That said, it may be all downhill from here, at least for the battle-royale game genre.
The Fortnite vending machines are scattered across the map, with a variety of weapons.
This is in stark contrast to last week, when Fortnite was down for hours on end.
Fortnite's weekly challenges give players the chance to progress further through their Battle Pass, which is even more important with the end of season 3 less than two weeks away.
- "PUBG" is grittier and much more realistic-looking: The characters, environment, and gear all feel very much grounded in reality, despite it being a video game. Once there, head to the outskirts of the mire you'll be able to see the treasure map, which features a triangular-shaped section of trees "pointing" to a large house with two chimneys.
For some reference, though, "Fortnite Battle Royale" has still yet to reach the heights of another popular game in recent years: "Pokémon Go" is still the gold standard when it comes to global gaming phenomena.
It's always nice to see limited-time events kicking off in Fortnite. Similarly, the Guided Missile is no longer in the game as of this week.
According to reports from Polygon and Charlie Intel, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will reportedly not have a single player campaign but will incorporate a battel royale mode into its design. And the formula itself may never get boring, due to the built-in drama of a 100-person deathmatch, but it may get old, and people may move on.
There are now no drivable vehicles in Fortnite Battle Royale, but datamined files from the game point to a possibility of the shopping carts now in the title being the first ones for the game. So it's hard to imagine another game coming along, using the same formula, and stealing its thunder completely.
According to Epic, this scheduled maintenance is due to begin at 4am EST (0800 GMT), although it's worth noting that while Epic might say 8am GMT, that's actually 9am BST for United Kingdom based players. Considering the rapid growth of the game, many players are expecting Epic Games to release another map, and the lead game developer shed some light on it.