Tag: Epic Games

Fortnite Creator Epic Games Raises $1.25 Billion From KKR, Others

Epic Games, the creator of video game sensation Fortnite, said on Friday it received $1.25 billion (roughly Rs. 9,200 crores) in funding from investors, including KKR & Co, Iconiq Capital and Smash Ventures. Fortnite, a sort of hybrid of The Hunger Games and Minecraft, drops 100 people onto an island to fight each other for survival.

Fortnite Leak Shows Custom Battle Buses, Pets, Weapon Skins

A datamine of Fortnite game files has revealed that more cosmetic upgrades may be on the way, including custom ‘battle buses’, ‘music packs’, pets, ‘vehicle decoration’, and ‘weapon skins’ among others. An image posted by Twitter user with the handle ‘FNBRLeaks’ shows folders with the aforementioned names present in Fortnite game files.

Fortnite Update, Challenges Delayed Due to ‘Critical Controller Issue’

Epic Games has delayed the release of its weekly Fortnite update and challenges due to a technical problem. On Tuesday, the official Twitter account of Fortnite posted: “Due to the discovery of a critical controller issue, we’ll be moving the release of v5.40 and High Stakes to Thursday September 6.” Usually, the weekly

Fortnite ‘High Stakes’ Event: Limited-Time ‘Getaway’ Mode, New Outfit and Grappler Tool

Epic Games detailed Fortnite’s newly-announced ‘High Stakes’ event on Sunday, which includes a limited-time mode called Getaway, a new outfit known as Wild Card, and several challenges. Fortnite’s High Stakes event was unveiled Friday on Twitter, with a promotional image showing the Wild Card outfit: a full-body suit, gloves, a face mask and

Fortnite Performance Improvements for Android, iOS, macOS, Switch Detailed

Epic Games announced several changes coming to Fortnitein the near future on Friday, detailing performance improvements across all platforms, matchmaking, competitive play, Playground updates, game controls, and more. In a development-oriented blog post on Friday, Epic discussed several performance-related pain points in detail, including missed frames, long hitches, level of detail, screen resolution, and

Fortnite Fever May Be Cooling, Says Market Tracker SuperData

The frenzy over the phenomenally popular video game Fortnite may be easing, according to revenue estimates released Thursday by market tracker SuperData. The free online game’s revenue grew just 2 percent in July from the previous month – despite creator Epic Games releasing a new season of its Battle Pass offering digital perks and added challenges. “Fortnite’s