Remember hopping on chairs, sofas, the nearest parent - all to escape some imaginary lava? The floor is lava is a classic childhood game, and you'll soon be able to relive it by playing Fortnite's upcoming limited time mode.

As announced in Fortnite's in-game news feed, The Floor is Lava LTM will require players to "get to high ground or build above the lava that's overtaking the island". Judging by the image released alongside it, I have money on it being a duos mode. If everyone ends up on their own little islands, this could become a sniping fest.

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I guess it's a shield volcano.

We don't yet know when The Floor is Lava is due to release, although it seems likely it will appear in the next update. Fortnite's community manager has already released a list of potential bug fixes for v8.20 on Reddit, meaning this could be fairly imminent, although there's still no set date.

One bug that's not on this list, however, is this drum major emote exploit, which somehow allows players to march their way across lava totally unharmed. This could be pretty handy for The Floor is Lava, no?

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