Fortnite’s Battle Royale mode is turning into an more and more massive deal – it just lately propelled the sport total to 20 million unique players, simply forward of the mighty PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. Accordingly, builders Epic have revealed a weblog acknowledging weaknesses in its present state, and outlining an formidable plan to help it sooner or later, together with customized video games, match help, extra objects and weapons, and many extra.
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The Fortnite crew acknowledge some deficiencies on the sport’s social aspect and on crew killing. They’re engaged on making it simpler to search out new associates, whether or not by rediscovering individuals you “had a great game with” or by importing associates from different social networks. They admit they “dropped the ball” on crew killing, and say final week they started casting a wider web to catch extra offenders, issuing “numerous warnings and bans.”
They are additionally engaged on higher analytical fashions to catch the worst offenders, and in the long term, “would love to have the ability to pair you with players with good reputation.” This probably implies the inverse, which might be throwing poisonous gamers in a single bucket collectively – a tactic that PUBG could already be using, in response to anecdotal evidence from cheaters and griefers.
The map is getting up to date with extra factors of curiosity to fill in “some of the empty spaces and introduce more gameplay variety.” Here’s a preview:
An stock revamp, extra cosmetics, extra detailed post-match stats, and a brand new capturing mannequin to take away bullet unfold whereas aiming down sights are additionally deliberate for the quick time period. Further sooner or later, Epic say they’re “just beginning to scratch the surface of what we want to do” in terms of including new weapons and objects, and so they have massive plans for Battle Royale’s aggressive potential:
“We have early efforts exploring how we can expose tournament support, custom matches and leaderboards, and then combine that with the ability to modify some of the game rules as an offering. Custom games and tournament support also leans on spectator support. So yes, we’re working on a fully functioning spectator system and we look forward to sharing more details next year.”