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Epic just made it easier to upgrade makeshift weapons in Fortnite

Epic just made it easier to upgrade makeshift weapons in Fortnite

Epic has pushed out some tweaks to Fortnite, including a couple of unvaulted weapons and, perhaps the best part for players invested in the crafting system, another big boost to the number of crafting parts in the game. The change addresses complaints from players who reported struggles getting enough bones or mechanical parts to upgrade their makeshift weapons.

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Fortnite made a truly ridiculous amount of money in its first two years

Fortnite made a truly ridiculous amount of money in its first two years

Throughout Fortnite's history, we've known that the game has been a major money maker for Epic Games without knowing much in the way of specifics. Epic, after all, is a private company, so it typically doesn't disclose how much it or its games are making publicly. With Epic embroiled in a court battle with Apple at the moment, we're learning details that were previously kept under wraps, including how much money Fortnite pulled in during its meteoric rise to success.

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How Epic vs. Apple took us screaming into the future with Zoom

How Epic vs. Apple took us screaming into the future with Zoom

This morning a vast number of listeners were able to take part in the court case of the moment: Epic Games vs Apple. Because of a user error at the start of the audio broadcast of this court case, listeners were treated to a mass of sounds - yelling, screaming, music, and nonsense. This was because the call opened to all participants.

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Fortnite Red vs Blue weekend arrives: What players need to know

Fortnite Red vs Blue weekend arrives: What players need to know

Today kicks off Fortnite's Red vs Blue weekend, a three-day event that will revolve around multiple team deathmatch-style game modes, including Red vs Blue Rumble, Advanced, and XS. The limited-time mode will be joined by an Item Shop refresh that brings out Team Red and Team Blue items for players who want to represent their favorite team.

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ArtStation joins Epic Games: What will change

ArtStation joins Epic Games: What will change

ArtStation announced a collaboration today with Epic Games that could change the future of the art portfolio ecosystem. At first, things will be the same. Epic acquired ArtStation, but ArtStation will "continue to operate as an independently branded platform." They'll also be "collaborating closely with the Unreal Engine team."

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Fall Guys for Xbox and Switch delayed and crossplay is to blame

Fall Guys for Xbox and Switch delayed and crossplay is to blame

Fall Guys, in case you haven't heard, is coming to Xbox and Switch at some point in the future. Originally, the Xbox and Switch versions of the game were slated to launch sometime this summer, but now both versions have been delayed. Instead, developer Mediatonic has indicated that it will add cross-play to Fall Guys before launching on Xbox and Switch.

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Fortnite’s sneaky new Batman shack hints at bigger cave

Fortnite’s sneaky new Batman shack hints at bigger cave

You may not have noticed, but Fortnite is now home to a new Batman destination...though it's not exactly the Bat Cave. Rather, the game added a small Bat Shack with its update earlier this week, one that teases a potentially bigger change involving Batman coming to the battle royale island -- including, potentially, a new Bat Cave POI.

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Epic removed Fortnite’s Battle Lab mode and no one knows why

Epic removed Fortnite’s Battle Lab mode and no one knows why

Battle Lab, the Fortnite game mode that replaced Playground, disappeared from the game with Tuesday's update. Epic hadn't commented on the surprise removal and, given the lack of patch notes, there was no clear indication that its absence was intentional. Epic has since confirmed that it removed Battle Lab on purpose, but it still hasn't explained why.

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iMessage for Android could have happened as early as 2013

iMessage for Android could have happened as early as 2013

Despite expanding some of its services to other rival platforms like Android, Apple naturally still keeps some of those under lock and key. FaceTime and iMessage have long been regarded as examples of Apple's dominance and, to some extent, monopoly. That's precisely the play that Epic Games is making when it presented documents showing how Apple could have expanded iMessage's availability to Android but decided against it as a form of vendor lock-in.

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Fortnite Crew for May expands perks with Save the World and Spotify

Fortnite Crew for May expands perks with Save the World and Spotify

A survey Epic sent to Fortnite players weeks ago indicated that it planned to expand the number of perks offered by its Fortnite Crew pack subscription. A Spotify Premium promotion tied to the bundle arrived soon after and it remains for the May release. Subscribers are getting another perk alongside it, however, and it includes the game's Save the World mode.

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Fortnite FNCS Qualifiers coverage starts tomorrow: How to watch

Fortnite FNCS Qualifiers coverage starts tomorrow: How to watch

Epic will kick off the first week of Fortnite Chapter 2 - Season 6 FNCS Qualifiers tomorrow and fans will be able to tune in with an official broadcast. The company has detailed its plans ahead of the event, revealing the links for streaming the coverage in various regions and languages, including the US, EU, and Brazil.

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Epic clarifies a bunch of Fortnite competitive rules ahead of FNCS

Epic clarifies a bunch of Fortnite competitive rules ahead of FNCS

Epic will kick off a Chapter 2 - Season 6 FNCS broadcast this weekend, giving fans the opportunity to watch their favorite streamers compete against each other. This, of course, brings general interest to Fortnite competitive, the esports aspect of the battle royale game that happens to include a bunch of rules. Just ahead of FNCS comes Epic with a clarification about some of its limitations.

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