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Fortnite’s newest feature lets streamers mute Rickroll emote

Fortnite’s newest feature lets streamers mute Rickroll emote

Last week, Epic introduced its new 'Never Gonna' emote that allows Fortnite players to Rickroll their friends. This emote plays part of the song "Never Gonna Give You Up" by Rick Astley, but that's a big problem for streamers. The company started receiving complaints from players who were getting hit with copyright claims as a result of this emote being played on the stream.

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Fortnite C2 Season 2: Five big changes you should know about

Fortnite C2 Season 2: Five big changes you should know about

Finally, after four long months, Epic has released the next season in the second chapter of its hit game Fortnite. As players had hoped, this update was a major one, clocking in at around 7GB in size with changes to many aspects of the game, both big and small. If you're just getting off school or work and planning to fire up Season 2, here are the biggest changes you should know about.

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Deadpool Skin for Fortnite C2, Season 2 joins disturbing Meowscles

Deadpool Skin for Fortnite C2, Season 2 joins disturbing Meowscles

Deadpool is the latest skin available in Fortnite courtesy of the latest in Battle Pass bundle rewards. The Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 2 Patch was also released today - it's jam packed with a bunch of oddities - including decoy grenades and disguises. Proximity mines are here too - but they're not quite so big a surprise as the... very strange new skin called Meowscles.

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Fortnite C2 Season 2 downtime detailed: Here’s what to expect

Fortnite C2 Season 2 downtime detailed: Here’s what to expect

Brace yourselves, Fortnite fans! Epic has just released the downtime details for its Chapter 2, Season 2 game update, wrapping up the first season of the refreshed game after four long months. Players have been waiting for this moment for months; Epic has been dropping teasers over the past week or so leading up to the major event. Whether Season 2 will be exciting enough to make up for the long wait is yet to be seen.

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Epic is dropping a bunch of cryptic Fortnite C2 Season 2 teasers

Epic is dropping a bunch of cryptic Fortnite C2 Season 2 teasers

Finally, after four months of waiting, Epic has started dropping a bunch of teasers for the next major update to its hit battle royale game. On its Twitter account this week, Epic has released a series of images -- three, as of Monday -- teasing some big change that will arrive with the game's Chapter 2, Season 2 (C2S2) update, ones that involve a black-and-gold color scheme but precious few actual details. Fortunately, we won't have to wait long.

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Fortnite gets ‘Never Gonna’ emote for Rickrolling friends

Fortnite gets ‘Never Gonna’ emote for Rickrolling friends

Epic has added a classic meme to its Item Shop with the addition of the new 'Never Gonna' emote in Fortnite. The company introduced the new emote by Rickrolling its customers; it tweeted a YouTube video called 'Watch How This Bear Made The Unlikeliest Of Friends' with a thumbnail showing an actual bear. Clicking the video, however, played Fishstick dancing to the 'Never Gonna' emote.

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IRS clarifies confusing Fortnite V-Bucks tax requirement

IRS clarifies confusing Fortnite V-Bucks tax requirement

The IRS has offered clarification on the confusing and panic-inducing Fortnite V-Bucks tax reporting requirement that appeared on its website. At the time when it was first noticed, the IRS's website said that Fortnite players were required to report the V-Bucks they spent in the game. When the requirement went viral, however, the taxation agency quietly deleted the requirement, confusing taxpayers.

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Kingdom Come: Deliverance now free on Epic Games Store

Kingdom Come: Deliverance now free on Epic Games Store

In an effort to grow its user base, the Epic Games Store has been giving away free games each week more or less since it launched. While those weekly giveaways were originally set to end as 2019 wrapped, Epic kicked off the year by announcing that it would continue to offer free weekly games throughout all of 2020. This week's free game is a big one, as it's a title that RPG fans can really sink their teeth into.

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Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 2 update: The most exciting leaks so far

Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 2 update: The most exciting leaks so far

We're only days away from the second season in battle royale game Fortnite's Chapter 2, finally bringing an end to the four-month first season we've been playing since before the holidays. A large number of leaks surfaced during those four months, some of which ended up being fake. Players are anticipating some big changes to the game, as well as some exciting smaller changes that'll arrive by the end of the month.

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Hidden Holly Hedges message hints at major Fortnite flood event

Hidden Holly Hedges message hints at major Fortnite flood event

A player has spied a cleverly hidden secret message in Fortnite Chapter 2's Holly Hedges location. The message involves an H-shaped house that has been known to players, something that, it turns out, is the last letter in a full word potentially hinting at an upcoming game event. Assuming the speculation is true, Fortnite players may soon face a giant flood.

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Epic asks Fortnite players to help it find new game bugs

Epic asks Fortnite players to help it find new game bugs

Epic has officially pushed out the Fortnite 11.50 update that added the Physics Chaos system to the game. This wasn't the major overhaul players had anticipated, but it did add some new things to the game: bugs. Players have noticed a number of issues since the update's arrival and now Epic is asking them to help it find and destroy these bugs. Players should put 'Physics' as the subject of their feedback, the company says.

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Fortnite Harley Quinn skin confirmed with two different styles

Fortnite Harley Quinn skin confirmed with two different styles

Throughout the years, Fortnite has had no lack of crossovers with other media franchises, and many of them have been superhero themed. Another one is about to begin, but this time, it's a supervillain at the center of it. Fortnite will be soon be offering a Harley Quinn outfit in its item shop, giving players the chance the dress up as one Joker's most frequent allies.

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