Fortnite Articles RSS Feed | GameSkinny.com Fortnite RSS Feed on GameSkinny.com https://www.gameskinny.com/ en Launch Media Network Fortnite Season 6, Week 4 Challenge Guide: Complete 3 Timed Trials https://www.gameskinny.com/dqfyn/fortnite-season-6-week-4-challenge-guide-complete-3-timed-trials https://www.gameskinny.com/dqfyn/fortnite-season-6-week-4-challenge-guide-complete-3-timed-trials Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:11:41 -0400 Sergey_3847

Completing Timed Trials is definitely one of the hardest challenges that Fortnite players have ever encountered. This week you need to hit at least three of the five possible Timed Trials around the map. But the reward is worth it, as you will get 10 Battle Stars after the successful completion of this challenge.

You can build up a strategy of your own on how to finish all three required trials, or you could simply follow our quick guide below for all the possible locations of the Timed Trails and how to complete them in the fastest way possible.

How to Complete 3 Timed Trials in Fortnite

The three best and easiest Timed Trials in Fortnite can be found in Snobby Shores, Shifty Shafts, and Tomato Temple. All three trials are super easy to complete, but here are a few tips to make it completely clear.

Trial 1: Snobby Shores

When you arrive at Snobby Shores, go right on top of the hill indicated on the map above. There you will find a softwatch that can be activated. As soon as you do it, the rest of the watches will appear downhill. Just make your way down and grab each and every softwatch you see. In the end you will finish this trial and you can move onto the next one.

Trial 2: Shifty Shafts

To the south of Shifty Shafts you will find a bridge across the river. As soon as you activate the first softwatch, the rest will appear across and above the bridge.

In order to complete this trial you need to build a ramp and gather all the watches from the top of the bridge. The last watch will be waiting for you on the other side of the bridge. Activate it and finish your second trial.

Trial 3: Tomato Temple

The final trial at the Tomato Temple is the hardest one. It will require you to run through the wooden ramp near the temple, which you may not be able to finish the first time. But after some practicing you should be able to get every single softwatch in time. As soon as you're done with this trial the challnge will be complete.

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That is all on how to complete three Timed Trials in Season 6, Week 4 challenge, and for other Fortnite guides at GameSkinny, please see the list below:

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In-Game Tournaments Are Coming to Fortnite on October 16 https://www.gameskinny.com/xwdiu/in-game-tournaments-are-coming-to-fortnite-on-october-16 https://www.gameskinny.com/xwdiu/in-game-tournaments-are-coming-to-fortnite-on-october-16 Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:10:41 -0400 William R. Parks

The Fortnite Esports Team has confirmed that in-game tournaments are coming to Fortnite beginning October 16.

"In-Game Tournaments are open to everyone and provide an opportunity for every player to compete directly alongside the pros for prizes and glory," the blog post states.

In-game tournaments will be accessed from the game's "Events" section, and the initial schedule is as follows (exact times for your region can be confirmed in the client):

  • Alpha Tournament (Solo): October 16 - 21
  • Beta Tournament (Duo): October 23 - 25
  • Friday Night Fortnite (Squad): October 19 - November 30
  • Salty Springs Cup (Solo): October 27 - 31
  • Tomato Temple Cup (Duo): October 28 - November 1

With these initial tournaments, "all players will begin with the same score and compete over several hours of intense competition to earn as many points as possible," Epic explains.

Points are earned by eliminating opponents and placing highly in matches, and players that reach a "target score" will receive shiny pins. In future tournaments, shiny pins will advance players to subsequent tournament rounds or award them prizes.

Epic also notes that matchmaking will pair players that have similar point standings, and players across all platforms (PC, console, or mobile) will "compete against one another as equals."

Epic cites the Summer Skirmish, PAX West, and Fall Skirmish tournaments as proof that players using controllers "can be successful while competing against some of the best PC players in the world."

Looking forward, fans can expect multi-round tournaments and those with new scoring formats and alternates modes.

The post closes noting that qualifiers for the 2019 Fortnite World Cup will be accessed through the in-game tournament system "later this year."

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The Complete Fortnite Season 6 Skins List https://www.gameskinny.com/wq0sq/the-complete-fortnite-season-6-skins-list https://www.gameskinny.com/wq0sq/the-complete-fortnite-season-6-skins-list Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:31:34 -0400 Victoria B.

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If you like Halloween as much as we do, then we bet you're hyped for Fortnite Season 6 and the Darkness Rises theme. The array of available skins is terrifyingly good this time around.

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Battle Passes are available now until December 5 (before Season 7), which may have a winter theme if Epic decides to follow in the footsteps of this season and last winter's Survive the Holidays event.

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In order -- and to nab your favorite Season 6 skins they're gone -- be sure to work with friends to accomplish challenges, gain experience points, and climb tiers. Check out our ridiculously large list of Fortnite guides here

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Skin: Hallow Head

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The final Season 6 skin (for now), and arguably the most impressive, is a flaming pumpkin head.

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Hallow Head is an intimidating character with a large hallow pumpkin head with bright teal flames igniting from his eyes and mouth. The cloak has a tattered hem and his belt and collar are adorned with rotting pumpkin leaves. 

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Along with Jack Gourdon, these two pumpkin heads are some of the best of the season, and a must-have for this Halloween.

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Skin: Jack Gourdon

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This skin was another to leak with the 6.02 update, and, honestly, we are so excited for it. Just look at it.

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This skin is a Legendary, so it will be around $15 as well, similar to the skins in the Grim Medicine Set and the Skull Set.

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This hilarious skin features a man in a black, pumpkin covered suit and a carved pumpkin head. His completely unimpressed facial expression is perfect for frustrating your opponents and is ridiculous when paired with extravagant emotes and dances like Orange Justice, Llama Bell, and Floss.

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Skin: Bullseye

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Bullseye was one of the Season 6 skins leaked for the 6.02 patch.

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It's an Uncommon skin and won't be too pricey to purchase. It includes gloves, an unfastened military helmet with goggles, and a tank with a bullseye plastered at the center of the chest.

