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Fortnite’s new block area will feature player creations

Fortnite’s new block area will feature player creations


Epic Games gives power to the players

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Fortnite is a game that just won’t stop. In addition to announcing a brand-new creative mode this week, a new Epic Games store, and the start of season seven, the developers behind the battle royale game announced “The Block” today at The Game Awards, an area of the battle royale island that will highlight some of the best creations made by players in the new creative mode. You can load Fortnite right now and see it yourself at the Risky Reels location, which has been cleared to make space for the new addition.

To enter the competition, players must build something in Creative Mode and share it on social media using the hashtag #FortniteBlockParty. Whatever fans make must follow the new code of conduct, which disallows things like pornographic content and hate speech. Here’s Epic going into the nitty gritty of what makes a submission viable for The Block.

25x25 tile area on a flat section of your island. It’s very important that your creations can fit nicely on The Block.

Try to keep your ‘Memory Used’ less than 50,000. Efficiency is just as important as creativity!

Chests, floor loot and vehicle spawns will be determined by Epic. No need to include these.

Right now, the space is empty, but given how frequently Fortnite updates, it’s probably just a matter of time before that changes. Creative Mode is currently available for anyone who purchases the Battle Pass.

Screenshot: Sam Byford

Fortnite is ending the season with a bang. After weeks of teasing a winter storm, a creative mode that promises to make Fortnite the next Minecraft, and a store that may be the first real competitor to Steam, we’ve got one more thing to look forward to — and there are still weeks left in 2018.