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Retro Edge
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(09-25-2017, 03:28 PM)

Originally Posted by AndrewDean84xX

On PC, where do I get it? Is it on steam? Windows store?

Epic has their own launcher I think.
Last edited by Retro Edge; 09-25-2017 at 03:32 PM.
TimeEffect
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(09-25-2017, 03:29 PM)
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So uh, is this actually fun/good? Seems promising but it seems like fans online want them to improve PvE instead
Jest Chillin
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(09-25-2017, 03:30 PM)
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Originally Posted by Retro Edge

Epic hast their own launcher I think.

Indeed they do.
AndrewDean84xX
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(09-25-2017, 03:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Retro Edge

Epic hast their own launcher I think.

That sucks. I was hoping I could spend cash I have on a gift card.
Duchess O'Death
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(09-25-2017, 03:33 PM)
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Originally Posted by AndrewDean84xX

That sucks. I was hoping I could spend cash I have on a gift card.

it's free!
AndrewDean84xX
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(09-25-2017, 03:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Duchess O'Death

it's free!

But don't I have to buy the "Main" Fortnite to play this mode?
RS4-
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(09-25-2017, 03:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by AndrewDean84xX

But don't I have to buy the "Main" Fortnite to play this mode?

No, this particular mode is free. The other stuff is behind a paywall at the moment.
AndrewDean84xX
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(09-25-2017, 03:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by RS4-

No, this particular mode is free. The other stuff is behind a paywall at the moment.

Ok, cool. Thanks for clarifying.

How is xbox one controller support for the PC game? Feel good? Fair amount of assist?
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Fancolors
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(09-25-2017, 03:40 PM)
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Is it possible for me to pre-load the game on PC so I won't have to download everything when it goes free?
*Splinter
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(09-25-2017, 03:45 PM)
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Originally Posted by Fancolors

Is it possible for me to pre-load the game on PC so I won't have to download everything when it goes free?

I haven't seen anyone answer this so I'm not sure if we actually know, but the best guess is to download Fortnite (free to download but you can't play it) and see what happens tomorrow.

Edit: it's free to download on PS4, don't know about other platforms
arimanius
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(09-25-2017, 03:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by TimeEffect

So uh, is this actually fun/good? Seems promising but it seems like fans online want them to improve PvE instead

I enjoy it. If you enjoy BR games then you'll like this if you go into with a mind set that it's more arcady.

As a hot tip for anyone playing for the first time tomorrow. Remember you can blow the crap out of anything. So someone hiding in the building. Destroy the wall. Guy thinks he's sneaky behind the tree. Take the tree out.
OldRoutes
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(09-25-2017, 03:49 PM)
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The OP doesn't tell us when it gets released...?
Snowybreak
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(09-25-2017, 03:50 PM)
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Originally Posted by arimanius

I enjoy it. If you enjoy BR games then you'll like this if you go into with a mind set that it's more arcady.

As a hot tip for anyone playing for the first time tomorrow. Remember you can blow the crap out of anything. So someone hiding in the building. Destroy the wall. Guy thinks he's sneaky behind the tree. Take the tree out.

Oh man... The destruction element to this game is making me super excited.
The ๖ۜBronx
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(09-25-2017, 03:53 PM)
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Originally Posted by OldRoutes

The OP doesn't tell us when it gets released...?

Tomorrow, for free.
derFeef
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(09-25-2017, 03:55 PM)
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Originally Posted by Snowybreak

Oh man... The destruction element to this game is making me super excited.

yeap.
https://clips.twitch.tv/ResoluteHedonisticCodRaccAttack
Retro Edge
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(09-25-2017, 03:56 PM)

Originally Posted by *Splinter

I haven't seen anyone answer this so I'm not sure if we actually know, but the best guess is to download Fortnite (free to download but you can't play it) and see what happens tomorrow.

Edit: it's free to download on PS4, don't know about other platforms


Yes there is a free to download version but I think you can't start it without founder package so Battle Royale will be a single release I think.

