Fortnite back after 2-day 'black hole' shutdown

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After going offline for 48 hours, Fortnite returned from its black hole hiatus with a brand new map for Chapter 2.

Millions of gamers were driven into panic mode after the game went suddenly dark without any explanation. 

But, now it's been confirmed that the blackout was all part of Epic Games' elaborate plan to promote Fornite's new chapter, which includes a new map as well as other added additions to the game.

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