Radical Heights Falters in the Increasingly Bloated Battle Royale Genre

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"We're bringing the servers offline for emergency upkeep". We presently don't have any ETA on when servers shall be again up. That, as you can guess, is not good when you have a game as popular as Fortnite is.

"Not only did it break records for concurrent Twitch views, it caused searches on Pornhub to increase 824 percent above average".

Epic Games has stepped off the deep end with its most recent legendary outfit: the Leviathan.

One of the things we've been talking about is, 'does it make sense to ever consider more than a hundred players?' I think there's a lot of technological considerations for something like that. "Other games being searched Minecraft, Pokemon, Rainbox Six Siege and Fortnite's rival platform, PUBG (PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds)". It's a tough problem to solve because they're different paces of game. "We're sorry", Epic Games said in a post on their official website. We'll know soon enough, though, as Epic says it has a detailed postmortem about this week's issues in the works. "We messed up here".

Fortnite, specifically its Battle Royale mode, has taken over the world of gaming, being entirely free to play on consoles and PC, with a mode where players are dropped into a small island map, either solo or in teams of up to four, and must fight to survive.

"For our Save the World folks, this weekend we will be offering a Troll Stash Llama in the loot tab for free".

In addition, Battle Royale players will receive a "pack of Battle Stars", which are used to rank up the Battle Pass and earn rewards. Unlike the freebies on the store, these will require downtime to distribute, so that will happen as part of the planned update for the week (which is likely to come between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, United States time).