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How to unlock the Matte Black Master Chief style in Fortnite

Fortnite X Halo is here, with a Master Chief cosmetic pack and Halo LTM. Here’s how to unlock the exclusive Matte Black style for the skin.

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Master Chief has landed on the Fortnite island, and Xbox players have the chance to unlock this exclusive style for him.

Fortnite has been bringing consoles together for years, now, as the first game to bridge the gap between Xbox and PlayStation. Crossplay is a given these days, but people forget that Fortnite was the first major game to include it.

Now, we have Xbox and PlayStation characters occupying the same universe. Instead of ignoring one another, Master Chief and Kratos can team-up against the bad guys of the Fortnite world.

PlayStation Fortnite players who purchased Kratos can unlock an exclusive skin style by playing a game on their new PS5. The same is true for Xbox Players who bought Master Chief.

Xbox Series X and S players can unlock an exclusive Matte Black style for Master Chief after playing a single game on their new console. Unfortunately, this doesn’t work on the last-gen Xbox One.

This promotion will run through Christmas, so don’t worry if you have to wait to get your hands on the new console. You’ll still be able to unlock the Matte Black finish when you play.

The odd-man-out is, as usual, Nintendo. Normally, we’d assume that a Nintendo IP would be entering Fortnite soon. Some fans have even called for Jonesy to enter Super Smash Bros. Unfortunately, Nintendo is notoriously protective of their characters, so we have no idea whether or not we’ll see any Nintendo characters enter Fortnite.

Of course, we’ll let you know as soon as we hear more about console-specific Fortnite crossovers, along with any other hunters that Epic announce.

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How to get the free Rift Tour Crew Pack bonuses in Fortnite

Here’s how to get the free Rift Tour Crew Pack bonuses in Fortnite. These are only available for a limited time before they’re gone forever.

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A lot of free goodies are being given to players as a part of the upcoming event, but there are some Rift Tour Crew Pack bonuses exclusive to active subscribers.

The upcoming Rift Tour event boasts an in-game performance like never before from the world-renowned pop-star Ariana Grande. She will debut as a purchasable skin in the Item Shop on August 4th. However, there are also plenty of free rewards players can earn.

Available to all players are four exclusive cosmetic items. And the best part is that they are FREE! Players can earn three cosmetic items by completing in-game quests, and a free Rift Tour umbrella glider by attending the in-game events.

Free Rift Tour Crew Pack Items

There are also three more exclusive Rift Tour items that are only available to Crew Pack members. The Rainbow Cloudcruiser Umbrella, Skye up High Loading Screen, and Rift Tour-themed banner. These are free cosmetics, but can only be obtained for a limited time.

If you are an active Fortnite Crew subscriber, you can earn these rewards. All you need to do is log in to Fortnite any time between August 5th at 10 AM EST and August 9th at 10 AM EST. These three rewards will instantly be gifted to the player as soon as they log in. No quest completion or event attendance is required.

Unlike other Fortnite Crew bonuses, the Rift Tour Crew Pack items are only available during this specified time window. After the 9th, these items will be unobtainable. This type of exclusivity makes these items some of the rarest cosmetics in Fortnite.

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We’d love to know if you’re looking forward to the Rift Tour event by leaving a comment down below. Make sure to check out our guides on how to get the Ariana Grande skin and how to get the free Rift Tour cosmetics available to everyone. Make sure to save the date for the Rift Tour event starting on August 6th!

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How to get the free Rift Tour Umbrella in Fortnite

Here is how to get the free Rift Tour Umbrella in Fortnite as well as three other exclusive cosmetic items. Grab them for a limited time.

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A new event is taking place in Fortnite, and Epic Games is giving away cosmetics including a free Rift Tour Umbrella.

Epic Games has been teasing an upcoming event called the Rift Tour. This event boasts an in-game musical experience like never before. Taking place from August 6th through the 8th, players will journey into magical new realities alongside a record-breaking superstar.

