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Everything you need to know about the Fortnite x Borderlands event



Mayhem has entered the Battle Royale island as Epic Games with a brand new Borderlands 3 collaboration that will reward players with event-exclusive items.

Fortnite has collaborated with several other companies to help promote different video games and movies, and this time around, Borderlands will be briefly invading Epic’s Battle Royale game.

Fans will be able to hop into a BR match and check out the new location near the Truck ‘N’ Oasis truck stop in the desert, which has since been transformed thanks to the Rift Beacon.

Here’s everything that fans can check out in the Fortnite x Mayhem limited-time event.

Welcome to Pandora

The Rift Beacon that previously transformed Neo Tilted into Tilted Town moved to the desert biome to the southeastern side of the Fortnite Battle Royale map.

IMG: Fortnite Trailer

We now know that the Rift Beacon activated a change in the desert that bought the world of Borderlands to Fortnite.

Players will now notice that the desert biome has changed into a Borderlands-themed area that also has Gearbox’s famous cell-shade design.

Fortnite x Borderlands cosmetics

Players will be able to grab the Psycho bundle which will include tons of Borderlands-themed items.

IMG: Gearbox

Fans will notice that the pack is designed after Bandits, just one of many types of enemies players can encounter in Borderlands.

The pack will include a Bandit-themed skin, pickaxe, and back bling. Rumors have been swirling that a glider will be added as well.

In-game rewards

There are six individual challenges for the “Welcome to Pandora” pack that will reward players with Borderlands-themed items.

IMG: Fortnite

The full list of challenges are:

  • Collect Cash from 10 chests and opponents in Pandora
  • Eliminate 3 opponents in Pandora
  • Search 7 chests in Pandora
  • Find Claptrap’s missing eye and then return it to him
  • Gain 500 shields in Pandora
  • Search 3 different Vault Symbols

Once a player completes a challenge they will be awarded in-game experience as well!

While Epic made the controversial decision to nerf turbo building, we think players will be able to distract themselves for a short while by enjoying the Fortnite x Borderlands event.

If you would like to check out what else was added in Fortnite’s v10.20 patch update, be sure to check out the full list of patch notes here.


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.



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.



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



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


Midas female GoldenTouch bundle


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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