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Epic Games deny Store software spying accusations

If you jacked into the world wide whisperhell at a certain time yesterday, you might have come away with the impression that the Epic Games Store software was spying on you for China. Gamingchair detectives prodding at the Epic Games Launcher recently discovered that the client scans your Steam account, investigates what other software is running on your PC, does something with Internet browser root…

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Fortnite vehicles: The Baller and pirate cannons vehicle locations, Season 8 best vehicles, stats and strategies

Fortnite doesn't have many vehicles, with all but one removed from the lineup that dominated much of Season 7. However, joining the Quadcrasher are two new vehicles - the cannon and the driftboard. One is essentially a shopping trolley that fires cannonballs and people, while the other would make even Marty McFly jealous. In this guide, we'll go over all of the stats for each…

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Fortnite treasure map loading screen Battle Star location – magnifying glass location

X marks the spot, or in this case, the magnifying glass marks the spot. Fortnite's third week of Season 8 requires players to go and find a specific point in the map that's marked by a loading screen. The location itself is fascinating and will reward you with not just a Battle Star for your troubles, but also a few treasure chests and some interesting…

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Fortnite challenges: Week 3, Battle Pass challenges, Tips for Fortnite challenges

It's another week in Fortnite's eighth season and this time it brings with it a few new challenges that require the use of ziplines, traps, and the new Baller vehicle. There's also one that requires you to look at the location in one of the loading screens given to you for obtaining the Battle Pass. This guide will give you all of the challenges in…

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Fortnite rolls out human hamster balls

Delightfully daft new orb vehicles are now rolling around Fortnite Battle Royale, big hamster ball-looking rollies complete with a grappling gun to swing around. I honestly couldn't tell you if this new 'Baller' vehicle is good because I, and everyone else I saw in one, was too busy larking about to play seriously. Which is certainly enough for me. Today's update also changed the rarely-used…

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Fortnite pirate camp – pirate camp locations

A new season in Fortnite means a whole bunch of challenges that unlock over the next few weeks. The first week has us seeking out the brand new pirate camps. These swashbucklers have gone out hunting for treasure and set up their bases of operations in seven locations in total. You'll need to visit them all to complete the challenge, but you can always loot…

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Fortnite giant face locations – find the desert, jungle, and snow giant faces

  Fortnite's new season has begun and one of the challenges in the first week has us seeking some giant faces on the rock formations. They can be a bit hard to spot, but you only need to be nearby all three of them for the game to tick off that particular location. This guide will go over all of the giant faces that you…

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Fortnite furthest north, furthest south, furthest east, and furthest west sign locations

Fortnite's eighth season has a pirate theme and what is more pirate-like than going on an adventure? In this particular challenge, you need to find the furthest points that face North, South, East, and West. This doesn't mean that they're always going to be exactly to the point on a compass. So this guide has all the locations on the map highlighted, as well as…

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Fortnite health and shields – apple locations, campfire locations, healing item tips and strategies

Keeping your vitals up is key to winning games in Fortnite, and the newly implemented "environmental campfires" present another layer to the whole healing game. It's very important to keep plenty of healing items and potions on your person, knowing when to take them in order to patch yourself up after a fight. This guide goes over the healing items in the game, both health…

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Fortnite volcano vent locations – how to get some air

With the introduction of Season 8, there are some big changes to the map. One is the new volcano in the north-east of the region, that has also unearthed some vents. These vents propel anyone who jumps into them into the air. While the challenge only requires that you interact with a single vent per game, we've put all the vents we've discovered so far…

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Lawsuit claims Fortnite’s random loot boxes were ‘deceptive’

Epic Games’ lawyers seem to be being kept quite busy at the moment, with yet another lawsuit targeting the company. This latest filing, which targets the lesser played survival version of Fortnite, Save The World, alleges that the blind loot boxes (which were recently pulled from the game) were “a predatory scheme,” that “mercilessly…lured minors and other purchasers.”

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Fortnite guide (V8.00) – Fortnite tips, beginner’s guide, advanced tips and strategies

Fortnite's Season 8 has struck, introducing a variety of map changes, bug fixes, and renewed interest into Epic Games' beast of a battle royale. Now more than ever, there's a lot to learn if you're just jumping into Fortnite now - not just a great deal of weapons and locations with which to familiarise yourself, but a whole host of interlocking systems from building and…

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Fortnite Season 8 update – new locations, pirate cannons, skins, Battle Pass info

It's finally here! Season 8 of Fortnite has arrived at last, bringing with it a plethora of changes, some of which were definitely expected but others of which certainly were not. Whatever the case, there's a lot of ground to cover with this new season, so let's get started! Our Fortnite Season 8 guide will walk you through everything you need to know about the…

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Fortnite locations guide (V8.00) – Fortnite map locations, best place to land, best locations in Season 8

[caption id="attachment_653911" align="alignnone" width="1212"] Click the above image to view it at highest resolution.[/caption] Fortnite's map is no stranger to change, with its many locations altering or even disappearing altogether over the course of each season. And now, [block id="635651" title="Fortnite Season 8"] has begun, injecting some long-overdue change into the north-eastern quadrant of the Fortnite island. Our Fortnite map and locations guide collates all…

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Fortnite Patch Notes (V8.00) – Fortnite V8.00 Update with analysis

Season 8 of Fortnite has arrived at last! Packed with all sorts of new content, from various map changes and new mobility items to a suspiciously familiar contextual Ping system - the V8.00 Patch Notes for Fortnite are Epic Games' most concerted attempt so far to wrest control of the battle royale genre back from its rising competitor, Apex Legends. Our Fortnite Patch Notes page…

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Yarr! Fortnite Season 8 erupts with lava and pirates

Pirates and their natural meme enemies, ninjas, have brought their decade-old cyberfight to Fortnite with the launch of Season 8. Epic have once again reshaped the landscape of their free-to-play battle royale 'em up, sprouting a volcano sicking up lava. What I'm most interested to see, however, is the pirate cannons now scattered around the map, which players can use to fire boooring cannon balls…

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Epic are teasing a pirate theme for Fortnite Battle Royale season 8

Arr, mateys! With season 8 of Fortnite Battle Royale just a few days away, developers Epic Games are teasing a pirate theme. It makes sense – with the snow that’s been coating the island for the last few months presumably set to melt now that spring is almost here, there should be plenty of water around. Perfect for sailing and skulduggery.

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Fortnite big numbers: $100,000,000 in prizes & 7.6 million concurrent players

Big numbers, I've come to understand, are what people enjoy in video games more than anything. Friends, I have a small number of Fortnite Battle Royale big numbers to share with you. Epic today announced details of the Fortnite World Cup, which will take a bite out of the $100,000,000 (£77 million) they're putting up for prizes this year, including $1,000,000 (£770 thousand) each week…

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Fortnite living life to the max with new Driftboards

A hoverboard has flipped a sick 720 nollie reverso ted talk into Fortnite Battle Royale today with this week's update. An earthquake is seemingly rumbling into action ahead of Season 8's start next week, perhaps signalling another cataclysmic climate-changing event, but if the snow might soon melt let's right now live an xtreme life to the max. These natty technoplanks let players whizz around at…

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Epic sue organisers of rubbish Fortnite Live festival in Norwich

Photo: ITV News Anglia Adding legal injury to public insult, Epic Games are suing Exciting Events, organisers of a disastrous Fortnite-themed festival in Norwich. The utterly naff-looking event made for some amusing headlines over the weekend, with the BBC covering it here. Despite the Fortnite Live festival invoking the name and using character art from Epic's battle royale shooter, it was unsurprisingly unofficial. In a…

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