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Fortnite X Star Wars leaks: everything we know

Leaks have come out of the v11.30 update that give us more information about the Fortnite X Star Wars event. Here’s what we know.

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Leaks have come out of the v11.30 update that give us more information about the Fortnite X Star Wars event. Here’s what we know.

Epic is going out of its way to protect everything related to the upcoming Fortnite X Star Wars crossover this weekend. We know that they’re planning on showing an exclusive scene from ‘The Rise of Skywalker’ at Risky Reels, but haven’t gotten much official information other than that.

Well, the Fortnite patch v11.30 went live today and contained some new details about the event, including the crash-landing of a TIE Fighter either before or directly after the scene is revealed – the community is split on when it will happen.

Epic has encrypted a ton of Star Wars-related files to keep it out of the data miners’ hands, but some details were bound to slip through the cracks.

Here is everything we know about the Fortnite X Star Wars event so far.

Challenges

We don’t know what the Fortnite X Star Wars challenges will be – but we know that there will be some sort of challenges for this event. As you can see from the image above, all of the challenges are currently encrypted.

We do have one of the challenge rewards, however. You’ll be able to unlock this emote, courtesy of @s1l0x on Twitter.

When you combine these with the leaked Winterfest and Overtime challenges, we’ll have plenty to do while we wait for Chapter 2 Season 2.

Of course, we’re still waiting to hear more from Epic at the Game Awards, tonight. This announcement will likely include some information about the upcoming Star Wars crossover.

LTM

An LTM is yet to be confirmed, but this is the first time we have confirmation of lightsabers existing in the Fortnite universe. Out of all of the Star Wars cosmetics that Epic could add, these seem to be the best fit.

It would be unfortunate if Epic relegated lightsabers to an LTM without releasing a pickaxe. A lightsaber pickaxe would be such a surefire money-maker that it’s borderline irresponsible for Epic not to release it.

Additional information

It appears as though the Star Wars event will be much more widespread than most of the others we’ve seen. This will be closer to the Avengers crossover than, say, the Pandora event – but it could be even larger in scale.

We also saw some Star Wars-themed Care Packages leaked. At least, we assume that’s what these are. We only know that this ‘Small Crate Treasure’ was found in the game files relating to Star Wars.

So, that’s everything we know, so far. Will there be additional skins, pickaxes, emotes, and back bling? Probably, but we’ll have to wait and see.

We’ll keep you posted if any more information comes to light about the Fortnite X Star Wars event. What do you want to see happen? Let us know in the comments.

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All Fortnite Season 6 Exotic Weapon locations

Fortnite Season 6 is here, and only a few Exotic weapons made it. Here are all Exotic weapon locations for the new Fortnite season.

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Fortnite Season 6 marked the return of Exotic weapons to Fortnite. Not all of the Season 6 weapons are there, however, and they’ve moved locations.

There’s no shortage of new mechanics in Fortnite Season c, with the addition of crafting, the map changes, and a whole lot more.

Mythics have returned to the game in Season 6 but in a limited capacity. The only classic Mythic items in Fortnite Season 5 include the Spire Jumpboots and the Spire Assassin’s Primal Shotgun.

What’s more, Epic added craftable items to the game that allow players to create unique weapons out of existing parts. For instance, a Mechanical Bow and two Shockwave Grenades make the Shockwave Bow – a massive upgrade from both weapons.

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Fortnite Season 6 Exotic weapon locations

Exotic weapons have returned to Fortnite Season 6, but not as many as we had in Season 5. These will be supplementary items rather than the focus of the season, which appears to be on the new crafting mechanic.

Many of the NPCs who sold these items in Season 5 have also either moved locations or don’t sell them anymore, so a new guide is needed. Here’s a map of all of the Season 6 Exotic weapon locations.

Fortnite Season 6 All Exotic Weapon Locations

As you can see, there are seven Exotic weapons and items currently available in Fortnite Season 6. These are the:

  • Hop Rock Dualies: sold by Gutbomb in Logjam Woodworks
  • Chug Cannon: sold by Slurp Jonesy in Slurpy Swamp
  • Shadow Tracker Pistol: sold by Power Chord in Dance Club Cabin
  • Dub Shotgun: sold by Burnout south of Steamy Stacks
  • Grappler Bow: sold by Lara Croft in Stealthy Stronghold
  • Unstable Bow: sold by Rebirth Raven northwest of Sweaty Sands
  • Raz’s Mythic Explosive Bow: dropped after eliminating Raz at The Spire

The good news is that, unlike last season, all of the NPCs that sell Exotics only spawn in one location – at least, so far.

