RealOpinions: Season 4 needs to be Fortnite’s Best Season Yet!

Fortnite Season 4 is fast approaching! What do Epic have planned to keep fans interested?

by Oscar Dobbins
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Fortnite‘s declining interest and player base is worrying for those who enjoy Fortnite and create content around the game.

However, it’s unclear as to how much the player base has dropped, and whether fans need to be concerned for the state of the game.

Much of the negativity comes from the competitive player base, and how they experience the game.

This is due to their large presence in the commnity and on social media platfroms like Twitter and Reddit.

It’s clear Epic need to turn something around in Season 4 to keep these players interested and to stop them from transferring to other games like Apex Legends and Warzone.

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Declining Playerbase?

Fortnite‘s Playerbase can be hard to track as Epic doesn’t release stats for Fortnite.

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There is an argument that much of the player base has left due to the increase in skill and mechanics, leaving the casual side of the game without much help.

Skill Based Matchmaking (SBMM) is the solution for most games, but it isn’t always the answer.

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Even if Fortnite‘s player base has dropped, it probably wouldn’t affect the game too much, as the player base peaked at 78 Million back in August of 2018!

If Epic is looking to bring back some of the old community, they will need to make some changes to the game to

Community

includes the players as well as streamers content creators pros and more

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These all interact in the game and on social platforms like Instagram and Reddit to create a community.

Much of this is split into the casual and competitive where some people are playing for fun, and others are playing for the competitive nature of the game.

Epic needs to cater to both sides of this community to keep the game fun and thriving.

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It seems recently Epic has been catering to the casual player base with updates like the flood at the start of Season 3.

It seems the Competitive Community needs some love, as many of the Pros have had issues with the current state of the game.

Competitive Play

The Competitive player base has stressed its concern for the future of Fortnite.

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Players like Tfue and Cloakzy (two huge Fortnite pros) have transferred over to other games.

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It seems the majoirty of players are annoyed with the decrease in updates over the Chapter 2 period.

Over the majority of Chapter 1, Epic were putting out updates every 2-3 weeks.

This seemed to slow down over Season 1 and 2 but is slowly picking up again since the start of Season 3.

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We hope this trend continues into Season 4, as it could bring back some of the hype Fortnite used to have.

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Other Games

Since Fortnite‘s release, we’ve seen a host of competition hit the store, trying to take some of the hype away from Fortnite.

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Some of these games include Apex Legends, Hyper Scape and Warzone!

Warzone is the most recent game to blow up in the Battle Royale genre.

The game has definitly turned quite a few heads with it’s addictive mechanics and beautiful gameplay.

This competition may push Epic Games to produce more content over the course of Season 4.

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Otherwise, they may see more of their community switching over to other games like Warzone and Apex Legends.

Oscar Dobbins