After ini­tial­ly being announced in 2011, Fort­nite final­ly has a release date. The game will launch enter paid ear­ly access on July 25th for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Those who pre-order the Founders Pack can play the game a few days ear­ly on July 21st and will receive a Storm Mas­ter Weapon’s Pack. When the game is offi­cial­ly com­plete it will be free-to-play.

Fort­nite has play­ers build forts to defend against mon­ster. The game uses a “hybrid of pro­ce­dur­al gen­er­a­tion with sculpt­ed puz­zle pieces” to flesh out a world that play­ers can explore and col­lect resources from. Gamers can play on their own how­ev­er team­work between 4 play­ers is a large focus of the game. Fort­nite will have four dif­fer­ent class­es that are drawn from Hero Cards.

  • Out­landers: Explor­er class
  • Sol­diers: Ranged weapon mas­ters
  • Nin­jas: Melee and mobil­i­ty experts
  • Con­struc­tors: Mas­ters of buff­ing forts

More infor­ma­tion on Fort­nite is avail­able on the offi­cial web­site and the video below.