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Fortnite Season 4 FNCS Week 1 final results

Week 1 of the Season 4 FNCS has concluded. Take a look at all of the teams who qualified in EU, NA-East, and NA-West.

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Week one of the Fortnite Season 4 FNCS qualifiers is in the books, as 15 teams from each region move onto the next stage. This is only the first of three qualification weeks, so your favorite team still has a chance to make the finals if they placed outside of the qualification range this week.

Here’s a look at all of the qualified teams from the “big three” regions: Europe. NA-East, and NA-West.

Europe FNCS Week 1 results

The European region of FNCS qualifiers saw two of the favorites to win the FNCS finish in first and second place. GRIZI Nayteand his team of 4zr and Keziix beat Th0masHD, Flikk, and Anas by only eight points – finishing with 182 and 174.

Some other noteworthy qualifiers include Mongraal and his team along with Th0masHD’s fellow Gamma Gaming teammates Merjin and Kami – both with their individual trios. Surprisingly, the fan-favorite team of MrSavage, Benjyfishy, and LeTsHe finished outside of the top 15 at 18th, although they’ll look to bring it back next week.

  1. Rams KeziixZ, Grizi 4zr, GRIZI Nayte
  2. Flikk, BL Аnas, Gamma Th0masHD
  3. Solarу Floki, Rams Clement, Rams naek0zr
  4. Vetle 7, IDrop 74, Playwell Styrsix
  5. BL Raifla, BL SliX, BL Lareez ay
  6. OT Exponential, EP mexefindSMZ, Wake AstroSMZ
  7. FaZe Mongrааl, f1-f2-f3-f4, deal with tayson
  8. Wave advise, OTW J4chu, OTW packо
  9. TrainH Umplify, Adnsoefy, TrainH Matsoe
  10. SF Rakso, Gamma Kami, artör
  11. Lnuef 09, Gamma Merijn, jaspaay.
  12. Vitality é9ki.èq, Vatо, leo the crackrr
  13. BTS SaMMyy, BTS Kiujy, AION DeNiisS
  14. OVA Noahreyli, COOLER aqua, rezon ay лол
  15. Homyno åiгkии, Homyno Pickiss, WYZIP

NA-East FNCS Week 1 results

The first week of FNCS qualifiers in NA-East was dominated by the iconic trio of Bucke, Kreo, and Khanada – one of the longest-running trios in the constantly changing competitive Fortnite landscape. They finished with 250 points – 17 points above Bugha, Avery, and Jamper in second.

The top 15 teams in NA-East were littered with household names. Clix’s team, Reverse’s team, Unknown’s team, Slackes’ team, and more all qualified for the finals in the very first week – giving them an opportunity to practice for the rest of the tournament. Here’s how the top 15 shook out – with an honorable mention to Sway, Skqttles, and Ronaldo who finished at 16.

  1. BBG KREMON, BBG Bucke, TSM DEMONADA
  2. LG Jampеr ψ, bughа, C9 Avery
  3. LG Slackes, Acоrn, Vanish ʝahq
  4. NRG СІіх, illеst, FаZe Bizzle
  5. TNA Deyy, TNA Mero., Reverse2k
  6. NRG Unknown_OW, casqer, smqcked 〆
  7. XSET Knight, XSET Shark, XSET Av
  8. Nobu TRAGIX, Outcast Snake, cN Simple YT
  9. v0iL, Rocаine, vsB TеeJay
  10. deal with Sebby, ghost nanoo, TSM Ferrrnando
  11. SEN DEMONSPECT, Xoonies, OA npen
  12. OA NEEQO, TNA Hajie, Pandushh
  13. Јoji, Kn1pher, TabzG
  14. skqttles, FaZe Sway, NRG Ronaldo
  15. Ϲlоud., strep ψ, LazarP

NA-West FNCS Week 1 results

Any longtime fan of competitive Fortnite can guess who came away with first place in the week one NA-West FNCS qualifiers: Arkham, rehx, and EpikWhale. Two of the frontrunners in the region teamed up with another beast in rehx to place first in week one with a whopping 276 points – 52 points above Team wavydfavs13, dice2005 iwnl, EP wavy.

Falconer’s team also qualified with a third-place finish, as did Eclipse and his team at 14. Here’s a breakdown of all of the top 15 teams in the region.

