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Fortnite is launching in China

Fortnite is launching in China

Epic’s hit PC and mobile game Fortnite is heading for China, the company has teased.

The developer tweeted a photo of a passport with the date of April 23rd 2018 stamped on the inside, suggesting it could launch today.

It’s not clear whether the PC or mobile versions will be released, or if both will launch at the same time. The latter may make sense if feasible given the cross-platform feature of the Unreal Engine 4-developed title.

Though no details were provided, it’s likely the game will be published by Tencent given the close ties the two companies have. The Chinese publishing giant acquired a significant stake in the developer back in 2013.

Building on success

While Fortnite was originally conceived as a base building PvE game, the


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Craig Chapple is Senior Editor of PocketGamer.biz and InfluencerUpdate.biz. He was previously Deputy Editor at Develop and Online Editor at Nintendo of Europe.

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