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If you purchase this skin, don't let your opponents hit that target and humiliate them with your own sharp-shooter skills.

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Skin: Scourge

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Scourge came to the item shop alongside the Plague skin. Both are a part of the Grim Medicine set and resemble plague doctors from the 14th century.

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Both are 1,500 V-Bucks($15) in the item shop.

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This ominous skin includes a hooded cloak, popular crow-like plague mask, glowing green eyes, and gloves. The character is definitely one of the best to enter the shop lately, perfect for Halloween and the Darkness Rises theme. 

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Skin: Plague

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This is one of the most recent skins in the item shop; it's a part of the Grim Medicine set and is a little more expensive than the skull set. However, it is definitely one of the coolest, eeriest Fortnite skins out there.

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The plague doctor character is 1,500 V-Bucks. His mask has a crow-like beak -- reminiscent of medieval plague doctors -- and his eyes glow green. He also wears an apron and has medicine vials on his belt.

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This one appears to be limited, so you'll want to grab this one before its gone from the shop.

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Skin: Skull Ranger

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Skull Ranger is also now available in the shop.

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She costs the same as her male counterpart at 1,200 V-Bucks (a little under $15) -- and she has become quite popular already.

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She also has a version where her bone outline glows green. Acquiring both the Skull Ranger skin and the Skull Trooper skin will complete the skull set and give you the opportunity to be even more festive this Halloween in Fortnite.

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Skin: Skull Trooper

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They say what's old is new again, and that statement has never been truer than now. The Skull Tropper skin, a fan favorite, has made its return. 

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This one costs 1,200 V-bucks (a little under $15.00) and has an additional version that glows in the dark if you owned the skin previously. Some players believe that the return of this skin could be a precedent for the return of the Ghoul Skin.

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But only time will tell. 

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Skin: Dire

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The most challenging skin to get this season at Tier 100 is also one of the best Halloween skins available. Dire is a legendary skin that at first just looks like a jock teenager. But after unlocking his other styles, this skin transforms into a terrifying werewolf.

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The second style in the set is a humanoid brown wolf with glowing yellow eyes, a red headband, and ripped jeans and jackets. This one is available at 30,000 XP.

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The third is 70,000 XP and is a complete wolf transformation, snarling teeth and all. He grows a long snout and pointy ears. He still has brown fur and red headband, but his jacket and jeans are completely torn away.

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Each of the following styles begin to change the werewolf’s fur and clothes colors. His fourth unlockable style is at 120,00 XP and has grey skin with light blue accents along his jacket and headband. His third is white with yellow accents. You can gain this one at 180,000 XP.

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The fourth (and final) unlock is a black wolf with bright red eyes, gold arm guard, and grey clothing. It’s going to take 250,000 XP to finally reach this one though.

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Get ready to start grinding challenges and buddying up with your friends to gain tiers and XP fast.

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Skin: Nightshade

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With a name like Nightshade, you would expect this skin to be a bit scarier ... well, on second thought, it is a bit unsettling.

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This smiling tomato head is an Epic skin and part of the Pizza Pit set. She wears a grey jumpsuit and hood over the green stem at the top of her helmet.

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You can reach nab this Fortnite Season 6 skin to complete your Pizza collection at Tier 86. It might not be the spookiest skin in the newest set, but it's definitely one of the most unique -- and that helmet ... well, it speaks for itself. 

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Skin: Dusk

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This is one of the spookier -- and more Halloween-centric -- Season 6 skins. 

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Dusk is an Epic Fortnite skin that's part of the Nite Coven set and perfect for the Darkness Rises theme.

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This vampire character has cold purple skin, glowing red eyes, white hair with purple edges, and creepy black claws. She wears a leather tunic, gauntlets, and boots.

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This demonic skin is the fifth of the seven skins you can gain, and it is available at Tier 71. It's perfect for frightening your enemies and getting a quick knock. 

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Skin: Fable

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Next up on the Fortnite Season 6 skins list is Fable.

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Most players simply refer to this skin as Red Riding Hood, though she’s a little more rugged than other iterations of the character with scarlet war paint on her eyes and the wolf's tail tied to her belt as a trophy.

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She still has her classic red hood along with braids and a skirt. Her shirt is tattered and bound with leather buckles. The rest of the look includes red and black gloves and boots.

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Looks like the wolves are the ones who should be running away.

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This skin is available at Tier 47 and is the first of the collection that won’t be immediately available after purchasing the Battle Pass Bundle.

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Skin: Giddy-Up

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This Season 6 skin is straightforward but silly enough to work. 

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Giddy-up is arguably the most hilarious skin Fortnite has seen yet. The character wears a giant inflatable pink Llama around his waist -- as if he were riding it straight to a victory royale. The boots are covered in grass as well to pull off the illusion -- well, except for the blatantly obvious metal shin guards ... 

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You can nab this skin at Tier 23, which means it is also one you will get with the Battle Pass Bundle if you are willing to spend the extra money.

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Skin: Calamity

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Calamity has been the talk of Season 6 for obvious reasons. Who wouldn’t want this sleek gunslinger skin?

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The best part is that this skin also has six unlockable styles. The first for this pink-haired cowgirl is an outfit of simple shorts and a cowgirl hat, which is available in Tier One, meaning you'll get this skin immediately when purchasing your Battle Pass.

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However, you'll need to gather experience to unlock this skin's other styles. 

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The second, available at 20,000 XP, is more threatening with a bandit mask, a black pair of jeans, and a leather vest with silver studs. The third can be gained after reaching 50,000 XP. It includes gloves and fringed jeans.

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The second half of styles for Calamity are more detailed but also more difficult to receive. The fourth style adds teal accents, shotgun shells along with her belt, and a poncho to complete the western look. You will need 90,000 XP for this one though.

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The fifth look is where players can acquire the long dark cloak with spiked shoulders at 140,000 XP

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And finally, the sixth style adds another ammunition strap, spiked gloves, and glowing purple trims to the cloak. Smoke ominously billows off of Calamity’s clothes in this Halloween look. Be prepared to give the game some dedication, though, since it requires 200,000 XP to unlock.