Still download the free download version now cause you never know.
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(09-25-2017, 04:05 PM)
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Originally Posted by derFeef

yeap.
https://clips.twitch.tv/ResoluteHedonisticCodRaccAttack

What the fuck lol
Retro Edge
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(09-25-2017, 04:11 PM)

Originally Posted by Snowybreak

Oh man... The destruction element to this game is making me super excited.


Yeah, somehow.
It's curse and blessing at the same time.
It's somehow very cool but I would also like a few floors and walls in the endgame that are indestructible or at least very hard to destroy. Sometimes I would like to just hide insite a tower a big self build house.

If everything is destroyable in seconds, why should I even use this feature (the building feature) at all?
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(09-25-2017, 04:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by derFeef

yeap.
https://clips.twitch.tv/ResoluteHedonisticCodRaccAttack

Jesus that's amazing.

I'll be grabbing this on PS4. Can I download the free version now in preparation or is it a completely new standalone application they're launching tomorrow?
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Trup1aya
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(09-25-2017, 04:14 PM)
The cartoon nature of this game seems right up my alley
The ๖ۜBronx
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(09-25-2017, 04:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by derFeef

yeap.
https://clips.twitch.tv/ResoluteHedonisticCodRaccAttack

Brilliant.

Anyone got any more good short clips?
Jimnymebob
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(09-25-2017, 04:26 PM)
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Originally Posted by Retro Edge

Yeah, somehow.
It's curse and blessing at the same time.
It's somehow very cool but I would also like a few floors and walls in the endgame that are indestructible or at least very hard to destroy. Sometimes I would like to just hide insite a tower a big self build house.

If everything is destroyable in seconds, why should I even use this feature (the building feature) at all?

The building feature is good when there are a limited number of players, and the circle is really small. I got top 3 once, and the person who killed me, who won in the end, killed me, then instantly (as in it took them under 10 seconds) to build a massive fort around themselves, including a sniper post, waist high walls for cover, and putting two steps of stairs in a V formation, so they could keep popping their head up and down.

It was ridiculous to spectate.
Cmerrill
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(09-25-2017, 04:27 PM)
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Originally Posted by GHG

It's 1080p on the pro but the framerate is rock solid and it has a few graphics options turned up somewhat.



It's solid 30fps on the pro. Don't know about the base model sorry.

I thought it was supposed to be native 4K? No longer I assume.
AndrewDean84xX
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(09-25-2017, 04:28 PM)
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So cool, I can destroy stuff that people are camping behind.

Is ammo count an issue?
arimanius
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(09-25-2017, 04:29 PM)
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Originally Posted by AndrewDean84xX

So cool, I can destroy stuff that people are camping behind.

Is ammo count an issue?

They recently upped the ammo count. I don't have to much of an issue anymore as long as you are looting the ammo that you see.

edit*Also a tip that some people may not know. It can be frustrating to loot only ammo and without accidentally switching out your gun. So if all you want to do is loot ammo and resources equip your pickax. You can't drop it and that will allow you to spam the loot key without worrying about dropping a weapon.
Last edited by arimanius; 09-25-2017 at 04:32 PM.
theonerayman
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(09-25-2017, 04:44 PM)
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Do we know when it will go on the store for non founders? I can see it on the xbl store but can't "buy" it yet.
Rndom Grenadez
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(09-25-2017, 04:46 PM)
Should have had a Switch version :p
The ๖ۜBronx
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(09-25-2017, 04:48 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rndom Grenadez

Should have had a Switch version :p

Though I understand it was a joke a BR game on Switch would be great.
AndrewDean84xX
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(09-25-2017, 04:52 PM)
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Originally Posted by The ๖ۜBronx

Though I understand it was a joke a BR game on Switch would be great.

Hasn't EPIC touted that any game on the Unreal 4 Engine could be ported to the Switch though?
Ferny
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(09-25-2017, 04:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by derFeef

yeap.
https://clips.twitch.tv/ResoluteHedonisticCodRaccAttack

Thats so awesome lol!
The ๖ۜBronx
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(09-25-2017, 04:54 PM)
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Originally Posted by AndrewDean84xX

Hasn't EPIC touted that any game on the Unreal 4 Engine could be ported to the Switch though?

