Battle Royale modes, where gamers fight to the death until only one player survives to take home the chicken dinner are incredibly popular on traditional consoles, PC, and mobile devices. Fortnite had been topping charts on Twitch, increasing viewership for many streamers.
As the name infers, Fortnite Custom Matches give players more control over the rules and options of the games they play - allowing them to alter rulesets and so on.
While it's impossible to say what's being planned, it certainly looks like Epic Games are up to something.
Now, Jason Massongill (Social Media Manager for SIEA) has interviewed the design lead for Fortnite, Eric Williamson. Epic Games is still listening to the community for their feedback, but for now, they are sticking with the new equip times for the shotguns until they can fix the strength of the guns.
Here's an excerpt of the interview via PlayStation blogs, where they talked about updates.
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They then measured the impact on the positiveness or negativeness of those users' own posts. The updates will be rolled out globally over the next two weeks.
Fortnite is being updated tomorrow at around 9am in the morning, so there's the chance that something could happen then.
In addition, it seems that Epic Games will be offering up both Rare and Epic versions of the weapon, and it may be available via the new Vending Machines.
EW: I think our inventory system has had such a positive impact overall.
Small alterations, such as being able to automatically pick up ammunition, the trajectory of thrown weapons being given a visual cue, and more fun things like the shot distance reader, have combined to make a big difference. Some of our items also don't take any inventory space, so running through a pile of loot to pick it all up is a really satisfying moment. This has created a new layer with its building mechanics, added new film-inspired skins and introduced wacky new weapons into the mix. You can check out Epic's full post on Reddit.
Fortnite iOS has been a bonafide success since launch with revenue surpassing the likes of Pokemon Go and Candy Crush Saga and finding a place in the top 10 grossing list on iPhone in 23 countries.