Let's make it clear up front: This isn't a knock on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (aka PUBG), a fine game in its own right. But in case you hadn't heard, Fortnite is a very big deal.
It's been a dizzying stretch of days for Fortnite fans, between some major news drops and a growing interest among popular streamers. But we realize that you, our dear Mashable readers, might not be fully caught up.
We're here to help you fix that. Read on.
What is Fortnite?
Fortnite is an online video game that falls under the a genre banner that's exploded in popularity over the past year, the "battle royale."