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

Oh, this... keeps my feelings where they were before, really.

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Epic/Apple lawsuit proceeds to trial by jury as early as July 2021, Fortnite still barred on iOS

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It looks like the ongoing legal tussle between Epic Games and Apple over Fortnite and the 30% App Store cut will be moving...

Fortnite celebrates the third birthday of Battle Royale with challenges and free goodies

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Happy birthday to Fortnite! Specifically to Battle Royale, aka the primary mode of the game now. It's been three years, and the folks...

The Daily Grind: Which musical act do you wish would show up in your core MMO?

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Welcome to a quick roundup of some news from the Not-So-Massively world! Destiny 2: Bungie posted a trailer and a detailed dev blog on...

SuperData August 2020: Fall Guys dethroned League of Legends, pushed WoW to its lowest rank in over a year

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SuperData's August global revenue report for the games industry has more than a few eyebrow-raisers this week. On the PC side of things,...

MMO Business Roundup: Morhaime is back with Dreamhaven, plus NCsoft’s parking lot and Epic’s Manticore ambitions

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Welcome back to another quick roundup of video game industry news relevant to MMOs and MMO fans! The Morhaimes: When Mike Morhaime announced he was...

Epic ends support for Fortnite: Save the World on Mac because Apple won’t sign patch updates

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The saga of Epic and Apple's legal spat has once more applied a ripple effect to players, this time to Fortnite's PvE mode...

The US government is now probing Epic and Riot in relation to Tencent’s data security

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Remember back in August when the Trump administration made noise about trying to ban WeChat and Tencent from transactions with folks in the...
Blaaaah

Apple argues Epic’s lawsuit is ‘part of a marketing campaign’ to ‘reinvigorate interest in Fortnite’

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The Epic/Apple legal drama continues as this week Apple's filed its response to Epic's request to force Fortnite back on the Appstore, and...

Tim Sweeney insists Epic Games’ legal battle is meant to stop a monopoly

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In an interview with NPR, Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney is continuing to explain that the motivation for his company's legal battle with...

Apple reverses its decision to block ‘Sign In with Apple’ functionality for Fortnite after Apple user blowback

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As the battle between Epic Games and Apple continues to wear on, the effects for the players continues to be felt in small waves....

Massively Overthinking: Contemplating in-game advertising

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Last week, EA announced that it would finally be removing all the in-game ads from UFC4 after a few days of intense complaining...

Apple’s new countersuit decries Epic’s ‘subterfuge’ and ‘brazen’ rule-breaking with Fortnite ‘Trojan horse’

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Another day, another pile of paper filed in the Epic Games v. Apple Inc. lawsuit. The latest is actually a counter-suit pressed by...

Google seeks to dismiss Epic’s lawsuit as Epic talks up the Fortnite ‘Metaverse’

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While much of the focus of the Epic lawsuit coverage has been on Apple, which was certainly helped along by that 1984 parody ad...
There aren't good pictures of this.

The panther statue in Fortnite has become a player memorial for Chadwick Boseman

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The unexpected passing of actor Chadwick Boseman at age 43 has left many people struggling to find the words to express what has been...
Borednite.

Director Sir Ridley Scott sounds off on the Fortnite ad spoof with mild disappointment

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Aside from directing Gladiator, Alien, and Blade Runner, Sir Ridley Scott is also known for directing the famous '1984' commercial for Apple - because...

SuperData July 2020: Pokemon Go is making all the monies right now

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We'd like to think that Niantic is learning a huge lesson from its continuing efforts to making Pokemon Go more accessible: SuperData...
DULL SURPRISE

Apple officially terminates Epic’s dev account, cutting Fortnite iOS and Mac players from future updates

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This past Friday, Apple made good on its threat to terminate Epic Games' developer accounts on iOS and Mac, which now effectively cuts...

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