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Ninja and Reverse2k officially split as a Fortnite duo

The popular competitive duo of Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins and Malachi ‘Reverse2k’ Greiner appear to have split for good.

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The popular competitive duo of Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins and Malachi ‘Reverse2k’ Greiner appear to have split for good.

Most attentive Fortnite fans saw this coming. Reverse and Ninja have always argued back-and-forth, but the testiness seemed to be thick during recent streams.

Reverse and Ninja had been competing as a duo since the Fortnite World Cup qualifiers – narrowly missing qualification on several occasions. Since then, they’ve competed together in both the squads and trios FNCS competitions.

More recently, though, with the lack of official Fortnite tournaments, Ninja seems to have withdrawn his focus from the competitive side of the game. He admitted as much during a recent stream with SypherPK.

The mentality change for Ninja makes sense. He doesn’t want to grind professional scrimmages with no end in sight. Reverse, on the other hand, never took his foot off the gas when it comes to competing in Fortnite.

The lack of competitive synergy was evident when they finally played a pro scrim as a duo. Ninja made several mistakes and seemed to shift the blame on Reverse – who wasn’t happy with the criticism.

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During his next stream, Reverse2k was seen playing with Sane. Nothing was confirmed at the time, but speculation had it that Ninja and Reverse had split as a duo.

On March 10, Reverse2k tweeted a cryptic message that seemed to confirm that he and Ninja were no longer playing together. “All good things must come to an end :(,” he wrote.

During his stream, Reverse confirmed that he and Ninja were finished playing together as a duo. He was playing pro scrims with Sane, again, and responded to a viewer who asked about Ninja.

“Ninja and I are not duoing no more,” Reverse told his viewers, in no uncertain terms. As he said, all good things must come to an end.

Fans of both streamers seem to be split on the breakup. There are a lot of “now Reverse can shine” comments, but a fair amount of die-hard Ninja supporters as well.

One person even replied to Reverse’s tweet, telling him, “Especially when you force them to end. I hope you get the karma you deserve.” This reaction seems a bit drastic, in my opinion.

The two will likely remain friends and will undoubtedly still play non-competitive Fortnite with one another. Ninja hasn’t been focusing on competitive Fortnite and Reverse has. It’s as simple as that.

Ninja will partner-up with someone who isn’t as serious about winning Fortnite tournaments and Reverse will continue to focus on the competitive side of things. Some day, they may even be on the same team if Ninja starts taking competitive Fortnite seriously again.

There’s no reason to hate either party for this split. It was bound to happen. Ninja is a content creator, first and foremost, while Reverse wants to do what it takes to win.

Don’t cry because it’s over; smile because it happened.

Guides

How to unlock the Armored Kratos style in Fortnite

Kratos from God of War has made it to Fortnite. Find out how to unlock the Armored Kratos style for free in Season 5.

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Kratos has landed on the Fortnite island, but his single style isn’t his only form. Here’s how to unlock his Armored outfit.

After a full season worth of crossovers, Epic slowed things down with Fortnite Season 5. The new season was released with only one crossover character in the roster: The Mandalorian.

It only took a couple of days for Epic to add to their Season 5 crossover roster. On December 3, Kratos from God of War came to the Item Shop. This preceeds the rumored addition of Master Chief from the Halo franchise.

Although God of War is a Playstation exclusive video game, players on all platforms could grab Kratos and his skin pack. You know that Sony had to do something for their console owners, however.

PlayStation players who play a single game with the Kratos skin will unlock the Armored Kratos style for their skin – it’s as simple as that.

Unfortunately, Android, Xbox, PC, and Nintendo Switch players will need to stick to the standard Kratos outfit – unless you have a PS5 lying around.

If you don’t have a PlayStation on-hand, the only option you have is to ask a trustworthy friend to log onto your account and play a game for you. Giving out your account information is risky and usually a bad idea, so proceed with caution.

Hopefully for Xbox players, Microsoft will have the same deal with Epic Games when Master Chief comes to the Item Shop. He’s one of the most iconic characters in all of gaming and will probably be a popular pick on all platforms.

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All Fortnite Season 5 Exotic Weapon locations

Fortnite Season 5 brought Exotic weapons to the game to replace Mythics. Here’s where to find all of them.

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Fortnite Season 5 introduced Exotic weapons to the game instead of Mythics, giving more players access to them. Here’s where you can find them.

There’s no shortage of new mechanics in Fortnite Season 5, with the addition of NPCs, quests, and a whole lot more.

Mythics have returned to the game in Season 5 but in a limited capacity. The only classic Mythic items in Fortnite Season 5 include The Mandalorian’s Jetpack and sniper rifle, both available from the bounty hunter himself.

The other items in the game are classified as Exotics. There’s only one of each Mythic item in each game, but can be multiple Exotic weapons.

You can purchase these Exotic weapons from specific NPCs across the map. Of course, this means you’ll need to save up your Gold Bars to afford them.

Twitter user @MikeDulaimi created an easy-to-follow guide on how to locate all of the Exotic weapons in Fortnite. You can purchase them from NPCs in the areas surrounding Hunter’s Haven, The Zero Point, Dirty Docks, Craggy Cliffs, and Stealthy Stronghold

Mythic items were relatively controversial for the past few seasons of Fortnite – especially in competitive modes. Doom’s Mystical Bomb and Kit’s Shockwave Launcher dominated tournament play for the past two seasons, and the competitive community largely called for them to be removed.

We’re curious to see how this community treats Exotic weapons. They’re more widely available and aren’t as powerful as Mythics, making them more balanced than the latter – that is, until a player eliminates the NPC selling them.

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Game-breaking bug causing invisibility/God Mode in Fortnite Season 5

Players have already found a game-breaking glitch in Fortnite Season 5, causing players to go invisible and become invulnerable to damage.

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Fortnite Season 5 wasn’t released bug-free. In fact, there’s already a game-breaking bug causing players to become invisible and invulnerable to damage.

Every major update in almost every video game brings a few bugs with it, and Fortnite is no different. This is almost always the case when video games add new mechanics, as Fortnite did with Season 5.

This game-breaking bug has to do with the new sand mechanic. For those who don’t know, the center of the Fortnite island is now covered with quicksand. If you stand on the sand for too long, it sinks you in.

The quicksand isn’t a bad thing. It can actually benefit players, offering a hiding spot and increased movement speed, as seen below.

However, on the flip side, it’s also causing a bug that makes players invisible and invulnerable to damage. This isn’t the first invisibility glitch we’ve seen in Fortnite. Older patches had the same issue with Port-A-Potties.

This glitch appears to be more prevalent than the previous ones, however. We’ve seen several reports of this happening to players – sometimes even multiple times in a single play session. The Port-A-Potty glitch required more intention on the part of the players involved.

Hopefully, Epic get this sorted sooner rather than later. We wouldn’t be surprised to see the sand-sinking mechanic disabled ahead of the next update if Epic can’t push a hotfix to address the problem.

We don’t know whether this glitch is intentional on the part of infracting players or if there’s a method to trigger the issue. We’ll let you know when we find out more about the problem.

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