Fortnite Reveals New 50 vs 50 Mode for Battle Royale, Available Today

Fortnite: Battle Royale is getting a special 50-vs-50 limited time mode

Instead of a 100 player free-for-all, it will be two squads of 50 scrapping it out till one team is left standing.

Announced at the game awards in between the billion promotions and adverts is a new 50v50 mode for Fortnite.

Fortnite Battle Royale has become a much-needed twist on the Battle Royale formula established by the likes of PUBG, with it presenting a more casual approach to the genre that has seen it become a big hit on Twitch.

With "battle royale" games being all the rage in the past year, Fortnite: Battle Royale is upping the ante and giving players of the popular free-to-play standalone game a new mode to jump into starting tonight. Epic says that it has "additional unique game modes and content planned for the future". The mode will be available through Sunday, December 17.

Are you looking forward to playing the new mode? We'll be jumping in ourselves to take a good look at how well it plays.

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