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Salty Springs change points to Midas being betrayed

A change at Salty Springs has led fans to think that someone is betraying Midas.

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A change at Salty Springs has led fans to think that someone is betraying Midas.

Fortnite Season 2 seems to be the first season in Chapter 2 to introduce a plotline that will extend past the Season. We saw the plot beginning to develop in Season 1, but nothing really came out of it.

In Season 2, we have the mysterious hatches around The Agency along with a few leaks that point to a Doomsday Device on which Midas could be working.

There’s a lot that we don’t know, however. How long has Midas been around? Was he working behind-the-scenes in Chapter 1? Is he trying to destroy the new map? Are his intentions benevolent or menevolant?

It appears as though The Agency isn’t the only central POI that’s undergoing some changes. One Fortnite player noticed a strange, gold chair propped-up at Salty Springs.

This appears to be Midas’ chair – the gold is a dead giveaway. Interestingly, this chair popped-up on the Eye Land during Season 1 – before it transitioned into The Agency.

Via: u/Foxtrot1124

A Ghost document also sits on this desk – but that doesn’t mean that the owner is pledged to Ghost. The user also found a “Join Ghost” poster outside of the house, in a pile of trash.

Fans are using this information to conclude that someone could be betraying Midas. They stole his chair and some intel and took it to Salty Springs.

Via: u/Foxtrot1124

In the comments, some players noted that this has been a multi-week movement, much like the Pipeman in the South. The chair was in a canoe at one point, which ended up at Salty Springs.

So, who could be the double-agent? All of the Fortnite bosses have switched to Shadow, so far. Does this mean that they’re working against Midas?

My theory is that Agent Peely is behind this. He’s the only Battle Pass skin that has both Shadow and Ghost variants. Players pegged him as a double-agent early in the Season.

Whoever is behind this, we’ll be keeping an eye on Salty Springs and The Agency in the coming weeks. We expect an update in the next couple of days, which could give us more clues.

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Lazy Lake Floating Ring locations for Fortnite Week 3 challenges

How to collect floating rings at Lazy Lake for the Season 3 Week 3 challenges.

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The Fortnite Season 3 Week 3 challenges are here, which means we’re getting closer and closer to unlocking the second half of the Season 3 Battle Pass. Most of the challenges have been relatively easy this season, with only one weekly challenge requiring us to search in a particular area.

Last week we were looking around The Yacht. This week we’re venturing across the map over to Lazy Lake, where we’ll need to collect floating rings.

These four rings are scattered around Lazy Lake, making it difficult to complete this challenge in one shot – at least, if you’re doing it in a regular Battle Royale match.

As always, we recommend opting for Team Rumble. It makes things easier, and you may even be able to finish your eliminations challenge from last week if you haven’t already. Here’s a map of all of the Floating Ring locations at Lazy Lake:

The most obvious ring is located next to the gas station. You should be able to jump on an umbrella to grab it. After that, make your way to the intersection and look on top of the tree. The third ring is in the street at the entrance to Lazy, and the final ring is in between the towers of the No Sweat Insurance building.

Here’s a video from HarryNinetyFour that shows you exactly where you’ll need to visit.

You can take a look at the full list of challenges here, but the rest of them are easy enough to complete on your own. You may be sitting in the cornfield at Frenzy for a while, but that comes with the territory.

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Lazy Lake fireworks location for Fortnite Captain America challenge

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When the Fortnite v13.20 patch released, Epic revealed that they’d be bringing a special hero to the Item Shop for the 4th of July. That hero was later revealed to be none other than Captain America – one of the core Avengers who we never saw during the initial Marvel crossover events.

Captain America is, reportedly, set to hit the Item Shop within the next rotation. He should be available when the Item Shop resets at 8 PM EST on July 2. We’re only hours away from having Cap in our locker, and he’ll probably be one of the most popular skins for the next week.

As you can see, there have already been plenty of official teasers for Captain America, but one of them went under the radar. When the Week 3 Challenges went live, Epic added a daily challenge that requires you to light fireworks around Lazy Lake. These fireworks explode to show the Captain America shield.

There are six firework locations surrounding this POI, but you only need five to complete the challenge. You can easily finish this challenge in a single game of Team Rumble once you know where to look. Here are all of the firework locations.

Fortnite Lazy Lake Fireworks

This challenge rewards players with 14,000 XP as it’s one of the golden daily challenges rather than a weekly challenge. That isn’t a ton of experience, but it’s a healthy reward for a challenge that will only take a few minuted to complete. Now, all that’s left is to see how the new Fortnite Captain America skin looks!

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This concept brings grilling to Fortnite in time for summer

This thematic addition to Fortnite Season 3 is perfect for Summer Splash.

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Fortnite Season 3 has put a new emphasis on food. Vegetable boxes spawn all across the map while players farm for cabbage and corn as a new way to heal. Most players are fans of this change. The more healing items in the game, the better.

Why stop there? Why not allow us to cook our food for additional HP? Well, one Fortnite player made a concept that allows us to do just that. Reddit user u/MapleSmoothie created a Hot Dog concept. You can find them in fridges and eat them raw, or grill them for greater healing power.

Via: u/MapleSmoothie

This concept, as its creator points out, would be a perfect addition to the Summer Splash event. Grilling and summertime go hand in hand, and Epic even have an existing emote to correspond with the mechanic.

We don’t need to stop with hot dogs, either. Epic could allow us to grill corn and add other meats like burgers and sausages. Some of them could even grant shields, allowing you to carry some food versions of Minis and Big Pots.

It’s probably too late for Epic to add this to Season 3. There’s a chance that we could see it next year, however. Epic have always welcomed community concepts with game mechanics and skins. This one would be a small, yet thematic addition that could bring a new element into the game.

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