No physical Fortnite events planned for 2021, Epic Games confirms – VG247

Epic Video games has showed that bodily Fortnite occasions, such because the Fortnite International Cup, might be held online-only right through 2021.

Epic mentioned it has no plans to carry in-person Fortnite occasions subsequent 12 months, because the coronavirus pandemic continues.

The writer famous that its need is to carry online-only occasions for the foreseeable and that extends even to the most important annual occasions within the Fortnite calendar, such because the Fortnite International Cup.

of hobby to seek advice from too, with extra anticipated because the season progresses.

“Our intent is to in the end grasp international in-person tournaments once more, however our precedence for one of these match is the well being and protection of our avid gamers and group of workers,” Epic introduced by the use of a weblog submit.

“With such a lot nonetheless unknown about what’s sensible and secure, we don’t plan to carry in-person occasions in 2021, together with a Fortnite International Cup. We can proceed to offer on-line competitions right through 2021 with the hopes that bodily occasions, in some shape, can go back in the future one day.”

The upside? With apparently fewer logistics to believe in terms of organizing bodily occasions, the workforce will have the ability to center of attention extra on putting in place extra on-line occasions right through the 12 months. The writer notes that it appears to be like ahead to “that includes extra weekly tournaments, distinctive tournaments, and Author Cups right through the 12 months”.

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Season 5 arrived with a bang in Fortnite previous this week, shifting at the narrative to switch the island and introduce some extra characters. Doom’s Area and Stark Industries have disappeared and feature been changed with Delightful Park and Colossal Coliseum, as an example.

In the event you’re curious concerning the present state of the sport, you’ll take a look at what’s within the new Fight Go right here, along all of the newest map adjustments.

In the event you’re lucky sufficient to have got a next-gen console, Fortnite might be to be had for the Xbox Collection X and PS5 subsequent week, and you’ll take a look at all of the next-gen enhancements right here.

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