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Epic Games has revealed the areas that it will be hoping to improve in Fortnite: Battle Royale in the near future.

According to the a post put out by the developer, there are currently several teams working on a number of areas, including team communication, shooting and balance tweaks, loot density, inventory improvements, and improvements for the console UI.

The team is also working on a progression system for the free-to-play mode that will see the introduction of leaderboards, cosmetics, loadouts, and more.

Take a look at the full list of planned changes and improvements below:

Gameplay

  • Team communication incl. voice chat!
  • General squads / duo polish
  • Ongoing shooting and balance tweaks
  • Map POI (points of interest) and loot density improvements
  • Spectating improvements
  • Inventory improvements
  • Quality of life bug fixes

Controller

  • Alternate configurations
  • Controller revamp
  • Input latency improvements on console
  • Aim assist improvements

UI

  • 10’ console experience of HUD
  • “Invite system” polish
  • MOTD system improvements
  • QOL features for streamers and content creators (hiding HUD elements, etc.)

Progression

  • Stats
  • Leaderboards
  • Cosmetics / loadout
  • Progression
  • Compendium / mission logs

Engine

  • Anti-cheat
  • Console performance, stability, and memory
  • Server performance and hitch optimizations
  • Reduction of initial download size and ongoing patch sizes
  • Level streaming to allow variation for cosmetics
  • Low end PC compatibility support / improvements

Online

  • Spinning up more data centers to reduce average ping times
  • Public test realm

“Our general planning horizon is around 4-6 weeks and we hope to accomplish a decent percentage of the aforementioned in that timeframe,” the developer added, but warned that things can happen to delay these changes.

Fortnite and Fortnite: Battle Royale are available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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Fortnite: Battle Royale upcoming changes and improvements detailed

Epic Games has shared its development plans for Fortnite: Battle Royale over the next 4-6 weeks.

By Matthew Bennett | 10/16/2017 06:24 AM PT

News

Epic Games has revealed the areas that it will be hoping to improve in Fortnite: Battle Royale in the near future.

According to the a post put out by the developer, there are currently several teams working on a number of areas, including team communication, shooting and balance tweaks, loot density, inventory improvements, and improvements for the console UI.

The team is also working on a progression system for the free-to-play mode that will see the introduction of leaderboards, cosmetics, loadouts, and more.

Take a look at the full list of planned changes and improvements below:

Gameplay

  • Team communication incl. voice chat!
  • General squads / duo polish
  • Ongoing shooting and balance tweaks
  • Map POI (points of interest) and loot density improvements
  • Spectating improvements
  • Inventory improvements
  • Quality of life bug fixes

Controller

  • Alternate configurations
  • Controller revamp
  • Input latency improvements on console
  • Aim assist improvements

UI

  • 10’ console experience of HUD
  • “Invite system” polish
  • MOTD system improvements
  • QOL features for streamers and content creators (hiding HUD elements, etc.)

Progression

  • Stats
  • Leaderboards
  • Cosmetics / loadout
  • Progression
  • Compendium / mission logs

Engine

  • Anti-cheat
  • Console performance, stability, and memory
  • Server performance and hitch optimizations
  • Reduction of initial download size and ongoing patch sizes
  • Level streaming to allow variation for cosmetics
  • Low end PC compatibility support / improvements

Online

  • Spinning up more data centers to reduce average ping times
  • Public test realm

“Our general planning horizon is around 4-6 weeks and we hope to accomplish a decent percentage of the aforementioned in that timeframe,” the developer added, but warned that things can happen to delay these changes.

Fortnite and Fortnite: Battle Royale are available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.

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About Matthew Bennett

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Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89