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Skin: DJ Yonder

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The infamous Llama has returned for Season 6 in the form of a DJ.

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Following suit other famous artists of the electro genre such as Daft Punk and Deadmau5, this Fortnite character wears a massive metallic helmet in the shape of a llama head. With shades, a headset, and a gold tooth, this DJ is ready to fist pump their way into a victory royale.

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The rest of the clothes glow in sweet LED lights, meaning it's not the stealthiest look out there. But who cares? You know you want it just to stand out in the crowd -- and the winner's circle.

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This is one of the skins you will automatically acquire in Tier One when you purchase a Battle Pass.

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Darkness has risen and Fortnite Season 6 is off to a spooky start. Like a cauldron full of sweet, delicious candy, the shop is full of creepy, scary, deadly -- and even silly -- new skins just in time for Halloween. 

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If you’re still contemplating whether or not you want to buy a Battle Pass or simply want to quickly sift through all the choices, we've put together a list of all the current Season 6 skins so you can spend more time knocking and less time scrolling through the shop. 

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Remember, a Battle Pass costs 950 v-bucks ($9.99). You can also purchase the Battle Bundle, which includes the first 25 tiers of content for the season and costs 2,800 v-bucks (around $30.00).

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Season 6 will be active until December 5, 2018, which will give you plenty of time to enjoy the latest content and level up tiers to acquire your favorite skins.

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Dark Bomber Skin, Lightning and Thunderstorms Gear Strikes Fortnite https://www.gameskinny.com/dkl05/dark-bomber-skin-lightning-and-thunderstorms-gear-strikes-fortnite https://www.gameskinny.com/dkl05/dark-bomber-skin-lightning-and-thunderstorms-gear-strikes-fortnite Thu, 04 Oct 2018 21:52:56 -0400 Jonathan Moore

Fortnite Season 6 started just last week, bringing with it a dark and spooky theme just in time for Halloween. Now, already at the beginning of Week 2, we're getting a brand-new skin in Dark Bomber. 

Teased on the official Fortnite Twitter account earlier today, Dark Bomber is the yin to Brite Bomber's yang. You can see what this new skin looks like in the gif below. 

We also know from data miners that more Halloween event skins and accessories are making their respective ways to Fortnite soon (duh). Although we don't know exactly when they'll swoop in, it's safe to safe we'll get a steady trickle as the month goes on. 


However, that's not all that was released tonight. A cauldron full of new goodies also appeared in the shop. Aside from the typical rotation, two especially electric accessories dropped that pair perfect with the Dark Bomber skin:

  • The Thundercrash Harvesting Tool (1,200 vbucks)
  • Dark Glyph Glider (500 vbucks)

As with all Fortnite cosmetics, neither items in the Lightning and Thunderstorms gear set will give you any in-game advantage -- except for maybe turning a few heads you can promptly snipe.

Coupled with the Dark Bomber skin, both the Thundercrash tool and Dark Glider will keep you fashionable while completing this week's challenges.

Stay tuned to GameSkinny for more Fortnite news and guides as Season 6 rolls on. Be sure to check out our huge list of Fortnite tips and tricks while you're here. 

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10 Cheap DIY Fortnite Costumes for Halloween 2018 https://www.gameskinny.com/h62ue/10-cheap-diy-fortnite-costumes-for-halloween-2018 https://www.gameskinny.com/h62ue/10-cheap-diy-fortnite-costumes-for-halloween-2018 Thu, 04 Oct 2018 13:41:58 -0400 Victoria B.

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Whether your favorite Fortnite skin is Raptor, Love Ranger, Rex, or any of the ones we've put on this list, hopefully, this cheap, DIY costume rundown will help you find the right costume for Halloween. 

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Be sure to share your creations with us as you get ready to celebrate. Oh, and don't forget to wish the driver a Happy Halloween as we dive into one of the best months of the year.

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Costume: Rex
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It’s not quite as massive as the classic inflatable T-Rex costume, but it is still a fun one to wear.

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The most complex part of this costume is the T-Rex mascot head and backpack, but the rest of this classic skin is simply an orange scarfgreen onesie (or pants and T-shirt), and green gloves.

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Spirit Halloween has a full costume available for purchase at $49.99, but if you would prefer to purchase separate pieces for a slightly better price, you can find a dinosaur mask on Amazon, as well as the items listed above.

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Here's what you'll need:

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Costume: Dark Voyager

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Dark Voyager has always been a favorite skin for Fortnite players, but it's also a favorite costume choice for cosplayers and Halloween shoppers. Spirit of Halloween has two costumes for the dark masked figure. The cheapest, however, is a $49.99 suit. Sizes range from adult to kids.

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Helmets will cost extra, but if you’re a dedicated fan, it may be worth the extra money.

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If you don’t want to spend more than you have to, try checking your garage for old motorcycle helmets or ask a friend. Once you have your hands on one you can get crafty with the color highlights by spray painting the lines.

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You can also purchase black jumpsuits (or onesie) on Amazon and add neon fabric paint to finish the designs.

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Whether you choose to purchase the finished suit or craft your own is up to your budget and time.

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Here's what you'll need: 

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Costume(s): Bunny Brawler and Rabbit Raider

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If you want to be cute and cozy in your Fortnite Halloween costume, look no further than this pair of bunnies for inspiration. Though it could be seen as a simple bunny costume, adding the unsettling buckteeth and whiskers to a hockey mask will get you into the fall feeling rather than the spring spirit.

All you will need is a bunny onesie, bunny slippers, an optional hockey mask, and some paint for the whisker nose. If you want to spend a little extra to bring the Fortnite skin to life, you can use an Easter egg style backpack for your egg grenades.

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Here's what you'll need: 

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Costume: Love Ranger

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Are you a hopeless romantic? If so, Fortnite's Love Ranger skin is the perfect choice for your costume.

