Epic Games has announced, among other things, that Fortnite free-to-play Battle Royale mode will be getting a nice little performance boost in the near future. The better news is that it won’t be just for those who’ve splashed out the extra cash for a PS4 Pro.
Writing over on the Fortnite Blog, Epic Games has detailed what to expect in terms of future updates. The big one is obviously the 60 frames-per-second boost for all consoles. So that means base PS4, PS4 Slim, and PS4 Pro, as well as the various Xbox One machines. According to Epic Games, this update should go live towards the end of February.
The developer is also working on further optimisations to improve loading times and performance. There will also be improved online matchmaking to make things fairer for players, as well as adding servers for the US West Coast and Brazil. This should help in improving ping times for players, therefore reducing lag in online games. There’s nothing worse than being beaten by lag…
Naturally, Epic is also working on new cosmetic items for players to earn and buy, as well as new modes and features which you can read about through here, because if we wrote every little thing we’d be here all bloody day. Ain’t nobody got time for that.
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Considering how Fortnite began and where it’s going now, we’d say Epic is really sticking the knife into the competition. By competition we naturally mean PUBG over on the Xbox One. PUBG has been a massive success on Microsoft’s machine, though it has come under fire for poor performance.
Will you be tempted to try out Fortnite on PS4 once the 60FPS update has landed? Or are you not interested in the competitive scene? Ping us down below and let us know what you think.
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