Epic Games has decided to postpone the new features planned for its game Fortnite, including the highly anticipated Season 3.
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Epic Games ‘ defers updates of Fortnite
A few weeks ago, Epic Games explained that the game Fortnite came to exceed the cap (impressive) out of 350 million players in the world. A game in which the hearing has obviously exploded in the containment related to the coronavirus, and that season 3 was expected for yesterday, June 4th.
“Was “, because in the light of the events that hit currently the United States, Epic Games has decided to postpone the planned updates for Fortnite. Thus, the long-awaited season 3 will not be finally available until the 17th of June next. Ditto on the side of the event ” The system “, whose launch has been postponed to Monday 15 June.
On the side of Epic Games, explained : ” The events that we are currently experiencing are a painful reminder of the injustices that cross always our society, whether it is the denial of the most fundamental human rights or harm is obvious or insidious racism toward people of color. We are perfectly aware of the sorrow felt by our friends, families, teams, players and communities. “
Epic Games is obviously not the first actor in the video game to change its content, it is also the case for Activision, which decided to postpone the release of major new features for its Call of Duty games. Idem du côté de chez Sony, including the presentation of the long-awaited PS5, which was initially planned for yesterday evening, has finally been shifted to a later date.
In regards to Fortnite, the game has already been confirmed for the future PS5 and Xbox Series X. The game will be first launched in its present form, is based on Unreal Engine 4 and in free-to-play, but will switch the side of the Unreal Engine 5 in the course of the year 2021.