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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

370,000 people are watching Fortnite do nothing on Twitch
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370,000 people are watching Fortnite do nothing on Twitch

Fortnite is offline right now, as Epic build anticipation for whatever’s coming to that battle royale next. Leaks have provided good reason to believe it’ll be called Fortnite Chapter 2, but regardless of what form the game takes as it comes back, the event has been tremendously successful. It’s set massive records on Twitch, and a substantial chunk of those viewers are sticking around even as the game remains unplayable. read more