Fortnite News

Part of Fortnite's big Chapter 2 finale has leaked

As The Rock teases his character's return.

Epic Games acquires Rock Band developer Harmonix

To "create musical journeys and gameplay for Fortnite".

Today's Fortnite patch brings Naruto, mechs and shopping carts

Last update of the season, and potentially Chapter.

Fortnite pulls Travis Scott emote from daily shop

Following recent US concert tragedy.

Fortnite Chapter 3 rumours swirl

Fans think next big reboot may come sooner than expected.

In celebration of Fortnite's new buff unicorn cereal mascot

Stays crispy in saliva 'til well after lunch.

Fortnite's UFO season concludes with explosive live event

And kicks off a dark new chapter in time for Halloween.

Apple blocks Epic request to restore Fortnite on iPhone in South Korea

UPDATE: Sweeney blasts move as "vindictive and nonsensical".

Apple settles lawsuit to let developers email users about alternative payment options

But Epic's Coalition for App Fairness group calls it a "sham".

Fortnite is hosting a Martin Luther King experience

Including full 17-minute I Have a Dream speech.

Among Us devs speak out about Fortnite's controversial Impostors mode

"Worst part is we've been actively trying to collab with them."

Here's LeBron James in Fortnite

Hoop you've saved up.

Fortnite's new season has flyable UFOs and Superman

Plus Rick Sanchez and a new battle pass system.

Fortnite adds character from Mistborn book series

Author is Donald Mustard's friend.

Fortnite earned $9bn in two years

And had 80m monthly users in June 2020.

Fortnite really doesn't want you to ditch its subscription in May

Save the World mode joins offer, plus other mysterious bonuses.

Epic Games secures $1bn funding, including $200m from Sony

To support "long-term vision for the Metaverse".

Horizon Zero Dawn's Aloy headed to Fortnite

UPDATE: Guerrilla marketing confirmed.

Epic is losing hundreds of millions of dollars in its war against Steam

Apple wonders whether the EGS will ever be profitable.

Avengers filmmakers helped direct Fortnite's big season opener

And working on further parts of this season.

Fortnite's new battle pass includes Lara Croft

Plus: Rebirth Raven, Neymar Jr. and a chicken.

Fortnite team disqualified from $3m cup after very bad tweet

"Just played this whole season for $0..."

Date set for Apple v Epic Games trial

Judge wants it to last a Fortnite.

DC's Batman comic to reveal new Fortnite lore

And include codes for in-game items.

Fortnite's next crossover is Alien and Ripley

And fans think Family Guy could be next.

Epic settles Fortnite and Rocket League loot box lawsuit

Awarding in-game currency to affected players.

Looks like Street Fighter is coming to Fortnite

UPDATE: Ryu and Chun-Li skins coming tomorrow.

The Epic Games Store is getting a lot more popular

But it's still nowhere near as popular as Steam.

Fortnite pledges to improve £10 monthly subscription offering

And gives a free emote after teething issues.

Halo's Master Chief joins Fortnite today

And a Capture the Flag mode featuring Blood Gulch.

It looks like Kratos is joining Fortnite's latest season

UPDATE: Sony's God of War now available on all platforms.

Fortnite's showstopping Marvel finale drops a huge cliffhanger

UPDATE: Record 15 million people joined in.

Fortnite launches £10 monthly subscription offer in December

UPDATE: Star Wars crossover character leaks.

Epic Games' lawsuit against Apple could have "significant and serious ramifications for Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft"

"Indeed, Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft all operate similar walled gardens or closed platform models as Apple."

US government report takes aim at big tech, including Apple's 30% App Store cut

Amazon, Google and Facebook also criticised as monopolistic.

US government eyes Epic, Riot after TikTok, WeChat ban

Tencent-linked companies investigated as trade war intensifies.

Apple claims Epic lawsuit is PR stunt to "reinvigorate interest in Fortnite"

"This lawsuit appears to be part of a marketing campaign."

Apple terminates Epic Games' App Store developer account, blocking future Fortnite updates

"We hope that we can work together again in the future, but unfortunately, that is not possible today."

Epic Games snuck in one final iPhone Fortnite update

To add the evil Apple Tart Tycoon skin.

Microsoft sides with Epic in legal battle with Apple

UPDATE: Judge temporarily protects Unreal Engine, but not Fortnite.

Fortnite adds cheaper mobile payment option to circumvent Apple, Google fees

UPDATE: Google joins Apple in pulling Fortnite, Epic suing both.

