Fortnite version 17 arrives on June 8. Epic Games posted some quality graphics news for PC gamers on their blog, and there are plenty of clues to suggest the alien theme.
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Fortnite is rather simple visually because the game was designed to work on consoles, smartphones and the graphics chips integrated into processors on PC. However, the game offers an “Epic” setting for gamers with a powerful PC, which significantly improves graphics quality. In his blog, Epic Games unveiled the new features for the “Epic” level in version 17 (chapter 2, season 7 out of Fortnite which arrives next week.
The update includes an increase in realism of thunderstorms, clouds, smoke and liquids. This will particularly affect explosions, flames and bluing effects. The editor has also improved the bright blur, the factors of flare and shadows. The first two graphic levels do not scale, but the current “Epic” level will change to the “High” setting after the update. Some players who use the “High” level may therefore need to lower the quality.
A season on the theme of aliens
To test the new “Epic” configuration, you will need to be equipped with at least an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 or AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card with 4 GB of VRAM, a processor Intel Core i7-8700 or AMD Ryzen 7 3700x, 16 Go de RAM and an NVMe SSD hard drive. The minimum configuration does not change, but Epic Games now lists an Nvidia GTX 960 or AMD R9 280 graphics card as the recommended configuration, instead of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 660 or AMD Radeon HD 7870.
The exact content of the update Fortnite remains unknown at this time, but some players have discovered a random in-game event where they were kidnapped by a beam of light from the sky. Others may have heard messages radio or see crop circles. The theme of aliens is corroborated by a single image on the official website with the text ” They arrive And which confirms the launch date of June 8.
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