Fortnite mech everybody hates sees massive nerfs

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It's about time!
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The Fortnite B.R.U.T.E. almost every player hates finally saw massive nerfs this week.

The mech now fires fewer rockets, deals less damage, and takes longer to cool down after boosting. Epic Games has also made it so that materials are no longer granted to B.R.U.T.E. riders.

Fortnite’s new Junk Rift lets you drop dinosaurs on enemies

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And cars, anchors, and more.
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Fortnite Battle Royale players now have a new way to combat frustrating B.R.U.T.E. mechs. A new Junk Rift item lets you drop cars, anchors, and other heavy items on your opponents.

The version 10.10 content update, out today, also brings glitched consumables. But it’s bad news for fans of the soccer stadium.

Epic reveals exciting teasers for Fortnite season 10

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Dusty Depot is coming back to Battle Royale.
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Epic Games is rolling out brand new teaser images for Fortnite season 10 — and one of them is hugely exciting for long-time fans of the free-to-play battle royale game.

It looks like the new season, which kicks off in just a couple of days, will take us back in time with original locations like Dusty Divot finally making a comeback.

Fortnite players on iOS must reinstall after game-breaking bug

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That’s not much of a fix.
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Epic Games has told Fortnite players on iOS that they will need to delete and reinstall the game to keep on playing.

Disgruntled iPhone and iPad users quickly discovered they were unable to load into Battle Royale after a game-breaking bug was introduced in the most recent 9.40.1 patch.

Epic’s unusual “fix” has understandably upset a lot of fans, who now have to download gigabytes of data all over again.

Fortnite 9.40 brings new tactical shotguns, big gameplay changes

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The tactical shotgun is better than ever.
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Fortnite just got its biggest patch in weeks, and there are lot of changes and improvements for players to look forward to in version 9.40.

Highlights include new, more powerful variants of the tactical shotgun, and the reintroduction of the bolt-action sniper rifle. Epic Games has also added support for Bluetooth microphones on iPhone and iPad.

Want to keep playing Fortnite on mobile? Don’t install iOS 13

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It’s tempting to update just for better controller support. But you shouldn’t.
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If you want to continue to enjoy Fortnite on your iPhone and iPad, you should avoid upgrading to iOS 13 and iPadOS for now.

Epic Games has warned users that there are “stability concerns” with Apple’s latest betas. Installing them early could mean that you’re no longer able to play the its battle royale game.