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Squad – Children can join other friends and play together against other players.
Schematics -Schematics are plans found hidden throughout the world of Battle Royale. They are recipes allowing other players to craft their own weapons & traps from materials.
V-Bucks – Battle Royale’s internal currency. V-Bucks can be used to purchase things such as weapons, weapon skins and new clothing. V-Bucks can also be built up within the game without having to add a credit card, contributing to the addictive nature of the game.
Looting – ‘Looting’ can be collecting anything from ammunition, weapons, traps or resources in the game. These are also referred to as “Loot Boxes”.
The Storm – You need to be aware of “The Storm” as it can bring Monsters, meaning play will be harder. Otherwise known as “The Wall”, the Storm is a large, blue, transparent wall that covers the entire map. Anyone caught in the storm can lose health.
Battle Pass – The Battle Pass is a method Battle Royale players can use to gain access to exclusive in-game rewards. You can for a Battle Pass with V-Bucks.
Challenges – All players in Battle Royale will receive “Daily Challenges”, each night at midnight you are set a maximum of three challenges.
Item Shop – The Item Shop is Battle Royale’s online shop. This is where you can purchase outfits, weapons and emotes.
Locker – Your locker lets you store the stuff you have bought from the Item Shop via your battle pass.
Emote – An emote is a way to animate your character to show your emotion. E.g you can make your character “dab”, or blow kisses.