Fortnite Update Forces Xbox One And PS4 Players To Fight Each Other

The rivalry between Xbox and PlayStation gamers is nothing new, but it seems that Epic could actually be actively encouraging it. In the latest update to the game that bumps it up to version 8.10 (via Engadget), the game will now automatically group Xbox One and PS4 gamers together where they will then battle against each other.


Apex Legends Beats Fortnite’s Record For Single Day Twitch Viewing

It is unclear as to what the future holds for the Titanfall franchise, but in the meantime it seems the the franchise’s developer, Respawn, might have stumbled upon a new hit game in the form of Apex Legends. The game has not only managed to accrue millions of players over the course of days, but it seems that they might have broken a record previously set by Fortnite Battle Royale.


Nerf’s Fortnite Guns Will Be Launched Next Month

Last year Hasbro announced that they would be making a series of Nerf guns based on Fortnite. This isn’t the first time that Hasbro has collaborated with video game developers, as previously they had created some Nerf guns based on Blizzard’s Overwatch franchise. For those who are looking forward to these toys, you’ll be pleased to learn that they will be made available for purchase next month.


Spectator Mode Is Finally Coming To Fortnite

If a feature that you think is missing from Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale is spectator mode, then you’ll be pleased to learn that Epic will be adding the feature to the game in the future. This is according to an email that Epic is said to be sending out to select Fortnite players were they were inviting them to take part in a private testing session.


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Teachers Are Blaming Fortnite For Increased Violence In Schools

Violence in video games has always been a somewhat controversial topic as there have been debates going back and forth as to whether or not it contributes to real-life violence. More recently it seems that some teachers are starting to blame Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale for the increased violence that they are seeing in schools.


Epic To Pause Fortnite Updates Ahead Of Tournaments

If you’re a casual gamer, sometimes when balancing patches are released for games, you might not feel the differences too much. Usually this affects professional/competitive gamers more who care about min-maxing their stats and characters because even the slightest change can affect your gameplay.


Report Claims That Fortnite’s V-Bucks Are Being Used To Launder Money

Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale is making the company a ton of money, despite it being a free game. This revenue is generated by selling in-app purchases such as costumes. However it seems that a chunk of this change could actually be used by criminals to help launder their money.


Netflix Thinks Fortnite Presents A Bigger Competition Than HBO Or Hulu

Netflix as an entertainment service that provides video streaming to their customers definitely has their fair share of competitors in the form of Amazon, Hulu, HBO, and let’s not forget Disney who is planning on launching their own service later this year. However interestingly enough, Netflix doesn’t necessarily view them as big of a competition compared to Fortnite.


Epic Sued Again Over A Fortnite Battle Royale Dance

One of the things that makes Epic’s Fortnite so relatable to the current generation is that it features and uses dance moves that are popular. However it seems that more than a few celebrities who helped popularize those dance moves aren’t too thrilled with Epic using them without their permission.


Epic’s Profit From Fortnite Is More Than What Some Countries Made

Every now and then we come across a game that for some reason has the ability to generate a truckload of cash. Back in the day we had titles like Angry Birds, then there was that cult indie hit Flappy Bird, then there was Candy Crush, and in recent times, Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale is taking the cake.


This Is Why The iPhone X Can’t Run Fortnite At 60 FPS

Last month in an update to Fortnite Battle Royale on iOS devices, Epic made it so that the game would run at a buttery smooth 60 FPS. However this only applied to Apple’s latest iPhones, the iPhone XR, the iPhone XS, and the iPhone XS Max. So what about the previous year’s iPhone, like the iPhone X?


Official Fortnite Merch Store Has Been Launched

Epic’s Fortnite Battle Royale has certainly blown up to very epic proportions in terms of popularity and how it fits into pop culture today. So much so that we can’t say we’re surprised that Epic is trying to milk the hell out of it as the company has since launched the official Fortnite merch store.


Fortnite Now Supports Snapdragon 670, 710 Android Devices

When Epic first launched Fortnite Battle Royale for Android, the system requirements needed for the game was somewhat strict and was pretty much limited to handsets powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 820 chipset or later. However if you have a mid-range Android phone, not to worry as Fortnite will now support more devices.


Another Celebrity Sues Epic Over Fortnite Dance

When Fortnite’s dances were revealed, there were many who pointed out how a lot of them looked like familiar dance moves, moves that had gone viral. However in the past month, it seems that some of the creators of those dances weren’t too happy that Epic was profiting off them.