So, they finally announced that this is no longer going to be free to play (which is actually a good call in my book) and I decided that I should try this after 4 years of not playing it. Wow, this has changed! First, for those who do not know, the "Save the World" part of Fortnite was the original vision announced in 2011 and was first playable in 2014! The premise is that you and 4 other people of varying character classes build forts out of materials gathered on the map and defend against waves of enemies. It has expanded to god knows how many other gatherings and resource managing things, but gameplay is mostly the same with extra things tossed in to keep it interesting.
It looks the game is going to move to seasonal play similar to Destiny/Division and all those other "games as service" things, which is nice because you can either play as a super dedicated person, or casually. Today, I am here to see if others are interested in playing. Everything is crossed too! Cross console, cross save, and cross buy. I bought access to it on PS4, I have all the same stuff available on my PC now.
If you are interested, my Epic/PSN name is ksmooches, though you only need to add people via Epic as long as you have connected your accounts.