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Fortnite cardboard box glitch makes players totally invisible

Fortnite cardboard box glitch makes players totally invisible

Fortnite is known for its various glitches, the most extreme of which are typically patched quickly by Epic. The company even maintains a public Trello account where players can monitor which bugs are in the pipeline for a fix, as well as the priority Epic has given them. Despite this, some bugs remain in the game and one involves a popular item; with it, players can make themselves invisible.

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Fortnite bot caught teleporting helps unravel game mystery

Fortnite bot caught teleporting helps unravel game mystery

The bots -- and, indeed, most things added to Fortnite after Epic stopped publishing patch notes -- have remained a big mystery for players. The machine-operated opponents behave somewhat erratically and have a habit of suddenly appearing in places you thought you'd just checked out, raising questions over how, exactly, they got there so fast. The answer may be teleportation.

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Fortnite’s often forgotten Pipeman is slowly hiking the island

Fortnite’s often forgotten Pipeman is slowly hiking the island

Epic's battle royale game Fortnite is home to a large island containing various elements, some more prominent than others. These elements are not easily found in most cases -- you'll have to stumble across them or go hunting for them, otherwise, you may never see them. That's the case with Pipeman, a human-shaped structure made out of large pipes that is sequestered away behind a large mountain...or, at least, it was before it started moving.

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Fortnite Helicopter trick uses proximity mine for autopilot

Fortnite Helicopter trick uses proximity mine for autopilot

Earlier this month, Epic finally added the helicopters to Fortnite that it had teased with the latest season's launch. This new vehicle is referred to as the 'Choppa' and it is designed to carry a total of five players, one of whom must operate the helicopter as the pilot. Though Choppas have built-in rockets, they're not quite as precise as using a rifle, and that's where a new exploit comes in.

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Fortnite v12.21 downtime detailed: Here’s what to expect

Fortnite v12.21 downtime detailed: Here’s what to expect

Hot on the heels of its most recent update comes yet another patch for Fortnite, bringing the game to version 12.21. Epic revealed the downtime plans on Monday, stating that the update will be rolling out earlier than it usually does. Once it arrives, players will likely get access to some new cosmetics and more, but the company been unusually quiet about what it has planned.

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Epic is finally dealing with some major Fortnite Team Rumble bugs

Epic is finally dealing with some major Fortnite Team Rumble bugs

Team Rumble, the team deathmatch mode in Fortnite that includes respawning, has been plagued by some pretty major bugs lately, including missing teammate arrows, failure to load into the Battle Bus, and dropping into the middle of a nearly-over match. Epic is finally addressing these issues, it revealed in tweets on Friday, while revealing that the late-match loading actually is a bug.

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Epic nerfs Remote Explosives in Fortnite after complaints

Epic nerfs Remote Explosives in Fortnite after complaints

Remote Explosives (C4), the explosive item Epic Games unvaulted in Fortnite a little over two weeks ago, was silently nerfed this week. The change was likely made in response to complaints from players who have criticized the weapon as overpowered and too common in the game. Going forward, it'll be harder to get these explosives from Supply Drops and Chests, plus fewer are available in a drop.

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Epic Games Store free games will help pass the time during quarantine

Epic Games Store free games will help pass the time during quarantine

With a lot of people attempting to stay home as much as possible, there are a lot of folks who are in search of entertainment. For PC players, a good place to potentially turn is the Epic Games Store, which at the beginning of this year extended its weekly free games promotion through 2020. A new batch of free games went live today, and they could be well worth a download if you're on the lookout for something new to play.

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Fortnite changes you’ve missed: Slurp Trucks gone, cabbages inbound

Fortnite changes you’ve missed: Slurp Trucks gone, cabbages inbound

There's a good chance you've missed some of the most recent changes and leaks in Fortnite, not the least of which is the sudden, quiet removal of the Slurp Trucks. Data-miners have been picking through the most recent update game files and have identified some interesting bits of information that hint at future consumables, including cabbages.

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Fortnite Helicopters arrive: Here’s what players should know

Fortnite Helicopters arrive: Here’s what players should know

As expected, Epic Games has added helicopters as the newest vehicles in its hit game Fortnite. The vehicle was first teased by Epic itself in the current season's launch trailer; it can also be found on the game's website. Following multiple leaks and ample speculation, the company has officially revealed the new vehicle with a brief look at Deadpool, as well.

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Fortnite v12.20: What to expect when tomorrow’s update drops

Fortnite v12.20: What to expect when tomorrow’s update drops

Fortnite will experience downtime early tomorrow morning as Epic releases the latest update for its hit battle royale game. The version 12.20 Fortnite update will go live at 4AM ET / 1AM PT, after which point fans expect to get access to some exciting new changes, including important bug fixes and potentially a new vehicle.

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Fortnite fans are cosplaying as Meowscles using real cats

Fortnite fans are cosplaying as Meowscles using real cats

Last month, Epic released the second season of Fornite's second chapter with a variety of new skins, including one called 'Meowscles.' As with the pug option before it, this new skin has a (very muscular) human body with a fairly realistic animal head, the result being a popular and only slightly disturbing character. Now Fortnite fans have started cosplaying as the character and they're using real cats.

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