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Just that. It was going to be a free to play game, then Epic decided to sell access to the beta of it before the game officially launches sometime in 2018 as the final version and is free to play.

Your paying to play a beta version of a free game. Same as Sony pulled a couple times.
https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017/06/fortnites-years-of-delays-end-with-not-free-to-play-version-coming-in-july/


theiy're paying to support it's development and get exclusive in game content. No one is forcing people to pay for it.
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Just that. It was going to be a free to play game, then Epic decided to sell access to the beta of it before the game officially launches sometime in 2018 as the final version and is free to play.

Your paying to play a beta version of a free game. Same as Sony pulled a couple times.
https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2017/06/fortnites-years-of-delays-end-with-not-free-to-play-version-coming-in-july/

Huh, that is a little weird I guess. Whatever imo. If people are buying it though, fair play.
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i knew it would be going free in a year but ive already spent so much time in both parts that the 20 bucks it cost me was well worth it tbh
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I just installed this alongside a buddy last night who i play PubG with a lot. I for one couldn't care less about this whole copyrighting crap it's dumb but you have to be blind to not see just how much Epic ripped off of PubG's design. If they did the whole battle royal thing, fine whatever, but they ripped off SO MUCH from PubG it's not even funny.
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I didn't even know this game existed if it werent for the pubg guys trying to shame this game.

Good job, you guys played yourself.
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but they ripped off SO MUCH from PubG it's not even funny.
How so?
    
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How so?

Start on a small island till everyone loads that's right next to a much large island that looks just like the pubg one.
Being dropped into the island the same exact way. They just changed the model from a plane to a bus on a balloon.
Replaced the drop method with a glider instead of a parachute.
Even the death texts are in the same exact spot with the same style of notification.

Really the only thing different is being able to build things and that's about it. There's a hundred different ways to make a game mode like this and they chose to do everything Pubg does. I mean good on Bluehole for starting a new fad that others are going to follow and capitalize on the market for it, but them copying everything pubg does down to even the entry of the island is just lazy.They're going for low risk high reward.
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I don't understand the people saying PUBG is garbage. It is the most fun I've had playing a game in a decade
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I don't understand the people saying PUBG is garbage. It is the most fun I've had playing a game in a decade

It's got a lot of the same things that make people hate CoD as well. Horrible hit reg/desync half the time, glitchy out of it's mind, microtransations etc. There's a lot of reasons to dislike it. It can be fun, but it's overrated.
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Start on a small island till everyone loads that's right next to a much large island that looks just like the pubg one.
Being dropped into the island the same exact way. They just changed the model from a plane to a bus on a balloon.
Replaced the drop method with a glider instead of a parachute.
Even the death texts are in the same exact spot with the same style of notification.

Really the only thing different is being able to build things and that's about it. There's a hundred different ways to make a game mode like this and they chose to do everything Pubg does. I mean good on Bluehole for starting a new fad that others are going to follow and capitalize on the market for it, but them copying everything pubg does down to even the entry of the island is just lazy.They're going for low risk high reward.

I mean, in H1Z1 everyone parachuted down. Do you think they fell out of gods behind? It's likely it was from a plane. If anything, Fortnite ripped of the Magic School Bus, which could also fly.
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