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Epic Games Store two-factor authentication: How to turn it on (and why)

Epic Games Store two-factor authentication: How to turn it on (and why)

A lot of security-minded folks will tell you that two-factor authentication is a good thing to have in this day and age, but for those who want to claim the free games on offer from the Epic Games Store, Epic is going to insist on it. For the next month, those looking to pick up the free games on offer will only be able to do so if they have two-factor authentication turned on, so now is a great time to flip the switch on it if you haven't already.

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Epic Games Store free games will require users to enable 2FA security

Epic Games Store free games will require users to enable 2FA security

The past few weeks, even months, have exhibited a surge in Internet activity and gaming at home. That means most of those accessing the Internet these days especially for work are doing so behind ordinary home networks and routers without the benefit of tightened security at the office. This, in turn, has also caused a spike in hacking and phishing attempts trying to take advantage of vulnerabilities which is why even gaming companies are now pushing people to secure their accounts, especially if they still want access to a selection of free games.

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Fortnite version 12.50 update detailed: Here’s what to expect

Fortnite version 12.50 update detailed: Here’s what to expect

It's that time again -- Epic has announced plans for another Fortnite update, one that will arrive on Wednesday, April 29. Contrary to the original plans, this won't be the final update in the game's second season; the release of Season 3 has been delayed until early June. This update will bring new changes to the existing season, though some details are still missing.

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Fortnite Champion Series Invitational detailed: What you need to know

Fortnite Champion Series Invitational detailed: What you need to know

On Friday, Epic Games officially announced the Fortnite Competitive Series Invitational, the next round in its competitive tournament. The company has put up a $2,000,000 prize pool for this event, one that will be split up among different players throughout the event. The Invitational will begin on May 9 and last for three weekends; this will follow the Open Qualifier starting on May 2.

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Fortnite live music concerts: This is really happening

Fortnite live music concerts: This is really happening

Fortnite held a live music concert, streaming a performance of a real, actual, live music artist in the game. How did it work? Who is Travis Scott? What's going on here? Is this the way the future is going to work, now that we're quarantined for COVID-19 all around the world in a never-ending repeat of the same day, over and over again. Did Epic Games find the way to beat the madness?

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Fortnite Travis Scott event confirmed: What players need to know

Fortnite Travis Scott event confirmed: What players need to know

Following multiple leaks indicating as much, Epic Games has officially confirmed that it has a Travis Scott event in the pipeline for its battle royale game. The event is called 'Astronomical,' and it'll involve an experience that premieres a brand new song. Things will operate a bit differently with this in-game event compared to the last Fortnite concert; here's what to expect.

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Fortnite posters and new leaks hint at Travis Scott in-game concert

Fortnite posters and new leaks hint at Travis Scott in-game concert

It appears that Epic Games is planning another Fortnite in-game concert, at least based on some posters that have appeared on the battle royale island, as well as a new batch of leaks. The news follows the recent discovery of an in-game event codenamed 'Jerky,' which was noted as an addition to the same playlist used for the previous Marshmello in-game concert.

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A trio of X-Force skins join Deadpool in Fortnite today

A trio of X-Force skins join Deadpool in Fortnite today

A couple of weeks ago, Epic Games added a new Deadpool skin to Fortnite, along with some familiar Deadpool items that were made available in the shop. It seems this particular Marvel crossover isn't done yet, as Deadpool is being joined today by a number of his X-Force companions. Specifically, Epic has added new skins for Cable, Psylocke, and Domino.

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Fortnite ‘Jerky’ leaks as big in-game event, but questions remain

Fortnite ‘Jerky’ leaks as big in-game event, but questions remain

It looks like Epic Games is cooking up yet another major in-game event, one that is currently listed with the codename 'Jerky.' Though questions about the event remain, there have been a few details leaked by a known game data-miner, including the fact that this is an event rather than a future Limited Time Mode. The event will likely happen toward the end of May before the third season's release in early June.

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Epic says Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 3 has been delayed until June

Epic says Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 3 has been delayed until June

Epic is once again delaying the release of a Fortnite season, it revealed in a very brief statement on Tuesday. The company had originally planned to release the third season of the game's second chapter on April 30, but that date has been extended by more than a month, according to the company. If there's any upside to this, it'll give players more time to unlock the golden Midas character.

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Fortnite’s latest instant death spot appears in The Grotto

Fortnite’s latest instant death spot appears in The Grotto

Fortnite players have discovered a new 'instant death' spot that causes players to immediately die when they run through it. This isn't the first time this sort of spot has appeared in the game -- we saw several of them throughout the game's first chapter, though this does appear to be the first discovered in Chapter 2, Season 2. Unfortunately, the instant death happens in a popular area.

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Fortnite’s Vault reappears in Season 2, hinting at major spy plotline

Fortnite’s Vault reappears in Season 2, hinting at major spy plotline

Brace yourselves, Fortnite fans. The game's Vault from the first chapter has seemingly reappeared on select displays found on the game's current island. Though it is potentially an Easter Egg, the location of the Vault imagery, as well as its gradual arrival, hints at a development in the game's storyline, one that may indicate that the game's spies are hunting for the lost artifact.

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