several Improvements on Next-Gen, Including DualSense Feedback

Feel the Fortnite in your controller.

Fortnite Has a New, Gigantic PC Patch That Should Ultimately Reduce Its Install Size

To avoid a Modern Warfare problem, Fortnite's new update is like ripping off a band-aid.

Nvidia RTX 3080 Scalpers Who Used Bots Might Get Taken Down by Bots in Return

Those bids in the tens of thousands of dollars? They may be meant to oust the scalpers.

Fortnite Adds Stark Industries HQ Today, and Sets the Stage for Galactus

Tony Stark's headquarters have arrived on the Battle Royale map.

Fortnite Will Get Ray Tracing Exclusively for Nvidia Cards

When those new 30 Series GPUs arrive, it'll be the only game with all the latest features.

Apple Temporarily Defeats Epic's Lawsuit to Put Fortnite Back on the App Store

But the developer still has access to the Unreal Engine on iOS.

Xbox Files Support For Epic Games's Lawsuit Against Apple

This could have huge ramifications for Xbox's xCloud streaming platform.

Epic Turns Apple Dispute Into a Fortnite Event With the #FreeFortnite Cup

The event debuts this Sunday, on August 23.

Epic's Beef With Apple and Google Finally Erupted This Week

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Epic Games takes on Apple and Google while Microsoft and Facebook wait to pounce, and Halo Infinite's delay shakes console launch plans.

Fortnite Is Huge on iOS, Android Not So Much

Epic's Apple-focused crusade makes more sense in light of Fortnite's comparatively tiny Android revenue.

Fortnite Has Been Removed From the Google Play Store, Epic Files Lawsuit in Response

This comes hours after Apple kicked Fortnite off the App Store.

Epic Wants Its Own App Store on iOS for Fortnite and More

If Apple's App Store dominance wanes, could we see an iOS Epic Games Store?

Apple Pulls Fortnite From App Store Over Mobile Payment Change [Update]

Two tech giants are taking the gloves off.

Fortnite Discounts the Price of V-Bucks, Adds New Mobile Payment Method

The mobile discount circumvents Apple and Google's 30% transaction fee.

Fortnite Adds Cars and Trucks Tomorrow in the Joy Ride Update

There should be a few different vehicles headed to the island.

Fortnite's Cars Update is Still a Few Weeks Away

But we can expect it by the end of Season 3.

Epic's Tim Sweeney Says His PS5 Praise Came Before Talk of a Sony Investment

Sony's $250 million wasn't on the table until recent weeks, Sweeney says.

Fortnite Dataminers Uncover a Secret Underwater Location, Set to Go Live in August

Fortnite's tide will recede over the coming weeks.

Fortnite Save the World Leaves Early Access, No Longer Going Free-to-Play

Ventures are the big gameplay update launching today.

Inception Headlines Fortnite's First Movie Night This Friday

Just like Nolan dreamed it would.

Fortnite Has Removed All Cop Cars From Both Modes

And it appears to be deliberate.

Fortnite's Latest Event Had to Actually Cap Out Its Player Count

As a result, more than 2 million tuned in to watch the event on Twitch.

Fortnite's Chapter 2, Season 3 Launch Delayed to Mid June

Pushed back by another week.

Fortnite's Next Big Party Royale Event Is a Trailer for Christopher Nolan's Tenet

Let's hope Party Royale's video quality is up to Nolan's high standards?

USG Notebook: Amid Unreal Engine Hype, Epic Pushes For Next-Gen Crossplay

Epic is breaking down the "walled garden."

Why Indie Devs Are Calling Epic's New Unreal Engine Policy a "Game Changer"

By only taking royalties on titles that earn over $1 million, Unreal could expand its base of indies.

Fortnite Will Be Playable on Next-Gen Consoles at Launch

Floss on the next generation of console hardware.

Fortnite's No-Combat "Party Royale" Mode Launches This Week

No weapons, just music, activities, and friends in silly costumes.

Fortnite's World Cup 2020 Has Been Canceled

Epic's hopeful of a World Cup running in 2021.

Fortnite Datamine Reveals a New Combat-Free Map

The Party Royale mode has been datamined from the latest patch.

Deadpool Now Has a Skiing Minigame in Fortnite Battle Royale

Down the slopes, avoiding muderous bananas.

Fortnite Hits a New Concurrent Player Record With Travis Scott's Concert

The Astronomical event was certainly a hit.

Fortnite Is Finally on the Google Play Store, but Epic's Not Too Happy

"We hope that Google will revise its policies and business dealings in the near future," says Epic.

Fortnite Has Helicopters Now

You can find Choppas on helicopter pads around the map.

Supply Llamas Are Back in Fortnite Battle Royale

We couldn't blame you for not noticing their absence in the first place.

There's a Secret Base on Fortnite's Spawn Island

The 'Top Secret' season lives up to its name.

Fortnite's New Season Introduces Hostile NPC Bases Around the Map

The Henchmen are formidable foes.

Deadpool is Hiding in Fortnite's New Battle Pass Menu

Deadpool has his very own hideout in Fortnite.

Epic's Tim Sweeney Wants Gaming To Move Away From Loot Boxes: "The Customer Has a Right to Know What They're Buying"

For his opening DICE Summit 2020 keynote, Sweeney asked whether games want to be Las Vegas, or a brand people can trust.

Harley Quinn Arrives in Fortnite Battle Royale

Epic unvaults the Launch Pad for chaos.

Fortnite's NFL Bandwagoners Can Get Superbowl Jerseys Later Today

Along with all 32 NFL teams as customization options.

