‘Fortnite Battle Royale’ update adds biomes and a huge new city to the map

Fortnite Battle Royale new map

One of the most surprising breakout successes of 2017 just got its biggest patch yet. Fortnite Battle Royale -- the free-to-play online multiplayer shooter that took the world by storm late last year -- was updated to version 2.2.0 on Thursday morning. Along with balance changes and bug fixes, the patch also included the long-awaited map update, which adds brand new locations to the island and introduces biomes to liven the island up.

While Fortnite's top competitor, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, just debuted a second map, Epic Games decided to upgrade its only map instead. The entire western side of the map has been restructured, with the skyscrapers of Titled Towers and the underground mines of Shifty Shafts highlighting the additions.

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