Fortnite is adding cars this week

The Joy Ride update will hit Wednesday.

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Fortnite is adding cars in the Joy Ride update.

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Fortnite is finally adding cars to the game, it revealed Monday. The Joy Ride update is coming on Wednesday, Aug. 5, Fortnite tweeted.

"It's not just a name. It's a warning," the tweet said alongside a picture of a blue and red car with a logo reading Whiplash.

The battle royale shooter said it would be adding vehicles when it launched Fortnite Season 3 in June, but this is the first time they'll be available in the game. 

new Atlantis-like area called Coral Castle has also been revealed in the map this week, CNET sister site GameSpot said. It's north of Sweaty Sands, with a castle standing in receding floodwaters.

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