Wednesday, 17 January, 2018

Battle Royale Mode to be Update with More Points of Interest

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Sandra Phillips | 13 January, 2018, 21:15

Fortnite Battle Royale is getting a major update next week aimed at making the map a more diverse, interesting place to explore, with new points of interest and more defined biomes.

They previously thought it was light on points of interest and wanted to make more interesting areas for players to drop into all over the map. This is largely prompted by the game's free price tag, alongside Epic Games' regular weekly updates ensuring the game is as polished as can be.

"Really, the different areas of the map feel more unique", explained Williams. This is in addition to unspecified quality-of-life improvements that are described as a "work-in-progress".

You can check out the full vlog below or head to the Fortnite site.

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The update fixes a number of issues to Battle Royale and Save the World.

Biomes are also a big focal point of the update, as Williamson describes the swamps feeling "swampy-er" and the mountains feeling more "mountain-y".

Epic didn't detail what these are, but they will be listed in the patch notes once the update goes live.

Lead systems designer Eric Williamson talked about the main features of the upcoming update in a new developer video, revealing that additional points of interest were among the features set to be introduced.

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