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However: Do be wary of this one if you have sensitive skin because it’s going to require a full coat of body paint over your face, arms, and torso. Get ready to stretch to reach all those hard to reach spots on your back.

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Using grey hairspray and body paint, you can cover yourself to imitate the stone figure. 

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You can also use any set of grey wings to strap onto your back. The only other clothes you need are pink sweatpants and grey gloves. If you aren’t spooked by putting contacts in your eye, you can also find white color contacts to match the Love Ranger’s.

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Here's what you need: 

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Costume: Bush Disguise

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There are a lot of popular Fortnite skins you could model your costume after, but one really fun idea is to go as a player in a bush disguise. Not only is it easy to pull off, but this clever costume will give your friends a good laugh as you sneak around this Halloween.

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Fake foliage can be purchased on Amazon for $14.48, and once superglued to an old set of clothes, you can camouflage yourself to fool your foes and perhaps jump scare a few strangers.

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To get the look above, you can also buy a pair of cheap brown shoes, and cut up some cardboard to tape to your jeans as shin guards. 

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Here's what you'll need: 

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You probably already have a pair of old jeans and you can get four boxes from the USPS for absolutely free right here

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Costume: Leviathan

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Though this one will be a little tricky and time consuming, the outcome will be an awesome Leviathan skin costume -- which will totally be worth it.

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The key components to this one will be a breathable clear helmet ($18.90) and a fish mask ($6.00). But before you put on the clear helmet, make sure it's safe and breathable.

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To recreate the fish himself, you can either get creative with green and pink face paint as well as color hairspray or you can purchase cheap printable fish masks from Etsy.

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The main hiccup you might run into is with the suit. Despite there being few suits available that are identical to Leviathan’s, you can pull it off with a grey/white onesie or jumpsuit and tan gloves from Amazon.

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Here's what you need for this Fortnite costume:

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Costume: Skull Trooper

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You can’t go wrong with a skeleton costume on Halloween, but make yours stand out by getting combat ready. Skull Trooper is the perfect Fortnite skin for All Hallow's Eve, and it can even be a lot of fun to make.

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This look can be created one of two ways. You can either purchase clothing that already has skeleton outlines printed on them, or you can paint your own.

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Using black and white face paint, create an eerie skull and bones along your arms. Next, outline a rib cage and spine on a sleeveless shirt with fabric paint and continue painting the pants legs for a complete skeleton costume.

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Be sure to dig out a pair of black combat boots from your closet, and don’t forget to buy a white ski mask and black scarf to mirror this skin.

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Costume: Raptor

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Not only is this Raptor one of our favorite Fortnite cosplays, it's also one of the easier DIY Fortnite costumes. The best part is that you can get creative with items you might already have lying around the house.

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You will need brown combat boots, a shovel, cargo pants, and knee guards. If you don’t have a brown leather jacket, you can find a pleather pilot Jacket for around $40 on Amazon, along with a cheap yellow ski mask for $6.

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Finish it off with a pair of yellow gloves and a headset, and you’re good to go. This will be a warm costume so save all those layers for a cold Halloween night.

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Here's what you need from Amazon: 

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Image source: SilentPillar

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Costume: Teknique and Abstrakt

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If you’re the crafty type, you’ll have fun designing bright splatter for the skin duo, Teknique and Abstrakt. But don’t worry; It won’t require too much money or time since the core components are simply a grey jacket and purple sweatpants.

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Surprisingly, gas masks will only cost between $15-$20 and teal hats are as low as $2.00 online. Though the Abstrakt skin has an additional blue vest, the two will pretty much require the same amount of effort and materials.

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Here's what you need from Amazon: 

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Costume: Kitsune-Drift

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One of the more recent Fortnite skins to release also happens to be one of the most affordable to buy (or even make). With a red vest jacket, a fox mask, and some dark clothing, you can effortlessly pull off this Kitsune Drift Costume for pretty cheap.

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Though you could spend extra time crafting a mask such as cosplayer Gibson -- or shelling out some extra money for hand-made, 3D-printed masks -- you can also find masks from as low as $9.50 on Amazon.

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Pair that with fingerless gloves, a long-sleeved dark shirt, and a red jacket to match the skin and you're all set. Essentially, this costume would be perfect for anyone on a tight budget and in need of a unique, yet fairly easy-to-make costume.

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Here's what you need from Amazon: 

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Image source: Justgibsonnn cosplay 

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Since its release, Fortnite has steadily released skin after awesome skin. Some are generic, while others are clever and just downright funny. 

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As a result, fans have spent dozens of hours putting together fantastic cosplay, like the ones found here, and costume shops around the country have spent dozens of hours stocking their shelves with Fortnite costumes. 

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With Halloween just around the corner, we've collected some of the cheapest costume options and easier DIY alternatives spare your wallet and keep you from scrambling at last minute on All Hollow's Eve.

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Here are some of the most popular Fortnite skins you can buy or recreate to impress your squad this Halloween.

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Image source: Wikimedia Commons 

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PS4 Crossplay Beta Testing Begins Today With Fortnite https://www.gameskinny.com/3pa5b/ps4-crossplay-beta-testing-begins-today-with-fortnite https://www.gameskinny.com/3pa5b/ps4-crossplay-beta-testing-begins-today-with-fortnite Wed, 26 Sep 2018 10:49:46 -0400 Ashley Gill

Did you think Sony was ever going to allow crossplay on its platforms? I sure as heck didn't, but here we are in September of the year of great surprises and suddenly, Fortnite players are able to participate in a PlayStation 4 crossplay beta.

Sony has had a hardline stance on crossplay through the past two generations, but it seems not even Sony can stand against Fortnite's popularity.

As of today -- meaning literally right now -- you can hop onto Fortnite on your PlayStation 4 and play against other players on PC, mobile, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One.

This will hopefully be the first of many games allowing crossplay on Sony's platforms. In the PlayStation Blog post announcing and detailing the opening of the server gates, Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO, John Kodera, stated this is the start of a "major policy change for SIE". He also said that the company will announce more details about the future of crossplay on Sony platforms and how the feature will roll out.

