Fortnite Playground LTM Returns Very Soon With New Improvements

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Fortnite's much-loved Playground mode will return on July 25, developer Epic Games has announced. There will be a number of new additions this time around, including team select options and the ability to drive the newly released all-terrain kart. Additionally, Epic is promising "lots more loot," though a specific list of items has not been released yet. [Update: Fortnite's 5.10 update is out now, and the patch notes details all of the changes to Playground coming on Wednesday.]

The full list of changes for the new Playground mode will be published in the 5.10 patch notes tomorrow, July 24. Keep checking back with GameSpot for more.

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Now Playing: Fortnite Gets Birthday Event, Playground LTM Returns Very Soon - GS News Update

Originally released at the start of July, Playground is intended to be a "low-pressure environment" that acts much like a private server. It allows players to explore the map and play around with up to three friends, free from the risk of being eliminated by other people. The mode was removed a couple weeks back, with Epic saying at the time it would bring it back with some changes at a later date.

July 24 marks the first anniversary of Fortnite's release, and Epic is celebrating the occasion with a limited time event that lets you take on a set of special quests to unlock birthday-themed cosmetics and an XP bonus. There will be three different quests to complete, each of which offers a different reward. Players who manage to complete all three of the quests before the event ends on August 7 will receive a Birthday Cake Back Bling.

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