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Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 2 is here – with spies, map changes, and… Deadpool?
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Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 2 is here – with spies, map changes, and… Deadpool?

The Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 2 release date is here, and now we know what the battle royale game’s next theme is all about. Here’s a clue – think ‘James Bond’. That’s right, the new chapter brings the theme of spies and secrecy to the Fortnite universe, which means, as developer Epic announces: “Suit up, it’s time to infiltrate, extract information, and take back the Island.” read more

The real beginning of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker happened in Fortnite
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The real beginning of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker happened in Fortnite

Minor spoilers covering the first five minutes of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will follow, so keep your head down if you’re still on blackout. A pretty significant plot detail happens before Episode IX even starts, and your only clue about it is the first line of the opening crawl. There actually was a way to see that galaxy-shaking event, though – you just had to be playing Fortnite. read more

Is ray tracing coming to Fortnite on PC? Maybe for a future Xbox Scarlett launch…
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Is ray tracing coming to Fortnite on PC? Maybe for a future Xbox Scarlett launch…

Epic has announced that Fortnite v11.20 is getting DirectX 12 support. Weird, eh? Why would anyone in their right mind choose to enable DX12 on an old game that already plays well on lower spec machines? Two words… ray tracing. Or one word, if you’re Microsoft. Because its DirectX Raytracing API is the one responsible for all the shiny real-time ray tracing effects Nvidia’s RTX GPUs have been pumping out since Gamescom last year. read more

You can now kidnap downed Fortnite players
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You can now kidnap downed Fortnite players

Remember, remember the 15th of October when everyone was talking about Fortnite Chapter 2. In this massive update of the insanely successful battle royale, you can now kidnap other players. That’s right, if a player happens to be heavily wounded, or ‘downed’ as one might say, a friend or a foe can pick you up and take you wherever their heart may desire. That is until they’re shot. read more