Three years later, Fortnite finally loses "Early Access" label

As Epic "slows" development of original PVE mode.

Fortnite holds its first movie night this Friday

With one of three Christopher Nolan films on offer.

Fortnite has quietly removed police cars

Source confirms deliberate change following murder of George Floyd.

Fortnite live event servers hit capacity 30 minutes early

UPDATE: Epic "overwhelmed", as 12m surge into game.

Fortnite's new season hit by another delay

UPDATE: Live event and new season postponed again.

Fortnite will debut new trailer for Christopher Nolan's next film Tenet

UPDATE: Full Nolan film to screen in-game this summer.

Fortnite to hit PS5 and Xbox Series X at launch

Will migrate to Unreal Engine 5 in mid-2021.

Fortnite is getting a Harley Quinn crossover

UPDATE: Love and War limited-time event detailed, but no sign of Harley Quinn.

Fortnite's first update of 2020 adds weapon side-grading

As the game's longest-ever season draws to a close.

Fortnite was 2019's top-grossing game, despite 25% revenue dip

As UK game spending shrinks slightly year-on-year.

Free Fortnite skins on offer as Winterfest event launches

And get the Millennium Falcon as a glider.

Here's what happened in Fortnite's Star Wars live event

As Epic's launcher struggles to cope with demand.

Fortnite annual battle pass with exclusive skins leaked

UPDATE: Will now no longer be released... but Bao Bros. will.

Of course, Star Wars is now in Fortnite

Stormtrooper skin free when you buy Jedi: Fallen Order via Epic.

British tabloids turn on banned Fortnite teen

For making lots of money, it seems.

Children's commissioner calls on UK government to regulate loot boxes under the Gambling Act

Following new report highlighting children's concerns about their in-game spending.

Fortnite finally dates its end of season 10 live event

Looks like servers will be switched off straight after.

New legal challenge accuses Epic of "knowingly" creating the "very, very addictive game", Fortnite

"If we knew it was so addictive it would ruin our child's life, we would never have let them start playing Fortnite."

Fortnite brings back two fan-favourite locations today

One rains tacos, the other hosts a prop hunt.

Fortnite begins Borderlands crossover event

While Borderlands 3 releases in a Fortnite.

Finally, Fortnite has nerfed the mech

Felt B.R.U.T.E., might delete later.

Epic Games hit with class-action lawsuit over hacked Fortnite accounts

"Fortnite users have an ongoing interest in ensuring that their personal information is protected from past and future cyber-security threats."

Fortnite rips up Tilted for new Wild West theme

Mechs no changes to its overpowered robots.

15-year-old from Essex secures £1m in Fortnite World Cup winnings

"Then the dog ate his birth certificate and this is not a joke."

Fortnite update readies game for apocalyptic end of season battle

Plus Overtime and second birthday challenges.

This week, Parliament gave a squirming EA and Epic a kicking

And now the noose is tightening around loot boxes, aka "surprise mechanics".

"I tried to cancel Fortnite," says Former Epic Games director

"That game would not have passed my bar."

Epic under fire as report says Fortnite teams facing "endless" 70-hours-a-week-plus crunch

"The only people that got away with not doing crunch were... the guys... telling people to crunch."

Fortnite's latest patch reverts popular health-on-kill changes

"Resulted in an unhealthy level of aggressive play."

Fortnite vending machines now drop free swag

Plus changes to cross-play matchmaking.

Artists forced to temporarily drop Fortnite dance lawsuits following Supreme Court ruling

"We will continue to vigorously fight for our clients' rights."

Fortnite season eight ditching planes in favour of bananas and snakes

Stop asking about double pump, it's not happening.

Epic Games now suing Norwich's Fortnite Live festival

UPDATE: Organiser says it has ceased trading.

Fortnite's dreaded Infinity Blade sword is back

Now in a limited-time mode, as it always should have been.

Fortnite season 8 battle pass will be given away free

Just complete a new set of in-game challenges.

Today's Fortnite patch adds snowmen disguises

But removes the grappler, port-a-fortress and more.

Fortnite's being sued again, this time by Orange Shirt Kid's mum

Meanwhile, Forza removes Carlton and Floss emotes.

Epic legal threat silences prolific Fortnite leaker

UPDATE: Epic says leaker was advertising modification tools.

Fortnite is getting a major new sandbox mode, separate from battle royale

UPDATE: Launches tomorrow if you buy a Season 7 Battle Pass.

