"Fortnite" Has Earned Over $1 Billion

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In brief: It's no secret that Fortnite: Battle Royale has been a phenomenal success since it launched in September past year, but is the free-to-play title making the kind of cash that reflects its popularity?

Announced today, Funko has teamed up with Epic Games to release a line of toys and products based on the game of the moment, Fortnite.

But if you don't want to play the game enough to unlock these perks, you can also purchase more V-bucks with real bucks, at a rate of 1,000 V-bucks for $9.99.

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Basically, each node in the matchmaking groups has a list of dedicated, available servers.

What this meant was the nodes were continuously requesting to join servers, requesting extra servers, and overall taking 15 times longer to check for available servers. The good news is that the work Epic had to do to bring Playground mode back online will continue to benefit the game as it grows further, and the hope is that we won't see another failure like this again.

Playground's new matchmaking system now shifts regional capacity from nodes with extra space to those that are running low, ensuring nodes don't have to search outside of local region lists of servers as they had done previously. It was a few days later that Playground mode returned to Fortnite, and now Epic has delivered an update on just went wrong with that launch.

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To fix the problem, Epic says that it split Playground matchmaking into its own service cluster so that its problems wouldn't affect matchmaking for other modes.

If you're looking to show off your best Luchador moves in Fortnite, then be sure to check out the new Lucha gear in the item shop.

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