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Fortnite could be getting a spectator mode that's being tested out next month

It looks like Fortnite is getting a spectator mode that's getting tested in a private event next month.

YouTuber BlueNightEdgar (via Fortnite Insider) claims to have received an email from Epic Games inviting them to a private testing session in February that will have the invitees "test unreleased spectating features and tools that will be used in future events."

The imminent arrival of a spectator mode was also flagged by players who reported a bug in the menu that gave them a "join as player" option.

Fortnite dataminer Lucas7yoshi did some digging and reported that the button appears to be related to a spectator mode.

The private testing session will reportedly be held in Los Angeles, with participants getting free V-bucks for their trouble. The event will be held from February 4 - February 12.

There's been no official word from Epic on the spectator mode, and whether it will roll out as a new feature, or if it will be limited to events only.

In the meantime, you can check out this week's challenges, and check out how to destroy Ice Fiends and damage Ice Legion right here.

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