It will ship with a Nintendo Switch console, a full game download of Fortnite, cosmetic items for the game known as the Double Helix package (consisting of a exceptional character outfit, back bling, glider and pickaxe), along with 1,000 V-Bucks – Fortnite’s in-game currency. The Nintendo Change Fortnite package release date is October 5 at the US and Europe with a cost of $300 (approximately Rs. 21,000). It is an interesting time to bring in a new Nintendo Switch package when you believe that the console has its own paid online provider, imaginatively called Nintendo Switch Online, going live from September 18 from the US at 8pm ET (5:30am IST on September 19).
Previously, Fortnite on the Nintendo Switch was found to have a plethora of performance issues. Based on Epic, Fortnite on the Nintendo Switch suffered from issues where models and environment don’t render properly. What’s more, Fortnite on the Nintendo Switch additionally had hitches that are becoming worse with each subsequent upgrade. Loading performance has also endured with each upgrade. Every one these issues made the Nintendo Switch variant worse than what it is on Android and iOS. The feature was removed with Fortnite v5.40.2 for Change. In a ribbon on the Nintendo Switch subreddit, Epic explained it would look at bringing it back as an optional feature in the future. This was likely the repair Epic talked about last week.
“Fortnite’s launching went extremely well — we had more than two million downloads in under 24 hours,” Reggie Fils-Aime, President and Chief Operating Officer of Nintendo of America, informed Polygon in a meeting at E3 2018. “I think that speaks to the power of this franchise, the engagement of our players and the resonance of being able to play it anytime, anywhere.”
Also keep in mind that this is actually the Fortnite Battle Royale mode and not Save the planet, that Epic Games has no plans for bringing in to the Nintendo Switch. It is the game’s combined experience and is presently in compensated access on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.