News items tagged with fortnite

Will Fortnite Battle Royale Get a Second Map?

Will Fortnite Battle Royale Get a Second Map?

Fortnite Battle Royale continues to get regular updates which add brand new game modes with varying rules as well as new weapons which shake up the meta and new cosmetics for players to deck their...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 April 2018
Ban Fortnite Petitioner Suggests 'Restraints' for Game

Ban Fortnite Petitioner Suggests 'Restraints' for Game

A couple of months ago, a pair named Chloe and Jaden created a petition to “get rid of” the increasingly popular Fortnite, apparently as a joke. Recently, the petition has started to gain some mome...

By Dalton Cooper on 12 April 2018
Fortnite Disables Stats to Fix Server Issues

Fortnite Disables Stats to Fix Server Issues

In an effort to improve server stability and performance, Fortnite Battle Royale has disabled stat tracking for the time being. Developer Epic Games made the announcement on social media early Frid...

By Anthony Taormina on 11 April 2018
Fortnite Players Can Get Their Own Emote in New Contest

Fortnite Players Can Get Their Own Emote in New Contest

Over the last few years, emotes and taunts have become a rather firm aspect of the multiplayer experience, with players brazenly using the option to flaunt their victories in the face of their oppo...

By Gabriella Ferreira on 11 April 2018
Fortnite YT Tournament Hits 1M Concurrent Viewers

Fortnite YT Tournament Hits 1M Concurrent Viewers

Fortnite is already a hugely popular game on live-streaming platforms. The game draws in tons of viewers who enjoy watching the game’s best players secure Victory Royales, using ridiculous strategi...

By Jasmine Henry on 10 April 2018
Fortnite Fixing Building Problem for Console Players

Fortnite Fixing Building Problem for Console Players

Since launching Fortnite last summer, Epic Games has made a reputation for itself by staying in constant communication with its fans. This has not only helped player engagement, but it has also ens...

By Derek Nichols on 04 April 2018
Fortnite Getting Replays, Live Recording Features

Fortnite Getting Replays, Live Recording Features

It’s no major secret that Fortnite Battle Royale has taken the world by storm, especially when one considers the fact that one financial analyst recently suggested that the game’s success could mea...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 April 2018
Fortnite Player Wins Game While Being Swatted

Fortnite Player Wins Game While Being Swatted

In the last few months, Fortnite has exploded from a horde-mode focused early access title to a battle royale phenomenon. And along with Fortnite’s growth, many Fortnite players and streamers have...

By Anthony Taormina on 04 April 2018
Fortnite Patch Causes Issues with Rewards, XP [UPDATE]

Fortnite Patch Causes Issues with Rewards, XP [UPDATE]

[UPDATE: Epic Games has successfully fixed the rewards, XP, and progress issues with Sniper Shootout and Save the World. The original article continues below.] With Fortnite‘s Update 3.4 now live,...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 April 2018
Fortnite Offers More Twitch Prime Loot with New Pickaxe

Fortnite Offers More Twitch Prime Loot with New Pickaxe

Several weeks ago, Epic Games teamed up with Twitch Prime to offer those with an account to the premium online service some free loot to have in both Fortnite Battle Royale as well as the multiplay...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 April 2018
Fortnite Tactical Assault Rifle Coming Soon?

Fortnite Tactical Assault Rifle Coming Soon?

With Fortnite Battle Royale now being one of the most popular games around, the development team at Epic Games is continually making fresh items, events, and modes available in the title so as to k...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 April 2018
Fortnite Battle Royale Took Two Months to Develop

Fortnite Battle Royale Took Two Months to Develop

Epic Games took a chance on Fortnite, originally set to only be a cooperative experience that pit players trying to protect a player made the structure from waves of zombie-like creatures. After sp...

By Derek Nichols on 04 April 2018
Fortnite: Where to Find Every Gas Station

Fortnite: Where to Find Every Gas Station

Fortnite’s weekly challenges do an awesome job of keeping things fresh and giving players new tasks to tackle during each of the limited events. This week’s challenge brings a new list of feats to...

