Fortnite Will Be Adding Bots To The Game To Make It Easier For Newbies

Competitive online games can be rather stressful, especially if you’re new to the game and have no idea what you’re doing. This can result in players quitting and giving up before they’ve really had a chance to play the game properly. To help ease newbies into Fortnite, Epic has recently announced that they will be introducing bots to the game.


iOS 13’s New Gestures Are Causing Games Like Fortnite To Bug Out

So iOS 13 was released not too long ago but it seems that the update is already causing some issues with certain games, namely games like PUBG and Fortnite Battle Royale. According to reports, it seems that gamers are accidentally bringing up the text editing feature during sessions of PUBG and Fortnite.


Ninja Is The First Pro Gamer To Be Signed With Adidas

When it comes to brand deals with sports brands, it makes sense that these deals would be signed with more traditional athletes who might actually use their products. However, the definition of an athlete is starting to change these days, where pro gamers are being lumped into that category as well.


16-Year Old Teen Just Made Bank By Winning $3 Million In Fortnite Championship

Back in the earlier days of computer games, the narrative would be that playing sports was “cool” while video games were seen as something that was nerdy and had no future. However, fast forward to today, and that narrative has changed massively. Take Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf, a 16-year old teen who took home a cool $3 million and the title in the first ever Fortnite World Cup championship.


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This Kid Streams Fortnite 10 Hours A Day To Pay His Dad’s Medical Bills

Going to the hospital for treatment can be an expensive process, especially if it is for a serious illness such as cancer. Insurance can only cover so much, which is why a young boy who goes by the Twitch handle zylTV has decided to take up a career in video game streaming in hopes that he can raise enough money to help pay for his dad’s medical bills.


Former Epic Director Reveals He Had Tried To Cancel Fortnite’s Development

Fortnite is one of the most popular games at the moment and it is a huge money maker for Epic. However, it seems that had one former Epic director had his way, Fortnite would have been cancelled and it would never have been made a reality. This is according to an interview with Game Informer where former Epic director Rod Fergusson talked about his time at the company.


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.


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.