Fortnite Season 8’s battle pass has arrived, and it features a surprise mythic at the end: Carnage, the extraterrestrial symbiote from Spider-Man. For those who hate waiting, Epic Games also added symbiote weapons to the battle royale game that can be discovered. Before we get started, keep in mind that since the symbiotes are Mythic weapons, they occupy one item slot in a player’s inventory when picked up, but immediately grants the wearer zero gravity jumps as well as the ability to re-deploy a glider during any high jump. Read more for two videos showing exactly where to find everything.
Crossovers are nothing new in Fortnite, but this latest one lets players celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in a new interactive experience presented by TIME Studios. This “March Through Time” event was developed by members of the community in Fortnite Creative and immerses players in the entirety of the civil rights leader’s “I Have A Dream” speech as well as the history surrounding it. Read more for a first look at the experience in-game.
Rocky Stoutenburg, better known as “RockyNoHands” online, just might be the world’s first professional gamer that plays games using his mouth alone, Fortnite included. This is accomplished with a tool known as the Quadstick controller, which basically consists of a joystick, four sip/puff pressure sensors and a lip position sensor that can be assigned to output to any game controller button or axis, or to any mouse movement, button or keyboard key. Read more to see him in-action.
Epic Games has just revealed the Neymar Jr. outfit and items for Fortnite, which will be available to unlock for Battle Pass owners starting from April 27th. The outfits and rewards will make its debut in the upcoming 16.30 update, but you’ll be required to complete a series of quests to unlock the latter. In addition to the Neymar Jr. Quests and Epic-rarity Quests, gamers can also compete in a cup competition for a chance to win a custom football boot by PUMA on April 28th. Read more for the trailer and additional information.
Another week, another Fortnite crossover, and this time, it’s with the 1979 science fiction horror film “Alien”. Ellen Ripley dons the Nostromo Crew Outfit with a Weyland-Yutani Cat Carrier for Jonesy the Cat, while the Xenomorph Alien has its own built-in emote called Xeno Menace, as well as a special Tail Back Bling. Players can also pick up the Space Gear Bundle separately, which features a P-500 Power Loader Arm Pickaxe, Cheyenne Dropship Glider, and a “Burst Case Scenario” emote. Read more for two videos, including gameplay, and additional information.
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Fortnite crossovers are nothing new, but according to this leak, it’s the first one with Capcom. Players may have noticed a portal opening up on the Fortnite map near Sweaty Sands that leads to Suzaku Castle. Fans of the fighting game instantly recognize this as Ryu’s stage, and if you’re positioned just right, his iconic theme music starts playing. There is apparently going to be two new emotes, including Chun-Li’s Lightning Kick and Ryu’s Shoryuken uppercut. Read more for two videos and additional information.
It’s official, TRON: Legacy has ventured onto the Grid within a vast digital frontier, and players can now grab a Light Suit and gear up as Grid Warriors to embark on a new journey. That’s right, the “End of Line” Collection can be picked up in the Item Shop and the skins include Cypher, Firewall, Proxy, Datapath, Packet, Bitstream, Commandline, Upload, Io, as well as Bandwidth, which comes complete with a removable helmet. Read more for a gameplay video and additional information.
The Fortnite x G.I. Joe crossover is official, and it adds a Snake Eyes skin for 1,800 V-Bucks. Fans will also be able to get their hands on a 6-inch action figure for $39.99 from Hasbro Pulse. Most familiar with the G.I. Joe comic books and animated series original know Snake Eyes as one of the most popular members and for his relationships with Scarlett as well as Storm Shadow. He’s appeared in every series of the franchise since its inception. Read more for some gameplay and additoinal information.
Confirmed tonight at The Game Awards, Halo’s Master Chief is entering the fight in Fortnite, and players will be able to get the skin in the item shop tonight. That’s not the only surprise, as if you play a match of Fortnite on Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S after purchasing it, you’ll unlock a special Matte Black variant. Master Chief’s full outfit includes a Pelican Glider, a miniature Pelican Carrier, and a Gravity Hammer. Read more for the trailer and additional information.
Epic Games has just released a new God of War Kratos skin in Fortnite and PlayStation 5 owners get an even more exclusive armored variant. The main skin is based on the PlayStation 5 God of War reboot, which transported Kratos from ancient Greece to to the mythical realm of Midgard. A Leviathan Axe is harvesting tool and it actually freezes whenever swung for a bonus effect. His glider is the Guardian Shield and the talking head of Mimir can be attached to the back for a bit of humor. Read more for some gameplay and additional information.