Whether you play Fortnite or not, this is an exciting announcement as it may mean that many of us blocked from playing certain games with our friends just because we have different platforms will finally be able to stop lamenting over buying the game on the "wrong" platform.

Stay tuned to GameSkinny for more on Sony's new cross-play initiative. 

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Best Obscure YouTube Channels for Gamers in 2018 https://www.gameskinny.com/55s0d/best-obscure-youtube-channels-for-gamers-in-2018 https://www.gameskinny.com/55s0d/best-obscure-youtube-channels-for-gamers-in-2018 Sat, 06 Oct 2018 11:01:21 -0400 QuintLyn

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So, there you have it. Seven (somewhat) obscure video game YouTube channels you'll want to add to your watch list. There's a little bit of something here for everyone, and we hope you'll give them the chances that they deserve. 

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Of course, if you're already aware of these guys. Keep giving them your love. YouTubers need love too.

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MTQcapture

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Ah, Final Fantasy XIV. It's one of the prettiest MMOs out there, and has an insanely dedicated fanbase to boot. But, man can some of the mechanics be insane -- particularly if you're big on group content.

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That's okay, though, because MTQcapture has your back. Hosted by Mizzteq, the channel is constantly updated with guides for those looking to dive into the game's dungeons and other group content. 

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It also includes the occasional community content, like videos compiled after attending media events. Overall, if you're looking for a little help figuring out in Final Fantasy XIV, this is a good place to look.

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It can, however, be pretty serious business at times. That's just the way the cookie crumbles in MMORPG raid tutorials, but there's much to be said for the information here.

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Lord Haris

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Okay, So Lord Haris' channel is more than just Overwatch. It also features Fortnite and PUBG. But let's be honest, what shooter-centric channel doesn't these days? But the bulk of the channel is definitely Overwatch.

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The channel is a bit meme-y, and the videos blend host commentary with in-game action and team chatter. The nice thing about the Lord Haris' channel is that he obviously puts effort into editing his content, making sure viewers don't get left too long without action.

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Just keep in mind that while edited, these are still videos with team chat in them. So some might find them offensive. 

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That's okay though. Because we still have more channels for you to check out. So, how about some Final Fantasy XIV guides?

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kAN Gaming

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Sometimes, you just want to get a little creative. Instead of adventure and combat, you just want to sit down and build something and that's okay. That's exactly why designing and engineering games exist.

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kAN Gaming is a channel dedicated solely to this genre of games. The channel owner spend a lot of time in games like Scrap Mechanic, Trailmakers, and Factorio, building a wide variety of things. Note the UFO in the video above. 

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Vehicles of all kinds are a pretty big focus of this channel. Perhaps it's due to the challenge of making something that moves. 

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And before you ask. Yes, there is some more general gameplay. You're just not going to find any RPG, action, or shooter games here. 

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Speaking of shooters. How about some Overwatch?

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NintenDaan

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This channel is pure Nintendo, no fuss, no muss. A lot of it is also pure gameplay. 

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For the most part, you won't come to NintenDaan to find critiques or even gameplay with a side of commentary. (Although there will be the occasional chatty video, like the recent Super Mario Party launch stream.) Instead, what you'll find here is first look gameplay for offerings on the Nintendo eShop. 

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Actually, I should probably warn you. A lot of the gameplay is straight through without editing. So, if you're looking to avoid spoilers, you might want to stick to some of the shorter videos in the channel's archive.

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Or, if you're looking for something without any possibility of story spoilers, perhaps a channel focused on creative games?

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Writing On Games

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Of all the channels in this list, I might be most partial to this one. But I'm also a sucker for stuff like this. 

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Writing on Games is a channel dedicated to -- as they put it -- "in-depth analysis and opinion pieces on games, their designs and their narratives." Here, gamers can find the occasional review and discussions on the industry, gaming history, genres, and a variety of things we often take for granted when we sit down for some play time.

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Unlike other gaming review and analysis channels, Writing on Games is doesn't go the "angry gamer" route -- although they're not afraid to tell you what they think.

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For the most part the videos consist of relaxing narration layered over gameplay. And the videos are typically pretty short, coming in at around 10 minutes. So it's easy to get a quick listen in between other activities. 

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But, maybe that's too much talking for you right now and you'd just like to watch some gameplay without having to listen to anyone's voice. I totally get that, so this next channel might be for you... particularly if you're a Nintendo fan.

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Guy Named Chris

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Okay, so there had to be at least one Fortnite channel. The game is pretty much everywhere. Out of all the YouTube channels I've come across that focus on the battle royale -- and there were a lot -- this one was one of the most fun.

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Viewers who visit Chris' channel can find plenty of pre-recorded content, but if you hit it at the right time, you just might catch him live. He's an engaging streamer who is great at interacting with his audience -- as much as you can while playing a competitive game, anyway. That's always a huge plus with these things.

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The other great thing about Chris is that he doesn't just seem to be someone playing the game for views. From what I've seen he's actually good at Fortnite.

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Of course, the channel isn't all Fortnite, despite that being the primary focus. If you dig around in the videos list, you will find other games here and there -- like NBA2K19.

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Now, does all that running, and shooting, and building structures that wouldn't stand up in real-life have you worn out? Well, our next channel is extremely chill -- and educational?

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Life's A Glitch TV

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A combination podcast, shout casting videos, and (some) gameplay. Life's a Glitch TV is the product of three dudes that just love games, particularly esports. A good chunk of the game's content is focused on StarCraft 2, but other exports-centric games get some love as well. 

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The channel's podcast, Technical Alpha,  is more general, with hosts Adam (NovaWar), Jeff (MaximusBlack), and Tabin (PanicSwitched) discussing a variety of gamer and geek-centric topics.

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If all of that's not enough for you -- maybe you'd like a little gameplay -- there is some of that there as well.

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But, perhaps you're looking for something with a bit more action? Then the next streamer might be what you need.

