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Fortnite from Epic Games first arrived on PC as an early access game in 2017. Featuring a mode called Save the World, players could jump online with a group of friends to collect resources, build structures, and defend against waves of zombie-like creatures called Husks. Fortnite then soared to popularity upon the release of its free-to-play mode, Battle Royale. It was a unique take on an already popularized and relatively fresh genre seen in games such as H1Z1, Arma 2, and PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Today, Fortnite: Battle Royale is a cultural phenomenon, being the most popular online video game in the US.

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How Epic Games almost made the mistake of ending Fortnite

Former Epic Games production director Rod Fergusson said that he would have canceled Fortnite if he stayed with the developer. The game only started soaring in popularity when the Battle Royale mode was released a few months after launch.

Save some energy and use our weekly guide to visit the Fortnite wind turbines

The season 9, week 5 challenges are up on Fortnite and one of the big challenges this week is to visit five different wind turbines in a single match. Here's how to complete it and earn its sweet reward.

Get your boogie on with a holographic tomato for this Fortnite weekly challenge

The Fortnite week 4 challenges are out and the biggest obstacle players face this week tasks them with dancing inside a holographic Tomato head, Durr Burger head, and giant Dumpling head. Here is our guide to completing this challenge.

The best laptop for Fortnite will help you score victory royale

Want the best laptop for Fortnite? We tested numerous models with a wide variety of hardware options to find out what's best. Our final picks cover a huge range of budget, from $750 all the way up to $3,000.

Xbox One S Fortnite Limited Edition leak reveals a very purple console

The Xbox One S Fortnite Limited Edition bundle, which includes a very purple Xbox One S, was leaked. Buyers will also reportedly receive a matching wireless controller, a copy of Fortnite, and the Dark Vertex skin, among other things.

Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer moves to Epic Games, Fortnite esports

Nate Nanzer, the founding commissioner of the Overwatch League, will be leaving his post to join Epic Games and oversee competitive Fortnite. Nanzer will be inheriting a robust esports scene, but one besieged by cheating.

How to unlock and catch the flying disc toy in this Fortnite weekly challenge

The season 9, week 3 challenges in Fortnite: Battle Royale have arrived and the biggest obstacle tasks players with throwing and catching a flying disc toy. Here's how to unlock the disc and complete this challenge.

Jumpman leaps into Fortnite with Epic Games-Nike crossover

Nike is teaming up with Epic Games right before the 2019 NBA Finals with the cosmetic Hang Time set, various challenges to earn styles and back bling, and a limited-time mode called Downtown Drop.

How to find the oversized phone, big piano, and dancing fish statue in Fortnite

The Fortnite week 2 challenges are now available as part of season 9. The biggest challenge this week has players visit an oversized phone, a big piano, and a giant dancing fish trophy on the island. We've got the locations of all three…

Find all seven sky platforms with our guide to this weekly Fortnite challenge

Fortnite season 9 is finally here and with it comes a set of new challenges. One of the biggest obstacles players face this week tasks them with finding and visiting all the sky platforms on the map. Here's how to do it.

Grab our map guide before jumping off the battle bus into Fortnite season 9

Fortnite season 9 is finally here! With it, there is a revamped and futuristic Fortnite season 9 map for players to check out. There are several new versions of existing locations including Neo Tilted, Pressure Plant, Mega Mall, and more…

Use the treasure map and find the Battle Star in this week's Fortnite Challenge

The Fortnite week 10 challenges have arrived as we near the end of season 8. One of the biggest challenges this week is a two-part challenge that tasks us with searching the treasure map signpost in Junk Junction and Paradise Palms for a…

Fortnite update’s Shadow Bomb turns you into an invisible and nimble ninja

Fortnite's new Shadow Bomb renders a Battle Royale player temporarily invisible, opening up a new way to escape or attack unsuspecting enemies. Save the World also gets a new gun while Creative welcomes some tasty additions.

Grab a cannon and shoot through flaming hoops for this week's Fortnite challenge

The Fortnite flaming hoops challenge is back as part of the Fortnite season 8, week 10 challenges. You must launch yourself through the flaming hoops with a cannon. We are going to show you where to find the hoops and how to complete this…

Fortnite is getting a Star-Lord character skin and Dance Off emote

Epic Games and Marvel teamed up for a few skin sets for the Fortnite item shop. The first set features a collection focused on Black Widow. A data mine revealed that Marvel Skin Set 2 features the Guardians of the Galaxy leader, Star-Lord.

Equip your favorite dance emote for this week's Fortnite challenge guide

The Fortnite week 9 challenges are here as we near the end of season 9. One of the biggest challenges tasks is to dance between three ice sculptures, dinosaurs, and hot springs. We are going to help you find these locations and complete…

Become your favorite Avenger and tackle this week's Fortnite Endgame challenges

The Fortnite Avengers Endgame event is finally here! Players can play as either the heroes or Thanos' army. This limited time event comes with its own challenges including using Iron Man's repulsors, collecting Infinity Stones, and much…

Swing Thor’s Stormbreaker during the Fortnite-Avengers: Endgame crossover

Epic Games revealed a new crossover with Marvel and Disney's Avengers: Endgame film, showing off Captain America's shield. Players will also get to summon the powers of a god as well when they wield Thor's Stormbreaker.