Good news, gamers! (Bad news, parents of easily distracted schoolchildren.)
Roughly two weeksin an invite-only beta, the free-to-play gaming sensation is now available to anyone who owns a recent iPhone or iPad. You no longer need an invite to get in on the action.
What's Fortnite, you ask? Why, it's only the cartoony megahit video game that plays like a cross between Minecraft and The Hunger Games, where 100 players paradrop onto an island, loot for awesome weapons, and fight to be the last man standing. The game's also on PS4, Xbox and PC, but raking in hundreds of millions of dollars.. Yes, it's free, but it's also
If Fortnite sounds familiar, you might also be thinking of its rival PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG), a far grittier, more realistic take on the Battle Royale genre which technically came out first. That one's also.
But PUBG didn't haveto help get its mobile version off the ground. why Fortnite has been eating PUBG's lunch.