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Fortnite season 6 begins next week, huge XP bonus begins now

Time to level up your Battle Pass<p>So far, the lead-up to <i>Fortnite</i><i>’s</i> sixth season feels a bit more sedate than the events that brought us season 5, but it’s also nice to have a big, bouncy lake in the game now. So maybe it all comes out even in the end? Either way, Epic Games has confirmed that season …

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​Epic Games Confirm Fortnite Season 6 Start Date

It feels like only yesterday when Omega's rocket tore apart the sky in <i>Fortnite</i>'s battle royale world, but now it's time for the next big event.<p>Epic …

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Fortnite had its ‘biggest month yet’ in August

Despite <i>Fortnite</i>‘s revenue slightly slowing down, the game enjoyed its “biggest month yet” in August, according to developer Epic Games.The developer …

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'Fortnite' will add more audio cues to help you hunt rivals

They're coming with Season 6.<p>Play enough <i>Fortnite</i> and you'll know that audio cues can make all the difference -- footsteps are your cue to get ready for a fight (or, let's be honest, run for the hills). To that end, Epic has offered a sneak peek at the development and testing of Season 6 spatial …

Gaming

Fortnite Season 6 start date confirmed, massive XP boost event now live

<b>Epic Games just announced the release date for Season 6 of Fortnite Battle Royale.</b><p>Season 5 has been super successful with even more people playing …

Gaming (UK)

Fortnite Season 6 Release Date Officially Announced

With the fifth Season of <i>Fortnite</i> wrapping up, developer Epic Games have given us a release date for Season 6. Set to release on September 27, this is …

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'Fortnite' Fans Can't Stop Comparing the New Glider to 'Game of Thrones'

With the newly added Frostwing Glider and Valkyrie cosmetic items now in the <i>Fortnite</i> Item Shop, fans can't help but to compare the latest winged …

Game of Thrones

Fortnite had a record 78.3 million players in August

Fortnite attracted more than 78.3 million unique players in August, according to the latest figures from Epic Games.<p>The milestone was announced …

Gaming Industry

Fortnite Fall Skirmish Week 1 details: Everything you need to know

Tomorrow kicks off the first of many events under Epic Games’ new <i>Fortnite</i> competition series Fall Skirmish. The company announced the new competition …

Gaming

FORTNITE - At A Glance

1991<p>Oct 01<p>In the Beginning<p>Tim Sweeney founds Potomac Computer Systems in Potomac, Maryland. Since Sweeney is a college student, the business is …

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Is Fortnite shutting DOWN? Rumours suggest the popular game could end on September 26

It’s been one of the most popular games this year, but rumours suggest that Fortnite could soon be shutting down.<p>Reports on Twitter indicate the game …

Gaming (UK)

Is Fortnite shutting down? A rumour claims Battle Royale will end - what's the truth?

FORTNITE is one of the most popular video games on the planet, but that might not save it from having to shut down for good this month.<p>Rumours have …

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Fortnite’s Loot Lake doesn’t look like you remember it

Instead it’s purple and bouncy<p>The <i>Fortnite</i> Cube, which has been rolling around the map for the last several weeks, has finally come to what looks like its final resting place: inside of Loot Lake.<p>As <i>Fortnite</i> fans who have been following the path of the Cube know, Loot Lake always seemed like the …

PlayStation

Fortnite Had Biggest Month Ever in August With 78.3 Million Players

Fortnite’s popularity just keeps growing, as it had its biggest month ever in August with 78.3 million players, according to Epic Games.<p>Announced …

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New York man, 45, charged with threatening 11-year-old over game of 'Fortnite'

A 45-year-old man was arrested after he allegedly threatened an 11-year-old following a loss in the video game 'Fortnite.'<p>According to the Suffolk County Police Department, the child said he received threatening text messages and online voice messages on his Xbox from someone he beat in …

News (U.S.)

Ninja ESPN the Magazine Cover Revealed for the October Issue

Fortnite Streamer Ninja Is on the Latest ESPN the Magazine Cover<p>September 19, 2018Written by Lucas White<p>ESPN has been an active advocate for esports …

Gated Communities

​Fortnite Fan Accidentally Predicts New Battle Royale Item, Port-A-Fortress

Epic Games has just revealed a new item coming to <i>Fortnite</i>'s Battle Royale mode - the Port-A-Fortress - but not before one fan could accidentally …

Epic Games

Fortnite to add Port-A-Fortress item in final season 5 update

As Fortnite season 5 enters its final week it looks like Epic Games has one final addition planned before the big season 6 update takes place next …

Gaming (UK)

Epic Games offers up $10m prize pool for Fall Skirmish

In the 21 days since launch, 23m players signed up for beta, 15m installed the game<p>10 days ago<p>Epic Games has since fixed the exploit, but CEO Tim …

Gaming Industry

Fortnite has now been cited in more than 200 divorce proceedings

Every few years, an obsession comes along in the gaming world that sweeps everything else off the board. Coverage of games like <i>World Of Warcraft</i> and</i> …

Offbeat News

LawBreakers Officially Shuts Down After Farewell Event

LawBreakers Has Come to an End<p>Defunct studio Boss Key Productions’ LawBreakers is officially done after the initial announcement of its shut down in …

Employment

'Fortnite' Voice Chat Problems Are Affecting All Platforms

<i>Fortnite</i> players are experiencing voice chat issues across all platforms that Epic Games said it is currently investigating.<p>After multiple posts from …

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Generation Z

Fortnite's Rocket-Riding Was Originally Considered a Bug

Fortnite’s Rocket-Riding Was a Mistake<p>When Epic Games released Fortnite’s rocket launcher, it wasn’t intended to be a method of transportation. But …

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Is This New Fortnite Skin Exclusive To Xbox One?

New skins are always a big deal in the Fortnite Battle Royale community, but to get the latest one you might just have to buy a brand new Xbox …

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Hasbro and Epic Games Partner to Launch Fortnite™ Toys and Games

PAWTUCKET, R.I.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global play and entertainment company Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today announced a partnership with Epic Games to …

Hasbro

Is Fortnite shutting down or are the rumours false?

Fortnite fans have been left wondering about the future of the game after a fake Twitter account claimed that it would be shutting down on September …

Gaming (UK)

Search between a Covered Bridge, Waterfall and 9th Green – Fortnite challenge location guide

We’ll show you how to complete this tricky week 10 challenge<p>The end of season 5 of <i>Fortnite</i> is upon us. Yes, it was a wild ride, but we’re finally at week 10, and with it brings another tricky treasure hunt challenge. The objective: <b>“Search between a covered bridge, waterfall and 9th green.”</b> You …

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How to Search between a covered bridge, waterfall and the 9th green in Fortnite

Epic Games has released the final seven challenges for season 5, which means it is the last chance for players to earn bonus XP for their Battle Pass.<p>…

Gaming (UK)

Epic Games Just Made A Huge Change To Fortnite's 'The Getaway' Mode

<i>Fortnite: Battle Royale’s</i> ‘High Stakes’ event is still ongoing so there’s still plenty of time to complete all the special challenges and unlock those free rewards.<p>Epic Games has, however, changed up the awesome Getaway limited-time mode. The mode, which tasks players with grabbing one of several …

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