Fortnite maker Epic has declared a next-generation version of the game for the forthcoming PS 5, Xbox Series X, and Series S consoles. Epic has said that it has made new innate builds for the 3 consoles and it is not just a changed last-generation build. Fortnite players will continue their development and the next-generation version will be accessible for download from 1st Day, which is the upcoming week when the latest consoles launch. Furthermore, Epic is offering a free Throwback Axe Pickaxe from 4th November to every player.
Epic posted on its website that the makers have planned Fortnite’s next-gen version for the forthcoming next-generation consoles containing the PS 5, Xbox Series X, and S.
The updated version will be existing for download from 1st Day and this is the latest native build for the consoles to connect the power of the novel systems, and not just a modified last-generation build. The PS 5 will be presented on 12th November whereas the Xbox Series consoles will be presented on 10th November 10.
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On PS 5, players are going to play Fortnite at 4K res. 60fps from 1st Day and experience lively visuals counting grass and trees that respond to blasts, all-new storm and cloud effects, and improved fluid imitations for smoke and liquid. Moreover, PS5 players will be able to pick a game mode right from the home screen. It can be Solo, Duos, or Squads. The Epic games have further taken into account the new and augmented haptics of the DualSense controller for the Play Station 5. The new build of Fortnite brings haptic trigger feedback for a variety of weapons on the DualSense controller, and dissimilar vibrations for the diverse guns.
Fortnite on Xbox X Series will run at 4K res. 60fps and the players will experience the same energetic visuals as on the Play Station 5. The Xbox S Series will be the toned-down version of the X Series, will run the game at a resolution of 1080p 60 frames per second, and will support most of the visual developments that will be obtainable on the other 2 more controlling consoles.
On all 3 consoles, the loading times have been abridged letting players get into matches sooner. Texture loading times have been enhanced too. Split-screen on the Series X and S Series, and the Play Station 5 now supports 60 frames per second.
Supplementary, the makers explain that players who have been playing Fortnite on now last-generation consoles will keep on doing the progress on the next-generation consoles with all their cosmetics. Players will need to download X Series, S Series release of the game and Play Station 5 users can download Fortnite from the PlayStation Store and log in with their Epic or PS Network account easily.
In the end, Epic Games is also providing its players a free Throwback Axe Pickaxe from 1st Chapter initiating from 4th November to each player and it will be accessible through 15th January 2021.