Fortnite is surveying some followers on the doable introduction of a month-to-month paid subscription.
What you’d pay for this subscription is without doubt one of the issues developer Epic Video games is eager to listen to suggestions on – with steered choices from between $5 and $16 monthly.
Signing up would get you a month-to-month stipend of 1000 V-Bucks in-game forex (value $8, or £6.50 right here within the UK), a free pores and skin set launched early to subscribers, and the present season’s battle cross.
Presumably every time a brand new season’s battle cross is launched, you’d get that too. Fortnite’s seasons are sometimes round three months lengthy, though this will range significantly.
Quite a few Fortnite gamers reported receiving the survey (thanks, Firemonkey) and there is a usually constructive response for the choice. Some have steered the worth of a battle cross (£7.99) however recurring each month wouldn’t be an excessive amount of, though others have identified 1000 V-Bucks actually doesn’t get you very a lot within the sport in any respect. (Unusual store gadgets value 800, Uncommon value 1200, Epic value 1500 and Legendary value 2000.)
It stays to be seen if Epic goes ahead with the concept, but it surely seems like one thing the corporate has been contemplating for a while. Round this time final yr, photos regarding a proposed “Annual Cross” had been discovered throughout the sport’s information, suggesting an analogous type of providing albeit billed each 12 months. On the time, Epic acknowledged the leak and stated it associated to plans it was not pursuing.
When contacted for extra info on the proposed month-to-month subscription, Epic Video games declined to remark to Eurogamer at this time.
Elsewhere in Fortnite information, the sport’s shiny next-gen model is now reside and playable on Xbox Sequence X – with some stunning outcomes. And because the sport’s present Marvel-themed season attracts to an in depth, the stage is being set for an additional huge reside occasion on the finish of the month.