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 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.
Fortnite X Batman comic confirms Season 6 Deathstroke skin
The cover art for a new Fortnite X Batman comic reveals a new character coming to Fortnite Season 6: Deathstroke.
Fortnite Season 6 hasn’t done away with the crossovers. Rumors have it that Deathstroke will be the next DC character folded into the Fortnite universe.
Fortnite has transcended video games in a number of ways. You can already see characters playing Fortnite in film and TV, but now you can see the characters of the game in the comic book medium.
Epic Games have a longstanding partnership with DC Comics. We’ve had several DC characters enter Fortnite, but now we’re seeing the reverse happen – Fortnite characters are entering DC Comics.
DC and Epic have partnered on a new comic book series, bringing the two worlds together.
Not all of the comics have been released at the time of writing. Some of them have, though, and have already given us some information about what will come to Fortnite. For instance, one of the comics revealed new Batman skins and a Batcave POI hitting the island.
Now, the cover art for the fourth installment of the comic shows a character we’ve never seen in Fortnite before: Deathstroke. As data miner ShiinaBR previously leaked, this is almost certainly a future Fortnite X DC crossover skin.
We expect to see this character enter Fortnite during Season 6. Epic could even include a Deathstroke tournament, giving players the chance to earn the skin for free. They’ve already done this with several crossover skins in the past, including The Flash.
We’ll keep you posted when we learn more about this potential crossover skin. For now, it seems far more likely than not that we’re going to see Deathstroke in Season 6.
Did The Rock just tease a Fortnite Season 6 collab?
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s cryptic Instagram video has led fans to speculate that he will be a part of Fortnite Season 6’s Foundation.
Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson posted a cryptic video to his Instagram page, potentially hinting at a crossover in Fortnite Season 6.
Fortnite Season 6 is less than a week old, but fans are already wondering what surprises are in store for the latest Fortnite season.
In Season 5, Epic went all-in with their crossovers, bringing in characters from film, TV, and other video game franchises. It’s still too early to tell if Season 6 will follow the same path.
We might be past the bounty hunters of Season 5, but that doesn’t mean that the collaborations have ended. Fortnite fans saw a video that Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson posted to his Instagram page that they think hints at a link between the entertainment legend and Fortnite’s new Foundation character.
The Rock posted a video on March 16, the same day that Season 6 released. In the video, he said that it was a “big day” for him and a certain community. “There’s connective tissue between that world and my world,” he told his followers.
“This is all done to strengthen and evolve and grow the power and the force known as ‘The Foundation,'” he said before giving his signature single-eyebrow lift to the camera.
As fans of Fortnite lore know, The Foundation was the character who was introduced during the Season 6 cinematic trailer. He is, undoubtedly, the leader or the founder of The Seven.
We don’t know whether to assume that this post means that The Rock is The Foundation character or if he’ll play another member of The Seven. The video is cryptic, so it’s hard to tell exactly what it means.
Data miners have, reportedly, also found a file with the name ‘DJ’ underneath The Foundation in the Season 6 game files. This could, of course, be a reference to Dwayne Johnson’s initials.
We still have no idea what this post could mean. It could be a coincidence, a red herring, or a legitimate teaser for a future crossover.
That’s all we know for sure, but we’ll keep you updated when we hear more teasers, speculation, or official word from Epic Games.
Image Credit: Epic Games, u/SmearReddit
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