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When it comes to finding fresh -- and good -- content on YouTube, it can be a bit daunting. This is especially true of video games, which everyone seems to hit upon at some point or another for a quick boost in viewers.  But a lot of these people aren't really all that fun to watch.

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If you're anything like me, you probably find a lot of channels to follow on YouTube either through the system's suggested stuff, which can be iffy at best or via your friends, who tend to be more reliable in suggesting things you like.

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There's just one problem with this. YouTube (and often our friends) like to suggest channels that are already extremely popular, because obviously none of us have ever heard of that guy with millions of followers. So, a lot of other really good channels with solid followings that just don't make the follower count cut can be overlooked.

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Since we've been pondering this, it occurred to us that it might actually be helpful if we compiled a list of some of the somewhat more obscure game-centric YouTube channels that are worth a watch. Keep in mind that when we're using "obscure" a bit loosely here. On average the channels in this list have about 100k followers. That's nothing to sneeze at, but they deserve more.

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So, you might wonder what requirements we used to pick out these channels. Well, aside from subscriber number we looked at how entertaining the channels actually are. We also made sure they've uploaded content recently. There's nothing worse than finding a new channel you really like and discovering it's inactive.

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As a more or less personal goal, I've tried to avoid making every channel listed here Fortnite or Minecraft related, my goal is to offer a nice variety of channel suggestions.

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Now, with that addressed, let's get down to the actual list!

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Season 6 of Fortnite Delayed, 400% Bonus XP This Weekend https://www.gameskinny.com/fkyum/season-6-of-fortnite-delayed-400-bonus-xp-this-weekend https://www.gameskinny.com/fkyum/season-6-of-fortnite-delayed-400-bonus-xp-this-weekend Fri, 21 Sep 2018 14:52:01 -0400 Bryant Pereira

While the map Fortnite's map has continuously changed throughout development, a mysterious cube appearing in Loot Lake had players pondering if Season 6 was about to begin.

Although an in-game timer alluded to the beginning of the new season earlier this week, Epic Games announced on Twitter earlier today that the new season will release on September 27.

Because of the delay, Fortnite fans are getting some remedial love with extra experience all weekend. From now until September 24, all matches will award 400% extra experience.

Some additional expected updates for Season 6 are spacial audio updates. Responding to player feedback, Epic is patching some discrepancies between footsteps, audio tells for in-air movement options, and address cases where sounds don't play at all. 

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Fortnite Switch Bundle Announced https://www.gameskinny.com/fkou9/fortnite-switch-bundle-announced https://www.gameskinny.com/fkou9/fortnite-switch-bundle-announced Tue, 18 Sep 2018 11:32:20 -0400 Zack Palm

The Double Helix Bundle has landed! For anyone looking forward to dropping into Tilted Towers in Fortnite on Nintendo Switch, look no further than this new bundle featuring the beloved battle royale game.

The special bundle includes a Nintendo Switch system, 1,000 V-bucks for the owner to use as they choose in Fortnite, and the exclusive Double Helix Set, which consists of a new character outfit, backpack, glider, and a new pickaxe. 1,000 V-bucks translates to about $10 in virtual currency -- just enough to get players started with this season's Battle Pass.

The Double Helix Bundle arrives in stores on October 5 for $299.99, just in time for the holiday season. If you already have a Nintendo Switch, feel free to download Fortnite for free from Nintendo's eShop. 

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Fortnite Season 5, Week 10 Battle Star Guide: Search Between a Covered Bridge, Waterfall and the 9th Green https://www.gameskinny.com/n0wgj/fortnite-season-5-week-10-battle-star-guide-search-between-a-covered-bridge-waterfall-and-the-9th-green https://www.gameskinny.com/n0wgj/fortnite-season-5-week-10-battle-star-guide-search-between-a-covered-bridge-waterfall-and-the-9th-green Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:01:31 -0400 Sergey_3847

The hints given in this week's Battle Star challenge in Fortnite may elude even the most experienced players, but thankfully, the puzzle's been solved and you can now quickly get your Battle Star in Season 5, Week 10 challenge.

All you need to do is follow the map with the exact location provided below, and read the description in case you need more information.

Where is Battle Star in Season 5, Week 10 Challenge?

The first piece of the puzzle points out the Covered Bridge, which can refer either to the one located in the southern part of the map near Lucky Landing or in the north near Lazy Links. There's is no waterfall near Lucky Landing, though, so there's only one place left -- the bridge near Lazy Links.

The bridge at Lazy Links is built on the river that ends up with the Waterfall that falls into the ocean in the north. So these two spots are cleared out. But what about the 9th Green, and what would that mean anyway?

Well, the 9th Green simply refers to the sector of the golf course in the eastern part of Lazy Links. So now when you have all three locations figured out, you can easily identify the central point between all of them.

It's the characteristic patch of land with no grass on the golf course that will have your Battle Star ready to be claimed. Just land near Lazy Links and quickly complete one of the hardest challenges this week.

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That's all for this week's Battle Star challenge, and for other Fortnite guides at GameSkinny, please see the list below:

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Fortnite Season 5, Week 10 Challenge Guide: Search Jigsaw Puzzle Pieces in Basements https://www.gameskinny.com/fmde6/fortnite-season-5-week-10-challenge-guide-search-jigsaw-puzzle-pieces-in-basements https://www.gameskinny.com/fmde6/fortnite-season-5-week-10-challenge-guide-search-jigsaw-puzzle-pieces-in-basements Tue, 11 Sep 2018 10:01:34 -0400 Sergey_3847

Last year, we had the chance to collect jigsaw puzzles in one of the weekly challenges in Fortnite. The puzzles return in this Season 5, Week 10 challenge, but this time they'll be hidden inside the basements of houses.

It's going to be a pretty hard chase to find all the jigsaw puzzle pieces, but we're here to help you out. So follow our quick guide below for all the jigsaw pieces in Fortnite's new challenge.

Where are Jigsaw Puzzle Pieces in Basements?

There are eight possible locations on the map where you can find the jigsaw puzzle pieces. You should start in the southern part of the map at the building in Salty Springs.