By Denny Connolly on 04 April 2018
Fortnite Dev Says PS4, XB1 Cross-Play is Inevitable

Fortnite Dev Says PS4, XB1 Cross-Play is Inevitable

With the recent release of Fortnite Battle Royale on iOS devices, the number of potential cross-play pairings possible with the game are now quite high, but of course, the platforms that have yet t...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 April 2018
Fortnite Teams of 20 Mode Update Patch Notes Released

Fortnite Teams of 20 Mode Update Patch Notes Released

It’s early Thursday morning, which means that the Fortnite servers briefly went down in preparation for the launch of new add-ons, a new limited time mode, and a new update. But to keep players occ...

By Anthony Taormina on 04 April 2018
Fortnite Update Reclassifies Shotguns

Fortnite Update Reclassifies Shotguns

Almost like clockwork, Epic Games has released a new update for Fortnite that includes a new weapon, a new mode, and some key changes to the game. Most will be aware that this update adds the new G...

By Anthony Taormina on 04 April 2018
PUBG Adds Event Mode to Compete With Fortnite

PUBG Adds Event Mode to Compete With Fortnite

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, in a reversal of roles, is following in Fortnite‘s footsteps and implementing what it’s calling an “Event Mode.” Like in Fortnite, PUBG‘s Event Mode will be a periodi...

By Rory Young on 04 April 2018
Fortnite Double Shotgun Problem is Back With New Weapon

Fortnite Double Shotgun Problem is Back With New Weapon

It’s always been a reliable rule in online games that fixing one problem (or adding a new feature or item) creates another issue and that seems to still hold true even for Fortnite (though not as o...

By Denny Connolly on 02 April 2018
Fortnite Fan Shows Off Gun Customization Concept

Fortnite Fan Shows Off Gun Customization Concept

The Fortnite community is pretty well known for creating unique and interesting concepts for their beloved free-to-play battle royale mode or even the standard Save the World mode. One recent examp...

By Joshua Duckworth on 01 April 2018
Fortnite Now Makes More Money Than PUBG

Fortnite Now Makes More Money Than PUBG

When Epic Games and People Can Fly released Fortnite Battle Royale back in September 2017, many people called the game mode a clone of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, and even the developer of that...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 April 2018
Ninja Breaks Twitch Record Playing Fortnite with Drake

Ninja Breaks Twitch Record Playing Fortnite with Drake

As if we needed any more evidence of the power of Twitch, gaming, and the personalities that fuel it, popular streamer Ninja has set yet another record for the Twitch platform. But he didn’t do it...

By Anthony Taormina on 27 March 2018
Fortnite Duo Sets New World Record For Kills in a Game

Fortnite Duo Sets New World Record For Kills in a Game

Fortnite Battle Royale has many millions of players meaning that there is fierce competition in the fight to be the very best player. That doesn’t stop people from trying to set new records though,...

By Jasmine Henry on 26 March 2018
Fortnite Update 3.3 Receives a Delay

Fortnite Update 3.3 Receives a Delay

Those looking forward to Epic Games and People Can Fly’s inclusion of Loot Llamas and the removal of smoke grenades in the multiplayer sandbox survival title Fortnite – which were supposed to take...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 March 2018
Fortnite Confirms Exclusive Skins for Founder's Pack

Fortnite Confirms Exclusive Skins for Founder's Pack

As Fortnite continues to grow in popularity, players seem to want more and more customizations as time goes along. But while most of the cosmetics in the game are available to everyone, there are s...

By Kylie Pasetchnik on 23 March 2018
This is How Much Ninja Makes Streaming Fortnite

This is How Much Ninja Makes Streaming Fortnite

While there are many Twitch streamers that play the increasingly popular Fortnite on their streams, none are as popular as Tyler “Ninja” Blevins. And as it turns out, that popularity has translated...

By Dalton Cooper on 23 March 2018
Fortnite iOS Players Have Already Spent Over $1 Million

Fortnite iOS Players Have Already Spent Over $1 Million

The mobile version of Fortnite is currently available on iOS as invite-only, and yet despite this limited availability, the game has successfully risen to the top of the App Store charts around the...

