Fortnite 6.0.1 update adds Chiller trap, new Playground options

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Don't get frozen out by Fortnite's new Chiller trap.
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This week’s Fortnite update is now available across all platforms, including iOS.

Version 6.0.1 isn’t quite as exciting as last week’s big season six launch, but it does bring some new content to enjoy. Players can take advantage of the Chiller trap in Battle Royale and there are more options to play around with in Playground mode.

Fight in style with Fortnite’s new Wingman Starter Pack

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Yes, you'll need a Samsung to play Fortnite for Android.
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Are you still playing Fortnite Battle Royale with the default skins? Have some respect for yourself!

Now is the time to pick up your first outfit. The new Wingman Starter Pack, available today, will have you looking fresh on the battlefield. It also gives you hundreds of V-Bucks to spend on other cosmetics, and it won’t break the bank.

Fortnite leak reveals new weapon and challenges for Battle Royale

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The Bullpup Burst could make its way to Battle Royale.
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Fortnite Battle Royale could get a new assault rifle in an upcoming content update.

A “Bullpup Burst” has been uncovered in the game’s data files following its most recent release. The gun deals more damage than the regular three-burst assault rifle, and could be available in epic and legendary varieties.

Week three challenges for season four have also been leaked.

Epic offers free Fortnite loot to apologize for downtime

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Everyone should welcome skill-based matchmaking.
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Epic has promised to give Fortnite players free loot to apologize for recent downtime that left fans unable to play the game for around 24 hours.

Battle Royale players — including those on iOS — will be able to obtain a back bling gift from the store this weekend, while the game’s next big update will bring free Battle Stars. Save the World players can look forward to some goodies, too.

Fortnite beta FAQ: World’s hottest game comes to iOS

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Fortnite is among the most anticipated games of 2018.
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Epic Games is bringing Fortnite Battle Royale, the hottest game you can play right now, to mobile. It is now inviting players to enjoy early access on iPhone and iPad, with the first invites set to roll out later this week.

While you’re impatiently waiting to get yours, you’re probably asking lots of questions about how the preview will work, and what the game will be like on mobile. Who will get invites first? How will it handle cross-platform play with PlayStation 4 and PC? Can you use a wireless controller?

Here’s everything you need to know so far about Fortnite on iOS.