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Fortnite public service announcement signs kick off the week 10 challenges for the season 9 Battle Pass, and they’re located in Neo Tilted, Pressure Plant and Mega Mall. Players need to find five of these public service announcement signs – big screens that display a red warning sign – to complete this challenge, and those who are successful will be rewarded with five Battle Stars. All three areas each have more than five signs, which means you can select one and then visit all of the signs there. Read more for a video tutorial, map and additional information.
Fortnite‘s 14 Days of Summer event continues, and the latest challenge will have you visiting a huge rubber duck moving along a river and a giant beach umbrella in a single match, without dying. To start things off, the giant rubber duck will be at different locations in every match, but thankfully, you’ll find it somewhere along the river that crosses Fortnite island, beginning north of Lazy Lagoon and running all the through Loot Lake, Neo Tilted, near Fatal Fields, and west of Lucky Landing. Read more for two videos showing exactly where to find both and additional information.
Epic Games has just revealed the Fortnite Week 9 challenges for Season 9. These weekly challenges are separated into hard and regular tiers of difficulty, with the former netting ten Battle Stars, while the latter halves it to five Battle Stars. These Battle Stars level up your Battle Pass, which enables players to unlock all of the skins, emotes and items available. However, if you complete all the weekly challenges, a special Fortnite loading screen is unlocked containing a clue to another Battle Star. This latest challenge has you visiting a solar array in the snow, desert, and the jungle, worth 5 Battle Stars. Read more for two videos showing their exact locations and additional information.
What happens when Flappy Bird meets Fortnite? You get the 100-player battle royale game called “Flappy Royale”. How does it work? Well, you compete against 99 other players to see who can survive the longest without crashing into one of the endless pipes. Players can customize their bird, and each level starts off with everyone being dropped off in a bus. Simply tap the screen to make the bird fly higher, or should you get tired and stop tapping, Flappy falls to the ground. Read more for a gameplay video and additional information.
Epic Games announced today that the developers behind “Fortnite” have gone on vacation (June 24 – July 8), but they won’t leave players hanging, as a “14 Days of Summer” event has kicked off (June 25 to July 9). Each day, the game’s free-to-play Battle Royale mode will offer a weapon unvaulted for 24 hours, a new Limited Time Mode (LTM) to play, a daily challenge, free reward, a new featured island and new outfits in the item shop. For the second day, there are two challenges now live, with the first involves dancing at six beach parties (video above), and the second to bounce a giant beach ball in five different matches. Read more for another video about the beach ball matches.
It would only make sense for a collaboration between one of the most popular battle royale games and Avengers: Endgame, right? Well, that’s exactly what Epic Games and Marvel Studios teamed up for. One of the coolest Avengers x Fortnite features is the Limited Time Mode, where players are placed into two teams, the Heroes or Chitauri, and must gain control of all six of the Infinity Stones in a bid to complete the mode and bring home the victory. Yes, players will have a chance to play as Thanos in Fortnite Endgame. Read more for two gameplay videos and additional information on how to play as Thanos.
Fortnite’s latest toy-based challenge for players in week 5 involves a bouncy ball, in which players are asked to get 15 bounces with a single throw. It can be found in Tier 26 of the Season 8 battle pass, and there are several ways to approach the challenge, including getting to a high enough point to see if the ball has enough momentum for all thebounces, or build a small enclosed space before throwing it so that the ball bounces off the enclosure. Read more for another video and additional information.
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Apple’s 9.7″ iPad is great for Fortnite among other apps, and it’s being offered for just $249.99 shipped, today only, originally $329.99. Aside from the 9.7-inch Retina display, you also get an A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, a Touch ID fingerprint sensor, an 8MP rear camera with 1080p video, a 1.2MP FaceTime HD camera, 802.11ac Wi-Fi with MIMO, and up to 10 hours of battery life. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Fortnite island has been rocked by earthquakes that have created large cracks in the ground, and if you want to see the next one in person, simply visit this site. Currently, you’ll find these cracks Lazy Links region, and is a buildup to season 8, which kicks off in under two weeks. However, a fourth crack hasjust appeared between Tomato Temple, Wailing Woods, and the area often called the containers. In the past, the island has experienced temporal rifts, floating islands, and even an entire Arctic region, but this phenomenon resembles Fortnite’s rolling cube. Read more for another video and additional information.
Let’s face it, with all of the phishing scams and other security-related issues nowadays, it’s a no brainer to enable multi-factor authentication for just about any important account you use, Fortnite included. Epic Games wants to reward those who do enable two-factor authentication (2FA), which requires you to enter an extra code sent to a secondary device during the sign-in process, by sending them a Heartspan Glider. Read more to find out a way to send this to a friend who hasn’t yet enabled this feature.