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Everything we know about the possible Fortnite Battle Royale John Wick event

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Fortnite Battle Royale season 9 dropped on May 9, and subtle hints have been lingering around that lead us to believe there will be a John Wick event. Here is everything we know!

John Wick was featured in Fortnite as the Season 3 exclusive Reaper skin.

Since then the skin has never been made available on the Item Shop, and no hint has been made of Reaper ever returning… until Season 9.

We have collected everything we know about the rumored John Wick event and dropped it into an article for you!

Paradise Palms house

Season 9 saw a ton of new changes to the Fortnite Battle Royale map including Neo Tilted, Mega Mall, and a subtle hint down south at Paradise Palms.

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On May 9, the house on the eastern side of Paradise Palms was updated to be a replica of John Wick’s house.

This was the first official hint that John Wick could be making an appearance in Fortnite once again.

Leaks and mines

Every new patch delivers loads of in-game files that leakers go through to find potential hints about upcoming content.

On May 9, popular Fortnite leaker FortTory announced that Epic Games would be bringing a new LTM titled “Wick’s Bounty” and will include six challenges.

  • Win 1 match of Wick’s Bounty
  • Play 7 matches of Wick’s Bounty
  • Collect 150 Gold Coins
  • Collect 25 Gold Coins in a single match
  • Deal 500 damage with the Combat Shotgun
  • Deal 500 damage with the Tactical Assault Rifle

Wick’s Bounty LTM will have players fighting to secure golden coins from fallen enemies, similar to Call of Duty’s Kill Confirmed.

TV static

On May 13 the TVs around Fortnite started to randomly play a pattern that showed a llama with ‘x’ marks on its eyes.

Even though this pattern could be used for the upcoming audio test, we think it could be hinting towards something more.

The TVs around Fortnite would display different warning graphics and patterns whenever an in-game event was approaching, like the meteor crash in season 4.

We won’t know if or when the rumored John Wick challenges will be dropping since Epic does not comment on rumors or leaks.

Downtime for patch v9.01 begins on May 15 at 4 am ET, so maybe the event will begin on Wednesday?

Are you excited to see our favorite ex-assassin back in Fortnite?

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Fortnite split-screen: how to play with friends

Epic introduced the ability to play split-screen Fortnite in Chapter 2 Season 1. Here’s how to enable the setting.

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Epic introduced the ability to play split-screen Fortnite back in Chapter 2 Season 1. Here’s how to enable it so you can play locally with a friend.

Fortnite has always had a focus on playing with friends, but that always meant you had to play online. Even if you were in the same house as your friend or family member, the two of you had to play on two separate devices.

This changed back in the v11.30 update in Chapter 2 Season 1. Epic introduced split screen capabilities on consoles for the first time. It wasn’t perfect when it first came out, but it’s since gotten a lot better.

How to use the Fortnite console split-screen feature

Initiating split-screen is simple. All you have to do is connect two controllers to your Xbox or PlayStation. Split-screen still isn’t available on mobile, PC, or Nintendo Switch. Here are the steps you need to follow:

  1. Start Fortnite
  2. Connect a second controller to the console and turn it on
  3. Hit ‘Main Menu’
  4. Player 1 will need to invite Player 2 with their Epic account
  5. Player 2 will need to sign into their account
  6. Player 2 will join and split-screen will automatically initiate

You can even save another player’s information on another account on your console, making split-screen easier and quicker to complete.

The feature still isn’t perfect and doesn’t replace the feeling of playing online. You’ll only have access to half of your screen, so you’re going to miss a few things that normal players will see. Still, playing split-screen is far more preferable than switching off with your friend or family member game after game. Enjoy!

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Fortnite Creative Mode could be getting a huge expansion

Fortnite Creative Mode could bring a massive update to truly simulate end-game scenarios, according to a recent leak.

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Fortnite Creative Mode could bring a massive update to truly simulate end-game scenarios.

Creative Mode was one of the most innovative additions that Epic has made to Fortnite. You don’t even have to play the base game mode to enjoy Fortnite, anymore. You can play Search and Destroy, deathruns, Zone Wars, Trivia, boxfights, and a lot more.

Competitive Fortnite players have taken to Creative Mode the most. Zone Wars gives you a simulated end-game and boxfights let you practice the most important element of high-level competitive play.

Fortnite Creative beta

Over a year ago, way back in, Fortnite v12.10, files were added to the game that we assumed would bring a massive change to Creative Mode. According to the game files, Creative can now support up to 50 players.

A year after we first heard the news about an updated Creative Beta, we still have yet to see this in practice. Since it’s been so long, many players forgot that it was even on the horizon.

After the v15.50 update, however, data miners found some new files that relate to the Creative Mode expansion. According to them, Epic are testing a beta of Creative that should support 50 players.

Such a change would be a massive step for the game. You could truly play a mini-BR game with your friends if this change went through. YouTube creators and streamers could also manage private matches a lot easier, as there’s no chance of a code leak or an unwanted intruder.

The best part of this additional player count is the ability to truly simulate competitive end-game situations. Zone Wars is good practice for a lot of us, but not for those at the highest level.

Anyone who has ever watched a tournament knows what we’re talking about. The end-game in professional Fortnite matches routinely has 40+ players in the final few zones. It’s pure chaos, and a 50-player Zone Wars lobby will be able to capture this.

Of course, the expansion also opens the door to a ton of other possibilities including massive boxfight battles and more. Epic will be focusing on the Creative side of things for the future of Fortnite, and an increased player count is an excellent first step.

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Fortnite leaked skins & cosmetics from v15.50 update

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Fortnite v15.50 update leaked skins

Epic Games have rolled out their first update in a few weeks, with the arrival of Fortnite patch v15.50, and a number of skins and cosmetics have leaked as a result.

These weekly updates were never missed in times gone by, however Fortnite Chapter 2 has been a lot more inconsistent in that sense. Some weeks there is a huge update with map changes, new crossovers and challenges – while others will just make very minor bug changes.

You can always read about what to expect from the patch here on Fortnite Intel, and alongside those patch notes, let’s run through some of the game’s unreleased outfits.

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On March 2, once the downtime began, a number of leakers started looking into the game’s files to see what had changed. To their surprise, with just two weeks left in the season, not much had been tweaked in terms of content.

However, we do have some leaked skins and cosmetics to dig through – courtesy of Lucas7Yoshi and VastBlast.

Fortnite leaked skins and cosmetics from v15.50 update

Bundles

Midas female GoldenTouch bundle

Emotes

So, there you have it! Those are all of the newest unreleased skins in the Fortnite world, some of which may actually roll out following the latest update.

Keep an eye out on the Fortnite Item Shop and you never know, one or two may appear there in the near future.

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