Friday Fortnite continues to dominate the intermission scene between the Online Opens and the World Cup Finals. July 12 features another wave of big celebrity names, pro players, and more fighting for $20,000.
Every event’s got its haters, but we’ve barely seen any negativity around the re-launch of Friday Fortnite. Keemstar’s tourney series has risen back to its former glory after FaZe Clan’s promise to help fund the events following the Tfue lawsuit. The tourney is now funded through other revenue.
Week 5 of Friday Fortnite’s return brings another blazing competition between pro players and celebrity guests. We expect the competition to be as ferocious and entertaining as ever! The event is hosted by Keemstar and run by UMG Events.
When does Friday Fortnite start?
UMG will be sticking to their usual schedule with Friday Fortnite as it has done well with drawing in humongous viewer numbers.
On July 12, Friday Fortnite will begin at 1PM PST/4PM EST. Judging from the past few weeks of action, you can expect the event to run for about 6-10 hours. The wide variance is natural in Fortnite events to due differing match lengths and downtime when setting up lobbies.
To watch the official gameplay of the event, you’ll want to head to the UMG Gaming Twitch channel:Watch live video from UMGEvents on www.twitch.tv
Who is participating in Week 5 of Friday Fortnite?
Of course, many of Fortnite’s biggest professional players and influencers are joining the fray again this week. You’ll see Ninja, H1ghSky1, DrLupo, Kamo, HighDistortion, SypherPK, and the like battling it out once more.
In addition to these mainstays, celebrities often are invited to draw attention to the event as well. This week’s greatest special guest is none other than JuJu-Smith Schuster. He’s a wide receiver for the Steelers NFL team, an avid fan of Fortnite, and a member of FaZe Clan. He also attended the Summer Block Party Pro-Am.
You can check out the full roster of duos in UMG’s dynamic live bracket below. This bracket will be updated after every single match-up during the event. It’s an awesome way to follow the event if you can’t watch a stream due to IRL obligations.
What’s the format for Friday Fortnite?
For those that have not watched Friday Fortnite in the past and mainly follow official Fortnite esports, you’re going to need a quick rundown of the format.
Instead of using the Fortnite World Cup ruleset set forth by Epic Games, Friday Fortnite follows the old Fortnite tourney ruleset. Kills are the only thing that matters in these matches.
Opposing duos will jump into a Squads lobby together and queue for a public match. The duos will then contend for kills throughout the match. The team with the most total kills after two matches wins the round and advances to the next match-up.
Additionally, Friday Fortnite is a double elimination tourney. If a team loses a round, they will be sent into the losers bracket to contend against other losing teams. If a team loses a second time, they’re out of the tournament. The system helps prevent any fluke victories/losses.
Due to duos playing on the same Squads team, strict rules have been put in place to prevent teams from ‘screwing over’ the opposition. The following are examples of disqualification worthy behavior:
- Breaking other duo’s builds on purpose
- Throwing Boogie Bombs at other duo (Instant ban from Friday Fortnite)
- Throwing Stink Bombs into other duo
- Shooting randomly to attract attention of enemies
UMG pays close attention to each match and has banned players from participating in the past. If you see any suspicious behavior, contact UMG immediately.
What’s the prize for winning Friday Fortnite?
While pros inherently love competition, prize pools are what draw in the big sharks. Friday Fortnite will offering the winners of the event $20,000 dollars, $10,000 per player.
Friday Fortnite is a winner-takes-all style tourney. If your favorites place second, that’s too bad for them. Of course, there’s always next week. Winners will be announced at the end of the July 12 stream once all matches have concluded.
If the competition remains as spicy as past weeks, we’ll be glued to our monitors from 4PM to 12AM. Then we’ll hop on Youtube to watch some replays. If you haven’t gotten a chance to spectate one of these weekly tourneys, you are missing out big time. Be sure to clear your schedule this afternoon!
When Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 ends, Season 2 start date
Here is when Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 ends and Season 2 starts. The season is off to a wild start, and it’s only going to get crazier.