We’ll keep this post updated as Epic add more Exotics to Fortnite Season 6. We expect to see them takes things further as the season goes on, so stay tuned to more news on Exotic weapons.

Image Credit: Epic Games, Fortnite.GG

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May 2021 Fortnite Crew pack includes Save The World and Spotify Premium

The May 2021 Fortnite Crew pack includes the exclusive Deimos skin set, the original Save The World mode, and three months of Spotify Premium.

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Fortnite revealed the upcoming May 2021 Crew Pack which comes with a membership exclusive skin, the game’s original Save The World mode, and Spotify Premium.

Epic Games introduced the Fortnite Crew Subscription service during Chapter 2 Season 5. For $11.99 USD a month players would receive an exclusive skin set, 1,000 V-Bucks, and instant access to the current season’s Battle Pass.

As Fortnite has continued the service, it has also sweetened the deal by including memberships to other subscription services like Disney+. For the month of May, subscribers are being offered more for their money than ever before.

The May Fortnite Crew Pack will offer the Deimos skin set which comes with a pickaxe, back bling, and weapon wrap. This also includes Deimos’ green skin variants and a loading screen background. Fortnite’s Deimos is a modernized depiction of the Greek god of dread.

Deimos will also be introduced as a playable character in Fortnite’s original Save The World game mode. Fortnite launched in 2017 with only the Save The World mode but was popularized when the Battle Royale mode launched a few months later. May Fortnite Crew members will also gain permanent access to Save The World.

Subscribers are also being offered three months of Spotify Premium for free. However, this offer is only available to new Spotify Premium customers. Existing or previous customers will have to create a new account if they want to redeem this offer. The offer expires on June 30, 2021 at 8 p.m. EST.

The May Crew membership comes with the normal monthly benefits such as access to the Battle Pass and 1,000 V-Bucks. Epic Games stated that every Thursday during the month of May, Fortnite Crew members would receive special in-game bonuses.

While the weekly benefits remain a mystery, it will be interesting to see what Fortnite has in store for players. The May Fortnite Crew pack is offering the best deal yet and weekly challenges/rewards will only add more value. We’ll keep you posted about the weekly Crew bonuses whenever they’re announced.

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Neymar Fortnite skin leaked: Skin styles, Pickaxe, more

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The new Neymar Jr. skin coming to Fortnite has been leaked, ahead of its full release expected on April 27.

There’s more than just one skin though, with four skin styles in total, as well as pickaxes and gliders.

The Brazil and PSG superstar is getting kitted out in some unique gear. Rather than wearing the strip of his club or national team, he’s wearing Team Neymar logos.

But, the color of one of the skins is very clearly inspired by the yellow, green and blue of the Brazil flag and football team.

The first images of Neymar’s skins were leaked by Twitter user @ESFortniteBR.

As mentioned, there’s more than just these four skins too.

There are two pickaxes, two gliders, a golden ball and what appears to be a Confedrations Cup trophy.

How to get the Neymar skin in Fortnite

Neymar cosmetics are expected to be a secret skin as part of the battle pass.

So to unlock it, you’ll need to complete a series of quests that go live on Tuesday, April 27.

TALK TO AN ISLAND SOCCER PLAYER

Soccer-loving Characters on the Island. Strike a conversation! Unlocks the Soccer Ball Emote Toy and a Neymar Jr Banner.


COMPLETE 3 QUESTS FROM ISLAND SOCCER PLAYERS

A good player always helps their teammates. Unlocks the Neymar Jr-themed Matador Loading Screen


COMPLETE 5 QUESTS FROM ISLAND SOCCER PLAYERS

Become a true ace. Unlocks the Neymar Jr Outfit.


DROP KICK THE SOCCER BALL TOY 500 METERS AS NEYMAR JR

Fortnite meters, that is. Unlocks the Joia Trophy Back Bling.


SCORE A GOAL WITH THE SOCCER BALL TOY AS NEYMAR JR

You can do this one in your sleep. Unlocks the Jaguar Strike Pickaxe.


ELIMINATE 3 OPPONENTS AS NEYMAR JR

Complete this objective to free the primal self within…

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