News Fortnite Is About To Change Forever Thanks To The New 'Unreal Editor'
The potential of this thing is ridiculous
Earlier today at the State of Unreal 2023 event, it was announced that the Unreal Editor was launching in public beta for Fortnite, meaning people could finally get access to it and begin publishing their creations for use in the game. You might be wondering why that's such a big deal, and it's because the...
News Fortnite Is Reportedly Going Full FPS Next Season With New First Person Mode
Would you play this?
Fortnite continues to grow and evolve in huge ways with pretty much every new season of content - truth be told, it can be hard to keep up with what's going on in Epic's ever-popular battle royale. However, reports of a first person mode coming to the game next season have piqued our interest. Well-known Fortnite content...
News Fortnite Analysis Shows Xbox Series X|S Version Transformed By Unreal Engine 5.1 Upgrade
A week ago, we caught wind of Epic's brand new Fortnite update that began to bring some fresh Unreal Engine 5.1 elements to the long-running battle royale title. In short, a selection of big 'next-gen' UE5 features like Nanite, Lumen, Virtual Shadow Maps, and Temporal Super Resolution all arrived with Fortnite's latest update, and
News Xbox Owners Stunned By 'Insane' Fortnite Graphics Following Unreal Engine 5.1 Upgrade
"It really looks amazing"
You may have noticed over the weekend that Fortnite Battle Royale Chapter 4 went live across all current Xbox platforms, although the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S were treated to an absolutely awesome feature that you won't find on Xbox One. As of this update, Fortnite now makes use of various Unreal Engine 5.1 features...
Guide Fortnite Dazzle Daggers Pickaxe: How To Get It For Free With Xbox
Exclusively unlockable via Xbox Cloud Gaming
If you're a keen Fortnite fan then you'll want to be aware of a new promotion where Epic Games is giving away a Fortnite Dazzle Daggers Pickaxe for free with Xbox Cloud Gaming, and it's really, really easy to unlock. Here's how to get the Fortnite Dazzle Daggers Pickaxe for free: Log into the Xbox...
News Obi-Wan Kenobi Forces His Way Into Fortnite's Item Shop Next Week
We haven't heard that name in a lo...actually we've heard it loads recently
Yes, that's right, Epic Games has announced, via it's official website, that none other than Obi-Wan Kenobi, a man we've always thought bore an uncanny resemblance to Scottish actor Ewan McGregor, will be coming to Fortnite on May the 26th (that's next Thursday!) He's...
News Fortnite Cheat Forced To Pay Up And Apologize After Epic Lawsuit
All damages to be donated to charity
An Australian Fortnite player who was taken to court by Epic Games for selling "compromised" game accounts, alongside other cheat items, has been forced to apologise publicly to the company, had his account-selling racket shut down and will stump up substantial damages which Epic says it will donate to charity...
News Master Chief Returns To Fortnite To Celebrate Xbox Cloud Gaming Launch
Dab? Floss? You decide
As you may have heard by now, Xbox has partnered up with Epic Games to make Fortnite playable on Xbox Cloud Gaming. This is especially big news because previously, Epic deemed Microsoft's Cloud Gaming initiative as a competitor to its own PC efforts. However, there's some even bigger Fortnite news just dropping. Master Chief...
News Fortnite Joins Xbox Cloud Gaming, More Free-To-Play Games To Come
No subscription required
Xbox Cloud Gaming has begun its next stage of evolution today with the addition of its first free-to-play game, Fortnite. Unlike all other games on the service, players do not need an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription to play. To get started, all you need to do is sign into the Xbox website, navigate to the game's page...
News Fortnite's New Permanent 'Zero Build' Mode Is Going Down A Treat
"This is a massive W"
If there's one thing we've found really difficult over the years, it's keeping up with the Fortnite pros who have become masters at building elaborate structures in a matter of seconds. Fortunately, Epic Games has heard the cries for a permanent alternative to building, and has now implemented it in the form of Fortnite Zero...
