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How to get the new Venom Bundle for free in Fortnite

Venom is finally coming to Fortnite. Here’s how to unlock his cosmetic bundle for free.

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The time that many players have been waiting for is finally nearing: a Venom skin in Fortnite. After weeks of playing with Venom’s Superpower in the Marvel-themed LTMs, we’re finally set to unlock the skin through the Item Shop or Marvel Knockout Super Series.

For those who don’t know, the Marvel Knockout Super Series is a weekly tournament series that uses the Marvel Knockout format. Winners of each stage of the tournament will qualify for the final event and will have a chance to earn real money for their placements.

The first stage of the tournament only offers skins as a reward, however, which is enough for a lot of players to compete. On November 16, Epic released a teaser for their next tournament: The Venom Cup.

We don’t have an official date at the time of writing, but common sense and past experience dictate that the Venom Cup will take place on Wednesday, November 18. We’re also expecting a patch this week, which should bring a leaked version of the Venom skin along with it.

You’ll need to place high enough within your region to earn the Venom skin. It’s a tough mark to hit, as only 800 players in Europe will earn the skin for free and only 700 players in North America can unlock it.

Here’s a breakdown of the scoring system and placement threshold for each region of the Venom Cup.

Scoring System

  • 1st: 25 points
  • 2nd: 10 points
  • 3rd-4th: 5 points
  • 5th-8th: 3 points
  • 9th-16th: 1 point

Required Placement for free Venom skin

  • Europe: 1st – 1,200th
  • NA-East: 1st – 750th 
  • NA-West: 1st – 300th
  • Brazil: 1st – 300th
  • Asia: 1st – 150th
  • Oceana: 1st – 150th 
  • Middle East: 1st – 150th 

We don’t know what other cosmetics will come along with the Venom bundle, but fans are expecting a unique pickaxe that morphs into Venom’s arm. We can only hope that this one is available for use with other skins and isn’t locked to Venom like other cosmetics in the game.

Don’t worry if you’re eager to unlock Venom but don’t want to compete in the Venom Cup. He’ll be hitting the Item Shop after the tournament ends, just like the rest of the Marvel skins. You can expect to see him as early as this weekend.

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All new skins in Fortnite v21.10: Itachi, Hinata, Battle Pass super styles, and more

Fortnite v21.10 has arrived with a ton of new cosmetics, including crossovers like Itachi and Hinata and authentic skins like Fox Fire.

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Itachi and other new skins in Fortnite v21.10

As expected, Fortnite v21.10 will release a wide range of new skins. Alongside Itachi, Hinata, Gaara, and Orochimaru, new original skins like Fox Fire will also appear in the Item Shop.

New skins and cosmetics are always the biggest highlights of a Fortnite update. The latest 21.10 patch is no exception, as it has officiated the No Sweat Summer event as well as the Fortnite x Naruto: Rivals! crossover.

Here’s every new cosmetic that is a part of the first major update for Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3.

Fortnite x Naruto: Rivals! skins for Itachi, Gaara, Hinata, and Orochimaru revealed

The second crossover between Naruto and Fortnite has brought the following characters:

  • Gaara outfit with Fifth Kazekage selectable style
Gaara in Fortnite
Gaara skin in Fortnite
  • Hinata Hyuga outfit with a Hinata Uzumaki selectable style (the skin also has a Byakugan on and off style)
Hinata in Fortnite
Hinata skin in Fortnite
  • Itachi Uchiha with a Black Ops selectable style
Itachi in Fortnite
Itachi Uchiha skin in Fortnite
  • Orochimaru skin with a Hidden Leaf Era style
Orochimaru in Fortnite
Orochimaru skin in Fortnite

Alongside the four outfits, you can unlock the following cosmetics:

Back Blings:

  • Black Ops Mask with Itachi, Tenzo, Kakashi, and Black Ops style
  • Hinata’s Backpack
  • Sand Gourd

Pickaxe:

  • Sword of Kusanagi
  • Minato’s Kunai

Glider:

  • Gaara’s Sand Cloud
  • Manda

While the aforementioned cosmetics will be up for grabs in the Item Shop, certain cosmetics will be available as a free reward for the new Fortnite x Naruto challenges.

Fortnite v21.10 introduces brand-new Fox Fire skin and new styles for Battle Pass skins

The Fox Fire outfit in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 has a default style and a helmet style. The skin’s owners will also have the freedom to change the color of the character’s arm tattoos.

Fox Fire skin in Fortnite
Fox Fire skin in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3

New super styles for Malik, Evie, Adira, Sabina, and Stormfarer are now available in the Chapter 3 Season 3 Battle Pass. The styles are called Platinum Rift, Lapis Slurp, and Auric Blaze, and here’s a preview:

New Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3 Battle Pass styles

Loopers can look forward to unlocking the aforementioned skins through the Item Shop or the Battle Pass soon.

Moreover, the brand-new No Sweat Summer event will allow you to unlock free skins and XP by taking part in Creative challenges.

