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Fortnite celebrates its birthday with a giant patch replace – and cake

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It’s official: Fortnite is now one 12 months outdated. And to have fun the event, Epic’s epic battle royale shooter is getting a sizeable patch replace – alongside various birthday challenges for the following… fortnight.

Every problem accomplished will reward gamers with completely different birthday-themed beauty gadgets or XP boosts, whereas finishing all three provides you with the stylish Birthday Cake Again Bling to put on with pleasure all through the two-week celebration.

You’ll additionally be capable of eat cake in-game for +5 well being and +5 protect boosts, as a result of why not?

Nap time

Infant-year-old Fortnite shall be offline this morning whereas the patch 5.10 adjustments are applied. We count on the sport to return again on-line later in the present day, seeing as Epic has promised a number of birthday challenges that may run till August 7.

Patch 5.10 is the primary replace since Season 5 started earlier in July, which introduced in all-terrain golf carts and a few interdimensional portals that allow you to zip throughout the map in sci-fi fashion. 

The brand new patch will usher in a brand new close-quarters weapon – the ‘excessive capability, quick firing’ Compact SMG – alongside some gentle UI adjustments to timers and menus. You possibly can pore by way of every bullet level and stat change at Epic’s full patch notes right here.

In Fortnite: Save The World, you will discover a new map referred to as Canny Valley with a model new quest.

Fortnite’s in style Playground Mode, which lets as much as 4 gamers hone their abilities collectively in a much less pressured surroundings, may even be relaunching on July 25 – this time with an intention help function for brand new gamers, elevated ammo and provide drops, and the power to swap groups in sport for fluid play.