Fortnite Battle Royale talks Map Update in new video

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Fortnite's lead systems designer Eric Williamson dropped by in a brief new update video to talk about additions that will be coming to the map, namely new points of interest and an added emphasis on better defining its biomes. The city and the motel were teased in the video, and it looks like most of the named points of interest will be scattered on the western part of the map. The swamp feels swampier, the mountains feel more mountain-ey...really, the different areas of the map feel more unique.

Williamson said that the different "biomes" have been divided up more clearly, so as to help distinguish them from each other.

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


Tips and tricks to be Number One in Fortnite: Battle Royale. Fortunately, the removal of these will not lower the amount of loot available across the map, as the 3 new areas being added will add even more. Quality of Life improvements are coming too, though what they are remain to be seen.

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