Xbox is Making Less Money Than This Time Last Year, But It's Complicated

But Game Pass subs are surging.

Fortnite's Getting a New Physics System Starting Next Month

Ahead of the next season, Chaos is coming to Fortnite.

Fortnite Is Introducing Skins Based on Streaming Celebs, Starting With Ninja

The man got a Halloween costume first, so this sort of feels appropriate.

Fortnite Introduces Weapon "Sidegrading" at Upgrade Stations

Turn your assault rifle into a heavy assault rifle.

"We Call Them Surprise Mechanics": 52 Quotes and Stats That Defined 2019 for Video Games

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | A look back at 2019 as captured in 52 quotes and stats for 52 weeks

A Plot Point From Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Was Heard Exclusively in Fortnite

The live event had more than a preview clip from the movie.

A UK Charity is the Latest Group to Join the Call for Loot Box Regulation

Pressure is mounting for government regulation of loot boxes.

Fortnite Just Brought Old-School Split-Screen Multiplayer to Modern Consoles

Team up for duos and squads action on one couch and one console.

Fortnite's New Stormtrooper Skin Lets Everyone Know You Have Bad Aim

The Fort is strong with this one.

Surprise! A Big Patch for Fortnite Chapter 2 is Live [Update]

Fortnite Chapter 2 is now live.

Here's Your First Glimpse of Fortnite Chapter 2, Thanks to This Leaked Trailer

Fortnite is looking surprisingly nautical.

Fortnite Probably Isn't Dead, But Players Can't Help But Wonder What's Next

After a massive explosion, Fortnite users are left with only an eerie void and theories.

A New Fortnite Battle Royale Map May Have Been Leaked on the App Store

Fortnite's map has changed a lot over its 10 seasons. Is it about to be replaced?

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney Takes Shot at Blizzard, Says Epic Supports Speech on “Politics and Human Rights”

Epic weighs in on the ongoing Hearthstone controversy.

Fortnite Fans Think They've Figured Out How Season 10 Will End

Some leaks seem to hint at a massive change coming to Epic's battle royale.

Fortnite Season 11 is Going to Have Bots and Some New Matchmaking Features

If you're still getting a grip on Fortnite, Epic's going to give you some bot friends to play with.

Fortnite Is Unveiling a Batman-Themed Event Tomorrow

Alfred, I need more Slurp Juice!

Fortnite Patch Notes 10.30 Introduce the Moisty Palms Rift Zone

Greasy Grove is back, in a way.

New Fortnite Patch 10.20 Adds a Powerful New Trap and Brings Back the Floating Island

Also, creative mode gets prefabs for a prison and a toilet factory.

Fortnite Players Wish They Could Take Pricey Skins for a Test Drive

Would this try-before-you-buy fan suggestion juice skin sales or save players their V-Bucks?

Fortnite Gets a Borderlands 3 'Mayhem' Crossover Event

And the new patch 10.20 is out right now.

Epic Isn't Budging On Fortnite's Mechs, Despite Player Protests

The massive machines of destruction seem like they're here to stay.

Epic Will Pull Fortnite's Reskinned Battle Pass Pup and Issue Refunds

The pet was just a bit too similar to another pass-exclusive puppy.

Epic Facing a Class Action Lawsuit Over Fortnite Security Breach

A vulnerability from last year is coming back to haunt Epic.

Fortnite Is Ditching Free Weekly Challenges This Season

Free progression will slow down a bit.

Fortnite Season 10 Trailer is an Ode to... Fortnite

We're going back through Fortnite history with this one.

Stranger Things Portals Are Popping Up In Fortnite

Hopefully no demogorgons came with them.

Fortnite Kicks Off 14 Days of Summer With a New LTM Every Day

Enjoy some fun in the sun...indoors with Fortnite.

EA Defends Loot Boxes as "Quite Ethical and Quite Fun" Amid Questioning by U.K. Parliament

EA and Epic continue to defend "surprise mechanics" following recent government inquiries.

Fortnite v9.30 Patch Notes Introduces the Chug Splash

Yeet the Chug Splash.

Fortnite Came Close to Being Canceled

There's an alternate timeline out there without Fortnite.

"I Think Some Companies Point at Fortnite as Sort of an Excuse for Why Their Titles Didn't Do Well"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | The industry is in tremendous upheaval as console rivals bury the ax and streaming threatens to disrupt the market.

Fortnite V9.20 Patch Notes Include a Portable Storm in a Bottle

Overpowering message in a bottle.

The Loot Box Bill is Public, And The ESA Says It's "Flawed And Riddled With Inaccuracies"

The newly introduced bill could end up affecting more than just loot boxes.

Fortnite's New LTM Lets You Be The Real John Wick

Goodbye knockoff John Wick skin.

Fortnite Season 9 Patch Notes Are Here, v9.00 Includes Slipstreams and a Combat Shotgun

There's a lot to like within the new Fortnite Season 9 patch notes.

Fortnite Season 9 is Teasing Something Tilted Towers-Related

Too soon, Epic. Don't toy with our emotions like this.

Fortnite V8.51 Patch Notes Are Here, Launching the Shadow Bomb

A smaller patch for the final week of Fortnite Season 9.

The Fortnite Account Merge Feature Will End This Week

You've got until May 6 to submit a request.

"[Crunch] Is Killing People. Something Has to Change"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Once again, gaming headlines are dominated by the industry's shabby treatment of its workers.

The Fortnite x Avengers Endgame Event is Here

The Endgame LTM brings back Thanos.

