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Microsoft’s got a purple Fortnite Edition Xbox One S incoming, according to leaks

Can you really claim to play Fortnite if you're not going it on a Fortnite console? Is that a thing? Apparently, yes. Microsoft's supposedly got a purple Fortnite Edition Xbox One S on the way, according to leaks spotted online recently. 

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 wants to revolutionise the workspace and… Fortnite?

Prefacing Mobile World Congress this week, Microsoft has unveiled the HoloLens 2, a next-gen 'mixed reality' headset that, according to its makers, is more immersive and comfortable than the original.

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus pre-orders will receive an exclusive Fortnite skin

Samsung has teamed up with Fortnite again to incentivise people to pre-order their brand new Galaxy S10 Plus device. 

Realm Royale enters open beta on PS4 and Xbox One

Whether you enjoy playing battle royale games or not, the game mode has taken the games industry by storm with everyone from small dev studios to massive titles wanting in on the action. Now Hi-Rez Studios (who made the shooter games, Paladins, Paladins Strike and Smite), have built a battle royale game called Realm Royale, and it’s just entered open beta status. Drop into the Realm Like Hi-...[Read More]

Red Dead Online gets battle royale in new update

Red Dead Redemption 2 was one of Stuff’s top games of 2018. But the beautiful part of gaming is that it isn’t over. Frequently new content is released to improve the longevity of a game — something that developer Rockstar is amazing at. Case in point: A new update has Red Dead Online joining Fortnite and Black Ops in the battle royale area. If you’ve missed the battle royal...[Read More]

Stuffed Ep 11 – 2018 in review: Facebook’s annus horribilis, Musk, Huawei, Fortnite and more

Toby Shapshak and Craig Wilson consider the biggest technology stories of 2018, including Facebook’s multitude of massive missteps, Elon Musk’s somewhat smaller ones (“Funding secured”), Huawei’s highs (and woes), the Fortnite phenomenon and what to look forward to in 2019, like the coming upheaval facing the South African banking sector. Catch up on previous episodes...[Read More]

Everyone can play Fortnite Creative Mode right now for free

Ever wish you can just play Fortnite without dying with every first encounter? Yeah, we do too. Fortnite’s Creative Mode is available to everyone for free now, and is essentially Minecraft meets forts. This Creative Mode takes the building of structures in Fortnite to the next level. Instead of building structures anywhere in the world as you play, Creative Mode gives each player their own i...[Read More]

Feeling Steamed: Fortnite developers Epic Games launch their own online game store

Valve’s Steam is in for some competition, because Fortnite developers Epic Games just launched their own PC game store called… Epic Store. The store is open now, following last night’s The Game Awards broadcast — and it already has a (small, for the moment) selection of games available. Their gimmick? The Epic Store will offer a free game every fortnight. Get it? They hope to tak...[Read More]

All your Fortnitemares are about to come true

‘Tis the most creepy time of the year, and in the spirit of Halloween, Fortnite has decided to roll out an event mode called ‘Fortnitemares’. And this time, you won’t be fighting each other. Life was going very well on the island. The only thing you had to worry about was other players actively looking for people to kill… Then, when the bells tolled on 24 October, the map became littered with comp...[Read More]

You can now play Fortnite on Android without an invite

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 owners got the first taste of Fortnite on Android a few months ago. And after that the only way to gain access to the game was by receiving a coveted ‘invite’ from Epic Games. That’s changed, finally.  Now almost anyone with Android 8.0 Oreo or higher (to find out if you have a compatible device, head here) can download and play the battle royale game on their mobile. F...[Read More]

Fortnite Season 6 – What’s happening on the island this time around

Colourfully animated battle royale sensation Fortnite has ended its fifth season — which means the game is due for a whole range of new updates. Horrifying new updates to be exact. What can we expect from the (now-live) Season 6? Obviously a Halloween-themed season that’s packed with invisibility, new skins, new locations and pets. Because October is literally around the corner and 31 Octobe...[Read More]

Sony caves – You’ll soon be able to play cross-platform Fortnite with all your friends

Sony is finally enabling cross-play for Fortnite today. Yup. Really. The PlayStation 4 manufacturer previously blocked cross-play and progression between PS4 and Nintendo Switch and Xbox One for massively popular battle royale game, Fortnite. People were angry — like real angry — because you couldn’t link a Epic Games account that’s previously been linked to a PS4, to a Nintendo Switch...[Read More]

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