EA Could Join The Battle Royale Party, Reports Say

Rumors of Fortnite's shutdown have proven to be nothing more than just an Internet hoax

Rumors of Fortnite's shutdown have proven to be nothing more than just an Internet hoax

That last bit is what makes this battle royale rumor particularly interesting. Earlier today, reports from VentureBeat's Jeffrey Grubb reveal that the studio behind the upcoming Battlefield V is testing a battle royale mode for the game.

If true, Battlefield: Battle Royale may end up becoming nothing more than an internal project that never sees the light of day. Not only did news come this morning that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 will feature some sort of battle royal mode, now it looks like EA DICE is ready to jump into the mix.

With both PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite having seen industry-shifting success in the past year, it was only a matter of time before loads of major shooters took on the genre for themselves.

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A blog dedicated to Fortnite news and related content pointed out Wednesday that many players have noticed large "shooting stars" falling across the sky while playing the game.

A report has surfaced stating DICE is now investigating how a battle royale mode would work in Battlefield 5.

In fact, the source claims that EA could still cancel the prototype, keep it for the following Battlefield or next Star Wars: Battlefront sequel, or spin it off into its own game. The game has always been a shooter with massive maps, player counts, and vehicles.

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The asteroid was first detected by astronomers over at the Catalina Sky Survey on Saturday, April 14th, EarthSky reports . The newfound asteroid was estimated to be 48 to110 meters (157 to 360 feet) in diameter.

The other big rumour doing the rounds is that the game's recent random controller vibrations discovered by players actually mean something.

Fortnite update 3.5 went live this morning and already fans have found a load of new skins and more cosmetics that could be coming to the game very soon. It is also not clear if the mode will be part of the game when it is released this year or it will be added through an update. Epic said the patch notes will be published "once downtime begins", so we also know there will be a period of downtime as well.

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