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

Sure, great, very efficient.

Vague Patch Notes: What does the future of MMORPGs look like?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a piece about the history of MMORPGs as a market and PC gaming in general, suggesting at...

Fortnite opens the doors to its own Trevor Noah-produced virtual stand-up comedy club

In-game concerts have already been a thing in Fortnite, so where does the games platform go from there? Why, opening the doors to its...

Disney invests $1.5B into Epic Games with plans to create a ‘huge Disney universe’ in Fortnite

Seeing Disney's various IPs in Fortnite isn't exactly news by this point, but it appears as if there will be a whole lot more...
I mean, kind of by default, but...

Fortnite is coming back to iPhone in EU because Europe said so

It's been a few years -- since 2020, in fact -- since the snit fit between Apple and Epic began, provoking the former to...

The Stream Team: Backseat Streaming assembles for LEGO Fortnite

In an era of armchair warriors, we bring you Backseat Streamers! Here, Massively OP’s Chris and MJ get to take a backseat and watch...

The British Army apparently abruptly scuttled its new recruitment game in Fortnite

Games as military recruitment tools aren't entirely new to readers here, primarily in the case of the official US Army FPS series America's Army,...

The Daily Grind: What will be the next MMO to undergo a big business model shift?

2023 turned out to be a weird year for business models in MMOs. It was certainly the year of cadence shifts and seasonal shifts,...

Epic and Apple appeals are rejected by the Supreme Court, making the original 2021 ruling final

The past few years' worth of gaming news have been something of a whirlwind to say the least, so let us take a moment...

MassivelyOP’s 2023 Golden Yachties: Best Worst MMO Transmedia Synergy

Welcome back to MassivelyOP's not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards as we present our award for Best Worst MMO Transmedia Synergy. Yes, it's the Golden Yachties series,...

Coreborn Nations of the Ultracore launches a holiday event as its studio reaffirms the game isn’t its sole focus

Good news! Coreborn: Nations of the Ultracore is still seeing updates! Bad news, the developer Blankhans is still repeating its earlier intention of focusing...
I hate so much about the ways you choose to be.

Epic tweaks LEGO Fortnite, Zack Snyder volunteers to direct a Fortnite movie

The latest patch to Fortnite is less about adding more pop culture references, launching extra games, or kicking off digital concerts and more about...

Fortnite’s expensive race cars are now slightly less expensive after players revolt

How much would you be willing to pay for a car in Fortnite? Besides $0 anyway; we see you, commenters. Epic Games asked that...

LEGO Fortnite reels in over 2M concurrent players in its debut as Epic continues to evolve the shooter into a games platform

The evolution of Fortnite from a co-op wave survival shooter to a primary battle royale game to a full-blown games platform continues. Readers will...

The MOP Up: Alganon shows its first signs of life in ages

Could we be hearing a heartbeat in the long-dormant Alganon? This past week, the official account announced that the website is back online and...

Working As Intended: The hits and misses of our 2023 MMO predictions

We've been offering up an MMO predictions list for Massively Overthinking for years upon years now as our writers and readers prognosticate on the...

The Game Awards 2023: Light No Fire, Warframe, Skull and Bones, Palia, Bellwright

(Scroll down to the end for the recap of everything MMOsy!) The Game Awards have become one of the key games industry productions of the...

The MOP Up: Into the Echo’s crafting ties into exploration and socialization

Upcoming time travel MMO Into the Echo posted a high-level overview of its crafting system, saying that it'll be necessary to make spells and...
Must we?

MMO Business Roundup: Gaming addiction, GTA6, Ubisoft layoffs, Epic v. Google, and more

Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. There's been a lot this week, so we'll keep 'em brief! Addiction: A woman...
why does this continue

The Epic Games Store is apparently still not profitable for Epic Games

It's now been five years since Epic Games launched the Epic Games store with an eye toward dethroning Steam, as epitomized by the fact...
why does this continue

Fortnite’s Season OG brought back a record-breaking number of players over the weekend

The idea behind MMOs and multiplayer games hearkening back to "classic" times is ostensibly an attempt to capture some old magic and ideally a...