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Fortnite Season 5: Couldn't Care Less, Watching 'Friends'

4 days ago   |   By Forbes

Fortnite season 5 has landed, with the biggest set of updates to the game yet. Is it enough to make me turn off Friends and return to the game? Maybe.
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Fortnite Gets Motion Controls on Switch

4 days ago   |   By IGN

Fortnite's Season 5 update is here and it brings with it two significant changes on Switch.
The update now adds motion controls to Switch. This will let players waggle their Joy-Cons to aim at enemies with a bit more precision. The second change is the ability to use your Epic Games account even if you've played on PlayStation 4.
Epic detailed the downtime for the 5.0 patch yesterday , while the full patch notes were revealed earlier today. Some of the big changes include the map getting an update with a new desert biome, a new vehicle named the All Terrain Kart , some big updates for...
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Fortnite Season 5 Update's Patch Notes Include New Vehicle, Map Areas, Rifts

4 days ago   |   By GameSpot

Season 5 of Fortnite has finally arrived, with developer Epic Games updating the game to introduce new content and tweaks. The patch is currently being pushed out on all platforms across the world, and Epic has released the full Fortnite Season 5 patch notes for what's included. For the battle royale mode, the highlights include the All Terrain Kart, a new vehicle that can carry an entire squad. In addition to that, the map has also been updated with new locations such as Lazy Links and Paradise Palms, and a new desert biome. There's also been some adjustments to the way the Storm circles...
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Fortnite season 5 adds golf karts, portals and Viking weapons

Fortnite season 5 adds golf karts, portals and Viking weapons

4 days ago   |   By MobileSyrup

The fifth season of developer Epic Games' battle royale game sensation Fortnite is now available. While the fourth season of the game was superhero-themed , the latest season of content seems to be centred around time travel. The most significant new addition is the introduction of the four-person golf kart, the first proper vehicles to come to the game following the drivable shopping carts from last season. Additionally, the Moisty Mire map has been replaced entirely with a new desert outpost region which sports a golf course area. Temporal rifts will also now appear on the map, which...
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Fortnite Season 5 Update Adds Nintendo Switch Motion Controls

Fortnite Season 5 Update Adds Nintendo Switch Motion Controls

4 days ago   |   By GameSpot

Fortnite Season 5 has begun, introducing a ton of new map changes as well as outfits and other doodads to collect. If you're playing on the Nintendo Switch, though, you have one more surprise waiting for you. That version added gyroscopic motion controls, according to today's patch notes. That should make aiming easier for those who swear by gyro controls, as popularized by games like Splatoon. You can adjust this option in the settings menu. This is one of many changes introduced in the Season 5 rollover. Others include an All-Terrain Kart that can carry an entire squad, new locations...
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Fortnite Season 5: All Battle Pass Outfits

4 days ago   |   By Game Rant

Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass owners gain access to a number of new outfits, including the legendary Drift and Ragnarok outfits, which each have selectable styles.
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Fortnite: How to Play Golf

4 days ago   |   By Game Rant

Fortnite's Season 5 adds all the necessary components to play golf, and it works as a surprisingly functional minigame that can be played with friends
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Fortnite Season 5 Is Live With Map Changes, New Skins, And Battle Pass

Fortnite Season 5 Is Live With Map Changes, New Skins, And Battle Pass

4 days ago   |   By GameSpot

The latest Fortnite update has been successfully released, which means players that jump into game now will find a fresh crop of content to enjoy. This is all part of Fortnite Season 5, which introduces the All Terrain Kart, the Lazy Links and Paradise Palms locations, and has a new desert biome for the map. It also adds in Rifts, which provide new adventures for players to take on. Fortnite's servers went down on July 12 at 4 AM ET / 1 AM PT / 8 AM GMT so that Epic Games could conduct the necessary maintenance to roll out the update. The downtime lasted around an hour and 30 minutes, but...
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Fortnite Battle Royale Kart Gameplay - Season 5

Fortnite Battle Royale Kart Gameplay - Season 5

4 days ago   |   By GameSpot

Season 5 introduces 4 player karts into the world. Allowing you and your squad to both quickly travel across the map, as well as shoot any other players from your vehicle.
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Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass: New Skins, Sprays, Emotes, And More

Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass: New Skins, Sprays, Emotes, And More

4 days ago   |   By GameSpot

The Battle Pass for Season 5 of Fortnite is now available and it's got a whole load of new goodies for players to work towards unlocking. For those unfamiliar with it, the Battle Pass is available to purchase in-game for 950 V-bucks and can be levelled up by playing the game. As you level up the pass, new items are unlocked, and there are around 100 rewards which, according to developer Epic Games, "typically takes between 75 to 150 hours of play" to unlock. When you purchase a Battle Pass, you'll immediately get access to the Drift and Huntress skins. Beyond that there's emotes, gliders...
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Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass: Skins, Price, Free V-Bucks, And How It Works

Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass: Skins, Price, Free V-Bucks, And How It Works

4 days ago   |   By GameSpot

With a new season in Fortnite : Battle Royale comes a new Battle Pass. Season 5 is officially live, and with it, we have the Season 5 Battle Pass. For those already familiar with past versions, the basics of how it works have not changed dramatically-you'll play, complete challenges, rank up, and earn rewards. There are a variety of new skins available along with other cosmetic rewards, and we've also gotten a new category of item called "toys" that you can obtain and then play with during a match. There are, however, some key differences with the Battle Pass to be aware of, some of which...
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Fortnite Season 5: Big Map Changes and New Desert Area

4 days ago   |   By IGN

The map in Season 5 of Fortnite has gotten a major update, including the addition of a desert area on the map.
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Fortnite Season 5: All The Skins, Back Bling, Contrails, Gliders

Fortnite Season 5: All The Skins, Back Bling, Contrails, Gliders

4 days ago   |   By GameSpot

The arrival of Fortnite Season 5 on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and mobile also means there's a brand new Battle Pass featuring a bunch of new cosmetics, ranging from Outfits and Back Bling to Gliders and Contrails. For avid players, this means it's time to start the unlock grind all over, but is it worth the time and effort? We'll let you decide for yourself. We've put together a gallery of all the skins, bling, trails, and gliders that have been added in the latest update, so you can take a look at them and decide whether you really want them. If you're new to Fortnite and not familiar with how...
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‘Fortnite' Season 5 heats things up with a new desert region

‘Fortnite' Season 5 heats things up with a new desert region

4 days ago   |   By Digital Trends

Epic Games has kicked off the fifth season of Fortnite: Battle Royale, and the studio introduced a new desert area in the southeast corner of the game's enormous map. Other additions include a new golf cart.
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Fortnite Season 5 Adds All Terrain Kart for Squad Travel

4 days ago   |   By Game Rant

Alongside Fortnite's official launch of season 5, developer Epic Games adds a new vehicle, the All Terrain Kart , which is large enough for a 4-man squad.
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Fortnite Battle Royale Season 5 Gameplay - New Map, Karts, And Rifts

Fortnite Battle Royale Season 5 Gameplay - New Map, Karts, And Rifts

4 days ago   |   By GameSpot

Fortnite has had a huge update for Season 5, adding in a whole new area of the map with their Worlds Collide event, rifts to send you skywards, Karts to transport your whole team, as well as the usual Battle Pass challenges and new skins, back blings and emotes.
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Fortnite Season 5 is here

4 days ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Epic Games has announced that Fortnite Season 5 is here, and it may very well be one of the game's biggest patches to date. “Worlds collide in Season 5! A viking ship, desert outpost, and ancient statues have appeared on the island, changing the world of Fortnite as we know it. Hop in an ATK...
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Fortnite Season 5 Introduces Golf, Basketball, and Volleyball

4 days ago   |   By IGN

Just as everyone expected, Fortnite now has a golf simulator. OK, few fans expected new sports to play inside Fortnite, but that's exactly what they're doing now that Season 5 has begun.
Fortnite streamers and leakers DieBuddies posted a promotional image hinting at in-game golf early this morning before later posting that it was possible to play basketball, volleyball, and golf.
The trio of sports games are made possible through what Epic has dubbed "toys," which Polygon reports are unlocked by purchasing this season's Battle Pass and performing an emote that generates a basketball, golf...
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