Report: Fortnite Developers Say They Regularly Crunch "70-Hour Weeks"

Epic Games developers are working overtime to meet Fortnite's incredible popularity.

The Fortnite x Avengers Endgame Event Will Include the Stormbreaker

But no Peter Dinklage in space.

Fortnite's Teasing an Avengers: Endgame Crossover With Captain America

Avenge the fallen in Fortnite's upcoming crossover event.

Fortnite Creative Gets Its Own Competitive Tournament From Epic

Epic Games reveals Fortnite World Cup Creative.

Fortnite v8.40 Patch Notes Now Available, Reintroduces the Stormwing Plane in a New LTM

An Egg Launcher arrives just in time for Easter.

Respawn Co-Founder Now Working for Epic Games

Jason West is working on unknown projects within Epic.

Fortnite is Getting an Apex Legends-Style Revive Mechanic

Reboot your fallen teammates in Fortnite.

Fortnite is Teasing Something Ruinous

Nothing more ominous than a pair of glowing orange eyes.

Fortnite V8.20 Update Introduces the Boom Bow

Also, Sniper Shootout returns.

Epic Bringing New Styles to Older Fortnite Outfits

There's new gear options for Overtaker, Whiteout, and more.

Fortnite is Getting a Giant Hamster Ball Vehicle Called The Baller

'Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.'

Fortnite Might Also Get a Respawn Feature Like Apex Legends

Respawn is all the rage right now.

Fortnite Season 8 Patch Notes Bring Cannons and Banana Skins

Pirates ahoy! Season 8 is here.

Fortnite Teases Snakes and Pirates, or Worse, Snake Pirates, for Season Eight

Snakes? Why did it have to be snakes?

Epic is Suing the Terrible Unofficial Fortnite Live Festival

The unofficial Fortnite festival is tarnishing the brand.

Artists Suing Over Fortnite Emotes Just Suffered Some Big Setbacks

Ribeiro's lawsuits against Take-Two and Epic Games might be in trouble.

Normal Voice Chat is Finally Coming to Nintendo Switch

All thanks to Vivox.

New Fortnite Content Update V7.30 Brings Bottle Rockets

Environmental Campfires heal players with their warmth.

Liverpool FC CEO Peter Moore Worries Fortnite is Luring Away Soccer Fans

You can check out of the games industry any time you like, but you can never leave.

Gearbox, Unity, and Fortnite Highlight Week of Business Drama

THIS WEEK IN THE BUSINESS | Last week's chaos spills into this week as Improbable and Unity resolve their dispute, Gearbox enters legal battle with former lawyer, and more Fortnite dance lawsuits emerge.

Netflix: "We Compete With (And Lose to) Fortnite More Than HBO"

Netflix is not the last player standing it seems.

Fortnite Welcomes a New Ice Orb Overlord

This would be nice in a big Old Fashioned.

Fortnite's Ice is Slowly Melting

Beginning of the end?

Fortnite Patch V7.20 Introduces the Scoped Revolver

And a brand new LTM: One Shot.

Fortnite Brings Back Glider Redeploy With a Major Change

Fortnite redeploys the glider redeploy.

Fortnite V7.10 Content Update 3 Introduces the Suppressed Sniper Rifle

As well as new Block area to explore.

Fortnite's Frozen Legends Pack Removed From Shop After Only Two Weeks

But other, older skins packs are still available.

14 Days of Fortnite Event Returns Next Week

After mixing up the end date for the event, Epic is hitting the reset button.

Fortnite Season 7 Week 4 Challenges Potentially Leaked

Prepare for a challenge.

Fortnite v7.10 Patch Notes Are Here, and There's a New Holiday LTM

The Fourteen Days of Fortnite.

Fortnite Delays New Driftboard Vehicle

Epic Games is instead focusing on some quality of life improvements.

Fortnite Removes Overpowered Infinity Blade From Game: "We Messed Up"

The Mythic weapon goes into the vault.

Epic is Releasing Fortnite's Cross-Platform Services to Game Developers for Free Next Year

Hopefully this will make cross-platform gaming easier to adopt.

Fortnite Introduces the Infinity Blade in Patch Notes v7.01

Creative Mode opens up to all on December 13.

Fortnite Teases a Brand New Weapon "Fit for a King"

"Coming soon."

"The Block" Has Just Landed in Fortnite

I got a block.

Fortnite Battle Royale Season 7 Patch Notes Are Here

Planes, not trains, and abominables.

Leaked Fortnite Season 7 Trailer Shows Planes, New Yeti Skin, and More

Hamster pets are included for extra cuteness.

Fortnite Emote Controversy Explodes as 2 Milly Sues Epic for Stealing Dance

A long-brewing controversy boils over.

Epic Officially Reveals 'Fortnite Creative' After Previous Leak

Out tomorrow for Battle Pass owners.

New Fortnite Season 7 Skins Emerge in a Leak

On the App Store, of all places.

It's Snowing in Fortnite as Season 7's Launch Approaches

Sleigh bells ring, are you listening?

Fortnite is Starting to Get Pretty Chilly as Season 7 Approaches

Now players can see their breath while the storm cloud inches getting closer.

Fortnite Enables Gifting In Time for the Holidays, but Only for a Limited Time

Send a little emote for the holidays.

Fortnite V6.31 Patch Notes Released, Detail New Pump Shotgun and Team Rumble Mode

Update V6.31 also makes improvements to level streaming performance on Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Fortnite, Warframe, and More Get Mouse and Keyboard Support on Xbox One Next Week

Players will be matched with only fellow mouse and keyboard players.

