Fortnite's First Birthday Is Coming, Celebrate With Unique Challenges, Llama, and More

Fortnite's First Birthday Is Coming, Celebrate With Unique Challenges, Llama, and More

And soon it will also come to Android smartphones.

Shortly before the downtime, the Week 2 challenges were listed to go live in six hours time. meaning that we could be waiting another 5 hours from the time of writing before the game comes back online. That precise recipe for success is working wonders for Epic Games, which is raking in cash hand-over-fist from Fortnite. Only this week, they found something very interesting concerning the as yet unreleased Android version of the game.

Fortnite: Battle Royale was released as a mode of the original Fortnite game, a zombie survival game costing $60.

Epic then tested the new process by hurling millions of theoretical players at the Playground mode, in a process they refer to as the "tweak-test-evaluate cycle" to be sure that the mode could withstand being relaunched. Later, Epic teased that the game will be released sometime in summer.

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According to a new report from market research firm SuperData Research, the insanely popular game has now sold more than $1 billion in in-game purchases alone. With the prospect of millions of additional players straining its servers, Epic Games is now preparing to receive the inevitable deluge of "Fortnite" Android users. Anyone that wants to is able to download Fortnite battle royal on their console, PC, or IOS device whenever they want since it costs $0. Using visuals and sounds from the game, FORTNITE: The Movie follows a group of battle royale participants dropping from the party bus and fighting to the death.

Chris Dyl, who is the Director of Platform at Epic Games talked about investing in AWS. That means a lot of players are playing Fortnite and buying skins, emotes, and pickaxes.

Fortnite is unfathomably successful.

Epic Games has officially responded to the accusations regarding PS4 player and Fortnite Summer Skirmish 500K solo tournament victor iDropz_Bodies cheating to claim the top spot in the standings.