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Fortnite from Epic Games first arrived on PC 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. But the game didn’t soar to popularity until 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, the most popular online video game in the U.S.

Two vault-dwellers and a helmet from a set of power armor.

Epic Games just teased a Fallout and Fortnite crossover

Considering how big Fallout is right now, it only makes sense that it'll pop up in Fortnite. Thanks to a post from Epic Games, we know now that it's happening.
Caper an Alias in Fortnite.

How to link Fortnite accounts on Xbox, PlayStation, and Switch

Fortnite characters by a car.

When does the new Fortnite season start?

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How to play Fortnite on a Mac: all methods, explained

Nanner Ringer emote in Fortnite

Can you fix the Fortnite servers not responding error?

Fortnite characters by a car.

How many skins are in Fortnite?

Korra in Fortnite key art.

How to use Waterbending in Fortnite

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Fortnite performance guide: best settings, fps boost, and more

Banana of the Gods

Where to get the Banana of the Gods in Fortnite

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Can you get free V-Bucks in Fortnite?

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How to win Fortnite Solos, Duos, Zero Build, and more

Caper an Alias in Fortnite.

From Batman to LeBron: The best Fortnite skins of all time

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The best places to land in Fortnite (Chapter 5, Season 2)

Choosing the best places to land in Fortnite is key to your survival and winning. Here are the best landing spots in Fortnite for chapter 5, season 1.
Thunderbolt of Zeus

How to get the Thunderbolt of Zeus in Fortnite

The Thunderbolt of Zeus lets you rise into the air and hurl lightning bolts at foes below you. Here's everything you need to know about this thundrous item.
Wings of Icarus

How to get Wings of Icarus in Fortnite

Fortnite has added the ability for you to equip some very famous wings that let you soar through the sky and divebomb your foes. Here's what you need to know.
Characters fishing in LEGO Fortnite.

How to refund Fortnite skins, cars, and other store items

We've all made purchases we've wound up regretting. Sometimes, those purchases come in the form of Fortnite cosmetics. Here's how to get a refund in Fortnite.
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How to play split-screen in Fortnite

You can now drop into Fornite with a friend on the same console in split-screen mode. Just follow these few steps for some couch co-op battle royale action.
Renegade Runner Fortnite loading screen.

It’s not on the App Store: How to play Fortnite on iPhone and iPad

The most popular game in the world is no longer on the biggest gaming platform. But there are still ways to play Fortnite on your iPhone if you know the tricks.
Fortnite characters by a car.

How to track your Fortnite player statistics

Fortnite doesn't do a great job of monitoring your statistics. Thankfully, there are several websites that allow you to access all the data you'd ever need.
Characters fishing in LEGO Fortnite.

Where to find Vendetta Flopper in Lego Fortnite

Of all the fish in Lego Fortnite, the Vendetta Flopper is by far the rarest in the school. Fear not, because we can teach you the secrets to making the catch.
Fortnite Android version running on a smartphone.

How to get Fortnite on your Android phone or tablet

Fortnite may not be on the Google Play Store, but it's still available through Epic. Here's how to side-load the official app and jump back in.
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How to change your Fortnite name on desktop and console

The name that you display in Fortnite is just as important as the skins you wear. We'll teach you how -- and how often -- you can switch up your username.
Concept art for Disney's Fortnite experience.

Fortnite is getting a Disney universe made by Epic Games

Epic Games is making a Fortnite universe based around Disney properties like Star Wars following a new billion-dollar partnership between the two companies.
Solid Snake aiming a pistol out of a box in Fortnite.

Fortnite is coming back to iOS, but Epic Games still isn’t happy about it

Fortnite will return to iOS in some European countries this year because of the EU's Digital Markets Act.
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Rock Band 4 gets its final piece of DLC next week after over 8 years of support

The final piece of weekly DLC for Rock Band 4 will drop on January 25 as Harmonix shifts its focus to Fortnite Festival.
Redcap in a bucket bath.

How to get the free Redcap skin in Fortnite

This free mushroom skin is only available for a limited time. Here's what you need to do to claim this rare outfit.
Jonesy running in Fortnite.

The best battle royale games

Battle royales are some of the most popular games out there. From Fortnite to Call of Duty: Warzone, these are the best battle royale games available now.
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The best multiplayer games on PC

No matter what you're looking for, there's a multiplayer PC game to suit your needs. From space ninjas to rocket cars, here are the best multiplayer PC games.
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The best video games of December 2023: The Finals, Asgard’s Wrath 2, and more

This December was surprisingly packed with great new games, from Asgard's Wrath 2 to a great Apple Arcade-exclusive Sonic adventure.
Nanner Ringer emote in Fortnite

Is Fortnite down right now? Login, queue and matchmaking issues

Having trouble logging into Fortnite? You aren't alone. Here's what we know about the outage so far and when you can expect to play again.
Lamborghini in Fortnite

How to get the Lamborghini car body in Fortnite

If you want to score the Lamborghini Car Body style in Fortnite, you'll need to first purchase a specific bundle in Rocket League. Here's how to do it.
A weapon mod bench in Fortnite.

How to mod weapons in Fortnite

Modding your weapon can give it a more personal feel in Fortnite, but the process of actually tweaking it is rather difficult to do and discover on your own.
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How to unlock the Holiday Boxy outfit in Lego Fortnite

Lego Fortnite is kind of a gift in itself, but there are still more things to unwrap this holiday season. The Holiday Boxy skin is free if you get it soon.
Solid Snake aiming a pistol out of a box in Fortnite.

Fortnite’s new modes are fun, but don’t sleep on Battle Royale’s great update

Fortnite's big new games are getting a lot of attention, but its Battle Royale mode received an equally exciting update that's getting overshadowed.

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