Fortnite's Cube Monsters Get Their Own LTM in Update V6.22

The Halloween event nasties are sticking around in Fortnite Battle Royale for a little longer.

Fortnite NFL Skins Let Bills Fans See Their Team Win Something for a Change

Official NFL skins are coming to Fortnite.

Watch Fortnite's Cube Event Live Here

We Need to Talk About Kevin.

Fortnite is Dominating on the Switch Based on New Nintendo Financial Report

Nintendo shared some epic data.

Fortnite's Zombies are So Annoying That Epic is Reducing How Many You'll Encounter

"Oh my lord, thank you so much." - Reddit

Fortnite v6.20 Patch Notes Are Here, Include Fortnitemares and a New Six Shooter

"Come one and all, are you ready for some scares? Then join us this season during Fortnitemares!"

Fortnite's Save the World Mode Won't be Going Free-to-Play in 2018

No additional date set yet.

Fortnite's New In-Game Tournaments Don't Separate Keyboard and Mouse, Controller, and Touch Players

Epic wants to be able to shine a light on the best players, all competing against each other.

Fortnite Android Beta Now Available For Everyone, No Invite Required

You still need a compatible phone.

Minecraft Still Holds Significant Lead Over Fortnite's Monthly Active Player Count

The Microsoft and Mojang title is still a very big deal.

Epic to Remove "Embarrassing" Boob Physics from Fortnite, Says It's a Bug

"Sorry, I'm sorry. I'm trying to remove it."

Fortnite Season 6 is Now Live

Brace yourselves, the new seasonal event is here.

Darkness Rises in the New Fortnite Season 6 Trailer

Fortnite Season 6 drops later today.

Downtime for Fortnite Season 6 Has Now Begun

But how long will it last?

Fortnite Cross-Play Finally Comes to PS4 Today - PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, and Mobile Can All Play Together

You can now link your Epic account to PlayStation and Xbox.

Epic Offers a Fortnite Season 6 DJ Skin Tease

"All great parties need a DJ"

Fortnite Season 6 Start Date Announced

There's also a bonus XP weekend to help you finish your challenges.

That Weird Fortnite Cube Has Almost Reached Loot Lake

"What's in the box?!"

New Fortnite Valkyrie and Nite Nite Skins Leaked in Update v5.41

Is that you, Discount Pennywise?

Fortnite V5.41 Update Out Now, Includes Port-a-Fortress and New Spiky Stadium

This new stadium's a bit of a prick.

Fortnite's New Port-a-Fortress Item is Coming Soon to Battle Royale

It's over 9000! (health points, probably)

Fortnite's PlayStation Plus Celebration Pack is Now Available

Gliders, Pickaxes, and Contrails for all.

Fortnite V5.40 Content Update Out Now, Adds New Suppressed Assault Rifle

Fixes for The Getaway are inbound.

Fortnite's Generating Monopoly Money Now Too

Drops this October.

Fortnite v5.40 Patch Notes are Out Now, Adding New Getaway LTM Mode and Grappler Gun

Introducing a brand new traversal weapon.

Fortnite's Cube is Now Surrounded by a Low Gravity Field

It's Dusty Divot all over again.

Epic and Google are Having a Row Over the Android Fortnite Launcher

Epic calls Google's decision to reveal a vulnerability in the Fortnite launcher "irresponsible."

Fortnite's Big Purple Cube Has Finally Been Broken Into

"What's in the box?!"

Boogie Down Is a New Free Fortnite Skin, but Only for Those Who Enable Two-Factor Authentication

Epic is trying to make it harder for scammers while giving players a neat gift.

Fortnite V5.30 Patch Notes: Score Royale LTM, Rift-To-Go Added

Xbox One and Switch players also get improved load times. Playground LTM gets new features.

Portable Rifts are Set to Arrive in Fortnite, Patch V5.30 Coming Thursday

This week’s patch will arrive a little later than usual, and week 7 challenges go live on Friday.

Fortnite Patch V5.21 is Out Now, Adds New Heavy Sniper

And there's a brand new 50v50 mode.

Epic Leaning Towards Reducing Pump Shotgun Equip Time in Fortnite Update 5.30

Update 5.30 for Fortnite is slated for next week.

Fortnite's Rift in the Sky is Shrinking

It could be gone by as soon as next week.

Fortnite Battle Royale Android Beta Comes First to Samsung Galaxy Devices

The Fortnite beta rolls out this week.

Fortnite Reddit Wants Jonesy as a Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Character

Could one of the star's of Epic's mega hit move from one battle royale to another?

PUBG Promises To, Well, "Fix PUBG" by End of October in New Development Roadmap

Server optimization, anti-cheat, and more in PUBG's new development roadmap.

Marketers in Spain are Trying Real Hard to Connect Battle Royale Novel to Fortnite

The original Battle Royale, now in book form.

Fortnite Took 138 Days to Hit 100 Million Downloads and $160 Million in Revenue on iOS

But it's nowhere near the quickest mobile game to hit the milestone.

Fortnite v5.10 Content Update is Out Now, Features New Guided Missile Launcher

Get ready for some rocket riding tricks all over again.

Fortnite Android Could Ditch Google Play Store Altogether

Fortnite Android could also be a Samsung Galaxy Note 9 timed exclusive.

Top Fortnite Solo Showdown Players Could Be Invited to Epic's Summer Skirmish

The new LTM offers V-Buck prizes and a chance to compete in esports.

