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Fortnite's Playground is finally here, and you can play it right now

The four-player practice mode has arrived at last.

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Fortnite's  four-player practice mode is available after a brief delay.

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Fortnite: Battle Royale's much-anticipated Playground mode finally went live late Monday, after fans had waited nearly a week for it to return after a rocky initial debut.

Developer Epic Games was forced to roll back last week's update after it caused problems with the game's multiplayer matchmaking, but it seems to have sorted out the problem.

"Success! All players can now join in on the fun in the Playground LTM. Drop in and let your imagination run wild," the company wrote on Twitter.

It offered more details on Reddit, where they noted that the volume of players eager to try the new mode might cause some error messages.

"Please remember to change your region back to 'auto select' and verify you're on your preferred region," it said.

"There is the possibility that you may encounter an error, as many players are attempting to join this game mode. Just attempt to requeue until you find a match."

The practice mode allows four players to drop to the island, where they have an hour to experiment with building, shooting and hunting loot. Adding a sense of danger is friendly fire, but players can respawn quickly and get revenge on their friends.

Epic announced that Fortnite Season 5 -- which will include all new challenges -- launches July 12.

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