Fortnite Port-a-Fort feature arrives tomorrow in version 3.5 update

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In addition to its domination on the App Store, other markers of the popularity of Fortnite include how ESPN tried but failed to appeal to the game's massive player base, and the petition that girlfriends everywhere have started because Fortnite has stolen the attention of their boyfriends.

Epic Games' Fortnite Battle Royale has already amassed over $15 million in revenue since launching on iOS, according to Sensor Tower. Typically, players must harvest resources to use as makeshift structures, but a new item, labeled "coming soon", looks to change all that.

Literally called "Port-a-Fort", this brand new gadget will quickly sprout a fort that will allow you to get a quick defensive position upon hitting the ground.

Port-a-Fort is demonstrated in the video below; the device resembles a glowing ball, which generates a full fort - with metal! - when used. However, this time, it won't be any weapon nor an offensive item, but instead, it will be a fast way to build a fort and defend yourself a lot easier.

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The Port-a-Fort item isn't in the game yet, so we don't know how it will change things.

We expect that the new item will be added to the game as part of the next update which is set to happen on Thursday 12th April.

In order to keep the game fresh, Epic Games, the developer of Fortnite, have implemented various updates and patches to include new game modes, weapons, items, and other accessories since release, much to the enjoyment of community members.

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