Fortnite is dropping its early entry label, Epic Games announced on Tuesday, as a part of a change to the sport’s authentic survival mode, Save the World.

More importantly, Epic stated that it’s reversing plans to make Save the World free to play, and can decelerate growth of the mode, which has lengthy been overshadowed by Fortnite’s battle royale part. Save the World will even “no longer be able to support all upcoming Fortnite Battle Royale cosmetic purchases, but your existing library of cosmetics will continue to function in both modes.”

While Epic stated that new content material for Save the World will decelerate, “the adventure doesn’t end here for Save the World.” On the sport’s official weblog, Epic wrote, “All paid Founders will have their Founder’s Packs upgraded to the next level and unlock all the rewards included in the upgraded pack … free, courtesy of Homebase! Ultimate Edition owners will be granted the new Metal Team Leader Pack and 8,000 V-Bucks.”

Fortnite’s Save the World mode is getting a brand new function referred to as Ventures, a “season-long excursion that takes place in a seasonal zone with new and unique modifiers to tackle.” Each seasonal Venture could have new challenges the place gamers can earn seasonal expertise and seasonal rewards.

Ventures will even usher in a brand new annual seasonal schedule, Epic stated: “As we roll out Ventures, we’re shifting to an annual recurring seasonal schedule where existing in-game narratives and events, such as Frostnite and Dungeons, will continue on a seasonal rotation unique to Save the World and separate from Battle Royale.”

More particulars can be found at Epic’s website.

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