The official Trios esports event fast approaches as players scramble to find suitable teammates for the occasion. Epic Games has confirmed the tourney to be a prized event, which may make you question Myth’s choices, Greekgodx & xQc.
Competitive Fortnite can be a weird sport at times. The mixture of publicity driven shows, serious esports competition, little practice, and epic competitive mishaps has led to some awkward trends.
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The Trios tournament arrives on July 13th-14th and many players are forming formidable teams with deadly pro players. Myth, a respectable player in his own right, seems to be playing a different angle with teammate choices.
Greekgodx & xQc join Myth for Trios tourney
TSM’s Myth has chosen to partner up with two of Twitch’s controversial all-stars for the Trios event. Greekgodx and xQc both get thousands of viewers on their streams and have built up unique personalities around their communities.
The pair are not Fortnite pros and have not competed in Fortnite to any serious extent. However, xQc is a former Overwatch professional before being suspended from the league due to inappropriate comments. After spending some time away from the Overwatch scene, xQc now plays under the Sentinels & Gladiators Legion organizations as a influencer.
While he may not be a Fortnite expert, the esports background should sync well with Myth’s own competitive mindset.
Greekgodx does not come from a competitive background at all. The streamer came to fame as a ‘stream-sniper’ as Twitch rose to popularity. After gaining a significant following through a friendship with loltyler1, he began a stream of his own. While a gamer at heart, Greek spends a fair amount of time running IRL streams.
Due to his Twitch fame and lack of competitive experience, the choice suggest Myth is not taking the Trios tournament extremely seriously. The stream of the event will certainly draw in a lot of the views for the trio, but victory might slip them by as other pros form solid competitive rosters.
But, who knows? We’ve seen greater upsets in Fortnite’s past and xQc’s Overwatch skills might translate well to Fortnite’s fast paced play. Greek’s definitely a wild card when it comes to Twitch culture, so perhaps he can bring that unpredictable nature to Fortnite as well.
The unconventional picks could also be a protest from Myth for the minimal available practice. Epic Games confirmed that Arena for Trios will not arrive until after the tournament. Other than difficult Customs setups (in Squads games), practice will be hard to come by.
We’re looking forward to the first esports Trios tourney with bated breath. It’ll be an important moment in Fortnite’s competitive path for the future.
Fortnite v15.20 patch notes: Hop Rock Dualies, New & Unvaulted weapons
Epic Games have rolled out Fortnite patch v15.20, with a whole host of changes.
Epic Games have rolled out Fortnite patch v15.20, with a whole host of changes. While official patch notes are hard to come by these days, we’ve rounded up all of the new content.
The last few weeks in Fortnite have went by without many big tweaks to the gameplay experience, and certainly a lack of new skins and cosmetics compared to times gone by.
However, a whole host of new outfits have been leaked and that’s just the tip of the iceberg for this weekly update. A new Predator crossover has also been uncovered by dataminers, meaning Predator could soon arrive in-game – with a new ship, banner, and spray leaked.
Those are, of course, unconfirmed changes though, so let’s take a look at everything we’re certain of.
Fortnite v15.20 patch notes
Hop Rock Dualies
A new set of dual pistols have arrived in Fortnite, as seen below in a tweet from VastBlast.
New & Unvaulted weapons/items
There’s four new weapons and items coming into the loot pool (well, unvaulted as well) – seen below. This was also confirmed by VastBlast.
- Legendary Tactical Assault Rifle
- Rare Tactical Assault Rifle (All Rarities)
- Lever Action Shotgun
- Uncommon Snowy Flopper
At first, the leaker thought this Sawed Shotgun was going to be headed solely for Save the World, but it’s since been confirmed to be part of the update.
Some adjustments have been made to the Pre-Edits Option. Now, with ‘Disable Pre-Edits On,’ all player-built structures can’t be edited until they’re placed.
Fortnite v15.20 bug fixes and changes
According to the official Fortnite Trello board, here’s all of the bug fixes and changes to be implemented in the latest patch.
- Sound effect audio delay.
- Flip Rest Lobby Track inadvertently removed from players’ Lockers.
- Multipoint Edge Glider deforming midair.
- Michonne Outfit visual issues with cape Back Blings.
- Game freezing when going to the Complete tab on PlayStation and Xbox.
- Sand Tunnelling temporarily disabled.
- Total Bars appearing as “0” in a match.
- Hypernova Outfit appearing as a different Outfit in the Lobby and in-match.
- Rebooted players may see an already completed Bounty.
Save the World
- Quest progress not instantly updating in the HUD and Quest Log.
- Broken Pickaxe animations.
Mobile Top Issues
- Voice chat issues on Android.
- The player loses all movement after jumping through Zero Point.
Fortnite x Predator crossover leaked: First look at ship, spray & banner
Fortnite has been adding a number of hunters since The Mandalorian first landed on the island, and it looks like Predator might be next – if leaks are accurate.
The game has seen some insane crossovers in the last year or two, including those from the DC Comics, Marvel and Star Wars universes.
Well, next on that list might be one of the deadliest extraterrestrial attackers.
On January 13, following the v15.20 update, dataminer Lucas7Yoshi revealed a new ‘Nightmare Ship’ leak for Fortnite.
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As you can see, this is the ship of Predator, from the movie series that started in 1987.
Fortnite Predator ship, spray & banner leaked
Not only that, but VastBlast has doubled down on that with a new spray leak, which clearly shows Predator is on the way in some shape or form.
Based on the arrival of Mando in his Star Wars ship, we can likely expect to see Predator join the action soon as a boss on the map – just like other NPCs that have been added during the season.
Once we have more information, we’ll be sure to keep you updated.
Fortnite v15.20 leaked skins & cosmetics: Ruby Shadows, Orin, Bundles
Epic Games are adding a whole new set of Fortnite skins and cosmetics to the game with the v15.20 update.
A number of brand new Fortnite skins and cosmetics have leaked following the v15.20 update in Epic Games’ battle royale title.
The game has undergone some huge changes during the course of Season 5, with The Mandalorian crossover seeing more outfits from the world of Star Wars arrive in the Fortnite Item Shop and Battle Pass rewards.
Now, however, even more are set to be added to the game after the January 13 content refresh.
The weekly update has shaken things up once again, so let’s take a look at all of the exciting skins and cosmetics to have leaked so far.
Fortnite v15.20 leaked skins
Confirmed by leaker Lucas7Yoshi, there’s three skins included in the patch. When they will be released, however, is unconfirmed at the time of writing.
Fortnite v15.20 leaked cosmetics
Aside from those three skins – named Ruby Shadows, Orin, and Tess – a plethora of cosmetics we’ve never seen before have been leaked as well.
Lucas7Yoshi revealed the following graphic just moments after the patch went live…
The dataminer also revealed, as seen in the tweet below, that two other gliders are heading into the game as well.
Two Bundles leaked
Last, but certainly not least, two skin bundles have also been uncovered by the dataminer – seen below.
These will be called the Tess bundle and MACHINIST MINA pack.
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So, which skin will you be grabbing from this new set – or even cosmetic? Let us know!
If more are released by other leakers, we’ll be the first to let you know.
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