Fortnite Battle Royale fans who enjoyed the limited run 50v50 mode can finally look forward to its return. The popular limited time mode is available now, with some improvements from last time. It’s available on all Fortnite platforms: PC (Win, Mac), PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and iOS.
This weekend players can also enjoy double the XP, beginning today and running until Sunday, April 22.
In the 50v50 mode, the usual 100-person free-for-all has been divided up into two teams of Red and Blue. Teams start on separate flying buses and enter the map from opposite ends. The shrinking storm circle is visible on the map right from the beginning. Players are given 10 minutes before the circle starts to shrink, then another 10 minutes as the circle begins to shrink to the new position.
Supply droms fall every two minutes, landing in the final storm circle zone. Dotted lines have been added to the map to represent the battle line for each team. Crossing this line will pretty much guarantee you’ll be seeing enemy forces.
Other improvements include increases to resources, item spawns, and ammo.
Epic Games’ pivot from co-op tower defense to competitive Battle Royale has been one of the biggest gaming success stories of the last six months. Fortnite is now one of most popular games around, and especially popular with YouTube and Twitch streamers. It’s free to play, has a Teen rating, and is available on consoles and mobile phones, all of which give it a leg up over the other very popular Battle Royale game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.
Fornite Battle Royale 50v50 Mode is available now, with Double XP running this weekend.