Fortnite birthday celebration kicks off next week with free cosmetics, more

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Using visuals and sounds from the game, FORTNITE: The Movie follows a group of battle royale participants dropping from the party bus and fighting to the death. This is why the company is reportedly increasing its number of servers in preparation for the inevitable influx of competitors in the game, Express reports.

It also seems that you'll be able to dance in front of 10 birthday cakes spread throughout the map in order to unlock a birthday-themed spray. As the news release puts it, this ultimately led to the CPU holding "a backlog of pending requests resulting in a feedback loop" which meant Epic Games had no choice but to close the Playground for repairs. In his statement, he says he's alright with moving Friday Fortnite to Sunday but wasn't aware that Epic Games' Summer Skirmish will also take place this Friday, July 20 at the same time as Friday Fortnite. That has been one of the keys to Fortnite's success-it's available on several platforms, including the Nintendo Switch.

In case you haven't heard, Fortnite is one of the biggest games in the videogame world right now. This is good news for fans of the hit battle royale property, which has been out on iOS for months.

Of course, Fortnite's birthday isn't the only thing that Epic Games has to celebrate in regards to the title. Are you as in love with the new skin as we are? "We know many of you are excited for this release, and we promise that when we have more information to share, you'll hear it from us first". The celebration will start on July 24th and will have tasks for players to complete, both in Battle Royale and Save the World. The Fortnite Playground Mode is a mode where players can build as much as they want in an hour.

For those who need a reminder, The Battle Pass costs 950 V-Bucks and you can buy a bundle of 1,000 V-Bucks for roughly £8, or earn the V-Bucks in-game through various activities.

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