Epic Games is Now Worth $8 Billion Thanks to Fortnite’s Continued Success

Fortnite is expected to bring in $2 Billion this year

Fortnite V5.10 Patch Notes Out Now, and There's a Brand New SMG

Birthday celebrations are here (soon)!

Fortnite's Playground Mode Returns Tomorrow

Playground will be back, hopefully better than ever.

Epic Investigates Reports of Cheating in Fortnite's Summer Skirmish Event

The investigation has now concluded.

2 Milly Says His Dance Used in Fortnite Emote "Basically Stolen," Working With Attorneys to Reach Epic

Popular dance crazes are often used as emotes, and now the musicians themselves are striking back.

What Went Wrong With Fortnite's Playground Mode? Epic Explains

Playing with less players caused all the problems.

Fortnite's World Takeover Continues With New Line of Funko Toys

Fortnite toys? What next?!

Fortnite Update Adds New Submachine Gun Weapon

Ideal for intense close-range battles.

Fortnite Update v5.0 Patch Notes - All-Terrain Kart Added, Motion Controls for Fortnite Switch

Here's the full patch notes for the latest Fortnite Battle Royale update. There's now a four-seat golf kart.

Fortnite Players Can't Remove Back Bling After Season 5 Update

The option for “No Back Bling” is not working for many players since the launch of Season 5.

Fortnite Season 5's "Worlds Collide" Event Teased for Tomorrow

Time travel! Dinosaurs! Pirates! Kratos' axe! Who the hell knows!

A Pile of Bones Has Appeared in Fortnite's Moisty Mire as Season 5 Hype Ramps Up

These Season 5 teases are going a bit far, so here's a pteroble pun about dinosaurs.

Fortnite Season 5 Teaser Is Axe-ing You a Question

The next Fortnite Season 5 teaser is here.

Fortnite Fans Can't Work out If the Season 5 Mask Teaser Is Bastet or Kitsune

Here's our first hint as to what Fortnite Season 5 might entail.

Fortnite Playground Mode will be Turned Off Next Week

The development team is already beginning work on the next version of the popular limited-time mode.

Fortnite's Red Knight Skin Coming to the Shop Today

Epic revealed that one of the most popular skins in Fortnite will be making a return to the shop.

Fortnite Playground is Back Online Globally

Epic is going to be rolling out the new Fortnite Playground mode for the second time, one region after another.

There's a New Fortnite Kills Record, and It Couldn't Have Been Achieved in a Better Way

One rocket viewing party on Saturday didn't go according to plan.

Those Rifts in Fortnite's Map... They're Getting Bigger

After the rocket launch on Saturday, there's some mysterious rifts left on Fortnite's map.

New Fortnite Hardboiled Skin Available Now, Drum Gun Coming Soon

Some brand new cosmetics and a weapon are round around the corner for Battle Royale.

The Fortnite Countdown Timer Hits Zero, the Rocket Launches, and a Tear Appears in the Sky

What exactly happened after all the teasing of a rocket timer from Epic?

Fortnite Countdown Live - Watch the Rocket Launch Here

What will happen when the Fortnite Countdown Timer hits zero?

You'll Want to Play Fortnite Tomorrow, Epic Says

A mysterious deadline.

Fortnite Double XP Weekend Is Live Now Making It a Great Time to Get Those Skins

Epic is offering players a bonus payout, before Season 5 rolls into town.

Fortnite Playground Mode Pulled Due to Matchmaking Issues

The new Playground mode for Fortnite is currently down after only being available for a few hours

Fortnite v4.5 Introduces Dual Pistols, New Playground Mode

Fortnite's Playground is a good place to practice, but be careful: You can still shoot your eye out.

PUBG Drops Lawsuit Against Fortnite

Will this end the arguing between the pair for good?

Almost 70% of Fortnite Players Have Spent Money on In-Game Purchases

But more than a third are unaware that spending doesn't give them an advantage.

Fortnite Playground Limited Time Mode Release Date is Soon

A brand new practice mode for Fortnite Battle Royale could be right around the corner.

Jesse Lingard Performs Fortnite Shoot Dance Celebration After Goal for England in World Cup Russia 2018

While now a dance in Fortnite, the move was originally made famous by rapper Blocboy JB.

New Fortnite PS4 Console Bundle Leaked, Comes With Exclusive Bomber Skin

PlayStation Italia appear to have let the new console bundle slip.

Epic Looking to Change the Fortnite Battle Royale Endgame

Less building, more strategies.

Fortnite Stink Bomb Added in V4.4 Content Update Along With Final Fight Limited Time Mode

Fortnite's latest new weapon creates a stinky cloud that deals damage.

New Countdown Timer Appears on Fortnite on Switch, but No One Knows What It's For

Could the Switch version of Fortnite be getting some exclusive content or we are getting a tease for Season 5?

Fortnite Composer Scoring Marvel's Upcoming Captain Marvel Film

Pinar Toprak will be the first woman to score a Marvel Cinematic Universe film.

Fortnite Adds New World Cup Skins That Can Be Customized

Fortnite now has a special set of World Cup Skins, just in time for the World Cup 2018 in Russia.

Sony Dodges the Issue in Weak Response to Fortnite PS4 Crossplay and Account Issues

Fans are angry about the inability to use their Epic Account on Fortnite Switch if it's been used to play Fortnite on PS4.

Fortnite Battle Royale on Switch Hits 900p Docked and 720p in Handheld Mode - Switch vs PS4 Comparison

Fortnite Battle Royale on the Switch in Handheld mode dropped to 768x432 in tests. Frame rate is mostly 30fps.

