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Fortnite's cars are delayed 'a few weeks'

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Hopes that cars would arrive in Fortnite sooner rather than later have been dashed. Epic said on Twitter yesterday that it will be a few weeks yet before cars actually come to the game.

An expectation that cars would arrive on July 21, courtesy of data miner HypeX, didn't work out, but a reference to filling up vehicles in this week's challenges made it seem likely that they'd arrive this week. Alas, it's not to be.

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There's been no further information on when cars will become available, but it's not entirely surprising to see Epic taking its time with them: Shopping carts and hamster balls both had to be temporarily disabled when they were rolled out because of bugs, and its mechs developed a habit exploding spontaneously, which is actually pretty hilarious. (Maybe not so much if you're sitting inside it at the time.) I imagine the developers would rather avoid all of that kind of nonsense this time around.

Andy Chalk
Andy covers the day-to-day happenings in the big, wide world of PC gaming—the stuff we call "news." In his off hours, he wishes he had time to play the 80-hour RPGs and immersive sims he used to love so much.