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Sick of getting schooled in Fortnite? Here's what happened when we hired a Battle Royale teacher

5 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Standing in the middle of Pleasant Park's soccer pitch, an ascending snake of construction begins to wind around me - swift and precise building, every placement strategically positioned and slotting into each other like a 3D puzzle. Within moments, I'm staring up at an impenetrable metal fortress as the architect triumphantly looks down at me and shouts “now it's your turn”. Last month the Wall Street Journal revealed that parents are paying Fortnite coaches to teach their children. Why? Because of playground politics. Fortnite is the latest social proving ground, following a long line of...
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Fortnite: Battle Royale on Switch remains free-to-play

Fortnite: Battle Royale on Switch remains free-to-play

5 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

Fortnite fans will be pleased to discover that playing the Battle Royale game online on Nintendo Switch consoles will not require a paid subscription to Nintendo's Online service. The details of the service were revealed as part of Thursday's Nintendo Direct announcement. Access to the online features of many Switch games will cost a $3.99 / £3.49 / AU$5.95 monthly or $19.99 / £17.99 / AU$29.95 yearly fee. Nintendo's official FAQ states however that “Some games, such as Fortnite, can be played online without a Nintendo Switch membership.” The game, which is also free to download and play...
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