Don't do this to me man.
CreeperBlocks
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(09-25-2017, 04:56 PM)
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Originally Posted by derFeef

yeap.
https://clips.twitch.tv/ResoluteHedonisticCodRaccAttack

Oh this is going to be fun
Snowybreak
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(09-25-2017, 04:57 PM)
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Originally Posted by derFeef

yeap.
https://clips.twitch.tv/ResoluteHedonisticCodRaccAttack

Oh yeah. I'm gonna have fun in this game.
GHG
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(09-25-2017, 04:59 PM)
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Originally Posted by derFeef

yeap.
https://clips.twitch.tv/ResoluteHedonisticCodRaccAttack

This is what this game is about.

Anyone saying this is a PUBG ripoff either hasn't played it or doesn't know what they're talking about.

Originally Posted by Retro Edge

Yeah, somehow.
It's curse and blessing at the same time.
It's somehow very cool but I would also like a few floors and walls in the endgame that are indestructible or at least very hard to destroy. Sometimes I would like to just hide insite a tower a big self build house.

If everything is destroyable in seconds, why should I even use this feature (the building feature) at all?

Don't build flimsy structures and expect them to protect you. You can also build things like brick walls etc. You just need to get the right materials and get creative.
Last edited by GHG; 09-25-2017 at 05:01 PM.
CheeseConey
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(09-25-2017, 04:59 PM)
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Cant wait to play squads, had a lot of fun solo.
socksfelloff
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(09-25-2017, 05:01 PM)
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Love that clip. I can't wait to play on Tuesday!
Scuffed
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(09-25-2017, 05:08 PM)
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I watched Lirik play this awhile ago and it looked like a lot of fun. Lirik didn't like the shooting but I expect they are patching stuff and it is really early in the games life.
Youth Crew
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(09-25-2017, 05:11 PM)
So squads release alongside the launch tomorrow?

How many players per squad?
Oscar
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(09-25-2017, 05:13 PM)
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This looks fun, I'm all in. I don't think Bluehole is entitled to that genre. There were movies on the very same premise well before their game came out. They'll always be the OG's regarding this game genre, but I'm down to let other devs improve on it. PUBG has reached massive success so early in its development stage, that I'm worried all Bluehole is going to do at this point is just add maps/weapons/cosmetics. This traps/destructible environments aspect Epic added is a game changer and looks fun af.
The ๖ۜBronx
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(09-25-2017, 05:13 PM)
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As someone new to Fortnite I found this recent blog post interesting.

Here are some key points:

Squads

Our big news is the initial version of Squads coming 9/26 with support for DBNO (down but not out), duos (2 players) and squads (1-4 players). Emphasis is on “initial” as we are optimizing for getting the feature out ASAP and will continue to iterate and polish afterwards. The squads playlist will be enabled on 9/26 and we will monitor population numbers to decide when to enable duos. In-game communication (text, voice, hints, etc) is crucial for auto-filled teams and is next on the list.

Cheating and teams in solo play:

We stood up a system that will automatically and swiftly ban teamers. We’ve been manually running the detection tool to verify results and Player Support has been using the results to ban teamers for almost a week. The full automation will go live with the 9/26 update.

Cheating (aimbots, overlays, and such) is something we take seriously on both the legal and development front. Going free increases the challenge and is lighting a fire under our efforts. It is hard to talk about what we’re doing here without making it easier for cheat creators… so we won't :-) Cheaters are banned!

Coming with the free launch:

1) Squads!

2) A mid-range scoped assault rifle and a mid-range SMG to round out the weapon line-up.





3) HUD tweaks to make it easier to see markers and direction indicators.

4) Lots of other tweaks that will be documented in detail in our release notes.

Upcoming things:



Supply drops will allow introduction of some of the more zany weapons from the “Save the World” Campaign, and help us tune the timing of when specific weapons drop during a match. Our internal playtests showed supply drops adding more excitement to the mid-game over the fight to secure them. Depending on how balancing and testing goes they might be in 9/26 or the following week.
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Stats:

We love stats and analytics and will show you the basics over the next few weeks.

