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Themes: ActionBattle Royale Open WorldSurvivalEsportsCoopLocal MultiplayerMultiplayerOnlineOnline Co-opSingle-playerThird-Person Shooter Free
Developer: Epic Games
Content Rating: Teen
Squad up and play the #1 Battle Royale game! Jump in to be the last one standing in the free 100-player Battle Royale. Build huge forts. Outwit your opponents. Earn your Victory. Squad up together online with friends in the same room or around the world!
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Let’s face it – this is probably sitting on your Switch dashboard already, and there it should stay. Epic has delivered the full fat Fortnite: Battle Royale experience on the ‘homeheld’. The omission of Save the World is disappointing, and you’re sure to notice the framerate difference if you’re coming from other consoles, but performance-wise, it’s steady and perfectly playable.
Another bit that helps make Fornite's battle royale mode more enjoyable is that it isn't trying to constantly steer you into the act of gambling. There are no loot chests at the moment in the free battle royale mode, just a straight cosmetic shop, and it's further supported by a great (actual season) season pass concept that I've talked about at length in the past that grants you more goodies for leveling up during normal play.
So, should you play it? Well, why not? Fortnite is already one of the most popular games in the world, and it undeniably has some fantastic moments mixed in with the variable pace of battle royale games. And what's more, it's free. You can jump in and play battle royale til your heart's content. Not bad at all.