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2017 video game developed by Epic Games

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Fortnite is an online video game developed by Epic Games and released in 2017. It is available in three distinct game mode versions that otherwise share the same general gameplay and game engine: Fortnite: Save the World, a cooperative shooter-survival game for up to four players to fight off zombie-like creatures and defend objects with fortifications they can build; Fortnite Battle Royale, a free-to-play battle royale game in which up to 100 players fight to be the last person standing; and Fortnite Creative, in which players are given complete freedom to create worlds and battle arenas. Save the World and Battle Royale were released in 2017 as early access titles, while Creative was released on December 6, 2018. Save the World is available only for Windows, macOS, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One, while Battle Royale and Creative released for all those platforms, and also for Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android devices. The game is expected to also launch with the release of the next-generation PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles.

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Epic Games Is Seeking a Restraining Order Against Apple [Video]

Epic Games Is Seeking a Restraining Order Against Apple

Epic recently introduced an option for gamers who play ‘Fortnite’ on mobile to purchase V-bucks for a cheaper price directly from Epic.

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Epic Games asks judge to block Fortnite's removal [Video]

Epic Games asks judge to block Fortnite's removal

Epic Games said on Monday it was seeking to block Apple's removal of Fortnite from its app store and has asked a judge to prevent any retaliatory action against its other games in the store. Libby..

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'Fortnite' Company Epic Games Files Suit Against Apple and Google [Video]

'Fortnite' Company Epic Games Files Suit Against Apple and Google

Both Apple and Google removed 'Fortnite' from their app stores on Thursday.

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Google Pulled “Fortnite” From Play Store [Video]

Google Pulled “Fortnite” From Play Store

Google Pulled “Fortnite” From Play Store

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Apple and Google boot "Fortnite" from app stores [Video]

Apple and Google boot "Fortnite" from app stores

Apple and Google removed popular video game "Fortnite" from their app stores on Thursday for allegedly violating the companies' in-app payment guidelines, prompting developer Epic Games to file federal..

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