Fortnite Season 5 mirrors a lot of the themes from its Chapter 1 counterpart. Some fans are using the new portals to suggest that Kevin could make his return to the game soon.
The plotline of Fortnite is one of the more convoluted stories in gaming. We think we’ve generally cracked the format that Fortnite is using, but that doesn’t mean that we know exactly what’s going to happen.
One of the most iconic characters in Fortnite is the giant cube that appeared on the map during Chapter 1 Season 5. The community named the cube Kevin, and Epic later adopted the name and added it to the story.
Most fans assume that Kevin will return to Fortnite at some point, but when? Well, some players are connecting the Season 5 portals to the return of Kevin – possibly at the end of the current season or at the beginning of next.
Season 5 Portals hint at Kevin’s return
One common Fortnite theory is that Kevin is located in the redacted bunker in the southeast of the map. The bunker is located in the exact spot where Kevin first appeared in Chapter 1, which is the primary fact behind this theory.
As Season 5 progresses, the bounty hunter portals that have opened around the map started to take shape. A few Fortnite theorists, including u/trewasqo, connected these dots to make a cube. Of course, this would point to Kevin’s return to the Fortnite map.
This is probably intentional on the part of Epic, but it could be that fans are using confirmation bias to make these portals fit the theme. One more portal could appear before the end of the season and wreck the whole theory.
Fortnite players had a similar observation during Chapter 1. When you look at all of the corrupted areas left by Kevin, you could form a cube around the map. Similar to Season 5, there were seven corrupted areas and seven runes – just like the seven portals that are now on the Chapter 2 map.
This could be considered a bit of a reach on the part of fans, but anything’s possible. We’d be shocked if Kevin never returned to Fortnite, so whether or not this theory is true doesn’t matter. Kevin will almost certainly be back, whether or not Epic are intentionally hinting at his return.
Of course, we’ll have to wait and see what happens. Only time will tell.
Fortnite Season 7 teasers hints at upcoming Superman skin
A new teaser for Season 7 features a pair of glasses that hint at the addition of Superman in Fortnite. as well as a new weapon and item.
The second teaser posted to the official Fortnite social media accounts featured a familiar pair of glasses. The description of the glasses seems to hint that Season 7 will put Superman in Fortnite.
Starting yesterday, June 5, Fortnite began posting teaser videos to their Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter profiles. Each teaser contains three items, and a different description for each item can be found on their different social media pages.
The first day of teasers showed a small toy Fishstick, a carton of milk, and a new alien weapon. Players have begun to speculate that Season 7 will introduce weapon charms, a new milk consumable, and an anti-gravity gun. The second teaser included a guitar, a pair of glasses, and a shotgun from Save The World. The glasses may hint that players will see Superman in Fortnite.
Superman’s glasses tease his Fortnite arrival
The description of the glasses was posted to Twitter stating, “When placed onto the face this strange plastic device seemed to make us appear as unrecognizable.” This could be in reference to Superman’s lackluster disguise when he dresses as Clark Kent. The only difference between Kent and Superman is that one of them wears glasses.
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It’s about time for Superman to join the Fortnite universe. A large number of staple characters from the DC universe has made it into the game including Batman, The Flash, and Aquaman. Not to mention, Marvel has built an impressive roster including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and many more. It might be time for DC’s frontman to join the fight.
Superman would also fit the theme of Season 7 since he is from another world. Fortnite Season 7 has an alien theme which opens a lot of doors for alien-themed crossovers. Superman and Samus are a couple of characters that players have heavily requested, and this alien season is the perfect time for them to join.
That being said, we will have to wait until Season 7 starts to know for sure if we will find Superman in Fortnite. For all we know, these glasses could be a new gadget that turns a player into a prop. Or they could work as a portable telephone booth. With Season 7 starting in a few days, players won’t have to wait long to find out.
Batman/Fortnite comic reveals possible Metroid Samus crossover
The most recent issue of Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point reveals a potential crossover with Metroid’s Samus character.
After a court case revealed that Epic Games had plans for a crossover with Nintendo, the latest Batman/Fortnite comic might be hinting that we could see Metroid’s Samus in Fortnite.
On the first day of the Epic Games vs Apple trial, Epic was forced to reveal its Quarterly Business Review for June 2020. Inside this document, plans for a crossover with Metroid’s Samus were revealed. However, this collaboration was supposed to coincide with the release of Master Chief and Kratos.
Seeing as Season 5 came and went without the slightest hint at a crossover with Nintendo. After the planned crossover was revealed during the trial, many players thought the collab was scrapped. However, the hope for Metroid’s Samus to come to Fortnite has been rekindled thanks to the Batman/Fortnite comics.
Samus could be coming to Fortnite
In issue 3 of the Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point comics, a battle between the caped crusader and Snake Eyes ensues. During this battle, the inhabitants of The Island stand by and watch. On a cliffside, the silhouettes of Ryu and Chun-Li stand next to a third silhouette that looks eerily similar to Metroid’s Samus.
This was first discovered by Twitter user VidyaChat and then shared by many notable Fortnite leakers. There are various other silhouettes on the same page where Samus is found, but they all share a similar generic shape. This could mean that Samus will be coming to Fortnite in the near future.
Samus may not fit in Season 6 because of its primal theme. This season is focused on bows, arrows, wildlife, and survival. A futuristic mech suit wouldn’t really fit in. Yet, Season 7 is believed to be a futuristic season.
The May 2021 Crew Pack members have been given weekly loading screens that tell a story. Cuddle Team leader is transported to a futuristic reality and meets various characters riding hoverbikes. Samus could debut during Season 7 if it is in fact a Season set in the future.
Fortnite Crew subscription could be getting some huge upgrades
Fortnite Crew subscribers could be in for some massive updates soon, including potential access to streaming services.
A new Epic Games survey reveals some possible upgrades for the Fortnite Crew subscription, including bundles with streaming services, Save the World rewards, and more.
The Fortnite Crew subscription was introduced at the beginning of Chapter 2 Season 5 and has been a relative hit ever since. Most regular Fortnite players find that the value of the Battle Pass, a skin, and 1,000 V-Bucks justifies the $11.99 price tag – at least once per season.
Epic aren’t ending things here, though. A recent survey sent to some Crew subscribers reveals future plans that Epic have for their new subscriptions service.
Fortnite Crew upgrades
The aforementioned survey included questions about previous Crew bundles along with an inquiry about additional features that players want to see. Among these options were Save the World rewards, extra cosmetics or currency, and bundles with streaming services.
The last option might be the most interesting of the bunch. Epic have already partnered with Disney+, giving players two months of the service for free with any Fortnite purchase. With this new idea, there could be a world where Fortnite Crew subscribers get a free Disney+, Hulu, or Netflix subscription with their Fortnite bundle.
We don’t know how likely this is to happen or when it could roll out, but the survey makes it clear that something of the sort is already on Epic’s radar and is, at least, possible.
It’s good to know that Epic are continuing to evolve the Crew pack as the year goes on. By the end of 2021, Crew subscribers could get content for other games, STW rewards, special offers, or access to a premium streaming service.
We’ll keep you posted if/when any of these changes are announced by Epic. Until then, follow us on Twitter @FortniteINTEL so you never miss out on any of the latest Fortnite news.
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