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Fortnite leak suggests the Rift-To-Go and Bush will return

Fortnite v14.50 leaks suggest that the Rift-To-Go and Bush are returning to the game.

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Update: After further digging, it would seem that Bushes and Rift-To-Go’s are a part of the Lachlan Pickaxe tournament, which is why they were updated.

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 4 has been a return to form for Fortnite – both in the general feeling of the season and in the meta. We saw two fan-favorite items return in Season 4 with the Shockwave Grenade and the Boogie Bomb – four if you count the Pump, which was vaulted for Season 3.

It looks like we might be in store for some additional returning items in Season 5 – if not before. In the most recent v14.50 patch, data miners found strings of text that relate to two more fan-favorite items: the Rift-To-Go and the Bush.

The Bush was never as popular as the Rift-To-Go but it was a staple of classic Fortnite. Like the Boogie Bomb before it, a lot of “OG” Fortnite fans remember the days of bush camping in plain sight, leading Epic to add the Bush as a consumable, later in the game’s development.

The Bush went through a few different periods of usefulness. It was worth wearing when it was first introduced, as players were still worried about getting into fights. After a while, though, players began to realize that it took up too much space on your screen. Eventually, Epic had to buff the Bush to allow it to absorb one shot.

The Rift-To-Go wasn’t in Fortnite for as long as the bush was but it was an iconic item, nonetheless. The residents of the Fortnite island were able to bottle the power of the Rifts and use them when they needed to. This was, unquestionably, one of the best mobility items in the game and will be a welcome sight if it returns.

Of course, we can’t ignore the additional news of the Slurp Bazooka. We heard about this item when the last Fortnite patch came out, but the added statistics show that it’s probably coming to the game sooner rather than later.

The Slurp Bazooka seems to be a more powerful version of the Bandage Bazooka. Both items heal for 15 per shot, but the Slurp Bazooka can give you shields. We expect to see the Bandage Bazooka vaulted then the Slurp Bazooka is added – unless the latter is much more difficult to find.

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Fortnite survey teases crossovers with Nintendo, SpongeBob, and More

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Epic Games has sent another survey to select players with a list of potential Fortnite crossovers that it is considering for the game.

Fortnite has issued a number of these surveys in the past asking players for their opinions on a number of things. Surveys have also revealed crossovers and subscription services before their release. Some community-made skins and even the Fortnite Crew Pack have been a part of said surveys.

However, not every teased crossover that appears on a survey makes it into the game. These surveys are used by Epic Games to gauge interest in potential Fortnite crossovers. While some of the characters in Fortnite were on surveys first, such as Gugimon, the majority of the names of the surveys have yet to make it into the game.

New survey teases potential Fortnite crossovers

That being said, each name on the list is a franchise or character that Epic Games is considering. Notable Fortnite leaker ShiinaBR on Twitter shared the latest surveys from Epic Games. Instead of sharing a full list of potential crossovers, Shiina highlighted some of the most interesting candidates.

The list is sepearated into eight sections: Musical Artists, TV Shows, Video Games, Comics/Manga, Influencers, Movies, Cartoons/Anime, and Video Game Characters. Some highly requested characters such as Naruto, Goku, and more are on the list.

There are also a few left-field candidates such as SpongeBob Squarepants, Luigi from Mario Bros., and Steve from Minecraft. Not included in Shiina’s shortlist is a large number of characters from The Office. While the majority of these crossovers may not make it into the game, it’s fun to imagine Ted Lasso running and gunning on The Island. A full list of potential crossovers can be found below.

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Do any of these potential Fortnite crossovers pique your interest? Let us know down below which characters you want to see in the game. Or let us know on Twitter @FortniteINTEL.

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Fortnite teasers hint at alien ground troops and new POIs

New Fortnite alien teasers show off a few new POIs that could be coming to the game, as well as new alien ground troops.

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Epic Games posted a couple of images to different Fortnite Twitter accounts that could be teasing upcoming content. Here’s everything we know about the new Fortnite alien teasers.

Fortnite Season 7 has been one of the most exciting and dynamic seasons of Chapter 2. Massive updates have been adding game-changing content regularly, which is something players haven’t experience in a while. Epic Games has also returned to teasing content both through social media and in the real world.

These Fortnite alien teasers have created a lot of excitement for Season 7. Now, players have found a few more teasers scattered around the internet that might be hinting at some upcoming content. Here’s what the teasers are showing and what players could expect to see in-game soon.

Fortnite teasers show potential POIs and NPCs

In classic Fortnite fashion, the official Twitter accounts have posted a few teasers for what could be a content update tomorrow. The English Twitter post only included words that hint at Alien ground troops being added to the game. While Alien troops can be found piloting saucers, they have yet to be added like the IO Guards.

However, different Twitter accounts for different regions have also included photos with their teasers. The Fortnite Middle East Twitter posted an image of a massive underground space ship. Players think this could be underneath Coral Castle or Steamy Stacks, and that it might be a new POI.

The official Spanish Fortnite Twitter posted a picture of a giant crop circle. This could also be hinting at another new POI, but it’s hard to say where a crop circle of this size would fit on the map.

Lastly, a Russian-language post from the social network VK was shared by BunkerFn on Twitter. This image showed an IO outpost close to Steamy Stacks with multiple satellite dishes. If these Fortnite alien teasers are actually showing new POIs, players are in for one massive content update.

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Leaked Fortnite Inflate-A-Bull item turns players into impervious cows

A new item has leaked that will turn players into blow-up cows. Here’s everything we know about the Fortnite Inflate-a-bull item.

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A new consumable item coming to Fortnite Season 7 has leaked, and it turns players into blow-up cows. Here’s a first look at the leaked Fortnite inflate-a-bull item.

Fortnite Season 7 has introduced a lot of crazy items and weapons, and there’s a lot more on the way. There are UFOs that can pick up cars, boulders, and even players with their tractor beams. Alien Parasites attach themselves to players’ heads and increase their mobility. A weapon called the “Cowinator” will be able to throw trucks through the air like a baseball.

Season 7 has been absurd, but there is a new item coming that will push Fortnite’s absurdity to its limit. The leaked Fortnite Inflate-a-bull is a new consumable item added to the games files during the v17.10 patch. As wild as this item seems, it could be a very important addition to the game.

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Leaked Fortnite Inflate-a-Bull item

The Inflate-a-bull is similar to the jetpack as players will wear it on their backs when it’s in their inventory. It will take up a slot on the hotbar, and it activated the same way as a Crash Pad. According to iFireMonkey on Twitter, this consumable item will deploy if players press the jump button while in mid-air.

When deployed, players will be surrounded by a giant inflatable cow. While players are inside the Inflate-a-bull, they can roll down hills, bounce off cliffs, and be impervious to fire. As well, players will have lower gravity and can moo just like a normal cow. The suit can only be used for a limited amount of time or until another player shoots and pops it.

The Fortnite Inflate-a-bull item isn’t currently in the game, but it will likely be added on Tuesday, June 29. Tuesdays are new content days, and there are plenty of items in Fortnite’s files that aren’t in-game yet. Hopefully, the Inflate-a-bull and much more will be added to the game soon.

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