Fortnite News

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

"That game would not have passed my bar."

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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."

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

"Resulted in an unhealthy level of aggressive play."

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Fortnite vending machines now drop free swag

Plus changes to cross-play matchmaking.

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

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

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Epic Games now suing Norwich's Fortnite Live festival

UPDATE: Organiser says it has ceased trading.

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Fortnite's dreaded Infinity Blade sword is back

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

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Fortnite season 8 battle pass will be given away free

Just complete a new set of in-game challenges.

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Today's Fortnite patch adds snowmen disguises

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

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

Meanwhile, Forza removes Carlton and Floss emotes.

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Epic legal threat silences prolific Fortnite leaker

UPDATE: Epic says leaker was advertising modification tools.

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

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

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

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

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Fortnite on "nearly half" of all Nintendo Switch consoles

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

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Fortnite is getting in-game tournaments in next update

Compete "alongside the pros for prizes and glory".

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

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

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Fortnite season six is Halloween themed, adds pets

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

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Fortnite Monopoly is now available for pre-order

UPDATE: Epic confirms October release date.

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Fortnite anti-gravity bug causes chaos at grand finals

Where we dropping? No, seriously...

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

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

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Epic boss criticises Google decision to publicise Fortnite flaw

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

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

UPDATE: Goodbye rift, hello giant space cube.

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Fortnite fans spot sky rift starting to shrink

The countdown to season six begins.

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Fortnite launches on Android

But only for some Samsung devices.

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Fortnite adds tribute to failed rescue attempt

"The legacy of Chappadoodle lives on."

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Fortnite's anything-goes Playground mode returns this week

Plus exclusive Battle Royale outfits for Founders.

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

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

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Fortnite season five adds karts, rifts, new areas

And gyro controls on Nintendo Switch.

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Sony offers hope on PS4 console cross-play

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

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NHS to fund its first internet addiction clinic

And it'll focus on gaming disorder.

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Fortnite adds a football stadium to the map

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

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Fortnite is coming to Nintendo Switch today

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

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Fortnite's jetpacks finally take flight tomorrow

UPDATE: And here's how they work.

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Fortnite hits Android this summer

Mobile version will soon get a lot better.

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

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

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Epic has already nerfed Thanos in Fortnite

You... will never be... a god.

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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."

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Meteors are finally crashing to earth in Fortnite

As Epic teases Battle Pass Season 4's theme.

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

UPDATE: Emergency broadcast system now activated. Impact imminent?

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

Plus more exclusive items for Twitch Prime members.

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Fortnite: Battle Royale is getting a replay editor

Capture and review your played matches "soon".

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Here's how Fortnite Battle Royale looks on smartphone

UPDATE: Now everyone can play without needing an invite.

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

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

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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.

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

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

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Gearbox to publish Epic's Fortnite on disc

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

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

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

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Bulletstorm dev People Can Fly regains independence

Announces work has begun on an unannounced game.

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Fortnite confirmed for Mac, beta this autumn

New trailer showcases zombie killing rave.

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New Fortnite video debuts upcoming weapons, enemies and traps

Watch a half-hour of new gameplay footage.

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

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

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Epic Games president Mike Capps retires

Transitions into an advisory role.

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Cliff Bleszinski does the unreal and leaves Epic

"It's time for a much needed break."

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Fortnite detailed at PAX Prime; Minecraft meets DayZ

"Cooperative sandbox survival game" debuts Unreal Engine 4.

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Fortnite to debut Unreal Engine 4

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