News Xbox Joins With Epic Games To Donate Fortnite Proceeds To Ukraine
Phil Spencer issues statement
The Xbox team at Microsoft have announced that they're joining Epic Games in support of the people of Ukraine by contributing net proceeds for Fortnite during the period between March 20th and April 3rd, 2022. This follows a message from Fortnite developer Epic Games over the weekend that the company would be...
News Fortnite Fans Complain About Lack Of Gyro Aiming Support On Xbox
It's now included for every other console
If you're an avid Fortnite player, you may be interested to know that the game added gyro controls to more platforms earlier this week in the form of PS4, PS5 and PC, which now makes Xbox the only platform not to support the feature. Of course, there's a very good reason for this - Xbox controllers don't...
News Xbox Brings Gears Of War Skins & Other Cosmetics To Fortnite Today
Look out for the Delta-One cosmetic set
Good news if you're a Gears fan and Fortnite fan, as the two are combining in the form of a "Delta-One" cosmetic set, reportedly heading to the game's Item Shop later today at 4pm PT / 7pm ET / 12am GMT (thanks, GameSpot). The full collection will include the following: Marcus Fenix skin with Sonic...
News Rock Band Creator Harmonix Has Been Acquired By Epic Games
"To create musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite"
Harmonix, the development team best known for creating the Rock Band series of games, has announced today that it has been acquired by Epic Games, which has tasked the studio to "create musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite". In a post on the Harmonix website, the company stated that it...
News Xbox Is Bundling The Series S With Fortnite & Rocket League Freebies This Christmas
At no extra charge
If you're in the market for an Xbox Series S and you're a big Fortnite and/or Rocket League fan, then you'll be glad to know a new bundle has been put together this Christmas, complete with various freebies for both games. The Xbox Series S – Fortnite and Rocket League Bundle includes the console along with 1,000 Fortnite...
News Fortnite Streamer Ninja Is Doing An 'AMA' On Halo's Subreddit
Ask him anything!
If you're already questioning why a Fortnite streamer would be doing an AMA on the main Halo subreddit, then you might not know about Ninja's past history. Before he streamed Epic's battle royale, Tyler Blevins was actually a professional Halo 3 player - representing several esports teams. So, if you're an "OG" as Ninja puts it,...
News Unsurprisingly, Epic Doesn’t Want To Put Fortnite On Xbox Cloud Gaming
Epic doesn't want to play ball
The Xbox Cloud Gaming service is limited to just Xbox Game Pass titles right now, but should it expand beyond that, you'll probably be shocked (not) to know that Epic Games has no intention of adding Fortnite to the library. Per the ongoing legal case between Apple and Epic Games over the distribution of Fortnite, a...
News Microsoft's Latest Xbox Series S Ad Targets Fortnite At 120FPS
"You're going to want those extra frames"
Microsoft has released its latest ad for the Xbox Series S, and like the Forza Horizon 4 focused ad before it, this version is also targeting one specific game in the form of free-to-play battle royale Fortnite. It's perfect timing considering that all free-to-play games were unlocked last week, meaning...
News Lara Croft, The Tomb Raider Herself, Has Arrived In Fortnite
Joining everyone and the kitchen sink
It seems like it's easier to name who isn't in Fortnite these days, as the Tomb Raider herself, Lara Croft is the latest to crossover into the universe, Epic Games has announced. Arriving with the release of Chapter 2 - Season 6: Primal, the iconic hero is being integrated as part of the Battle Pass, complete...
News Fortnite Fans Are Convinced Peter Griffin Is Coming To The Game
Bird is the word!
Ever since late last year, Fortnite’s latest season has all been about introducing characters from other IPs. We’ve had Star Wars’ The Mandalorian join, as well as our very own Master Chief entering the fray. Judging by a recent data mine, the next big character could be Family Guy’s very own Peter Griffin. As spotted by...
News Street Fighter's Ryu And Chun-Li Join The Battle In Fortnite
Grab them now
Epic's battle royale Fortnite has collaborated with Marvel's superheroes, Master Chief, John Wick and even The Mandalorian. Now, in its latest crossover, it's teaming up with Ryu and Chun-Li from Capcom's legendary fighting game series, Street Fighter. Each character comes with an alt outfit, special emote and "Player Select" loading...