Fortnite Switch Players Can't Log In Using Accounts Linked With the PlayStation 4 Version of the Game

If you're going to Switch, you're going to have to commit.

Fortnite for the Switch Has Cross-Play for Every Version of the Game Except PS4

Nintendo's welcome to the Fortnite cross-play party, but one beloved guest is still missing.

Fortnite is Indeed Coming to Switch, and It'll be Available Starting at 10am PT

The battle royale is coming to Switch.

Fortnite on Switch Releases Tomorrow According to Latest Leak

Too many leaks in this ship.

Fortnite V4.4 Update Out Now, Adds New Assault Rifle and Sniper Shootout Mode

A brand new Fortnite Update V4.4 has just been dropped by Epic.

Epic Nerfs the Fortnite Supply Llama, Changes C4 and Minigun Effectiveness

Epic has made some key changes to the way Fortnite Battle Royale plays, namely with the Llama Supply Drops, the Rocket Launcher, and the Minigun.

Datamine Uncovers an Update for Fortnite on Switch

Fortnite on Switch rumors keep coming.

Korean Video Game Ratings Board Lists Fortnite on Switch

Epic and Nintendo sitting in a tree.

Fortnite Showdown Gets a New Twist with Blitz Showdown

Fortnite's rough ranked mode is getting a new lease on life.

Fortnite Patch V4.3 Goes Live, Introduces Vehicles, Mobile Voice Chat, and Blitz V2

Shopping Carts, Blitz V2, new mushrooms, and more are introduced into Fortnite Battle Royale through the update V4.3.

Fortnite Shopping Cart Out Now

Fortnite Battle Royale has got its first vehicle, in the form of a shopping cart.

Fortnite and PUBG are Going to Court in Korea Over Copyright Violation

PUBG Corp. and Epic Korea are taking it to court.

Fortnite’s Jetpack Will Launch Before Week 5 of Season 4 [Update: Available Tomorrow]

There's a Jetpack coming to Fortnite Battle Royale, as well as new Limited Time Mode based on the new gadget.

Fortnite Android Coming This Summer, Voice Chat for Mobile Announced

Epic released a list of improvements coming to Fortnite mobile.

Fortnite V4.2 Update Launches, Adds Legendary Burst Assault Rifle

The brand new Epic and Legendary versions of the Burst Assault Rifle are now available in Fortnite Update V4.2.

Super Mario 64 Battle Royale Mod Combines all Worlds Into one Huge Area

Snap that neck, and then again, let's do the Mario, all together now!

Fortnite's Chicken Dance Emote is at its Best When Thanos Does it

[Chicken Dance music intensifies]

Epic Makes Fortnite's Thanos More Powerful, But Less Healthy

Epic giveth, Epic taketh away as Avengers fans finally get a more deadly Thanos, with a catch.

Fortnite Shop 11/5 - May 11, 2018 Fortnite Daily Shop

The Fortnite gods have blessed us with new skins and items in the shop on May 11, 2018.

Epic Weakens Thanos in Fortnite, but Some Players Want the Avengers Villain to be More Powerful

What should it cost to take on Thanos in Fortnite? Everything, according to some players.

EA Confirms New Battlefield Game, Says Fortnite is Helping Grow EA's Battlefield Audience

So will Battlefield have a battle royale mode?

Here's What Thanos Gameplay Looks Like in the Avengers Fortnite Event

It takes more than a few true believers to take down Thanos in Fortnite.

Epic Warns that Email Invites for Fortnite Android are Phishing Scams

Protect your Epic Account details.

Fortnite Battle Royale Adds Infinity War's Thanos in Limited Time Mode

The hit film's villain will soon be coming to Fortnite Battle Royale.

Fortnite Battle Royale Honors Orange Shirt Kid With New Dance

He lost the contest, but won immortality.

Fortnite Season 4 Brings Tons of New Features, Encourages You to Eat Rocks

Eating strange space-rocks is now beneficial in Fortnite, but don't try it at home.

Fortnite Season 4 is Live Right Now

Fortnite Season 4 has launched worldwide for players to take on right now, and there's a brand new Battle Pass to be purchased.

Fortnite Season 4 Trailer Leaks Online Ahead of Official Launch

The official Fortnite Season 4 cinematic intro trailer appears to have launched online slightly ahead of time.

Fortnite Servers go Down for Maintenance as Season 4 Launches Today

Fortnite Season 4 is right around the corner, and as such, the game has gone down for an extended maintenance period.

Fortnite Season 4 Starts Tomorrow with a Bang

It's time. Have you performed whatever rituals are necessary for your species?

Fortnite Season 4 Might Be Superhero-Themed

There's no denying it: The comet is coming. Who will save us? Epic knows the answer...

Sources: There are No Current Plans to Bring Fortnite Battle Royale to the Switch

Multiple sources have cast doubt on the Fortnite Switch gossip.

Fortnite V3.6 Update Adds Clinger

Fortnite now has a grenade strapped to a plunger. Necessity is the mother of invention.

Battle Royale Shooter, Darwin Project now F2P on PC - Soon for Xbox One Version

Now you don't have to pay a thing to die up in the Canadian Rockies.

Fortnite Streamer Ninja Breaks own Record

What could possibly attract more eyeballs than Gaming With Drake™?

Gaming YouTuber Faces Two Years in Prison After Feeding Homeless Man Toothpaste-filled Oreos

Kanghua "ReSet" Ren primarily plays Fortnite Battle Royale and anime games on his channel.