Fortnite Chapter 3 just started, and it’s going to be a long one. Here is when Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 ends and Season 2 starts.
Fortnite Chapter 2 ended with The Island flipping over revealing an entirely new map. This marked the start of Fortnite Chapter 3 which also took players back to Season 1.
With a new Chapter, there is plenty for players to discover. On top of a new map there are new weapons, mechanics, and more. This also means that Chapter 3 Season 1 is going to be a long one.
Whether you love or hate the new season, you might be wondering when the next one will start.
When Does Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 End?
Fortnite Season 1 will end on March 22, 2022. This means the first season of the new chapter will last for more than 100 days.
There is a chance that Chapter 3 Season 1 could end on March 19 as an in-game timer indicates this as the season’s end date. Regardless, this season is going to be a long one.
When Does Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 2 Start?
New Fortnite seasons usually start within 24 hours after the previous one ends. Players can expect Chapter 3 Season 2 to start on March 23.
That being said, there’s always a chance that Season 2 gets delayed. A series of delays happened at the start of Chapter 2 which caused Season 1 to stretch far beyond its original end date.
Is There a Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 Live Event?
As of now, we don’t know. We likely won’t have this information until the final weeks of Season 1.
However, we will keep this article updated as more information is provided.
What Season is Fortnite on?
Fortnite is currently in Chapter 3 Season 1. This is the first season of the third chapter which started after Chapter 2 Season 8. While most players refer to this season as “Season 1”, it’s technically Season 19.
There were 10 seasons in Chapter 1 and 8 seasons in Chapter 2.
For now, that’s everything we know about Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1. This chapter will likely span the next year or so and will be filled with exciting events.
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Best Controller settings for Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1
If you’re looking to take your game to the next level, then you need to make sure you have the best controller settings for Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1.
To be on top of your game, you need the best Fortnite settings. The default settings Fortnite starts players with won’t cut it. In order to maximize performance, you need to optimize every setting.
Approaching Fortnite’s settings menu alone can be daunting. There’s plenty of options to choose from which can get confusing. But we are here to show you the best Controller settings for Fortnite Chapter 3.
Best Fortnite Controller Settings
Fortnite Game Settings Tab
The “Game” Settings tab is the second tab in the settings menu. It is indicated by a cogwheel.
- Toggle Sprint – Off
- Sprint By Default – On
- Sprint Cancels Reloading – Off
- Auto Open Doors – Off
- Hold to Swap Pickup – Off
- Toggle Targeting – Off
- Mark Dnager when Targeting – On
- Auto Pick Up Weapons – Off
- Preffered Item Slots – Personal Preference
- Auto Sort Consumables to RIght – Off
- Reset Building Choice – Off
- Disable Pre-Edit Option – Off
- Turbo Buidling – On
- Confirm Edit on Release – On
- Contectual Tips – On
Extra Game Options
Tap to Search/Interact – On
Fortnite Controller Options Tab
You don’t need to worry about the two tabs in-between “Game” and “Controller Options”. The controller settings are indicated by a controller icon.
- Controller Auto-Run – On
- Buil Immediately (Builder Pro) – On
- Edit Hold Time – 0.100 Sec
- Vibration – Off
- Build Mode Sensitivity Multiplier – 1.6x
- Edit Mode Sensitivity Multiplier – 1.7x
- Use Advanced Options – On
Advanced Look Sensitivity
- Look Horizontal Speed – 50%
- Look Vertical Speed – 60%
- Turning Horizontal Boost – 0%
- Turning Vertical Boost – 0%
- Boost Ramp Time – 0%
- Instant Boost When Building – On
Advanced ADS Sensitivity
- ADS Look Horizontal Speed – 17%
- Look Vertical Speed – 17%
- ADS Turning Horizontal Boost – 0%
- Turning Vertical Boost – 0%
- ADS Turning Boost Ramp Time – 0%
- Look Dampening Time – 0.20 Seconds
- Look Input Curve – Exponential
- Aim Assist Strength – 100%
- Left Stick – 6%
- Right Stick 6%
Adaptive Trigger (PS5 Only)
- Enable Adaptive Trigger – Off
- Use Effect For Press – Off
Button Layout Tab
The Button Layout Tab is the last tab you will need to fiddle with, and there isn’t much to it. Set your controller configuration to Builder Pro. You won’t need to change any of the buttons unless you personally prefer otherwise.