Then, move to the west and check out the two buildings outside of the Shifty Shafts (it's the basement with the green screen inside) and Greasy Grove. There is another one in the basement of an old shack standing on top of the hill to the south of Greasy Grove.

Then, head towards the west coast and check out the building at Snobby Shores (it's the basement of the building near the tennis court) and another one to the south of this location.

Finally, look for the other two pieces of the puzzle at the northeastern part of the map. One is inside the building to the north of Tomato Town, and another one can be found near the Risky Reels.

Just check the map above for the exact locations and you should be able to find all the jigsaw puzzle pieces in basements for this week's challenge.

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That is all for the jigsaw puzzle challenge, and for more Fortnite guides at GameSkinny, check out the list below:

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Fortnite Skins Leaked for V5.40 Patch https://www.gameskinny.com/lexag/fortnite-skins-leaked-for-v540-patch https://www.gameskinny.com/lexag/fortnite-skins-leaked-for-v540-patch Fri, 07 Sep 2018 13:16:05 -0400 Zack Palm

Posted by Die Buddies via Twitter, data miners discovered a new series of skins and cosmetics for Fortnite released alongside the V5.40 patch.

There's plenty of new looks to acquire, and they're right here for your viewing pleasure.

The main attraction of all the new choices is the Wild Cards skin, the one featuring the suited figure with a spade on its mask. Epic Games have used this skin to help promote their new High Stakes game mode, which also released with the update. When players acquire this skin they can change the card suit on the mask to any of the four found in a standard playing card deck. 

There's no clear theme surrounding these newly released skins, as many of them come from different inspirations. This includes the new glider, pick-ax, and back cosmetics. 

They all have a complimenting skin, ensuring you'll always find something to go with your snazzy new outfit. As season 5 draws to a close, Epic Games will likely shift its focus to the next season as they work on a new slew of skins, cosmetics, and game modes to keep Fortnite feeling exciting for everyone to continue enjoying.

For more news about Fortnite, keep it here at Gameskinny.

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Fortnite Season 5, Week 9 Challenge Guide: Search Chests in Pleasant Park https://www.gameskinny.com/c9xa7/fortnite-season-5-week-9-challenge-guide-search-chests-in-pleasant-park https://www.gameskinny.com/c9xa7/fortnite-season-5-week-9-challenge-guide-search-chests-in-pleasant-park Tue, 04 Sep 2018 10:37:43 -0400 Sergey_3847

Securing seven chests each week may not be the easiest task to complete taking into account how many other players want to do the same thing in Fortnite. This week's challenge brings us to Pleasant Park.

You may not be aware of all the locations of the chests at this particular location since most of them are hidden inside the buildings. So follow our guide below for all the possible chests locations in Pleasant Park to level up your Battle Pass.

Where are Chests in Pleasant Park?

The best area to start searching for chests in Pleasant Park is the soccer pitch. You will always find one chest standing right there in the open middle of the field. So go ahead and grab that one right away.

From there move on to the house in the southwest that holds one chest in the attic and another one in the garage. Then go up to the two houses north from here and check the attics for three more easy chests.

The brick house in the north also has two chests in the attic. Move on to the northeast for another house with a chest in the attic, and another one inside a dog's booth outside of the building.

You will find one more chest in the central part of the location, and the last chest is hidden inside the basement of the building in the eastern area.

This should be sufficient enough for you to collect seven or more chests in one go.

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These are all possible locations of the treasure chests in Pleasant Park, and for more Fortnite guides at GameSkinny, check out the list below:

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Fortnite Season 5, Week 9 Challenge Guide: Follow the Treasure Map Found in Shifty Shafts https://www.gameskinny.com/g8hib/fortnite-season-5-week-9-challenge-guide-follow-the-treasure-map-found-in-shifty-shafts https://www.gameskinny.com/g8hib/fortnite-season-5-week-9-challenge-guide-follow-the-treasure-map-found-in-shifty-shafts Tue, 04 Sep 2018 10:37:46 -0400 Sergey_3847

This week's Battle Star challenge in Fortnite asks you to find a location indicated on a map found in Shift Shafts. You don't actually need to look for the map itself if you don't want though, as it's leaked online already.

The main issue now is to figure out what place exactly this map is showing. If you want to quickly identify the location of the Battle Star in Season 5, Week 9 challenge, then follow our quick guide below.

The map distinctly shows that the Battle Star will spawn on one of the hills somewhere in the eastern part of the map. There are a few places that could fit the description, but if you look carefully at the map, you will notice that the hills are really tall.

Well, since most hill formations in the eastern part of the map are rather short, then there is only one place left to look for -- and that would be the hills between the Dusty Divot and Salty Springs.

Try to land in that area and circle around the hills to see the exact spot of the Battle Star. It should be seen on one of the outer hills of the formation. Then, go up to the star and claim it to be able to complete this week's challenge.

With this guide, you can finish this challenge in a heartbeat and level up your Battle Pass without wasting time searching for the map.

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That's all for the treasure map guide found in Shifty Shafts of Season 5, Week 9 challenge, and for other Fortnite guides at GameSkinny, check out the links below:

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Fortnite Season 5, Week 8 Battle Star Guide: Search Between Three Oversized Seats https://www.gameskinny.com/gf6fi/fortnite-season-5-week-8-battle-star-guide-search-between-three-oversized-seats https://www.gameskinny.com/gf6fi/fortnite-season-5-week-8-battle-star-guide-search-between-three-oversized-seats Tue, 28 Aug 2018 07:36:07 -0400 Sergey_3847

Much like your quest for victory royale, the search for Battle Stars never ends in Fortnite. This week, you need to switch on all of your detective skills in order to reveal the location Season 5, Week 8 challenge. 

The only hint we have is to search between three oversized seats, which doesn't really say much. So, if you can't find all three seats on your own, then follow our quick guide below for their exact locations.

The first place you should be looking is located near Flush Factory, which contains the first oversized seat. Everybody knows the huge toilet seat at the entrance of the location, so while this is an easy find, keep an eye on your six for sniper fire or marauding enemies. 