Fortnite Double XP This Weekend - Hopefully the Server Crashes Won't Spoil the Party

You can farm double XP in Fortnite for the next few days, but server crashes might put a crimp in your plans.

Fortnite V3.5 Content Update Adds 50v50 V2

Fortnite Battle Royale is throwing a party with its latest update, and you're invited to die.

New Fortnite LMG out now for Battle Royale

Yet another new weapon is available in Fortnite Battle Royale, added as part of the V3.5 content update. Is the new LMG any good?

Fortnite Battle Royale Players Destroy Tilted Towers to Mourn Tilted Towers

Is a comet coming to wipe out Tilted Towers? Who cares, let's destroy the city.

Report: Battlefield 5 is Testing a Battle Royale Mode Also

A battle royale, except between companies working on battle royale.

Fortnite Battle Royale Removes The Guided Missile Indefinitely

The weapon was too strong and too useful to survive.

Fortnite v3.5.1 Update Fixes Numerous Bugs

Time for another Fortnite bug-squash!

Fortnite 50v50 V2 Delayed Until Next Week

You're going to have to settle for classic Fortnite kills for a few more days.

Fortnite Weapon Equip Time Changes Split Player Base as Double Pump Exploit Returns

Changes to Fortnite are never received lightly by its fanbase.

Fortnite Update V3.5 adds Battle Royale Replay System and Massively Improves Xbox/PS4 Load Times

The latest update for Fortnite Battle Royale makes it easy to re-experience your victories and stew over your defeats.

Fortnite Port-a-Fort out now With Update V3.5 - Watch the Fortnite Port a Fort Trailer

An instant fort in a capsule. Just add water. Throwing it on the ground is fine, too. Releasing with the Fortnite V3.5 update.

Fortnite Streamer's Fans React Badly to Session with Jake Paul

A game of Fortnite turned ugly more quickly than usual.

Fortnite's Sgt Green Clover Outfit is Back for a Limited Time

They're after your Lucky Charms!

Fortnite Save the World V3.5 Dev Update Gives Details About Weapon Rerolls and Player Reporting

Because nobody wants to save the world alongside a troll.

Fortnite's Dark Vanguard Skin and Glider Are Now Live

"Get dressed, loser, we're going to space."

The Wiggle is Fortnite's Latest Dance Emote, and it's Disarmingly Hypnotic

Pretty sure Kaa from the Jungle Book specializes in this sort of thing.

Cliff Bleszinski's Boss Key Productions Reveals FTP Battle Royale Game to Take on Fortnite

The bullets are about to start flying in Radical Heights.

Fortnite Mobile is Making Epic a Lot of Money, and it's Not Even Out on Android Yet

Coming up next for Epic: Pool parties where you swim around in money like Scrooge McDuck.

Kids Love Fortnite so Much, They're Making Fortnite Scratch

When your school doesn't let you play Fortnite, you make your own dang Fortnite.

Petitions to get Fortnite Banned are on the Rise

Petitions always get stuff done. It's a scientific fact.

Fortnite Week 7 Challenges not Working for Some Players [UPDATED]

Update: All lights are green!

Fortnite Raven Skin Releasing Today

Dress up like a big ol' bird and top off your look with the Feathered Flyer Glider.

Fortnite Easter Egg Launcher and Vending Machines Added With Fortnite V3.4 Content Update

And the items doled out by Fortnite's vending machines will never get stuck halfway down the chute. Epic announces new content updates, coming every two weeks.

Fortnite PS4 Patch 3.4.4/Update 1.53 Fixes Crash bug, but Epic Apologizes for 10GB Download

Maybe the patch drank too much milk and took too many vitamins.

Fortnite Raven Skin Leaks, But When is it Releasing?

Tiger got to sleep, Raven got to land. Not yet, though.

Fortnite Mobile Adds Warning for School Students

Epic offers a bit of cheeky relief for hassled teachers.

Fortnite Battle Royale's Comet May Signal End of Season 3 and Tilted Towers

Rise and shine, the world is doomed.

Twitch Hit By Layoffs Even as Company Plans 'Aggressive Growth'

Twitch is planning for "aggressive growth" in 2018.

Fortnite V3.4 Update Weapon Tweaks Results in Rare Blue Pump Shotgun

Finally, a shotgun that matches your baby-blue eyes.

Sprinting in Fortnite Save the World no Longer Costs Energy, and People are Really Happy About it

Whether you prefer Battle Royale or Save the World, Fortnite v3.4 has something for everyone.

Fortnite Battle Royale's Combat Pro Control Scheme Comes to Save the World in V3.4 Update

The PvP control scheme for Fortnite arrives in the game's PvE mode.

Fortnite Twitch Prime Pack Gets Pickaxe - New Items Also Coming Soon

You need to axe yourself how far you're willing to go to win.

Over 1 Million People Watch Fortnite Live Stream on YouTube

That's over [counts on fingers] two million eyeballs focused on Fortnite!

Fortnite Battle Royale Starter Pack Revealed - Includes 600 V-bucks

Get a healthy start at Fortnite Battle Royale with a new Starter Pack.

Fortnite's Making More Money Than PUBG

It also has more players, and is more relevant in pop culture.

Fortnite Gets new Heavy Shotgun

With the new updates, Fortnite players may find themselves living in a shotgun shack.

Bots are Selling Twitch Prime Fortnite Skins on eBay

Bots are playing dirty with Twitch Prime and Fortnite.

