Fortnite Reveals ‘The Block’ At The Game Awards 2018 (VIDEO)

Fortnite has always been about community, building a player base for the players to come together and have fun. Of course, it wouldn’t exist without the passion everyone has, which is exactly why Epic Games announced The Block at The Game Awards this year. Featured in the renown Battle Royale map, it essentially replaces the previous feature known as Risky Reels. To get a sneak peek at what it looks like, check it out below:

Have something pretty freaking cool you want to show your friends and the rest of the gaming community enjoying Fortnite? The Block features player-created content and folks can vote on their favorites on rotation. According to Epic Games, The Block is a feature that will “improve and evolve over time,” so they’ll need your help to get the ball rolling and report any bugs that pop up! Other than that, creativity is fair game! There’s even a few guidelines they’ve provided the community to get started.

  • 25×25 tile area on a flat section of your island. It’s very important that your creations can fit nicely on The Block.
  • Try to keep your ‘Memory Used’ less than 50,000.  Efficiency is just as important as creativity!
  • Chests, floor loot and vehicle spawns will be determined by Epic. No need to include these.

Of course, other than the rules listed above, Epic Games asks that players adhere by their “Creative code of conduct.” Make sure to be on your A-game because the developers will be on the look out for for candidates! As a matter of fact, The Block is available to try out now!

What do you think about The Block? Are you happy switching out with Risky Reels? Let us know what you think in the comments section below or start a conversation on DFTG Facebook page. To stay up to date on gaming news as it happens, follow us on Twitter! Here’s some of our latest to catch up on:

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