By Jasmine Henry on 22 March 2018
Fortnite Battle Royale Adding Mode with 20 Player Teams

Fortnite Battle Royale Adding Mode with 20 Player Teams

There’s no doubt that Fortnite fever is still ever present within the gaming community, especially considering the fact that the multiplayer sandbox survival title recently beat PUBG to become Twit...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 March 2018
Fortnite Fans Make V for Vendetta, Big Lebowski Skins

Fortnite Fans Make V for Vendetta, Big Lebowski Skins

Not too long ago, a fan of Epic Games and People Can Fly’s multiplayer sandbox survival title Fortnite designed a fine-looking Black Panther skin influenced by the suit that T’Challa wears in the s...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 March 2018
Pro Fortnite Player Fired for Controversial Remarks

Pro Fortnite Player Fired for Controversial Remarks

While making controversial remarks is one way for Twitch streamers to gain some notoriety, once they join professional eSports teams, it can land them in hot water. This is the case for professiona...

By Dalton Cooper on 06 March 2018
GMA Asks If Parents Should Worry About Fortnite

GMA Asks If Parents Should Worry About Fortnite

Epic Games and People Can Fly’s building and battle royale game Fortnite has found huge success since making its debut last summer. Fortnite‘s Battle Royale game mode, in particular, has proved to...

By Jasmine Henry on 05 March 2018
Fortnite BR Fans Make Crossover Skin Concept Art

Fortnite BR Fans Make Crossover Skin Concept Art

With Epic Games and People Can Fly having recently released a John Wick-styled skin for the popular multiplayer sandbox survival title Fortnite Battle Royale and simply dubbing the cosmetic as “The...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 March 2018
Fortnite Patch Adds New Weapon, Tweaks Loot Drops

Fortnite Patch Adds New Weapon, Tweaks Loot Drops

Although Epic Games and People Can Fly recently announced that the highly coveted Jetpack has been delayed for inclusion in the multiplayer sandbox survival title Fortnite, the publisher and develo...

By Kyle Sledge on 04 March 2018
Fortnite Adds New Music for Season 3

Fortnite Adds New Music for Season 3

Fortnite Season Three has now officially begun. The third season of the hugely popular multiplayer and crafting game introduces new skins, new weapons, and several big gameplay changes as well. How...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 March 2018
Fortnite: Where to Find Lunar New Year Shrines

Fortnite: Where to Find Lunar New Year Shrines

Last week, Epic Games and People Can Fly released a major update to Fortnite Battle Royale to help players celebrate the Lunar New Year. In addition to several Lunar New Year themed skins for playe...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 March 2018
Fortnite Season 3 Battle Pass Revealed By Epic Games

Fortnite Season 3 Battle Pass Revealed By Epic Games

It’s likely that Fortnite and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds will be two games that are forever linked thanks in large part to the controversy stirred up by the PUBG developers as well as both games...

By Derek Nichols on 01 March 2018
Fortnite Will Fix Double Pump Shotgun Problem

Fortnite Will Fix Double Pump Shotgun Problem

One of the most popular strategies in Fortnite right now is acquiring multiple pump shotguns, and instead of reloading the weapon when in a firefight, switching to another one in your inventory. Th...

By Dalton Cooper on 01 March 2018
Fortnite Gets Major Update With Lunar New Year Heroes

Fortnite Gets Major Update With Lunar New Year Heroes

Fortnite has already received on big update to get players in the festive mood. The Valentine’s Day update went live earlier this month and introduced several romance-themed heroes and the new cros...

By Jasmine Henry on 01 March 2018
Fortnite Coming to Nintendo Switch?

Fortnite Coming to Nintendo Switch?

With season 2 of Fortnite Battle Royale wrapping up soon, Epic Games and People Can Fly recently revealed the season 3 Battle Pass as well as exclusive items, challenges, and more for fans of the s...

By Kyle Sledge on 26 February 2018
Fortnite BR Teases John Wick-Styled Skin and Gun

Fortnite BR Teases John Wick-Styled Skin and Gun

With season 2 of Fortnite Battle Royale wrapping up soon, Epic Games and People Can Fly recently revealed the next Battle Pass as well as exclusive items, challenges, and more for fans of the sandb...

