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Unless you have been living in a cave for the past few years, you have surely heard of one of the most famous battle royale games called Fortnite. Developed and released by Epic Games in 2017, Fortnite popularity has skyrocketed. Moreover, it has been a huge hit among the Twitch community. In addition, Epic Games keep updating the game and offers lots of new seasonal content. The game now has a huge and strong community.

Gameplay

  • Battlefield: Each game starts the same way, all the players are in a flying bus over an island, and they have to jump at some point to land on one of the map areas. Once landed, they will have to collect as many resources as possible to get ready to face their foes.
  • Build and build: One of the most innovative game mechanics is the possibility to build structures using the materials the player collected (wood, brick, and metal). Structures can be a game-changer, so make sure to consider them when building a strategy. Remember that shots or pickaxes can destroy them.
  • Weapons: Lots of different weapons are available in Fortnite, each one with its type of ammunition, including shotguns, pistols, sniper rifles, grenades, rocket launchers, and much more. Note that weapons have a rarity level from Common (gray), Uncommon (green), Rare (blue), Epic (purple), Legendary (orange), to Mythical (gold).
  • Beware of the storm: Even though you will start your game playing on a vast and wild island, it will not be that way forever. As time goes on, a storm will appear and reduce the gaming area. The cataclysm will hurt all players within its area of effect until their health reaches zero. You will like how this simple mechanic will force players to face each other and build tension.
  • Battle Pass: You will be able to purchase the Battle Pass that is a seasonal item and grants lots of rewards in exchange for season experience. Two versions are available, the paid version, which offers many rewards, and the free version, which offers less. You will be amazed to discover all the different kinds of rewards such as skins, parachutes, backpacks, spikes, dances, and much more.
  • Fun skins: Another one of the coolest and innovative features of Fortnite, you will be able to customize the style of your character with tons of different and original skins, funny dances, and other cosmetic items. Sometimes, these skins are references to artists, movie characters, or athletes, among others.

Graphics and sound

Fortnite is powered by the state-of-the-art Unreal Engine 4 technology. The whole game has been specially optimized for running smoothly on most devices and includes shading techniques that improve the overall lighting, texture, and shadow qualities, and much more. Even though the game aesthetic has not been designed to be photorealistic, it still is a masterpiece. Last but not least, it also includes a performance mode that allows PC players to play at higher FPS.

The game sound effects have also been polished to offer you the best gaming experience. The game contains lots and lots of feedback to make sure you will never miss any piece of information about your environment. The OST makes the whole gaming experience immersive and coherent.

Duration and game modes

Fortnite is an online multiplayer with several game modes, including those released by Epic Games and those added by the community. Epic Games' modes are solo, duos, trios, and squad. The community's modes include diversified gameplay mechanics. A new game mode called Imposter that may remind you of Among Us has also been added. In the Arena mode, players will get access to a competitive mode, and they will face players with the same score. Here is a summary of the two main scenarios:

  • Battle Royale: It is a classic "Free for all" where up to 100 players fight against each other (playing solo or in a team). The goal is to be the last one standing at the end of the game that approximately lasts 20 minutes.
  • Creative Mode: This mode allows you to build your own Fortnite game experience using a wide variety of tools with your friends and to share it with other players. Up to 16 players can design, build, and play together in Creative mode. Of course, you can join any creative game by using its code and filling it in the lobby or hub screen; if you want to get the most out of it, here are the best Creative mode codes and maps.

What do the reviews say?

Fornite has been rated on Metacritic 81/100.

"Fortnite is an ever-shifting entity, but strong footing has solidified it as a verified phenomenon with fast, fun gameplay and ubiquitous reach. Anyone can play it and have a great time, and although Save the World might get grindy and shotgun climb-and-dives might get a little tiresome, there's real magic here along with the promise of more in the months and years to come…". (Game Informer)

Age rating

Fortnite has been rated PEGI 12. There are no scenes that contain explicit violence, but the game includes voice chat that allows users to communicate with each other in team matches.

System requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 7, 8 or 10 64-bit
  • Processor: Intel Core i5-7300U 3.5 GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 960, AMD R9 280 or equivalent
  • Network: Broadband Internet connection

Other Systems

Fortnite for PC is also available on Android.
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