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Fortnite's 'loot llama' update has been delayed

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The Fortnite 3.3 update, the one that will add loot llamas (lloot?) and remove smoke grenades, was meant to be out sometime today. But it looks like that's not going to happen. 

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Epic hasn't said what led to the delay, nor how long it might last: A forum post announcing the postponement says exactly the same thing as the tweet, no more and no less. So obviously there's still time for it to arrive "today," although given the delay warning I suspect that's not likely. 

My guess is that it won't be a terribly long wait, though: Epic dropped another tweet showcasing the loot-laden llamas in their natural environment, suggesting (to me, anyway) that we'll see them turn up soon enough. I've reached out to Epic for more information, and will update if and when I receive a reply.

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Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.