Random Xbox Sends Fortnite Streamer Ninja Replica Of Halo's Gravity Hammer
And he's giving an extra one away!
At this year's Game Awards, Epic Games announced Halo's Master Chief would be coming to its battle royale Fortnite. To celebrate this special occasion, the Xbox team sent the world's most popular Fortnite streamer Ninja a life-sized Gravity Hammer from the Halo series. In Fortnite, Master C
News You Can Now Play Fortnite At 120FPS On Xbox Series X|S
In Battle Royale and Creative modes
It was a little bit of a surprise when Fortnite released for Xbox Series X|S last month without a dedicated 120 frames per-second option, but now it's officially been added to the game's Battle Royale and Creative modes. For displays that support it, you can enter the Fortnite Video settings and toggle on “120...
News Master Chief Joins The Fight In Fortnite, Available Now
The rumours were true!
Well, it seems the rumours were true! Master Chief - the protagonist of the Halo series - is officially joining Fortnite today. His suit (1500 V-Bucks) and entire set (2600 V-Bucks) is now available from the item shop in the game. Part of the Gaming Legends series, the Master Chief set is now available in the Item Shop.
News God Of War's Kratos Makes His Unlikely Xbox Debut Via Fortnite
Welcome to the green team
Bet you never expected to see God of War's Kratos on Xbox! Well, here he is... Of course, it's not in the form of a brand-new God of War game or anything like that, but rather a purchasable Fortnite skin for the series' lead character Kratos, along with some additional accessories and emotes. Here's what God of War story...
Rumour Is A Halo x Fortnite Crossover In The Works?
Bring on the dabbing Master Chiefs
It was teased yesterday that God of War's Kratos might be coming to Fortnite soon as one of the new skins for its latest season of content, and rumours are now circulating that Halo might have a presence as well. Various images have been circulating on social media over the past few hours showing various cosmetics...
News Fortnite Is Getting A Monthly Subscription Service This December
It was bound to happen eventually
Epic Games has announced today that the ultra-popular free-to-play battle royale Fortnite is getting a monthly subscription option next week, launching on December 2nd with the arrival of Chapter 2 – Season 5. Named "Fortnite Crew", this service will provide fans with the current season's Battle Pass, 1000...
News Epic Games Reveals Fortnite Improvements For Xbox Series X|S
Dropping in on launch day
The ultra popular free-to-play battle royale Fortnite is one of the games being 'Optimised for Xbox Series X|S' at launch, and Epic Games has now revealed more details about what players can expect from the next-gen version. On Xbox Series X, you can look forward to 4K resolution at 60 frames per-second, while Dynamic...
News Buy A Wolverine Movie On Xbox This Week, Get A Free $5 Gift Card
It's part of a Fortnite promotion
In the mood to add some more X-Men movies to your Xbox library? A bunch of them are on sale right now for Xbox users in the US, and buying one will see you gifted with a free $5 gift card... if you also play Fortnite. Yeah, it's a bit convoluted this one. Basically, you just need to
News Fortnite's JoyRide Update Will Finally Introduce Cars To The Game
Arriving later this week
Epic Games has confirmed that Fortnite's JoyRide update will arrive later this week on Wednesday, August 5th, finally bringing cars to the game for the first time. It's been a long time coming! This was announced by the game's official Twitter account with a teaser image earlier today: Epic hasn't provided any further...
News The First Avenger Captain America Arrives In Fortnite
Wield the shield
Epic Games has just revealed Captain America for its ever-evolving battle royale game, Fortnite. Of course, this super-soldier is armed with his indestructible shield and iron will. Here's a bit more about what to expect from this new outfit - now available from the Item Store, along with a video: Cap’s Outfit includes two...
News Fortnite Save The World Will No Longer Become Free-To-Play
Development of new content to slow down
Back in 2018, it was revealed that Fortnite's Save The World mode (separate from Battle Royale) would eventually become free-to-play, but now Epic Games has nixed those plans and decided it will remain a premium experience. This was revealed in an official announcement on the Epic Games website, which...
