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Fortnite Nexus War event confirmed: Date and what we know

Fortnite Nexus War event confirmed: Date and what we know

Epic Games has finally confirmed the details for its upcoming 'Nexus War' event in Fortnite, one that will wrap up the Marvel crossover with Galactus arriving on the battle royale island. This event is expected to be massive and, based on some leaks, it may even result in yet another island change.

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Fortnite leak teases return of Launch Pad, but will it be the same?

Fortnite leak teases return of Launch Pad, but will it be the same?

For reasons we've never been told, Epic removed the Launch Pad item from Fortnite with the arrival of season four -- and as you'd expect, fans were both surprised and very unhappy. The Launch Pad has been in the game since the beginning, making it possible for players to escape the Storm or tricky situations at the last minute. Now, it seems, Epic is planning to bring the item back.

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Fortnite video chat arrives on some platforms with Houseparty integration

Fortnite video chat arrives on some platforms with Houseparty integration

On some platforms, Fortnite is getting a rather big addition today: video chat. Epic Games has teamed up with the folks over at Houseparty to bring video chat to some versions of Fortnite, allowing you to see your friends' faces as you squad up and chase some wins. Unfortunately, Houseparty's video chat isn't going live for all Fortnite players, and even those who are getting it still need to do some setup to get video chat up and running.

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Fortnite Venom Cup and $1M Super Cup detailed: What to expect

Fortnite Venom Cup and $1M Super Cup detailed: What to expect

Epic Games is gearing up for its biggest esports event this season, one that includes a million-dollar prize pool and all the fame that comes with victory. The event, called the Fortnite Marvel Super Cup, will take place on Monday following tomorrow's Venom Cup competition; those who win will unlock the Venom skin before everyone else.

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The new Fortnite “Last Laugh” bundle is physical – here’s likely why

The new Fortnite “Last Laugh” bundle is physical – here’s likely why

The next DC Comics Fortnite update was released today with a big cost for a big bundle. The Fortnite: The Last Laugh Bundle will include 11 in-game items and 1k V-Bucks for a cool $30 USD. That's a DLC "bundle" for Fortnite, mind you, for $30, that includes a whole bunch of DC Comics goods and some in-game money. Let's take a peek at what's inside this bundle as it launches today.

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Fortnite leak reveals free exclusive Splash Damage bundle for Intel users

Fortnite leak reveals free exclusive Splash Damage bundle for Intel users

Epic Games and Intel have teamed up to release a new exclusive bundle called the 'Splash Damage Set,' at least according to a new leak that reveals this skin will be made available to some PC players. Though it doesn't seem that the bundle has been officially announced at this time, the leak reveals the details, including how long you have to claim the offering.

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Fortnite Chipotle Challenger Series returns with free burritos and cash

Fortnite Chipotle Challenger Series returns with free burritos and cash

The Fortnite Chipotle Challenger Series that took place back in September has returned -- and yes, the company is still offering a year of free burritos to winners (plus cash). As expected, the tournament will involve qualifier rounds to determine who will move on to the Finals, which will ultimately result in three winning teams.

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Major Fortnite feature updates – Unreal Engine 5, 120fps, Xbox Series X

Major Fortnite feature updates – Unreal Engine 5, 120fps, Xbox Series X

Fortnite is at a major turning point as it reaches into the next generation of home gaming consoles and transitions to the next edition of Unreal Engine. Epic Games' own Lead Console Programmer Ben Woodhouse spoke up this week about the future of one of the most popular games in the world.

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Fortnite survey hints at pricey subscription plan with special perks

Fortnite survey hints at pricey subscription plan with special perks

It seems that Epic Games is exploring the possibility of offering a monthly Fortnite subscription plan that'll give players special perks, including a monthly batch of V-Bucks -- at least based on a survey that some users report seeing. The survey includes a promotional photo for the potential monthly subscription, as well as questions about users' perception of the offerings and the potential price.

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Rocket League Xbox Series X and PS5 upgrades detailed

Rocket League Xbox Series X and PS5 upgrades detailed

As we dive into the next generation of gaming this week, there are a number of games that are getting next-gen upgrades. We're learning that Rocket League is one of those games, with developer Psyonix revealing the upgrades that are on the way both for Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5. If Rocket League is one of the games in your rotation and you're planning on picking up one of these new consoles, you'll definitely want to have a look at the list of upgrades on the way.

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Fortnite adds a special Disney Plus promo for players who buy stuff

Fortnite adds a special Disney Plus promo for players who buy stuff

If you make a real-money purchase in hit game Fortnite, you'll now have the opportunity to get up to two months of Disney Plus access for free -- assuming you meet the conditions for this new promotion, of course. Epic announced the new promo late last week, though it won't be going live in-game until November 10.

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Fortnite OG ‘throwback’ default pickaxe returns: How to claim the free item

Fortnite OG ‘throwback’ default pickaxe returns: How to claim the free item

The original default Fortnite pickaxe is back due to popular demand. Amid the many details it has provided on what players can expect from the game on the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, Epic dropped a note about its 'throwback' item, giving players the chance to pick up the classic pickaxe that used to be provided to all players by default.

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