Fortnite Mobile on iOS Doing Incredibly Well in US Despite Being Invite Only

Pick up your phone and play Fortnite. Everyone's doing it, apparently.

Fortnite Streamer "Ninja" Makes an Obscene Amount of Money

Well, fights to the death have always been big-ticket entertainment.

Fortnite Battle Royale is Coming to Mobile With PS4 Cross Play [Update: Live on iOS]

Fortnite Battle Royale continues to dominate the scene.

Fortnite V3.3 Now Live - Adds Llamas and Remote Explosives

Celebrate the arrival of Spring by blowing something up from a distance.

Fortnite Battle Royale's Ninja Teams up with Drake and Travis Scott, Smashes Twitch Stream Record

With 600,000 viewers, Twitch has a new king of the hill. All it took was a streamer to team up with an international superstar.

How Epic Made Fortnite Battle Royale so Quickly

If it seems like Fortnite Battle Royale appeared overnight, that's because it practically did.

Fortnite V3.3 Delayed

Epic needs a bit more time before it can dispatch the latest update for Fortnite.

Fortnite Accounts Are Being Targeted by Hackers

The warning comes after weeks of reported hacks.

PUBG Is Better Than Fortnite, Claims Spongebob's Patrick

"No, this is Patrick's unsolicited opinion."

Microsoft and Epic Want Fortnite Crossplay Between Xbox and PS4, Sony Remains Unmoved

Microsoft and Epic plead, "Come play with us, Sony. Forever and ever..."

Fortnite Battle Royale iOS Registration is Live, Android to Follow

War is now pocket-sized for your convenience.

The Fortnite 3.2 Patch is Prompting a Mass Revolt by Players

Epic has acknowledged the botched implementation of the patch.

PUBG's 2018 Roadmap Promises More Frequent Updates as Fortnite Surges Past

PUBG's 2018 roadmap demonstrates it's ready to go battle royale on Battle Royale.

Fortnite 3.2 Patch Gets Totally Radical with Hoverboard Boost Pads

The world needs saving, but see if you can pull off a hyperspeed Ollie first.

PUBG Creator Teases Content Roadmap for 2018

What's in store for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in 2018?

Fortnite Battle Royale Teams of 20 is the Next Limited Time Mode

We already shot each other in big teams. Let's do it again, but with smaller teams.

Epic Working to Make Fortnite Battle Royale and Save the World Controls More Similar

Greater controller parity is coming says Epic.

Fortnite's V-Bucks Currency is Another Battleground for a Community at Odds

Save the World and Battle Royale players are finally playing together, but it's not peacetime yet.

Fortnite 3.1.0 Patch Opens Up New Areas, New Weapons

Explore. Shoot. Burn. Buuuuuurn.

Fortnite Season 3 Speeds Up Building and Adds 60 FPS Mode on PS4 and Xbox One

For Battle Royale. Save the World gets a new score and a hoverboard though!

PUBG's Third Map May Be Out Sooner Than You Think

A new content roadmap will detail PUBG's 2018 plans, including a new map.

Fortnite Battle Royale Season 3 Battle Pass Will Take Players to Outer Space

Not literally, but fashionwise you'll be out of this world.

NFL Star JJ Watt Asks: What's Better Fortnite or PUBG?

This could get messy.

Fortnite's 2.5.0 Update Includes New Weapons, New Quests, and a Free Outfit for PS Plus Members

Fortnite's latest patch celebrates spring, the Lunar New Year, and the impulse grenade.

Fortnite Battle Royale's Next Battle Pass Skips the Real-Money Purchase Option

Season 3 will only be available by playing Fortnite. (Or buying in-game currency.)

Fortnite Save The World Players Say They're Second-Class After Valentine's Content Delay

Players of the original Fornite wonder if Epic Games has forgotten them.

Fortnite Battle Royale Tightens Its Shooting With New Test Mode

Epic Games is taking a look at Fortnite's shooting mechanics.

Fortnite Battle Royale's New Minigun Put on Hold for Building Glitch Fixes

Epic Games details the upcoming patch, which has unfortunately been delayed.

Epic Games is "Interested" in Bringing Fortnite to the Nintendo Switch

Perfect for playing while you're under siege by enemy hordes.

Fortnite Battle Royale Introduces a New 50 Versus 50 Mode

Last team standing wins.

Fortnite Becomes Xbox One X Enhanced With Newest Patch

If you have an X, your 4K Battle Royale future is assured.

Fortnite's Pivot to Battle Royale Has Split the Community in Two

Fortnite Battle Royale split the community in two, and it's like night and day.

Epic Games Files Lawsuits Against Two Fortnite Battle Royale Players for Cheating

They each face fines up to $150,000.

Fortnite Battle Royale Reaches 1 Million Users At Launch

The hunger for battle royale games is real.

PUBG Dev "Concerned" About Fortnite Battle Royale, Pondering "Further Action"

Bluehole feels Fortnite is a bridge too far.

Fortnite Battle Royale Brings PUBG-Style PvP to Consoles First, Will be Free-to-Play

The mode will be both a standalone release and free-to-play.

Fortnite had Cross-Platform Play Between PS4 and Xbox One for a few Glorious Hours

Epic Games has since corrected the "error".

Fortnite: Battle Royale Is The Next PUBG Homage

This time, the developer is making the connection clear.

Epic Games' Fortnite Comes Out of Hiding on July 25

Well, into Early Access at least. The game isn't quite done yet!

Alpha Signups Now Open for Epic's Fortnite

After a long period of silence, Epic's promising-looking Unreal Engine 4 showcase is inching closer to release.