News Watch A Free Christopher Nolan Movie In Fortnite This Friday
One of three feature films
Epic Games has revealed that you'll be able to watch a free feature film directed by Cristopher Nolan in Fortnite this Friday. Depending on where you live, you'll either get Batman Begins, Inception or The Prestige. You can find which title is available in which region (and what times they'll be showing) at the official...
News Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 3 Has Splashed Down On Xbox One
Now available to download
The new season of Fortnite has officially begun on Xbox One, following a live event earlier this week in which the storm circle was transformed into a giant wall of water. The most obvious addition is that large areas of the Chapter 2 map have flooded. You'll also now find sharks that allow you to "latch on for a killer...
News Epic Delays Launch Of Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 3 By A Further Week
"We appreciate your patience and understanding"
Epic Games has announced that it's delayed the start of Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 3 for a third time. The new season, which was previously scheduled for June 11, will now begin on Wednesday, June 17. Live event "The Device" is set to take place two days earlier on Monday, June 15. In a statement,...
News Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 3 Has Been Delayed By A Week
Not too long to wait
Epic Games has confirmed that the new season of Fortnite, most recently scheduled to begin on June 4th, has been delayed by another week until June 11th. The company confirmed this on the official Epic Games website, citing an "effort to get everything ready." It also revealed its next limited-time event called "The Device"...
News Epic Games Reveals More Information About Fortnite On Xbox Series X
Cross-play, improved performance
Epic Games revealed earlier today that Fortnite will be coming to Xbox Series X as a launch title, and will be migrating to the newly-announced Unreal Engine 5 in mid-2021. The official Fortnite website has now clarified a few more details on this, including how it will take advantage of next-gen hardware. While...
News Fortnite Will Be Available On Xbox Series X At Launch
Confirmed by Epic games
Epic Games has confirmed that Fortnite will be available on Xbox Series X at launch. The game will start out as an Unreal Engine 4.25 title (thanks Eurogamer) but will migrate to the newly-announced Unreal Engine 5 in mid-2021, incorporating "cool new features based on it" according to Epic boss Tim Sweeney. The company has...
News Travis Scott Will Debut A Brand-New Track In Fortnite Later This Week
"A one of a kind musical journey"
Epic Games has announced that American music star Travis Scott will be debuting a new track in Fortnite later this week as part of a "one of a kind musical journey". Players who take part in one of the multiple "tour dates" will receive two loading screens and a Astroworld Cyclone Glider for free. The event will be...
News The Next Season Of Fortnite Has Been Delayed Until June
No reason given
The third season in Fortnite's second chapter was scheduled to release later this month on April 30th, but has now been pushed back to June 4th. Announced via the Epic Games blog, the company refrained from explaining the reasons behind the move, but promised more content is on the way. In the statement, it was hinted that new...
News Fortnite's Latest Update Adds Helicopters With Full Squad Support
Locker presets too
Get to da Choppa! Fortnite has added a new vehicle for the first time in a year, and yes -- it's a helicopter. But unlike the X-4 Stormwing, which suffered from a lack of balance back in Chapter 1: Season 7, there aren't any vehicle-mounted weapons to take advantage of, and the helicopter can also support a full squad of four. So...
Random Gamers Are Straining Italy's Internet Due To Coronavirus Isolation
Fortnite and Call of Duty highlighted
We've seen a lot of different events and major gatherings cancelled due to COVID-19 (the coronavirus) over the last couple of weeks, and in Italy, the country's nationwide school shutdown has led to a major spike in internet traffic from bored kids. In particular, online gaming is proving to be one of the...
Random Battle Bus Leaves Player Behind In Fortnite: Battle Royale
Achieving a Victory Royale in Fortnite: Battle Royale is hard enough as it is, but it's harder when you can't even get into the game. That's what happened to a recent player on the FortNiteBR Reddit, who found that the Battle Bus simply left them behind at the beginning of a match. The footage below (provided by user LayzaSkully)...