But since PUBG's arrival on Steam early access in March, the game quickly became the most popular title in the battle royale genre.
In addition to the usual guns, grenades and armor, players will also be able to utilize Fortnite's building system to better ensure that they're the ones enjoying the poultry dinner prize at the end of it all. 100 players parachute down onto a small section of the map and must scavenge for supplies and be the last person standing before a toxic cloud or plague wipes them from the face of this earth. The only major difference is that Fornite Battle Royale players can break down buildings and other resources to build structures of their own.
Enormous blob of fat blocking London sewer
They caution against expecting quick results as the fatberg is 250 yards long and weighs as much as 11 double-decker busses. Inspections by CCTV showed that the sewer, which is 47 inches high and 27.6 inches wide is blocked by the fatberg.
The mode officially launches on the 26th September, but those who already own Fortnite can try it out now via a special public test.
In the reveal of Fortnite Battle Royale, Epic Games' worldwide creative director Donald Mustard specifically referenced H1Z1 and PUBG, showing how much influence the popularity of these games have in the world of game development. "The new Battle Royale mode was so much fun we made a decision to share it with everyone to get feedback".
Destiny 2 servers down for four hours today
You can also find a detailed walkthough that goes through all the Nessus Treasure Map Locations that you can buy from Cayde-6. Companion apps such as third-party apps will see their services disrupted while the company is doing server maintenance.
Fortnite will also be available on discount this week at 25% off the Standard and Deluxe Founder's Packs. Grand Theft Auto 5 (GTA 5) has announced a Battle Royale mode as well. Check out the trailer for Fortnite's Battle Royale mode below. Let us know, join us on Discord, on our Facebook page, or Twitter.
Coast Guard urges boating safety as Irma approaches
Northern Command said that the military was working through FEMA to support authorities in Florida, as well as in the U.S. President Donald Trump offered the US Coast Guard another unusual compliment on Sunday.