Fortnite is a highly popular online multiplayer battle royale game developed and published by Epic Games. It features a dynamic gameplay style where 100 players are dropped onto an island and must scavenge for weapons while avoiding elimination. The game is known for its unique building mechanic, allowing players to construct structures. Fortnite frequently updates its content, maintains a free-to-play model with in-game purchases, and has had a significant impact on popular culture with virtual events and dances. The game is available on multiple platforms and supports cross-platform play.