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Leaked Fortnite Week 8 ‘Dive!’ mission challenges and loading screen

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There have been multiple issues with falling in Fortnite Chapter 2.

Data miners have leaked all the challenges and the loading screen for Week 8 of Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 1 – called Dive – and there’s a hidden message in the loading screen as part of your challenge set.

Should tradition being anything to go by, we’re already well over halfway through the first season of Fortnite Chapter 2!

Going off the same format used in Season 1-10, there should only be two weeks of Season 1 remaining, however, Epic Games have confirmed that the season has been extended to cover the holidays.

Season 1 has welcomed a variety of challenges so far. Credit: Epic Games.

Week seven’s challenge missions are already out, meaning that Battle Pass owners only have a matter of days to unlock this week’s loading screen before the next set of tasks is released.

Throughout the first season, players have had to search for a hidden letter in each loading screen as a ‘bonus’ challenge as part of that week’s mission.

Week 8 looks to be no different, as players will have to complete eight out of the eleven water-themed challenges in order to unlock the loading screen. 

Leaked week 8 Dive! mission challenges

Leaked by Lucas7yoshii, the challenge set will require players to head over to Lazy Lake and Hydro 16 to complete the swimming trials, alongside completing the usual damage-based tasks. 

  • Deal damage to descending supply drops (200).
  • Eliminations at Hydro 16 or Holly Hedges (3).
  • Search a supply drop within 10 seconds of it landing (3).
  • Complete the swimming trials at Lazy Lake and East of Hydro 16 (2).
  • Eliminations without aiming down sights (3).
  • Pull an item, pull an opponent and catch a fish using a Harpoon gun (3).
  • Deal damage to opponents within 30 seconds of using a glider (1).
  • Search 2 chests within 30 seconds of each other (3).
  • Harvest wood within 60 seconds of landing from the battle bus in a single match (300).
  • Deal damage with 2 different weapons within 30 seconds (1).
  • Search the hidden ‘E’ found in the Dive! loading screen (1).

Leaked week 8 Dive! Loading screen

We also have the loading screen for you to feast your eyes on, without having to complete a single one of the eight challenges!

Can you spot the hidden letter ‘E’ on the Dive! loading screen? Credit: Epic Games.

The loading screen certainly paints a chaotic scene, with Rippley and Sludge hanging on for dear life. Let us know below how you plan on tackling this week’s missions, as we edge closer to the season-end.

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Fortnite split-screen: how to play with friends

Epic introduced the ability to play split-screen Fortnite in Chapter 2 Season 1. Here’s how to enable the setting.

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Epic introduced the ability to play split-screen Fortnite back in Chapter 2 Season 1. Here’s how to enable it so you can play locally with a friend.

Fortnite has always had a focus on playing with friends, but that always meant you had to play online. Even if you were in the same house as your friend or family member, the two of you had to play on two separate devices.

This changed back in the v11.30 update in Chapter 2 Season 1. Epic introduced split screen capabilities on consoles for the first time. It wasn’t perfect when it first came out, but it’s since gotten a lot better.

How to use the Fortnite console split-screen feature

Initiating split-screen is simple. All you have to do is connect two controllers to your Xbox or PlayStation. Split-screen still isn’t available on mobile, PC, or Nintendo Switch. Here are the steps you need to follow:

  1. Start Fortnite
  2. Connect a second controller to the console and turn it on
  3. Hit ‘Main Menu’
  4. Player 1 will need to invite Player 2 with their Epic account
  5. Player 2 will need to sign into their account
  6. Player 2 will join and split-screen will automatically initiate

You can even save another player’s information on another account on your console, making split-screen easier and quicker to complete.

The feature still isn’t perfect and doesn’t replace the feeling of playing online. You’ll only have access to half of your screen, so you’re going to miss a few things that normal players will see. Still, playing split-screen is far more preferable than switching off with your friend or family member game after game. Enjoy!

Image Credit: Epic Games/u/SmonkYT

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Fortnite Creative Mode could be getting a huge expansion

Fortnite Creative Mode could bring a massive update to truly simulate end-game scenarios, according to a recent leak.

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Fortnite Creative Mode could bring a massive update to truly simulate end-game scenarios.

Creative Mode was one of the most innovative additions that Epic has made to Fortnite. You don’t even have to play the base game mode to enjoy Fortnite, anymore. You can play Search and Destroy, deathruns, Zone Wars, Trivia, boxfights, and a lot more.

Competitive Fortnite players have taken to Creative Mode the most. Zone Wars gives you a simulated end-game and boxfights let you practice the most important element of high-level competitive play.

Fortnite Creative beta

Over a year ago, way back in, Fortnite v12.10, files were added to the game that we assumed would bring a massive change to Creative Mode. According to the game files, Creative can now support up to 50 players.

A year after we first heard the news about an updated Creative Beta, we still have yet to see this in practice. Since it’s been so long, many players forgot that it was even on the horizon.

After the v15.50 update, however, data miners found some new files that relate to the Creative Mode expansion. According to them, Epic are testing a beta of Creative that should support 50 players.

Such a change would be a massive step for the game. You could truly play a mini-BR game with your friends if this change went through. YouTube creators and streamers could also manage private matches a lot easier, as there’s no chance of a code leak or an unwanted intruder.

The best part of this additional player count is the ability to truly simulate competitive end-game situations. Zone Wars is good practice for a lot of us, but not for those at the highest level.

Anyone who has ever watched a tournament knows what we’re talking about. The end-game in professional Fortnite matches routinely has 40+ players in the final few zones. It’s pure chaos, and a 50-player Zone Wars lobby will be able to capture this.

Of course, the expansion also opens the door to a ton of other possibilities including massive boxfight battles and more. Epic will be focusing on the Creative side of things for the future of Fortnite, and an increased player count is an excellent first step.

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Fortnite leaked skins & cosmetics from v15.50 update

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Fortnite v15.50 update leaked skins

Epic Games have rolled out their first update in a few weeks, with the arrival of Fortnite patch v15.50, and a number of skins and cosmetics have leaked as a result.

These weekly updates were never missed in times gone by, however Fortnite Chapter 2 has been a lot more inconsistent in that sense. Some weeks there is a huge update with map changes, new crossovers and challenges – while others will just make very minor bug changes.

You can always read about what to expect from the patch here on Fortnite Intel, and alongside those patch notes, let’s run through some of the game’s unreleased outfits.

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On March 2, once the downtime began, a number of leakers started looking into the game’s files to see what had changed. To their surprise, with just two weeks left in the season, not much had been tweaked in terms of content.

However, we do have some leaked skins and cosmetics to dig through – courtesy of Lucas7Yoshi and VastBlast.

Fortnite leaked skins and cosmetics from v15.50 update

Bundles

Midas female GoldenTouch bundle

Emotes

So, there you have it! Those are all of the newest unreleased skins in the Fortnite world, some of which may actually roll out following the latest update.

Keep an eye out on the Fortnite Item Shop and you never know, one or two may appear there in the near future.

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