And that’s everything you need to change to have the best Fortnite controller settings. They will take some getting used to at first, but the increased sensitivity will definitely improve your reaction time.
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Fortnite x Naruto Skin: release date, price, and new Mythic Weapon
Naruto is coming to Fortnite soon in the form of a skin and a boss NPC. Check out when the collab is taking place, and what it includes.
Fans have been begging Fortnite for a Naruto skin collab for the past several months. Thanks to dataminers, we know when Naruto will be coming to Fortnite.
Naruto is one of the most popular anime in existence. Regardless of whether you are a fan of anime, you likely know or have heard of Naruto Uzumaki. And it seems that the Seventh Hokage may be coming to Fortnite.
It only makes sense that one of the most-popular anime would crossover with one of the most popular video games. And it’s a crossover that Fortnite fans have been begging for. But when is the crossover going to take place?
Ever since it was revealed through court documents that Fortnite had been planning a Naruto collab, players have been anticipating his release. Now, it seems that Fortnite is going to release the long-awaited Naruto skins in less than a month.
Naruto X Fortnite Release Date confirmed
Epic Games has officially announced the Fortnite x Naruto crossover. In a tweet from the official Fortnite Twitter, an image states that Naruto will be coming to The Island on November 16, 2021.
Naruto Skin price list
The Naruto skins have officially been added to Fortnite, and here is how much players will have to spend to buy each one.
- Naruto Uzumaki – 1,500 V-Bucks
- Sasuke Uchiha – 1,500 V-Bucks
- Sakura Haruno – 1,500 V-Bucks
- Kakashi Hatake – 1,500 V-Bucks
However, you can also purchase bundles to get each skin at a discount:
- Naruto & Kakashi Bundle – 2,100 V-Bucks
- Sasuke & Sakura Bundle – 2,200 V-Bucks
- Shinobi Gear Bundle – 1,500 V-Bucks
There are also pickaxes, gliders, and emotes up for grabs:
- Kurama Glider – 1,200 V-Bucks
- Summoning Justsu – 300 V-Bucks
- Ramen Break – 300 V-Bucks
- Kunai Pickaxe – 500 V-Bucks
- Hidan Scythe – 800 V-Bucks
- Black Ops Sword – 500 V-Bucks
Naruto Cosmetics revealed via promos
While Epic Games hasn’t posted the skins, we now know which Naruto characters are coming to Fortnite and what they look like. Promo images have been leaked showing all four characters in the collab.
These characters include Naruto, Sasuke, Kakashi, and Sakura. Each character also comes with a Back Bling, and there will likely be more purchasable cosmetics in the collab.
Leaker details new Mythic Shuriken and Creative Hub
HYPEX is one of the most popular Fortnite Dataminers, and this is because they are a very credible source of information. Hopefully, that remains true, as HYPEX has tweeted that Naruto will be added on November 16th.
He also claims that Naruto will come with a Hidden Leaf Village Creative Hub. The skins and hub are planned to release on November 16th at 2 PM UTC/ 9 AM ET. We have also seen various Naruto assets leaked by HYPEX.
These assets include a Mythic explosive shuriken, a Naruto boss NPC, and a ramen bowl identical to the one in the show. As well, HYPEX has found two encrypted skins in the files that are believed to be a part of the collab named “HeadbandK” and “HeadbandS”.
As of right now, that’s all we know about the Naruto x Fortnite collab. If what HYPEX says is true, the Naruto skin will be in Fortnite very soon. And when that happens, we will update this story with the price, release date, and Mythic Weapon info.
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