By Kyle Sledge on 22 February 2018
Fortnite Update to Make Building Much Better

Fortnite Update to Make Building Much Better

With the second season of Fortnite coming to an end soon, Epic Games has recently revealed the game’s season 3 Battle Pass. But that’s not the only new thing coming to the popular co-op sandbox sur...

By Joshua Duckworth on 22 February 2018
Fortnite Beats Concurrent Player Record Set By PUBG

Fortnite Beats Concurrent Player Record Set By PUBG

There’s no doubt that Fortnite has become something of a phenomenon as of late, for even the popular musician and Chicago native Chance the Rapper has sung the sandbox survival title’s praises, cal...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 February 2018
Fortnite Crashed After Game Hit 3.4 Million Players

Fortnite Crashed After Game Hit 3.4 Million Players

Last weekend, Epic Games’ Fortnite had 3.4 million concurrent players log into the game. Not only did this break a record previously held by PlayerUnknown Battlegrounds, but it also crashed the gam...

By Joshua Duckworth on 20 February 2018
Fortnite BR Getting More Sets of Limited Time Modes

Fortnite BR Getting More Sets of Limited Time Modes

There’s no doubt at this point that Epic Games and People Can Fly’s free-to-play Fortnite Battle Royale is one of the most popular games out there, as it recently beat a concurrent player record or...

By Kyle Sledge on 20 February 2018
Fortnite Details Major Changes to Gun Damage

Fortnite Details Major Changes to Gun Damage

Ever since Fortnite Battle Royale’s release, Epic Games has made it clear that the experience is a work in progress. Things will be constantly changing through the addition of new weapons and the d...

By Anthony Taormina on 05 February 2018
Fortnite Battle Royale Update Adds Miniguns

Fortnite Battle Royale Update Adds Miniguns

Due to some technical issues yesterday, many Fortnite fans encountered frustrations when they attempted to play the game, which has led to Epic Games promising players certain compensation for the...

By Kyle Sledge on 05 February 2018
Fortnite Offering Compensation for Server Downtime

Fortnite Offering Compensation for Server Downtime

Last week, Fortnite fans found themselves frustrated when the game was hit with significant technical issues that rendered the game unplayable for several hours. During the downtime shortly after the...

By Jasmine Henry on 02 February 2018
Fortnite BR Adds Limited-Time Sniper Shootout Mode

Fortnite BR Adds Limited-Time Sniper Shootout Mode

Without a doubt, Fortnite Battle Royale has been a major boon for both Epic Games and People Can Fly, as the title’s popularity has been so massive that it seemingly caused Epic to pull the plug on...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 February 2018
Fortnite Releases Patch Focusing on Bug Fixes

Fortnite Releases Patch Focusing on Bug Fixes

Just a few days ago, Fortnite received a huge update that included several much-needed quality-of-life enhancements to both Save the World and Battle Royale, but as is often the case with fresh upd...

By Kyle Sledge on 01 February 2018
Fortnite Player Misses Kill Record in Hilarious Way

Fortnite Player Misses Kill Record in Hilarious Way

If you’re a fan of Fortnite then there is a chance you’re familiar with Twitch streamer Ninja. Best known for his high skill play in Epic Games’ Battle Royale title, Ninja accomplishes impressive f...

By Anthony Taormina on 01 February 2018
New Fortnite Map Glitch Needs Fixing Immediately

New Fortnite Map Glitch Needs Fixing Immediately

This week, Fortnite Battle Royale launched an updated version of its map featuring new points of interest, revamped textures, and some general improvements to gameplay performance. However, while t...

By Anthony Taormina on 22 January 2018
Is This the Worst Fortnite Battle Royale Play Ever?

Is This the Worst Fortnite Battle Royale Play Ever?

The Fortnite Battle Royale game mode has spawned many wacky and wonderful plays and tactics for winning, and some rather silly ways of losing, too. This includes the cruel, but hilarious trick of b...