After providing stats we’ll focus on Leaderboards / Scoreboards and Rankings. Leaderboards / Scoreboards reward successful placement and game actions, while Ranking is a direct reflection of your skill. We’re evaluating algorithms for each of them and want to be careful we don’t change the goal to be the last player standing.
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Cosmetics:
Cosmetic items are coming soon. New glider skins are a first example of this and there will be other categories as well. This requires the ability to select and choose variations in the UI, and of course a way for you to earn them by playing the game.

Improvements Mentioned (yet to come):
  • Combat Feel
  • More Servers
  • Controller Layouts
  • Performance
Ferny
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(09-25-2017, 05:16 PM)
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I think this is going to be huge. They seem to be supporting it strongly and coming to consoles first means those people that have been waiting dor something like it on consoles are going to flock to it.
Mobius and pet octopus
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(09-25-2017, 05:17 PM)
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Neat opening post.

The mode is legit fun.

The last patch where they increased accuracy helped a lot and I think they plan on doing more to help accuracy while moving. After they did that I think the game became a real competitor and not a RNG spray fest.
CaptNink
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(09-25-2017, 05:30 PM)
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This looks awesome! Can't wait to try this.
Retro Edge
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(09-25-2017, 05:38 PM)

Originally Posted by The ๖ۜBronx

As someone new to Fortnite I found this recent blog post interesting.

Here are some key points:

Squads


Cheating and teams in solo play:


Coming with the free launch:


Upcoming things:


Improvements Mentioned (yet to come):

  • Combat Feel
  • More Servers
  • Controller Layouts
  • Performance


Any idea why they don't even think or talk about a potential character system with maybe even switchable clothes? (Hello? Easiest profit generation?) It's odd that they think about so many things but we have to play with interchangeable, faceless random characters each round.
The ๖ۜBronx
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(09-25-2017, 05:40 PM)
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Originally Posted by Retro Edge

Any idea why they don't even think or talk about a potential character system with maybe even switchable clothes? (Hello? Easiest profit generation?) It's odd that they think about so many things but we have to play with interchangeable, faceless random characters each round.

No idea, they mentioned gliders as being the first port of call for cosmetics, but did mention other categories of them later. I agree that having customizable characters seems the obvious route, and is something I'd want with the art style they have.
Mikey Jr.
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Fuck yeah.

Been watching a lot of footage, and this looks pretty awesome.

Don't have a good pc, and I have no interest in an Xbox tbh.

So if this satisfies my battle Royale itch, I'm all in.

Plus you don't need PS plus or even buy the game.

So I'm 8nviting a bunch of people to try it. Hope they do. Not much to lose.

Also, I really really hate how pubg looks. It has that Arma look to it, where animations look stiff, and just a bunch of shit. The cartoony style is more up my alley.
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CreeperBlocks
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(09-25-2017, 06:10 PM)
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Okay Iíve been wondering is this a separate game to download or do you have to download fortnite?
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(09-25-2017, 06:12 PM)
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Originally Posted by derFeef

yeap.
https://clips.twitch.tv/ResoluteHedonisticCodRaccAttack

LOL
Mobius and pet octopus
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(09-25-2017, 06:13 PM)
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Originally Posted by CreeperBlocks

Okay I’ve been wondering is this a separate game to download or do you have to download fortnite?

They're 1 game, once you launch you choose which mode to play. The BR mode is free now and the Save the world mode (PVE) will be free at a later date (2018). It works out really well, at least for those who play both, because you can switch between modes very quickly.

edit:
oops meant free tomorrow
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CitizenVectron
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(09-25-2017, 06:18 PM)
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Originally Posted by Mobius and pet octopus

They're 1 game, once you launch you choose which mode to play. The BR mode is free now and the Save the world mode (PVE) will be free at a later date (2018). It works out really well, at least for those who play both, because you can switch between modes very quickly.

Okay, but can I (as a PC player) just get the free BR mode tomorrow? Or is a purchase of the main (PVE) game required?

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