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Death Stranding for PC will launch on Steam and Epic at the same time

Death Stranding for PC will launch on Steam and Epic at the same time

At the tail end of October, we learned that Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding is coming to PC. The launch won't be happening until sometime next summer, meaning the game will remain a PlayStation 4 exclusive for half a year or more. While we don't have a specific release date for the PC version of Death Stranding yet, we did learn some encouraging news about its release over the weekend.

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Fortnite leak hints at tornado grenades, cloning machines, new traps

Fortnite leak hints at tornado grenades, cloning machines, new traps

The new version of Fortnite battle royale brought a number of new items and major changes to the map, including robust bodies of water, boats, and the ability to hide in dumpsters. Players are expecting to see new items and consumables appear throughout the first season of the game's second chapter, and now a new leak has offered a look at what those items may include.

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Fortnite players get free V-Bucks over false ban warnings

Fortnite players get free V-Bucks over false ban warnings

Earlier this week, Fortnite players were caught off guard by the sudden appearance of a warning screen that threatened to ban the player's account over 'teaming.' The warning was appearing for users while they were spectating players who were still in the match, resulting in concerned posts on Reddit and Twitter. Epic is using V-Bucks to make up for the scare.

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Fortnite bug threatens innocent players with account bans over teaming

Fortnite bug threatens innocent players with account bans over teaming

A new Fortnite bug may come with serious consequences for some players, at least according to new reports from gamers who have been impacted by it. A game issue has resulted in innocent players being warned for 'teaming,' with the advisory noting that the player may experience an account ban if they continue to violate the game's rules. It's unclear whether anyone has actually had their account suspended as a result, however.

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Fortnite Power Level event: Get Supercharged XP all weekend

Fortnite Power Level event: Get Supercharged XP all weekend

If you haven't signed into Fortnite in a while, this weekend is the time to do it. Epic has kicked off another Power Leveling event that will last through the entire weekend, giving players Supercharged XP for faster leveling up. Supercharged XP is different than double XP -- you're actually earning almost four times the amount of XP than usual once you're 'supercharged.'

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Fortnite players can now fish for items on the ground

Fortnite players can now fish for items on the ground

Fortnite's 11th season ushered in Chapter 2, a major update to the game that added an entirely new map, including far more robust bodies of water that can be used for boating and swimming. One of the new items added to the game complements that upgrade: the fishing pole. Until now, players could only use the fishing pole to fish for items in the water, but Epic has changed that with new ground-fishing capabilities.

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Epic nerfs Fortnite’s Storm King LTM boss so that he’s easier to beat

Epic nerfs Fortnite’s Storm King LTM boss so that he’s easier to beat

Epic recently added the Storm King to Fortnite, a beast that will be available for battle royale players to fight over the next few days. The company kicked off its "Fortnitemares" yesterday, a Halloween-themed event that comes with challenges alongside a new Limited Time Mode called 'The Storm King.' Complaints from players have prompted Epic to nerf the boss.

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Fortnite v11.10 downtime detailed ahead of Fortnitemares 2019

Fortnite v11.10 downtime detailed ahead of Fortnitemares 2019

Brace yourselves, Fortnite fans. Epic Games is getting ready to kick off 'Fortnitemares 2019,' its first Halloween event in Chapter 2. Ahead of the event's arrival tomorrow, however, will come the latest game patch, bringing Fortnite up to version 11.10. The company has detailed the downtime for this update, as well as the launch time for Fortnitemares 2019.

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Epic Games sues playtester over alleged Fortnite Chapter 2 leaks

Epic Games sues playtester over alleged Fortnite Chapter 2 leaks

Epic Games has filed a lawsuit against a playtester who it claims was involved in leaking details about Fortnite Chapter 2 ahead of its release. The lawsuit alleges that this playtester spoiled some of the Chapter 2 surprises and violated a non-disclosure agreement related to his involvement in testing the game's user experience.

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Epic Games is bringing Fortnite V-Bucks cards to physical stores

Epic Games is bringing Fortnite V-Bucks cards to physical stores

Underscoring the vast popularity of its battle royale hit Fortnite is a new business move from Epic Games: the launch of V-Bucks reload cards in physical retail stores. These V-Bucks cards are similar to the packaged gift cards, prepaid debit cards, and wireless phone recharge cards sold in many stores. The Fortnite in-game V-Bucks store isn't going anywhere, however.

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Fortnite editing exploit lets players shoot through walls

Fortnite editing exploit lets players shoot through walls

Fortnite Chapter 2 has been live for a couple of weeks now and bugs are still rolling in. As expected, players have noticed different issues that can be exploited, some of which have already been fixed. The latest discover mirrors an older exploit: it's possible to shoot through your own builds by making a few simple edits. The exploit enables hiding players to shoot their opponents without revealing themselves.

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Epic Games mobile app replaces Fortnite installer on Android

Epic Games mobile app replaces Fortnite installer on Android

Hit battle royale game Fortnite is available on just about every platform you own: PC, gaming consoles, and mobile devices. Though nothing about that is changing, Epic announced a small update today that'll change how the game's icon looks on Android. Going forward, the Fortnite installer has been replaced with the Epic Games mobile app, mirroring what you see on PC.

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