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Fortnite teasers point to Blade as the next in-game hero

All signs point to the daywalker, Blade, being the next Marvel hero in Fortnite Season 4.

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The Fortnite Season 4 Marvel crossover is chugging along with the most recent update: v14.20. Epic brought Wolverine to the game along with his mythic hero ability. They also added Storm’s hero ability to the loot pool, which can be found at the Quinjet landing sites with the other standalone mythic abilities.

Now that most of the known hero abilities are in the game in some fashion, fans are wondering what will be next. This is only the second update of Chapter 2. We can’t be done yet; can we?

Of course not. In fact, Epic have been dishing out some massive teasers that point to Blade – Marvel’s resident vampire hunter – being the next hero in the lineup. The teasers began over the weekend with a tweet from Donald Mustard, cryptically quoting a Smashing Pumpkins song.

Most of the comments called this out for the teaser that it was, suggesting that Blade would be the next hero coming to Fortnite. In v14.20, Epic doubled-down on their Blade teasers.

In the patch notes email that Epic send to creators, they highlighted a few letters in red. These combine to spell “daywalker,” which is the name of the half-human/half-vampire characters in Marvel Comics. As you might guess, Blade is the most popular daywalker character in the lineup.

This teaser all but confirms Blade’s entrance into Fortnite. Of course, we still have a few questions about the details. Will he be a boss in Fortnite? Will we be able to use his abilities in-game? Will he be a part of the Item Shop or a true secret skin? Only time will tell.

For now, we can expect to see Blade come to Fortnite within the next few weeks. He might be released before the next update, but that would mean that his skin is encrypted – no data miners have mentioned him, yet. Of course, we’ll let you know when we learn more.

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How to earn the free Fortnite Crew emote in Season 5

Epic Games are offering players who sign up for the Fortnite Crew membership a free, exclusive emote for a limited time.

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Epic Games is offering players a free emote to go with their Fortnite Crew membership in Fortnite Season 5.

The Fortnite Crew membership is an interesting idea. Players can sign up for the system for $11.99 per month. In return, they receive the Battle Pass, an exclusive cosmetic set, and 1,000 V-Bucks to use as they please.

January 2021 was the second month of the Crew system, and it wasn’t without its speed bumps. Some players logged in on January 1 to see that their Green Arrow skin pack was nowhere to be found.

Even more players had to wait over 2 weeks to receive their V-Bucks for the month. The system is still new, but it’s clear that Epic have some polishing to do.

As a way to throw Fortnite Crew members a bone, Epic are offering a free “Members Only” emote to anyone who signs up for the Crew pack.

You need to sign up for a Fortnite Crew membership and log into Fortnite before February 15. This timing means that non-members can wait and see what the February cosmetic pack holds before committing.

The Crew membership, when it’s working, is a good deal for dedicated Fortnite players who want to get the most bang for their buck. An exclusive skin, pickaxe, back bling, and 1,000 V-Bucks is well worth the $11.99 price tag.

We’ll let you know when we learn more about the February Fortnite Crew pack. Until then, enjoy Season 5.

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All XP Coin locations for Fortnite Season 5 Week 7

XP Coins have finally returned to Fortnite Season 5. Here’s where you can find all of them as of Season 5 Week 7.

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XP Coins have returned to Fortnite Season 5. Here’s where to find all of them as of Season 5 Week 7.

Fortnite Season 5 is offering players a plethora of ways to earn XP and rank up through the Battle Pass. The most recently-added XP-gathering method is through the XP Coins.

Most players will remember XP Coins from the past few seasons. They seemed to be everywhere back then, but they were removed at the start of the season.

Ahead, we’ll give you a map of all the XP coin locations. We’ll make sure to update you as more XP Coins are added to the map.

Fortnite XP Coin locations

XP coins are scattered all across the map. You can find them from Catty Corner to Stealthy Stronghold. Here’s a map of all of the available XP Coins, so far.

We’ll keep this post updated as more XP coins become available. You’ll need to reach level 250 to unlock all of the enlightened skins in Season 5, so finding these will be well worth your time.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenge guide

The Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenges are here. Take a look at how to complete all of them in this challenge guide.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 is here. Take a look at all of the challenges and how to complete them.

Fortnite Season 5 is chugging along, but there’s still about two months left. The holiday break extended the latest season, so there’s still plenty of time to make your way through the Battle Pass.

The Week 7 challenges are relatively straightforward, with most of them able to be completed without too much effort.

A couple of these challenges will have you searching the same area in Slurpy Swamp, so a favorable bus path in Team Rumble will allow you to complete them in one shot. Here’s what you’ll need to do.

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Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenges

The good news in the Week 7 challenges is that all of them can be completed in Team Rumble. We have a separate article detailing the locations of Books in Holly Hedges and Sweaty Sands. You can find that here.

The Legendary challenge requires players to deal damage to opponents in Vehicles. This one is going to be a headache, as there’s no way to force another player to be inside of a car or boat when you shoot them.

Hopefully, you can get into a game of Team Rumble with like-minded enemies – sitting in Motorboats and trading shots with you. If not, it’s going to take some serious gaming to finish this one. Good luck!

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