Ever since Fortnite Battle Royale first launched 50v50 as a time-limited occasion mode final 12 months, some people–including Fraser Brown on this very site–have referred to as for it to grow to be a everlasting fixture. Welll builders Epic Games haven’t confirmed that but, however they’ve talked about retaining some form of “larger squad mode” round always. They’ve been gabbing about what they’re engaged on proper now, see, together with enhancing efficiency and connections in addition to including a ‘Playground’ occasion mode for gamers to lark about.
“We’ve heard you about your love for 50v50 and we’re currently evaluating keeping a larger squad mode live at all times for those who enjoy that type of battling more!” Epic stated of their version 5 “State of Development” post.
They clarify that they’ve been see the Limited Time Modes “as a space that allows us to explore different tweaks to the main game mode (e.g. Building Resources) and do things we wouldn’t normally do in standard playlists”, and that is one which they dig sufficient to contemplate retaining. That’s not a promise, mode, and so they don’t decide to full-on 50v50 both – simply “larger”.
As for Playground, they are saying:
“Battle and build to your heart’s content with an extended period of time to roam around the map as well as increased resource generation. All treasure chests and ammo crates will be spawned, try droppin’ in different spots and scope out the loot. Friendly fire is on so you can scrimmage with your squad (up to 4 friends per match), but fear not you’ll respawn immediately.”
Beyond all that, they gab about enhancing efficiency in all the pieces from load instances to boosting and optimising server tick charges, including extra options to the spectator and replay programs, enhancing constructing on controllers (clearly a characteristic extra for consoles), experimenting with including an in-world indicator for player-placed markers… stuff, numerous stuff.
See the post for extra on all the pieces.