New Fortnite: Battle Royale Limited-Time Modes And Items Teased
50v50 mode is getting a second run.
Since the short-lived 50v50 mode it introduced back in December, Fortnite developer Epic has been regularly holding limited-time events for the game's free Battle Royale mode, and even more are on the way in the near future. In an update on its official website, Epic gave players a peek at some of the limited-time modes it plans to hold for Battle Royale soon, including the return of the 50v50 event.
According to Epic, approximately five limited-time modes will run in Fortnite: Battle Royale "in the next month or so." The developer hasn't detailed which of the events will be held first, nor has it provided a time table for when they'll roll out, but one of the modes players can expect to play is another 50v50 event. Unlike the previous version, Epic says this one will be "closer to the 50v50 trailer experience," with more supply drops and a bus for each team.
In addition to that, Epic plans to hold a limited-time Blitz Mode in Battle Royale, which will feature shorter matches than usual. Epic also says it will introduce modes that feature team sizes in between 50v50 and squads (which features four-player groups). You can read more about some of Fortnite: Battle Royale's upcoming limited-time modes on Epic's website.
On top of the new limited-time modes, Epic has also teased some new items that are coming to Battle Royale. These include a Glider modeled after a Chinese dragon, a spacesuit outfit, and a Llama Unicorn Pickaxe. Epic hasn't announced when the items will be available in Battle Royale, but it has shared concept art for them, which you can take a look at above.
Fortnite's current limited-time mode, Shooting Test #1, is going on now on PS4, Xbox One, and PC, following shortly after the end of the Sniper Shootout event. Epic rolled out a new update for Battle Royale earlier this week, introducing a new weapon: the Crossbow. The developer also introduced a set of Ski Skins to Battle Royale to celebrate the upcoming Winter Olympic Games.
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