fortnite

Official Site: Fortnite
Studio: Epic Games
Launch Date: July 25, 2017
Genre: Battle royale survival shooter
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, mobile, console

Nepal has outright banned PUBG over addiction concerns

With Fortnite and then Apex Legends eclipsing PUBG here in the west and its own original lead designer departing for greener pastures,...

Roblox grows to 90 million players, does a crossover with WWE for some reason

Sporting a player population that Fortnite and League of Legends could only dream of attaining, global game platform Roblox announced
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Fortnite updates competitive play fans on the state of competitive development

Tournaments are generally rather straightforward affairs in which people compete, someone wins, and then everyone goes home. But why can't you have a...

MMO Business Roundup: Prince Harry vs Fortnite, China’s big thaw, Gamigo’s new acquisition, and industry transparency

Welcome back to another edition of the MMO Business Roundup, random bits of industry news that are interesting but probably not worth their own...
And this fad can end any time now, I'm not going to lie.

Fortnite updates with limited-time sniper shootout while players grumble over patch revert

It's not going to surprise you that there's a new batch of stuff out now for Fortnite. That's largely to be expected;...

Fortnite’s latest limited-time mode literally turns the floor into lava

Ah, the childhood game of "Floor is Lava." We've all played it at some point in our formative years, mostly because regular hopscotch was...
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Lawful Neutral: Dancing around Fortnite’s copyright lawsuits

Welcome friends to the inaugural post of Lawful Neutral on Massively OP. I'm Andy, but you know me better as Serrenity, writer of...

Superdata February 2019: EA’s Apex Legends and Anthem crushed it as Blizzard fumbled

If you were wondering exactly how Apex Legends stacks up against Fortnite since the former's debut earlier this year, SuperData's February...
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Vague Patch Notes: Finding motivation within MMOs

Here's a fun question to ask yourself when you're doing basically anything in an MMO: Why am I doing this? It's usually at once...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Fear not this night – there is hope for Guild Wars 2’s future

The last two weeks of February were devastating to the Guild Wars 2 community. Guild Wars 2 developer

The MOP Up: Aion’s cherry blossoms signal the arrival of spring

The Cherry Blossom Festival is in full bloom over at Aion Europe, with this spring festival offering a hero trial, a "topsy-turvy"...

Massively Overthinking: MMOs as distraction vs. culture

Earlier this month, there was a fascinating conversation swirling around a Gamasutra article by Bryant Francis, specifically a quote from game dev Patric Mondou. "We're...

Reports say Ninja earned a cool $1 million to play Apex Legends

How do you get your stock price to jump 16%? Well, if you're EA, you pay Twitch streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins to play...
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Fortnite’s newest patch adds in a Baller ride and a new limited-time getaway

If you've ever really wanted to ride around in a ball while being shot at, Fortnite's latest patch has you covered. Those of...
Intrinsic can mean lots of things.

Fortnite adds treasure maps and the best ice slide mode ever

So that new pirate theme is still creeping its way across Fortnite, continuing today with the release of 8.01 - and treasure...

Apex Legends just secured its 50 millionth player

Respawn and EA announced this morning a big milestone for surprise battle royale hit Apex Legends: It's just racked up its 50 millionth...

MMO Business Roundup: Fortnite’s lockbox lawsuit, Riot’s diversity boss, Take-Two’s stock, Acti-Blizz’s investor warning

Business business business! What's on the weekend agenda? Oh heck, let's just throw Fortnite, lockboxes, and a lawsuit in one sentence. It's like...

Fortnite launches season 8, new battle pass, Save the World AMA – and contends with Apex Legends

Fortnite's season 8 is live today with a new battle pass to buy and a very Apex Legends-style feature: a ping...

Reverse Engineering: Predicting Fortnite’s earthquakes… with science!

It looks like things are literally shaking up in Fortnite. We are currently tracking a series of changes coming to the game leading...

SuperData: Digital gaming revenue is down across the board as Fortnite has ‘increasingly lumpy revenue profile’

Hey so can we just get a do-over on January and maybe February? No? Sigh. SuperData's released its January 2019 report, and surprising...

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