  1. 100T Arkhram., 100T rehx, NRG EpikWhale
  2. wavydfavs13, dice2005 iwnl, EP wavy
  3. 100T Falconer, TurtleTavern, 4DRStorm.
  4. XTRA Quinn, TRNL Sly x Lxdes, XTRA Short
  5. Pure snаcky, pure unsightly, pure chriѕ
  6. Pure Hyper., 5G Xetiq, Pаul1x
  7. pure optimal, snow 143, Toffle Waffle
  8. LITTLEǃ, TEMPLE B, clg jason
  9. pure spideyy, 50cal blizy, nаtеXX.
  10. Xen Daniel, exе., EpikWalrus
  11. wave p, TRNL HOV, Outcast Howdy
  12. clg sym 神, NorCal Mony, jayrosez
  13. TRNL Beast, XTRA Tautai., TRNL Wheels
  14. Shorts ψ, poffiee 34, eclipse言
  15. outcast zesty, wavydrift13, daddy samster

All of the teams listed in our standings have qualified for the next stage of the tournament – set to take place after the finals conclude. Next week is another qualification stage, which will grant another 15 teams placements in the finals alongside these competitors.

We’ll also be seeing a new Wildcard round, which will feature a single game comprised of all of the top teams who didn’t qualify. One game, one winner, one spot. This one is going to be fun to watch. Stay tuned to @FortniteINTEL on Twitter for more competitive Fortnite updates.

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Best Controller settings for Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1

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If you’re looking to take your game to the next level, then you need to make sure you have the best controller settings for Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1.

To be on top of your game, you need the best Fortnite settings. The default settings Fortnite starts players with won’t cut it. In order to maximize performance, you need to optimize every setting.

Approaching Fortnite’s settings menu alone can be daunting. There’s plenty of options to choose from which can get confusing. But we are here to show you the best Controller settings for Fortnite Chapter 3.

Best Fortnite Controller Settings

Fortnite game settings tab

Fortnite Game Settings Tab

The “Game” Settings tab is the second tab in the settings menu. It is indicated by a cogwheel.

Movement

  • Toggle Sprint – Off
  • Sprint By Default – On
  • Sprint Cancels Reloading – Off
  • Auto Open Doors – Off

Combat

  • Hold to Swap Pickup – Off
  • Toggle Targeting – Off
  • Mark Dnager when Targeting – On
  • Auto Pick Up Weapons – Off
  • Preffered Item Slots – Personal Preference
  • Auto Sort Consumables to RIght – Off

Building

  • Reset Building Choice – Off
  • Disable Pre-Edit Option – Off
  • Turbo Buidling – On
  • Confirm Edit on Release – On

Tutorial

  • Contectual Tips – On

Extra Game Options

Tap to Search/Interact – On

Fortnite Controller Options Tab

fortnite controller options settings tab

You don’t need to worry about the two tabs in-between “Game” and “Controller Options”. The controller settings are indicated by a controller icon.

Input

  • Controller Auto-Run – On
  • Buil Immediately (Builder Pro) – On
  • Edit Hold Time – 0.100 Sec
  • Vibration – Off

Sensitivity

  • Build Mode Sensitivity Multiplier – 1.6x
  • Edit Mode Sensitivity Multiplier – 1.7x
  • Use Advanced Options – On

Advanced Look Sensitivity

  • Look Horizontal Speed – 50%
  • Look Vertical Speed – 60%
  • Turning Horizontal Boost – 0%
  • Turning Vertical Boost – 0%
  • Boost Ramp Time – 0%
  • Instant Boost When Building – On

Advanced ADS Sensitivity

  • ADS Look Horizontal Speed – 17%
  • Look Vertical Speed – 17%
  • ADS Turning Horizontal Boost – 0%
  • Turning Vertical Boost – 0%
  • ADS Turning Boost Ramp Time – 0%

Advanced Sensitivity

  • Look Dampening Time – 0.20 Seconds
  • Look Input Curve – Exponential
  • Aim Assist Strength – 100%

Controller Deadzone

  • Left Stick – 6%
  • Right Stick 6%

Adaptive Trigger (PS5 Only)

  • Enable Adaptive Trigger – Off
  • Use Effect For Press – Off

Button Layout Tab

The Button Layout Tab is the last tab you will need to fiddle with, and there isn’t much to it. Set your controller configuration to Builder Pro. You won’t need to change any of the buttons unless you personally prefer otherwise.

Fortnite controller settings tab

And that’s everything you need to change to have the best Fortnite controller settings. They will take some getting used to at first, but the increased sensitivity will definitely improve your reaction time.

For more Fortnite, check out how to use the Visualize Sound Effects setting, and stay tuned for more news and guides.

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The 5 most hated skins in Fortnite

The Fortnite community is no fan of these skins.

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Fortnite skins have taken on a life of their own since the game came out. Back in the early days, we couldn’t imagine spending money on a free game. Now, hundreds of dollars later, we’re still padding our lockers as collectors of in-game cosmetics.

