Fortnite’s new limited-time mode is basically between us

Fortnite has been infiltrated by spies and it is up to you and your teammates to discover their hidden identities before they can take out the players one by one. If it sounds familiar, it’s probably because it’s exactly the same premise as Between us, a game that was a smash hit in 2020. But now it’s also the basis of Fortnitethe new limited time mode called The Spy Within.

The Spy Within starts with 10 players, who are divided into eight agents and two spies. Each player only knows their role at the start of the game. During the game, the agents will work to complete the tasks that will earn them gold coins. If the agents earn enough gold or identify all the spies, they win. The Spies, on the other hand, will work to secretly eliminate each agent without revealing their identity. Whenever agents see something suspicious, they can call a meeting. During meetings, all game participants can chat with each other to determine which player to vote for.

The Spy Within certainly has some interesting times. Hidden identity games have always been popular in both real life and gaming. (Remember Kane and Lynch 2is multiplayer?) But it’s hard to ignore the fact that in recent months Between us has grown to be one of the biggest and most important games in the world, and FortniteThe new mode has more than a few things in common with it.

The limited-time playlist will change every few days to feature a new Spy Within game variant created by a few community members: DolphinDom, KKSlider, Bunni_, Wert, Blanky, jstKamui, MackJack, Ritual, and Snownymous – which Epic highlights in his post about the mode. The mode won’t last forever, but while it’s here, players can earn special cosmetic rewards, including a festive weapon wrap, glider, and spy-themed skateboard.