Fortnite announced a completely different fun by releasing a new chapter in a year.
Epic Games Korea (CEO Park Seong-cheol), the Korean corporation of Epic Games, a world-class game developer and provider of everything for Unreal Engine, Store, and digital creative ecosystem, has released Chapter 3 of Fortnite, which’ n is developed and served by Epic Games, with a completely new Chapter 4. – It was announced on the 5th that Season 1 will start.
In Fortnite Battle Royale Chapter 4, which introduces a world where everything has changed on a new island, 5 new areas have been added, including ‘Shattered Slabs’, where you can get ‘Kinetic Ore’ with magical effects, and the newly introduced ‘Augmented Reality’ You can also increase your power with There are new ways to move or play, like riding a mountain bike, rolling in a snowball, or lifting with a shock wave hammer.
As new areas, unique maps such as ‘Citadel’, a castle controlled by ‘Ageless’, ‘Anvil Square’, a peaceful village located in the forest, and ‘Frenzy Fields’, an abandoned farm, appear. With ‘Kinetic Ore’ obtained from the ‘Shattered Slabs’ mining facility, you can strategically attack enemies by creating magical effects. Additionally, in Brutal Bastion, the headquarters of the snow-covered warriors, hitting snow with a pickaxe creates a ‘snowball’, and you can jump into the snowball and roll to attack enemies.
This season also introduces a new enhancement element called ‘augmented reality’. You can increase your power by choosing one of two reality augmentations that are presented periodically and randomly during a game, and you can also randomize the choice again. A total of 22 reality augmentations are available, including ‘Light Finger’ which speeds up the reloading process of small caliber weapons, ‘Mechanical Archer’ which gives a mechanical explosive bow and a mechanical shockwave bow, and ‘ Aerialist’ which allows you to reposition your glider for the rest of the game.
A variety of weapons and items have also been added. You can use new weapons like ‘Excalibur Rifle’, ‘Thunder Shotgun’, and ‘Maven Automatic Shotgun’, including ‘Shock Wave Hammer’ which can damage and blow away opponents at the same time. The new healing items ‘Snap Berry’ and ‘Snap Juice’ increase effective HP and increase energy regeneration duration. Also, if you come into contact with ‘Sky Jellyfish’ floating on the map, you can increase your effective HP. You can perform stunts on a ‘Trail Thrasher’, a mountain bike, or use weapons while riding a motorbike.
The Season 1 Episode 4 Battle Pass has also been revealed. If you buy a Battle Pass this season, ‘Selene’, which makes you feel the beauty of heaven, is instantly unlocked. Collaboration costumes ‘Doom Slayer’ from the Doom series and ‘Geralt of Rivia’ from The Witcher series, as well as Fortnite’s own costumes ‘Ageless’, ‘Masai’, ‘Dusty’, ‘Nezumi’ are also locked which can be unlocked.
Meanwhile, Unreal Engine 5.1, the latest version of Unreal Engine 5, is applied to Chapter 4, allowing users to experience truly next-generation high-quality games. Through innovative features such as Nanite, Lumen, Virtual Shadow Map, and Temporal Super Resolution, millions of polygons are rendered while supporting 60 fps, and realistic light and shadow are implemented, allowing you to enjoy the visual quality of a generation next unprecedented. It was applied to PC, PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X | S, and Fortnite Battle Royale for cloud gaming.
Park Seong-cheol, CEO of Epic Games Korea, said, “Chapter 3, which provided a lot of fun over the past year, is over, and we will present a completely new drama with the newly formed island as a backdrop. Chapter 4 of has begun,” he said. “In addition to the newly introduced weapons, items, and strategic elements for Chapter 4, above all, by applying Unreal Engine 5.1, an unprecedented level of visual quality , it is truly next-generation high quality. You can test the game, so show a lot of interest.”