Some skins tell a lot about the player wearing them. A Peely? They’re just trying to goof around and have some fun. A Dynamo? Sweat is probably pouring onto their keyboard at all times.

Today, we’re taking a look at the most hated skins in Fortnite – the skins that elicit an immediate reaction from opponents. You better be ready for some backlash if you post a clip while wearing one of these skins.

5. Female Soccer Skins

Female Soccer Skins have been hated ever since they first came out. This might have been the first “sweaty” skin to come to Fortnite, and it remains in the category to this day. However, it’s been made available in the Item Shop quite frequently so everyone from sweats to casuals owns it.

“Soccer skin” means more than just the skin that someone is wearing, at this point. It’s a term that longtime Fortnite players will likely remember for the rest of their gaming careers. However, because of its frequent item shop appearances, it’s last on the list.

fortnite soccer celebration
Via: Epic Games

4. Custom Superhero Skins

These skins have cause quite a stir with players and have disrupted the competitive scene on more than one occasion. The actual name of these skins is Boundless, and they are among the most customizable skins in the game. Many players bought them for their versatility at first, but they were quickly abused by competitive players.

Players could set their skins to have an all-black or all-white color scheme which would make them harder to see. These color combos were banned from the game, but players still found a way to make their skins harder to see. This lead to these sweaty skins being banned outright in all competitive play.

3. Anime Skins

This category of skins is pretty new since “anime” skins were introduced in Chapter 2 Season 5. A bundle of anime skins was also released during Season 6 which contains some of the sweatiest and most hated Fortnite Skins.

Chigusa, Megumi, and Yuki are part of the Cyber Infiltration bundle, and Lexa was given to players who reached a certain level of the Season 5 Battle Pass. For some reason, players hate these cell-shaded skins and would rather face off against Soccer Skins.

2. Surf Witch

When we asked Twitter which skins they hated the most, a large number of responses included Surf Witch. It seems this skin is hated because it’s used by “sweats” and also because of its lackluster design.

Surf Witch’s design isn’t much different from many of the other female skins. In fact, she has a very similar design to Haze, a preexisting skin. Many players think that Surf Witch is a cheap rip off of Haze, and their hate is derived from their similarities.

1. Dynamo

Dynamo is – by far – the most hated skin in Fortnite, at the moment. If you post a clip while wearing the Dynamo skin, you’re guaranteed to see the bulk of your replies consist of something along the lines of, “Dynamo, ew.”

We’re not exactly sure why Dynamo has its status as the most hated skin in Fortnite. Perhaps, it’s because Dynamo a very sweaty skin that isn’t difficult to get. Unlike Crystal and Aura, a lot of players think Dynamo is, simply, a bad skin on top of the fact that it’s incredibly sweaty.

Whatever the reason, wearing a Dynamo skin puts a target on your back. If you hit the island wearing Dynamo, then you better be as good as the skin suggests you are.

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Does this list mean that you shouldn’t be wearing these skins in Fortnite? Absolutely not. In fact, a lot of players like playing the role of an antagonist in all sorts of games. It can be fun. Wear whatever you want – these are just some of the skins that are in the community’s crosshairs at the moment. We’re sure that it will change in the future. Wear what you want and have fun!

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How to get Fortnite Inflate-A-Bulls and how to use them

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Fortnite Inflate-A-Bull

Epic Games have added another disguise to Fortnite Season 8 following the v17.10 update, and they’re called Inflate-A-Bulls.

If you ever wanted to tip-toe around the Fortnite world hidden in a cow costume, well, now is your chance!

On July 13, 2021, Epic posted a new update on their official live blog, confirming the Inflate-A-Bull has been added to the game.

Now, you’re going to need to know how to use it, and where to find them – because they look like a lot of fun.

How to use Fortnite Inflate-A-Bull

Fortnite Inflate-A-Bulls can be attached to your back and can be – shock horror – inflated to bounce or roll away from dangerous scenarios.

Essentially, they may save your life during close gunfights.

Quick tips!

Even if a player shoots your way and pops the inflatable, you will be protected from the damage.

Epic have also released a quick tip for players to follow as well, to get the most out of this strange disguise. They posted: “Tip: Rolling downhill with an Inflate-A-Bull is a LOT faster than just running downhill”.

Where to find Fortnite Inflate-A-Bull

These pesky disguises can be found in two ways: IO Chests and normal Chests.

Guarantee yourself one of these items at this location, where Rick Sanchez will wait for you.

However, there is one NPC on the Fortnite island selling these as well – Rick Sanchez. For those who don’t know, Sanchez can be found at the IO Base east of Weeping Woods (seen above).

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