For those not yet in the know, Fortnite is a fast-paced and hectic shooter game that requires forward-planning and high mechanical skill to be successful. Players are pitted against 99 opponents, sky-diving out of a floating Battle Bus and choosing a location to land in before scrambling for weapons and resources to protect themselves, and hunt down members of the opposite teams. As if that wasn't enough to contend with, a deadly storm will begin to encircle the island shortly after the round starts, shrinking in size every few minutes to limit the available play space and force players into battles to the death.
If you think that sounds like fun, then you're not the only one. Fortnite currently has over 125 million players worldwide, helping the game reach a level of mainstream impact few games have found before (case in point, Drake recently streamed himself playing the game on Twitch, breaking the record for the most-viewed gaming stream of all time). And best of all, it's free to download, so it won't cost you a cent to play (although you can always spend a little on custom outfits for your character).
Fortnite on mobile
Up 'til recently, Fortnite could only be played on gaming consoles or PCs. But since its release on iOS ...
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