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:
- 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
- Alternate configurations
- Controller revamp
- Input latency improvements on console
- Aim assist improvements
- 10’ console experience of HUD
- “Invite system” polish
- MOTD system improvements
- QOL features for streamers and content creators (hiding HUD elements, etc.)
- Cosmetics / loadout
- Compendium / mission logs
- 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
- 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.