Fortnite maker Epic takes on Steam with its own PC games store

And it'll give 88% of revenue to developers.

Fortnite on "nearly half" of all Nintendo Switch consoles

And other things we learned from Nintendo's latest financial results.

Fortnite is getting in-game tournaments in next update

Compete "alongside the pros for prizes and glory".

PlayStation chief on why Sony took so long to enable console cross-play

"Enabling cross-play isn't just about flipping a switch…"

Fortnite season six is Halloween themed, adds pets

Plus a new floating island and a way to turn invisible.

Fortnite Monopoly is now available for pre-order

UPDATE: Epic confirms October release date.

Esport "killer games" aren't right for Olympics, says IOC

"We cannot have ... a game which is promoting violence."

Epic boss criticises Google decision to publicise Fortnite flaw

Says Google is trying to "score cheap PR points."

Fortnite fans think something big is about to happen in-game

UPDATE: Goodbye rift, hello giant space cube.

Fortnite fans spot sky rift starting to shrink

The countdown to season six begins.

Fortnite launches on Android

But only for some Samsung devices.

Fortnite adds tribute to failed rescue attempt

"The legacy of Chappadoodle lives on."

Fortnite's anything-goes Playground mode returns this week

Plus exclusive Battle Royale outfits for Founders.

Epic responds to reports players were cheating in Fortnite's Summer Skirmish

"Unsportsmanlike conduct from participants [...] will not be tolerated."

Fortnite season five adds karts, rifts, new areas

And gyro controls on Nintendo Switch.

Sony offers hope on PS4 console cross-play

"We're looking at a lot of the possibilities."

NHS to fund its first internet addiction clinic

And it'll focus on gaming disorder.

Fortnite adds a football stadium to the map

And several makeshift pitches just in time for the World Cup.

Fortnite is coming to Nintendo Switch today

UPDATE: Out now in North America, later tonight in Europe.

Fortnite's jetpacks finally take flight tomorrow

UPDATE: And here's how they work.

Fortnite hits Android this summer

Mobile version will soon get a lot better.

Fortnite's Thanos nerf / buff merry-go-round continues

Fun isn't something one considers when balancing the universe.

Epic has already nerfed Thanos in Fortnite

You... will never be... a god.

The mainstream media's inevitable attack on "addictive" Fortnite has begun

"The other day I spent £8 just so his character could do a dance."

Meteors are finally crashing to earth in Fortnite

As Epic teases Battle Pass Season 4's theme.

Fans now think that Fortnite's mysterious meteor is the work of aliens

UPDATE: Emergency broadcast system now activated. Impact imminent?

Fortnite teases guided missiles and Easter event, both arriving "soon"

Plus more exclusive items for Twitch Prime members.

Fortnite: Battle Royale is getting a replay editor

Capture and review your played matches "soon".

Here's how Fortnite Battle Royale looks on smartphone

UPDATE: Now everyone can play without needing an invite.

Fortnite's new Teams of 20 limited time event launches tomorrow

UPDATE: Here's everything in the new 3.2 patch.

Fortnite's jetpacks delayed, Epic launches Twitch Prime exclusive cosmetics and heroes

UPDATE: Gawp at the goodies in the newly arrived 3.1.0 release.

"We could be the biggest game in the western world"

UPDATE: Fortnite Battle Royale's big map update goes live tomorrow.

Gearbox to publish Epic's Fortnite on disc

Four days before digital version, year before it goes free-to-play.

Epic boss accuses Microsoft of trying to "monopolise game development on PC"

UPDATE: Microsoft responds, insists UWP is "a fully open ecosystem".

Bulletstorm dev People Can Fly regains independence

Announces work has begun on an unannounced game.

Fortnite confirmed for Mac, beta this autumn

New trailer showcases zombie killing rave.

New Fortnite video debuts upcoming weapons, enemies and traps

Watch a half-hour of new gameplay footage.

Will Epic's Fortnite come to PS4 and Xbox One?

Lead dev discusses how Epic's evolved and Fortnite's future potential.

Epic Games president Mike Capps retires

Transitions into an advisory role.

Cliff Bleszinski does the unreal and leaves Epic

"It's time for a much needed break."

Fortnite detailed at PAX Prime; Minecraft meets DayZ

"Cooperative sandbox survival game" debuts Unreal Engine 4.

Fortnite to debut Unreal Engine 4

The end of days... for Unreal Engine 3.