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Fortnite’s massive robot grows, hinting at season 9 finale

Fortnite’s massive robot grows, hinting at season 9 finale

In recent weeks, Fortnite's Pressure Plant (the new destination inside of the volcanic crater) opened to reveal the previously leaked Robot Factory. Though the opening didn't do anything significant at the time, players were presented with the legs of a huge robot currently under construction. As of the most recent update, the robot is almost complete.

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Fortnite Trios Cash Cup tournament will include new spectating option

Fortnite Trios Cash Cup tournament will include new spectating option

This weekend will bring the Fortnite Trios Cash Cup, a tournament taking place on July 13 and July 14 that was first teased in late June. The top teams will win cash prizes from the global prize pool and all signs point toward another fun Fortnite esports event. As the clock ticks down to the start of the Semi-Finals, Epic has announced that one particularly controversial item will not be available in the tournament and that fans will have a new way to watch.

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Epic tells Fortnite players to hold off on iOS 13 beta for now

Epic tells Fortnite players to hold off on iOS 13 beta for now

The iOS 13 public beta has been available for a couple of weeks at this point, but if you make a habit of playing Fortnite on your iPhone, you might want to hold off on installing it. As it turns out, the iOS 13 beta can cause stability issues within the game, which obviously is not ideal considering how fast-paced Fortnite can be. For this reason, Epic is warning users away from the iOS 13 public beta, at least for the time being.

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Fortnite may be banned in another country over ‘negative impacts’

Fortnite may be banned in another country over ‘negative impacts’

The battle royale genre is the biggest thing in video games right now, the biggest titles at this time being PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, Apex Legends, and Fortnite. The tiny nation of Jordan recently banned PUBG, the first battle royale game to catch on in a big way, and now it has announced plans to ban another six games, Fortnite among them.

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Epic just made a big change to Fortnite’s Team Rumble mode

Epic just made a big change to Fortnite’s Team Rumble mode

Though Fortnite became popular due to its last-player-standing battle royale mode, casual players have largely taken to the game's Team Rumble, a Limited Time Mode that has essentially become a permanent fixture in the game. On the afternoon of July 10, Epic Games took to its Twitter account to make a simple announcement: it has changed how many kills it takes to win a match on Team Rumble. Not everyone is happy.

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Fortnite patch notes have the answer to campers: Air Strike

Fortnite patch notes have the answer to campers: Air Strike

Fornite's weekly patch has dropped, and just like last week's, this round is again a little content-light. That doesn't necessarily mean that what's included in this week's patch isn't going to have some big implications for the game - on the contrary, the new Air Strike item is likely to have a dramatic effect on late-game build wars. Builders be warned: If you like to hole up in structures, this new item seems like your worst nightmare.

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5 Fortnite PS4 bundles revealed: Neo Versa skin, V-Bucks, back bling

5 Fortnite PS4 bundles revealed: Neo Versa skin, V-Bucks, back bling

Sony has just taken the wraps off five new Fortnite bundles for the PlayStation, all of them set to launch as limited edition offerings later this month. All five products fall under the "Neo Versa" series, according to Sony, which says its bundles will include Epic's Neo Versa skin, as well as V-Bucks and other in-game content.

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Fortnite expands Stranger Things tie-in with skins and wraps

Fortnite expands Stranger Things tie-in with skins and wraps

Following the appearance of portals in its Mega Mall destination, Fortnite's tie-in with Netflix's original series Stranger Things has expanded to include skins and wraps based on content from the series. The new content arrives in time to join the launch of Stranger Things season 3, underscoring Netflix's marketing effort for the wildly popular streaming TV show.

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Stranger Things portals appear in Fortnite: Here’s where to find them

Stranger Things portals appear in Fortnite: Here’s where to find them

Netflix will release the third season of its hit original show Stranger Things tomorrow, July 4. Ahead of that debut comes a surprise tie-in with Fortnite's popular battle royale game: Upside Down portals. These glowing, somewhat gelatinous portals to the show's other dimension have started appearing in the game's futuristic Mega Mall destination.

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Fortnite patch notes detail Drum Shotgun at long last

Fortnite patch notes detail Drum Shotgun at long last

If there's a trend with recent Fortnite patches, it's shaping up to be one of shotguns. Last week's patch reintroduced the Pump Shotgun, once the bane of many a player, and this week's patch is finally bringing us the Drum Shotgun. In other words, get ready for some up close combat, because Epic is certainly giving you the tools for it.

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Fortnite challenge bug withholds rewards, but don’t panic

Fortnite challenge bug withholds rewards, but don’t panic

Some Fortnite players have experienced issues getting their rewards for completing certain challenges, and Epic Games acknowledged the trouble in a tweet on Tuesday. The team says it is aware of the problem and will make sure that everyone gets their earned rewards...you'll just have to wait for the team to come back from their break, the company explains.

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Pro Fortnite players’ controller settings revealed: Here’s what works

Pro Fortnite players’ controller settings revealed: Here’s what works

It's a tiresome squabble found in any gaming forum: the endless debate over whether controllers are ultimately inferior to playing with a mouse and keyboard. There are a number of well-known advantages that come with the keyboard + mouse combo, but some gamers argue in favor of controllers, citing their compact size and ergonomics. A number of popular Fortnite streamers play with a controller instead of a mouse, and their settings shed light on what works best.

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