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Fortnite’s Playground mode goes darkish – for now


Fortnite developer Epic has introduced the non permanent closure of the sport’s sandbox mode, Playground, to happen on July 12.

Permitting gamers to check out the sport’s controls and constructing mechanics in a much less pressured surroundings, the brand new 4-player Playground mode has already fostered a budding crafting neighborhood, and provides a extra informal expertise than the sport’s hyper-competitive Battle Royale mode – during which 100 gamers battle to be the final one standing.

It’s not all dangerous information, nonetheless, as Epic guarantees the mode can be again quickly with a number of latest enhancements.


Epic took to Reddit to run by a few of the anticipated adjustments, together with the power to pick 1v1 or 2v2 groups, and see markers for teammates on the in-game map. 

Gamers can even be capable of ‘edit’ different gamers’ buildings – whereas a brand new goal help ought to assist newcomers attending to grips with the sport’s controls.

The present top-voted touch upon the Reddit thread requires an extra ‘maintain loot’ possibility, in order that gamers can carry their spoils throughout from one session to a different.

There’s no agency date for Playground’s return, however provided that the mode’s solely been on-line for just a few days to this point, we’re hoping we can’t have to attend too lengthy…