Not only will players get to enjoy a musical performance from a mysterious artist, but they also have the opportunity to earn a free Rift Tour umbrella as well as other cosmetics. Right now, players can unlock three free cosmetic items, and there are still more to come!

Getting the Free Rift Tour Umbrella

Unlocking the free Rift Tour umbrella is actually pretty simple as long as players are free to hop into Fortnite sometime during August 6-8. The only way to obtain the free umbrella is by attending the actual Rift Tour event. This is similar to the exclusive gliders given to those who attended the Travis Scott and Star Wars events.

There are five different time slots available throughout the weekend. Each time slot is only available for specific servers. These time slots and servers are as follows:

  • 6 PM EST on August 6th (Americas)
  • 2 PM EST on August 7th (Global)
  • 12 AM EST on August 8th (Asia – Oceania)
  • 10 AM EST on August 8th (Europe – Middle East)
  • 6 PM EST on August 8th (Americas)

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However, players don’t have to wait until then to claim their other free rewards. Until the 8th, players can complete three challenges to unlock three free cosmetics. The challenges are available in regular Fortnite matches and are as follows:

  • Interact with the Rift Tour posters x 1 – Rift-sterpiece Spray
  • Use an Alien Hologram Pad on top of the Party UFO – Cloudy Kitty Emoticon
  • Save the Date in the Rift Tour tab and play a match – Cosmic Cuddles Loading Screen

Players who are into collecting rare cosmetics will want to make sure to complete these tasks. Once the event ends, these cosmetics will be gone forever. And make sure to save the date for the Rift Tour so you don’t miss out on a magical musical experience.

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Every Alien Artifact location in Fortnite Season 7

Here are all of the Fortnite Alien Artifact locations from week 1 to week 8. Collect them all to customize the new Kymera skin.

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The Kymera skin is a highly customizable outfit in the Fortnite Season 7 Battle Pass, but it requires Alien Artifacts to unlock its parts. Here are the Fortnite Alien Artifact locations including the Week 8 Alien Artifacts.

Similar to the Season 3 Brella glider and Season 2 Maya skin, the Season 7 Battle Pass has its own custom skin. Kymera is the first skin players receive after purchasing the Battle Pass, and he’s also seen as the main enemy in the Season 7 story trailer.

However, Kymera’s parts aren’t unlocked by completing different challenges or reaching certain levels. Instead, Season 7 introduces a new form of currency called Alien Artifacts. These are used to purchase different style options from the Kymera Battle Pass menu. This guide will show players all of the Fortnite Alien Artifact locations.

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Alien Artifact locations in Fortnite

There are two way to obtain Alien Artifacts: Collecting the weekly canisters and opening Cosmic Chests. Cosmic Chests randomly appear in Squads Mode and drop a random number of Alien Artifacts when opened. If you’re interested in hunting these chests, check out our guide on where to find Cosmic Chests.

Below is a map that shows the locations of the current Alien Artifacts. More Artifacts will be added each week at different locations around the map. Each of the Fortnite Alien Artifact locations gives players four artifacts. A gold rarity has yet to be added that will give players seven.

The Alien Artifacts are out in the open and make a faint noise when nearby. This makes them easy to locate and collect. To collect them, players simply need to walk into them. They can even drive through them using a boat, car, or UFO. The artifacts will be given to players when they return to the lobby after the match.

Aline Artifact Week 1 Locations

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Aline Artifact Week 2 Locations

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Aline Artifact Week 3 Locations

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Alien Artifact Week 4 Locations

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Week 5 Alien Artifact Locations

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Week 6 Alien Artifact Locations

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Week 7 Alien Artifact Locations

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Week 8 Alien Artifact Locations

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There aren’t any other uses for Alien Artifacts outside of purchasing Kymera parts. Players are encouraged to spend their Alien Artifacts as they get them because the best alien parts are locked behind purchasing all of the parts from that category. While you may only be able to get a limited number of Alien Artifacts easily, Cosmic Chest hunting allows players to obtain an unlimited amount

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