Fortnite from Epic Games coming to the Mac, beta coming this fall

Mac games can look forward to play Epic Games’ next major title, Fortnite, on their operating system, with a beta due this fall.

During Apple’s WWDC 2015 keynote event today, team members from developer Epic Games showed off a Mac demo of Fortnite. The upcoming action-sanbox game will be released for the Mac, with a beta due for release sometime this fall. The live demo showed the game running on Epic’s Unrea Engine 4. Fortnite centers on players building their fortress by day and defending it from attacking monsters.

Epic used Apple’s Metal graphics API to help develop the Mac version of Fortnite, and using Metal allowed for the game’s development team to cut down on the CPU’s use by as much as 70%. That will cut down on the heat generated by Mac PCs as well as increase battery life for laptops when running the game.

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Source: iMore

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