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Fortnite x Marvel leak all but confirms Season 4 plan (plus Midas fish)

Fortnite x Marvel leak all but confirms Season 4 plan (plus Midas fish)

Just days after a known data-miner claimed that Fortnite may get a full and complete Marvel universe crossover in Season 4, a streamer who has a secret source that dropped all of the Season 3 details before release is back with (alleged) confirmation of this plan. According to a new video from the streamer, Epic has indeed teamed up with Marvel for a superhero (and villain) takeover of the battle royale island, plus there's a mention of Midas fish.

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Hitman 3 will be an Epic Store exclusive, but it isn’t all bad news

Hitman 3 will be an Epic Store exclusive, but it isn’t all bad news

The original HITMAN game will be free to keep for all users of the Epic Games Store as of August 27th. That's just so long as you claim the game (with the tap of a button) before September 3, 2020. Hitman 3 will also be released very soon... as an Epic Games Store exclusive. That means it won't be available to purchase or download anywhere else*, for the foreseeable future.

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iPhones with Fortnite installed up on eBay for thousands of dollars

iPhones with Fortnite installed up on eBay for thousands of dollars

The drama between Epic Games and Apple over Fortnite and App Store policies hasn't even reached the court yet but there are already many casualties. As always, the ones that get crushed in between when giants collide are the users who now have no way of installing the popular game on their iPhones. If you already installed Fornite before and removed it, there's still a way to get it back. If you haven't installed the game yet ever, you probably shouldn't be looking at eBay listings for used iPhones that have the game installed.

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Fortnite x Marvel crossover may be planned for Season 4

Fortnite x Marvel crossover may be planned for Season 4

It seems almost inevitable at this point that Fortnite will get a proper crossover with a superhero universe given how many related characters we've seen over the past couple of seasons. Players had access to Deadpool last season, Aquaman this season, and there's a rumor that we'll see Wolverine next month. A new tip suggests this may be more than a single-skin offering, however, instead representing a complete Marvel crossover.

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Fortnite Wolverine skin plan leaks, but one big mystery remains

Fortnite Wolverine skin plan leaks, but one big mystery remains

We've seen multiple Fortnite tie-ins with Marvel and DC superheroes, the latest being Deadpool and Aquaman. This appears to be something of a trend for the company at this point, leaving fans to wonder whether we'll see yet another superhero as the secret Battle Pass skin -- something some fans have grown weary of. Despite the repeat nature of Epic's superhero crossovers, it seems the company isn't yet ready to move on to something else.

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Apple, Epic fight is coming to the court of public opinion

Apple, Epic fight is coming to the court of public opinion

When Epic Games blasted Google last year over its revenue cut for Play Store apps, its CEO Tim Sweeney pretty much conceded that Apple deserved its 30% share because of the work it puts into its App Store. The events of the past few days, however, suggests that Epic Games may have actually had a different opinion as it set off a sequence of events that now includes not one but two lawsuits. Epic, however, isn't content to stop there and the two's bickering is already going beyond legal, technical, or even financial grounds.

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Epic claims Apple threat to remove Unreal Engine from iOS, macOS

Epic claims Apple threat to remove Unreal Engine from iOS, macOS

Today the Apple vs Epic Games war is ramping up a bit, with Epic claiming that Apple is about to ban Unreal Engine from all Apple platforms. Epic broke Apple's rules by placing in-app purchases in their game Fortnite, resulting in Apple removing the game Fortnite from their app store. Apple apparently also aims to remove all Epic Games software from their platforms, including development tools for Unreal Engine.

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Fortnite Raise the Cup tournament revealed: How to get the emote prize

Fortnite Raise the Cup tournament revealed: How to get the emote prize

A day after its app store drama and matchmaking outage, Epic Games is back with some lighthearted news: a new tournament. The Raise the Cup tournament will give players the chance to win a new emote that will later be made available for everyone else to purchase in the Item Shop. The event will be entirely digital and accessible through Fortnite's Arena mode.

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Facebook joins Fortnite in blasting Apple “App Store tax”

Facebook joins Fortnite in blasting Apple “App Store tax”

Facebook has joined Fortnite developer Epic Games in criticizing Apple over its App Store payments cut, calling out the iPhone-maker as it launches a new events service. Small businesses and creators will be able to use Facebook for paid online events without coughing up any fees, the social network says, that is unless their customers are doing so via an Apple device.

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Epic Games sues Google over Fortnite removal over Play Store violations

Epic Games sues Google over Fortnite removal over Play Store violations

In just a few hours, the mobile app and gaming market exploded into a flurry of news, removals, and two lawsuits, all revolving around a single game: Fortnite. Epic Games, who has spoken out and moved against the status quo in the game and app store markets, made a daring move to implement its own direct payment system to bypass Google's and Apple's revenue split system. It isn't surprising that both Apple and Google have quickly removed Fortnite from their respective app stores but it's rather curious that Epic Games quickly sued both afterward.

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Fortnite hit by major outage in North America: Here’s the workaround

Fortnite hit by major outage in North America: Here’s the workaround

If you've tried playING Fortnite this evening and you're located in the North America-East, you've likely been met with a bizarre lobby that includes only Arena game modes -- or, perhaps, no game modes at all, only gibberish. This is due to a major outage the game is experiencing in one part of North America, leaving many players unable to initiate matchmaking. Fortunately, there's a simple way to get around the problem.

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Google pulls Fortnite from Play Store amid Apple lawsuit drama

Google pulls Fortnite from Play Store amid Apple lawsuit drama

The Epic Games versus Apple drama has gotten a bit more interesting as Google just pulled Fortnite mobile from its own app store. This doesn't mean the game is entirely gone from Android -- you just can't get it from the Google Play Store at this time. The change comes only a few months after Epic released the battle royale hit in Google's official app store, something it did alongside criticism of the 'disadvantage' apps outside of the ecosystem face.

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