Fortnite players will be able to earn a free Season 8 Battle Pass just by playing the game. All that is required to earn the Battle Pass is for players to complete 13 free Overtime Challenges by February 27th. Once the Battle Pass is live on a player’s account, two Outfits are instantly added and more can be earned throughout the season’s duration.
Fortnite has been updated with several fun additions to both Battle Royale and Save the World. Battle Royale players will find bottle rockets added to their arsenal, environmental campfires to cozy up to and Wild West Duos for the limited time mode. Save the World players will find a new hero in T.E.D.D. and Frostnite Challenge 6 to face off against.
Epic has once again proved that Fortnite is a phenomenon unlike anything ever seen before. Last week, Epic hosted an in-game concert with Marshmello with over ten million concurrent players participating. At the appointed hour, all Fortnite players were sent to the concert venue in-game where they were treated to a 10-minute Marshmello set and even live audio. In addition, players were tossed into low gravity or found they could fly through the air around the stage.
Fortnite Battle Royale has been updated to bring a number of things on board including mobile controller support, the new Chiller Grenade, the Solid Gold LTM, the Architect Pop Up Tournament, a number of bug fixes, and much more. Creative Mode also received some love with Piano Keys and Music Blocks added as well as Arctic Base Prefabs along with bug fixes and more. Save the World received its XRay Llamas, the new Spectral Blade along with bug fixes and other general updates.
Fortnite’s Save the World Players will be getting an update to the game that will change the way V-Buck Llamas behave. Once deployed, V-Buck Llamas will be renamed “X-Ray Llama” and will allow players to see the contents of the box prior to purchase. “Not interested in what the Llama offers? Simply wait until the daily store refresh and there will be a new selection.”
Professional tennis is embracing game culture with a special Fortnite exhibition during this summer’s Australian Open. During the first of the four “Grand Slam” tournaments, fans can check out a solo tournament where competitors will vie for a share of about $400,000. A duo event with professional Fortnite players, content creators and celebrity gamers will compete to win a prize pool for a designated charity.
The latest Limited Time Mode will launch into Fortnite on December 19th. During 14 Days of Fortnite, players will be able to take part in “new Challenges, play in new and old LTMs and unlock rewards in this seasonal event”. The event will see large team modes switch up every two days, while small team modes will change daily.
Epic Games has released a whopping 5GB patch to update Fortnite to Season 7 “You Better Watch Out” and to include new Battle Pass content. To celebrate today’s patch, Fortnite devs have released a festive trailer that brings Sergeant Winter into the game complete with swords and mayhem and not just a few planes to keep things frosty.
According to Fortnite: Battle Royale Leaks Twitter, it seems that the game will be getting Creative Mode starting in Season 7. This means that players will have access to tools to create unique private islands as well as have the ability to host custom servers. Players can host limited time servers or even leave them up for others to join. Server selection will take place via a central lobby.