Described by The New Yorker as a cross between Minecraft and "The Hunger Games", this video game is insanely popular among teens (and others). It has been downloaded more than 350 million times since its release in September 2017. See what you know — or want to know — about Fortnite with this quiz!
How much does Fortnite Battle Royale cost?
Nothing, it's free.
Part of the genius of Fortnite Battle Royale is that it’s totally free to download to whatever gaming system you’re using. Purchases can be made within the game for V-Bucks, which in turn pay for skins, pickaxes, battle passes, gliders, contrails and other stuff.
A massive nuke hit it to make way for Tilted Towers.
It was destroyed by a meteor.
Season 4 saw the epic destruction of Dusty Depot by a meteor, effectively turning it into Dusty Divot. Incidentally, all locations in the game use alliteration in their names – Slurpy Swamp, Craggy Cliffs, Dirty Docks and so on.
Which limited time mode (LTM) allows players to interact with friends, practice building and work on shooting skills for a set amount of time without fear of certain game death?
LTM modes are only available for certain time periods, determined by Epic Games. Battle Lab replaced Playground mode, but the idea remained the same. It allows up to six friends to practice skills they apply within the game, like structure building and shooting. Players can get killed in Battle Lab mode, but they re-spawn immediately, unlike the regular game mode.
Known as “loot llamas,” these piñatas spawn automatically within the game (only in three locations in Battle Royale, 100 in Battle Lab mode) and contain 300 materials of every resource, like wood, brick and metal. They also contain explosives, potions, med kits and other helpful items.
What's the purpose of the game's color-coding system?
It rates the player by ability level.
It labels how rare or common the various weapons are.
All of Fortnite’s many weapons are coded according to how rare they are to find in the game, and also come with a descriptive name. In order from least to most rare, they are: gray/common, green/uncommon, blue/rare, purple/epic and gold/legendary.
Which of the following pop-culture relevant dances is not found in Fortnite?
“The Carlton” from the Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Napoleon Dynamite’s election dance
the “Dirty Dancing” boogie
Known as “dance emotes” within the game, players can opt to boogie down anytime in the battlefield or lobby. In addition to “Fresh,” which is based on “The Carlton,” gamers have been able to choose to perform choreography like “The Worm,” “Take the L” and “Disco Fever,” based on John Travolta’s legendary “Saturday Night Fever” moves.