Those who have been keeping an eye on the battle royale sensation Fortnite will know that it is, indeed, the TRUE metaverse. Epic Games has been quietly pushing the game’s creative suite for quite some time, but now, powered by Unreal Engine 5, the scope of what users will be able to do is transforming. If you don’t believe us, watch this space – you’ll see some crazy things in the next few weeks.
In fact, it is already happening. Along with the release of the Unreal Editor for Fortnite, which is what the developer unambitiously named the toolset, came a few tech demos, including an Elden Ring-style fantasy combat experience called Forest keeper and a decidedly sinister puzzle called the inner space. There is also a 16 player competitive multiplayer game inspired by Call of Duty called Forsaken: Dominationwhich instills memories of the Modern Warfare 2 map, Rust.
The goal, ultimately, is to transition Fortnite from game to platform in good faith. And to speed up the process, Epic Games is also transforming its business model, promising creators a 40 percent share of total launch revenue. The company says payouts will be based on &ld