UPDATE 10 p.m .: Similar to the most recent leaks from Fortnite have proven, Epic’s Battle Royale big is getting a zero battle mode – and, sorry, if you happen to have been hoping to catch your breath, it is stay now.
Epic calls its socially minded newcomer Social gathering Royale Mode and has described it in a single E-mail is distributed to content material creators (thanks PC Gamer) as an “experimental and evolving area” for players to “stroll in” [their] Weapons and mats behind “.
Additionally it is mentioned that there are plans to run some in-game checks this Friday, Could 1st at 2pm UK time that might give a tantalizing glimpse into the developer’s future intentions for its stunning new mode.
Has anybody bought these emails? Appears like they’re doing one thing about snipers and aiming help. I do know when you could have this as a result of I’ve it proper now pic.twitter.com/xqOc0dliTK
– HYPEX (@HYPEX) April 29, 2020
ORIGINAL STORY 12.12 p.m .: The most recent Fortnite leaks have revealed a brand new island map that seems to function a brand new no-fight mode.
The cardboard, codenamed Papaya, appears like a smaller model of the primary island Battle Royale. There’s a central hub, previously referred to as the plaza space, which homes cellphone cubicles the place you may swap skins whilst you play.
There are additionally mini-game areas the place you may problem associates in foot and car races, glider flying challenges, soccer, and energy boating.
Longtime Fortnite followers will discover that the Devourer skeleton seems to have washed ashore on the sport’s unique map as properly.
Fortnite leaker ShiinaBR has printed the next description of a no-combat mode that seems to be primarily based on the brand new Papaya map. As an alternative of Battle Royale it’s referred to as “Social gathering Royale”.
“Welcome to the occasion! Depart your weapons and mats behind and hang around with associates, play video games, good your skydive and way more. The occasion is simply getting began!”
Leaked “papaya” card!
(over @VastBlastt & @FNBRHQ) pic.twitter.com/DmKxeK0XUj
– ShiinaBR – Fortnite Leaks (@ShiinaBR) April 29, 2020
It’d sound like an odd idea – a model of battle royale with out the combat. However Fortnite is