Category: Epic Games

Fortnite is known for its various glitches, the most extreme of which are typically patched quickly by Epic. The company even maintains a public Trello account where players can monitor which bugs are in the pipeline for a fix, as well as the priority Epic has given them. Despite this, some bugs remain in the game and one involves a popular item; with it, players can make themselves invisible.

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The bots — and, indeed, most things added to Fortnite after Epic stopped publishing patch notes — have remained a big mystery for players. The machine-operated opponents behave somewhat erratically and have a habit of suddenly appearing in places you thought you’d just checked out, raising questions over how, exactly, they got there so fast. The answer may be teleportation.

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Fortnite’s often forgotten Pipeman is slowly hiking the island

Epic’s battle royale game Fortniteis home to a large island containing various elements, some more prominent than others. These elements are not easily found in most cases — you’ll have to stumble across them or go hunting for them, otherwise, you may never see them. That’s the case with Pipeman, a human-shaped structure made out of large pipes that is sequestered away behind a large mountain…or,…

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Earlier this month, Epic finally added the helicopters to Fortnite that it had teased with the latest season’s launch. This new vehicle is referred to as the ‘Choppa’ and it is designed to carry a total of five players, one of whom must operate the helicopter as the pilot. Though Choppas have built-in rockets, they’re not quite as precise as using a rifle, and that’s where a new exploit comes in.

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Fortnite v12.21 downtime detailed: Here’s what to expect

Hot on the heels of its most recent update comes yet another patch for Fortnite, bringing the game to version 12.21. Epic revealed the downtime plans on Monday, stating that the update will be rolling out earlier than it usually does. Once it arrives, players will likely get access to some new cosmetics and more, but the company been unusually quiet about what it has planned.

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Team Rumble, the team deathmatch mode in Fortnite that includes respawning, has been plagued by some pretty major bugs lately, including missing teammate arrows, failure to load into the Battle Bus, and dropping into the middle of a nearly-over match. Epic is finally addressing these issues, it revealed in tweets on Friday, while revealing that the late-match loading actually is a bug.

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Remote Explosives (C4), the explosive item Epic Games unvaulted in Fortnite a little over two weeks ago, was silently nerfed this week. The change was likely made in response to complaints from players who have criticized the weapon as overpowered and too common in the game. Going forward, it’ll be harder to get these explosives from Supply Drops and Chests, plus fewer are available in a drop.

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With a lot of people attempting to stay home as much as possible, there are a lot of folks who are in search of entertainment. For PC players, a good place to potentially turn is the Epic Games Store, which at the beginning of this year extended its weekly free games promotion through 2020. A new batch of free games went live today, and they could be well worth a download if you’re on the lookout…

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Fortnite changes you’ve missed: Slurp Trucks gone, cabbages inbound

There’s a good chance you’ve missed some of the most recent changes and leaks in Fortnite, not the least of which is the sudden, quiet removal of the Slurp Trucks. Data-miners have been picking through the most recent update game files and have identified some interesting bits of information that hint at future consumables, including cabbages.

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Fortnite Helicopters arrive: Here’s what players should know

As expected, Epic Games has added helicopters as the newest vehicles in its hit game Fortnite. The vehicle was first teased by Epic itself in the current season’s launch trailer; it can also be found on the game’s website. Following multiple leaks and ample speculation, the company has officially revealed the new vehicle with a brief look at Deadpool, as well.

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