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.
At 4:00pm EST today, millions of Fortnite players attempted to enter Battle Bus to fight Galactus on the Island. Unfortunately, the game went down shortly after, which left the fate of all Reality in the hands of Epic Games. However, some still managed to record their battle with the Devourer of Worlds. As you’re about to see, Galactus towers over the island, and players are rescued by Iron Man as their helicarrier is destroyed. Read more for the footage and additional information.
Europe-based Fortnite fans rejoice! You’ll soon have the chance to get your hands on a limited edition Nintendo Switch Fortnite console, complete with a themed dock. It comes pre-installed with a copy of the game and includes a Wildcat Bundle download code. The latter features the Wildcat costume, two additional styles, a Sleek Strike Back Bling, and 2,000 V-Bucks to snag some additional in-game items. Read more for a video explaining the bundle, additional pictures and information.
Epic Games has released a parody video mocking Apple after they banned the company’s hit game “Fortnite” from its App Store due to them offering players a discount on in-game purchases if they opted to make a direct payment rather than buy their digital offerings through iOS. Why? Well, Apple charges developers 30% for purchases made through the App Store, and 15% after the first year of subscriptions. Read more to watch the parody and for additional information.
Marvel fans rejoice! A new crossover is available now in Fortnite to honor of the arrival of the First Avenger – Captain America. Players will be able to find Cap’s outfit, which includes two items – his Proto-Adamantium Pickaxe and Back Bling, in the Item Shop. They’ll be able to wield the shield as a pickaxe, or display it proudly on their back. Readm ore for two videos and additional information.
Fortnite: Battle Royale is hosting a special Travis Scott event, called Astronomical, to help launch a new song from the rapper. He’ll be releasing a new track in-game as part of an other-worldly experience that was built from the ground up in Fortnite. It’s set to run at specific times between April 23-25, and not only will you catch the new song, but players can pick up some Fortnite in-game loot as well. Read more for a livestream and the concert times.
It’s official, Deadpool has crashed Fortnite, and here’s how to get it: after launching the refreshed battle pass menu, click the vent above the challenges table in the middle, and you’ll be ready to start the secret Fortnite Deadpool challenges. Once that’s done, click the computer on the right and players will be presented with some hidden challenges. Read more for two videos and additional information.
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Fortnite players, including high-profile streamers, had some trouble logging into the game today during Epic Games live Star Wars event, but eventually, after a 10-minute delay, everything kicked off without a hitch. The Millennium Falcon soared above the Fortnite island, chased by First Order TIE Fighters before landing shortly after where FN-143 emerged. Read more for the full replay in case you missed out.
You may have heard about the Epic Games’ Fortnite x Star Wars crossover, but for those who just don’t have the in-game currency to spare, here’s how to get a free Tie-Fighter Whisper glider today. In addition to the Stormtrooper, Rey, Finn, and even Sith Trooper skins, this collaboration also adds and Lightsaber pickaxes, and more. Read more for a video and additional information.