Fortnite is headed to the Nintendo Switch, according to new leaks

The question at this point, really, is which platforms Fortnite isn’t being planned for. The Amazon Echo, maybe? Fitbit? Honestly, those are probably just a matter of time, too, as Epic’s massively popular sandbox survival title steamrolls its way across the industry. The latest rumor finds Fortnite headed for the Nintendo Switch, just in time for E3, later this month. The rumor arrives through what appears to be a one-two punch of leaks spotted by Eurogamer. First, an image said to be of Nintendo’s E3 booth layout and, more convincingly,…

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Thanos is coming to ‘Fortnite.’ Get ready.

The destroyer of worlds himself is coming to Fortnite: Battle Royale on Tuesday. In a special, limited-time mode, Fortnite players will have the chance to wield the Infinity Gauntlet and become Thanos in Battle Royale, giving them the ability to wreak havoc on their enemies, Entertainment Weekly reported Monday. The battle begins — Fortnite (@FortniteGame) May 7, 2018 According to EW, the limited-time mash-up between Fortnite and Avengers: Infinity War will work similarly to standard 100-player, free-for-all, last-player-standing mode, except each game will contain one Infinity Gauntlet. The first…

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Fortnite champions are getting a $100 million prize pool

As if you needed another reason to gawk at the absolutely criminal amount of money that Fortnite is making, developer Epic Games has announced that it’s giving $100 million to competitive league champions for the 2018-2019 season. Epic is putting the $100 million in a collective prize pool, meaning the money will be dispersed in various large and small amounts throughout the season for winners of regional, national, or possibly even international tournaments. “We’re getting behind competitive play in a big way, but our approach will be different—we plan to…

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Fortnite is finally coming to Android this summer

Fortnite is finally coming to Android…in a matter of months. After dominating the iOS gaming charts since March, the wildly popular sandbox survival game will be hitting the world’s top mobile operating system at some point this summer. Creator Epic Games buried the news in the middle of a larger blog post titled, “The State of Mobile,” noting, vaguely, “We know many of you are excited for this release, and we promise that when we have more information to share, you’ll hear it from us first.” That news comes amid…

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