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Fortnite x Naruto Rivals! to bring Itachi, Gaara, and other skins in Season 3

Following the success of Team 7’s arrival in Fortnite, Epic Games has announced another Naruto crossover to bring in the likes of Itachi.

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Fortnite announces second Naruto crossover

The Naruto crossover that took place in Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 is about to get bigger and better in Chapter 3 Season 3. Leaks have suggested that four new characters including Itachi and Gaara will arrive in the Item Shop.

Fortnite is probably the only game in the world in which players can equip skins like Naruto and play with high-tech weapons to defeat bosses from Star Wars. Even though many fans complain about Epic Games’ over-emphasis on crossovers, they’ve helped in popularizing the game in front of a massive new audience.

Fortnite has now announced another Naruto crossover, and here’s everything we know about it.

Fortnite x Naruto Rivals: Release date, new skins, and more revealed

As per Fortnite’s official announcement, the upcoming Naruto crossover will take place on June 23. While this is the only thing mentioned in the announcement, leakers have come up with a ton of additional information.

Apparently, Hinata, Gaara, Itachi Uchiha, and Orochimaru skins will be released in the Item Shop this time. This is because the crossover has been teased in a Japanese magazine and fans have spotted these characters on the cover.

Itachi, Hinata, Gaara, and Orochimaru skins in Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3
Upcoming Naruto skins in Fortnite teased through a magazine (Image via Pepitochicken/Twitter)

It is worth noting that the impending Naruto crossover has a ‘Rivals’ theme. Accordingly, players are assuming that there will be an Akatsuki bundle or a Team 8 bundle.

While Hinata is a member of Team 8, Itachi and Orochimaru are members of the Akatsuki clan. Gaara, on the other end of the spectrum, is Sunagakure’s Fifth Kazekage. As of now, it is hard to see how these cosmetics will blend in with the Rivals theme.

Fortnite has been working on a new Trials website codenamed Kawaii 2

Back in April 2022, leaker iFireMonkey revealed that Fortnite is working on another Trials website codenamed Kawaii 2. Interestingly, Kawaii was the codename for the original Naruto Trials website.

Now that Fortnite x Naruto Rivals is confirmed, it is safe to assume that we’ll see a new Nindo challenges website. Loopers will be able to take part in a new set of Creative challenges for free cosmetic rewards and XP.

While Naruto fans in the Fortnite community haven’t been happier, fans of other prominent series like Attack on Titan and Dragon Ball Z feel differently. The latter believe that Epic Games should get over Naruto now, and focus on other anime with equally enormous fan bases.

All in all, the Fortnite x Naruto: Rivals! crossover in Chapter 3 Season 3 will comprise Item Shop skins and community-driven challenges. More details on the same should arrive in the near future.

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Fortnite Rainbow Royale returns with free cosmetics for players

Fortnite introduced the Rainbow Royale event in Chapter 2 to honor the LGBTQIA+ community. The event is finally back with some free rewards!

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Fortnite Rainbow Royale artwork

Rainbow Royale was a massive success in Fortnite Chapter 2. It has returned in Chapter 3 Season 3 and players can get their hands on the free cosmetics from last year.

Events like Rainbow Royale have always focused on bringing the Fortnite community closer. Back in Chapter 2 Season 7, the developers added a special Rainbow Royale section to the Item Shop that featured six free cosmetics.

Epic Games has confirmed the return of Rainbow Royale in 2022, and at the same time, has brought back the free rewards from last year.

How to get free Rainbow Royale cosmetics in Fortnite

The Item Shop today has a Rainbow Royale section that contains the following items:

  • Take a Bow emote
  • Sunshine and Rainbows wrap
  • Vibrant Boogie spray
  • Vibrant Heart spray
  • Vibrant Llama spray
  • Vibrant Star spray

All these cosmetics were originally released in July 2021 and have now returned to the Item Shop. You can purchase them for 0 V-Bucks at the moment.

Here’s a preview of the free Rainbow Royale cosmetics in the Chapter 3 Season 3 Item Shop:

Rainbow Royale cosmetics in Fortnite
Take a Bow emote and other free Rainbow Royale cosmetics in Fortnite

It is worth noting that the Rainbow Royale cosmetics will be available in the Item Shop only till June 16, at 8 PM ET, and this might be the last chance for players to get them.

Fortnite to release new Rainbow Royale cosmetics in September 2022

The LGBTQIA+ community is celebrating Pride Month, and Fortnite has brought back last year’s rewards at the perfect time. Epic Games has also announced that Rainbow Royale will be back with new cosmetics in September 2022.

Having said that, there is no information on the exact date of Rainbow Royale in September 2022 so far. It will most likely be a part of Chapter 3 Season 4, and players will get a new free reward for seven days consecutively.

Fortnite has hosted a wide range of events in Chapter 3. The latest chapter began with a brilliantly organized Winterfest 2021 and with the 21.10 update, loopers will also get to experience a No Sweat Summer event.

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