By Jasmine Henry on 20 January 2018
Fortnite Disables Friendly Fire to Avoid Trolling

Fortnite Disables Friendly Fire to Avoid Trolling

Team-killing is a problem in nearly every multiplayer game that supports friendly fire. It can frequently be accidental, but apparently Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode has seen a fair share of delibe...

By Olivia Falk on 18 January 2018
Fortnite Battle Royale Details Huge Map Update

Fortnite Battle Royale Details Huge Map Update

Several days ago, Epic Games and People Can Fly confirmed the decision to revamp the map for Fortnite‘s Battle Royale mode this week, with the companies stating that a forthcoming patch will add ne...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 January 2018
Fortnite BR Map Update Confirmed for Thursday

Fortnite BR Map Update Confirmed for Thursday

A couple of days ago, Epic Games and People Can Fly laid out its plans for the forthcoming content that’s set to be included in the next major map update for Fortnite‘s popular and free-to-play Bat...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 January 2018
Fortnite Battle Royale Fixes Fatal Fields Map Exploit

Fortnite Battle Royale Fixes Fatal Fields Map Exploit

Just recently, the Battle Royale mode for Epic Games and People Can Fly’s sandbox survival title Fortnite saw friendly fire disabled in the game’s team-based mode in order to thwart the efforts of...

By Kyle Sledge on 18 January 2018
Fortnite Battle Royale: No New Maps or Vehicles Planned

Fortnite Battle Royale: No New Maps or Vehicles Planned

Fortnite is currently the largest battle royale game in the world, with more than 40 million downloads at the time of this writing. The game has a large player base spread out across PC, PS4, and X...

By Dalton Cooper on 18 January 2018
Fortnite Battle Royale Map Getting Revamped Next Week

Fortnite Battle Royale Map Getting Revamped Next Week

As of late, Fortnite‘s Battle Royale mode has been on a roll with updates, with the latest patch adding a new Campfire item that heals, a change to the Boogie Bomb, and a much-needed fix to a major...

By Kyle Sledge on 14 January 2018
Fortnite Battle Royale Update Adds New Item

Fortnite Battle Royale Update Adds New Item

It’s mid-week which means that Fortnite is set to launch yet another update for its Battle Royale and Save the World modes. But of course, most of the focus is on the 1 vs. 100 Battle Royale mode,...

By Anthony Taormina on 12 January 2018
Fortnite's Recent Server Issues Explained

Fortnite's Recent Server Issues Explained

Over the last few days, Fortnite players have been experiencing major server issues. Fortnite players who try to log into the game may have found themselves stuck in long queues with waiting times...

By Jasmine Henry on 12 January 2018
Fortnite PS4 Streams Double CoD, GTA 5 Combined

Fortnite PS4 Streams Double CoD, GTA 5 Combined

Not too long ago, Epic Games and People Can Fly added a limited-time match style for the sandbox survival title Fortnite‘s Battle Royale mode dubbed “Sneaky Silencers,” which pits players against o...

By Kyle Sledge on 09 January 2018
The Best Shooter Games of 2017

The Best Shooter Games of 2017

While fans of the shooter genre had a banner year in 2016 thanks to games like Overwatch, Titanfall 2, and Battlefield 1, 2017 also delivered a strong selection of fantastic titles. Not only that,...

By Derek Nichols on 08 January 2018
Fortnite BR Adds Limited-Time ’Sneaky Silencer’ Mode

Fortnite BR Adds Limited-Time ’Sneaky Silencer’ Mode

Despite the fact that it just became available late last year, the free-to-play Battle Royale portion of Epic Games and People Can Fly’s sandbox survival title Fortnite managed to establish itself...

By Kyle Sledge on 03 January 2018
Fortnite Player Falls for Hilarious Trick

Fortnite Player Falls for Hilarious Trick

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developers may have a point when they say that Fortnite‘s Battle Royale mode blatantly copies their game. However, there are some ways Fortnite stands apart from the m...

By Dalton Cooper on 02 January 2018
5 Best Multiplayer Games of 2017

5 Best Multiplayer Games of 2017

The holiday season is a great excuse to get together with friends and enjoy some multiplayer games. Which ones were the best ways to send 2017 off in style?

By Cody Gravelle on 20 December 2017