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Epic Games – Fortnite developer announced as G-Star 2018 main sponsor

It seems that the market share of South Korea’s battle royale gamers might further tilt to the side of Fortnite, as developer Epic Games Korea was recently announced as the main sponsor for G-Star 2018, one of the biggest annual…

Fortnite – Epic Games confirms battle royale will not launch on Google Play

[Source] Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney recently confirmed to Gamesindustry.biz that Fortnite, the world’s most popular game right now, will not launch on Google Play. Instead, the game’s APK will be made downloadable from its official website when a date…

Fortnite – Battle royale success elevates Epic Games founder to billionaire status

[Source] According to a recent report from Bloomberg, Epic Games founder Tim Sweeney is now a billionaire due to the mega success of the battle royale game, Fortnite. Founded 27 years ago in the basement of his parent’s house, Epic…

Fortnite – China server begins Limited Test Phase under Tencent later this month

A few months after confirming the China server of Fortnite, publisher Tencent Games recently announced that the Limited Test Phase will begin on 24 July. Fortnite is already running in China with a limited number of players and received the…

PlayerUnknown’s Battlgrounds – PUBG Corp withdraws lawsuit against Epic Games

In a surprising twist to the legal battle between PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and Fortnite, developer PUBG Corp has withdrawn the lawsuit against Epic Games. According to Bloomberg, PUBG Corp sent a letter of withdrawal to Epic Games Inc.’s attorneys on Monday…

Fortnite – Tencent snaps up yet another battle royale game for local market

Following the announcements of Tencent signing PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and H1Z1 for the local China market, it was revealed today that the internet giant has obtained the rights to publish Fortnite as well. This should not come as a surprise, seeing…

Fortnite – Cross-platform mobile version of Battle Royale mode announced

[Official news] Recently crowned as the “Most Watched Game” on Twitch, overtaking rival PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds by over 50% in terms of views, the mobile version of Fortnite Battle Royale was just announced by developer Epic Games. Fortnite Battle Royale will…

Fortnite – Open Beta date announced for South Korea service

Last week during a media conference held at Grand InterContinental Seoul Parnas, Epic Games announced that its self-developed game, Fortnite, will enter Open Beta on 23 January in South Korea. Of course, the super-popular Battle Royale mode will be made…

Fortnite – Build your base and annihilate monster hordes next month

[Pre-order] Epic Games today announced that Fortnite, its third-person Action Building game, will enter paid Early Access for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Mac starting July 25. Fans can pre-order or pre-register now. In Fortnite, players team up to build…

Fortnite – New gameplay trailer for Unreal Engine 4 zombie title

[Alpha register] Epic Games, developer of the Unreal series of products, have been pretty silent about its online game, Fortnite, over the past months. Today, a new gameplay video was released for the Unreal Engine 4 title, showcasing the latest…

Fortnite – Development team talks about game mechanics in latest video

[Alpha signup] Developed by Epic Games using Unreal Engine 4, Fornite is an upcoming Free-to-Play game for the PC platform. An online shooter at its core, there are some building elements as well, which can be seen in the previous…

Fortnite – New gameplay video for upcoming Unreal Engine 4 shooter

[Alpha signup] Announced back in 2011, Fortnite is an upcoming Free-to-Play online shooter in development at Epic Games, also the studio behind the Unreal Engine. Crafted using Unreal Engine 4, a new gameplay video was shown recently, where must build…