The next place to look is also a popular one. It can be found to the northwest of Flush Factory. There you will find a giant wooden chair with a treasure chest on top. It's so big that you simply can't miss it. Get your skin over there and pick it up. 

However, while the first two chairs are easy to find, the third seat is really hard to find. From Flush Factory, go northeast and enter a small yard with crates. If you look closely, you will notice that the crates are piled on top of each other in a way that forms a giant seat, which is exactly what you're looking for.

Now you can combine all three of these locations and figure out the exact spot of the Week 8 Battle Star. It's on top of the hill between the three above-mentioned locations (indicated by a red dot on the map above).

Pick up the battle star, do a little dance, and make a little progress to not only completing all of this week's challenges, but leveling your battle pass. 

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This is one of the hardest challenges this week, but with this guide, it should be rather simple -- as long as you don't get fragged or caught in a firefight. For other Fortnite guides at GameSkinny, take a look at the list below:

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Fortnite Season 5, Week 7 Challenge Guide: Search Chests in Lucky Landing https://www.gameskinny.com/v8fnt/fortnite-season-5-week-7-challenge-guide-search-chests-in-lucky-landing https://www.gameskinny.com/v8fnt/fortnite-season-5-week-7-challenge-guide-search-chests-in-lucky-landing Wed, 22 Aug 2018 08:19:02 -0400 Sergey_3847

This week Epic Games wants us to look out for seven chests in a relatively new location -- Lucky Landing, which is situated in the southern edge of the Fortnite map. There are quite  a few chests in there, so you should be able to get all seven chests in one go.

However, most of the chests are pretty well hidden, so you might want to follour our quick guide and locate all the chests as quickly as possible.

Where are Chests in Lucky Landing?

The first and most obvious location for a chest is a building in the very center of Lucky Landing that has a huge tree growing inside of it. So just land right there and grab your first chest from its base.

Then, head straight towards the building in the west and snatch another chest from the roof. But if you don't want to pick up single chests, then you could opt for a three-storey building in the northeastern part of the location. There you will find three chests on all three floors.

From there go a bit to the south and take two chests from a building near the large tree. One of them can be found in the attic, and the second one right near the counter on the ground floor.

Lastly, go all the way up to the bridge and there you will find two more chests. As you see, there are a lot of options here, so you should be able to complete this week's challenge rather quickly.

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That is all for Season 5,  Week 7 search chests challenge in Lucky Landing, and for other related Fortnite guides at GameSkinny, please take a look at the list below: 

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Fortnite Season 5, Week 6 Challenge Guide: Search Chests in Lonely Lodge https://www.gameskinny.com/3wqa0/fortnite-season-5-week-6-challenge-guide-search-chests-in-lonely-lodge https://www.gameskinny.com/3wqa0/fortnite-season-5-week-6-challenge-guide-search-chests-in-lonely-lodge Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:13:29 -0400 Sergey_3847

This week's search chests challenge will send you to the eastern coast of the Fortnite map, where the Lonely Lodge is. This unremarkable location is very similar to Wailing Woods and Moisty Mire in terms of chests spawning in wild places.

But this is also good news, since you will find a lot more chests here than the required seven. Follow our guide below for all the possible chest locations in Lonely Lodge for this Week 6 challenge.

Where are Chests in Lonely Lodge?

Th first point of interest at Lonely Lodge is the wooden house at the northern part of the areas. You will find three chests inside, all of which spawn in the attic, albeit in different rooms.

After that, check out the two shacks outside the wooden house. Each of them contains at least one more chest. If you can't find enough chests in the buildings, then check the cave near the shacks and the camp on top of the hill.

After that, move to the southern part of the location, where you will see a tall wooden tower. Go to the highest tier, where you should find three chests that regularly spawn.

Lastly, west of the tower, you will see another small shack that should contain at least another chest. All in all, you should be able to loot 10 to 12 chests, which is enough to complete this week's search chests challenge in Fortnite.

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That is all for Season 5, Week 6 challenge at Lonely Lodge, and for other Fortnite guides at GameSkinny, be sure to check out the links below:

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Fortnite Season 5, Week 6 Battle Star Guide: Search Where the Stone Heads Are Looking https://www.gameskinny.com/fci52/fortnite-season-5-week-6-battle-star-guide-search-where-the-stone-heads-are-looking https://www.gameskinny.com/fci52/fortnite-season-5-week-6-battle-star-guide-search-where-the-stone-heads-are-looking Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:13:26 -0400 Sergey_3847

Fortnite's Season 5 has introduced a couple of unanswered mysteries that may be soon revealed. One of them is part of the Week 6 Battle Star challenge, which is a nice change of pace.

So, if you've ever wondered what the secret meaning behind the giant stone heads in Fortnite is, which were just added in Season 5, then follow our quick guide below for a complete answer and a map to this week's Battle Star.

The stone heads in question are evenly spread out all around the island, but they don't really carry any meaningful function. However, they all look in a certain direction. If you draw straight lines from each of the heads, you will find the point of intersection northwest of Fatal Fields near Salty Springs

This point is exactly what the developers want you to find, since this is where you will get this week's Battle Star. But if you don't want to waste time and do the drawing, then just take a look at the map above for the exact location of the star.

You will notice that the stone heads all look at the small hill northwest of Fatal Fields. Just land on top of that hill and interact with the Battle Star. As a result, you will complete one of the hardest challenges in mere seconds.

Fun fact: Fortnite's stone heads are ancient relics that originate from Easter Island in the Pacific Ocean near Chile. This is a nice little homage from the developers to "Easter eggs", with a huge pun written all over it.

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In any case, this should be sufficient enough for you to finish Week 6 Battle Star challenge, and for other Fortnite guides at GameSkinny, please visit the links below:

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Fortnite Season 5, Week 5 Challenge Guide: Use 3 Rift Portals https://www.gameskinny.com/ixbv4/fortnite-season-5-week-5-challenge-guide-use-3-rift-portals https://www.gameskinny.com/ixbv4/fortnite-season-5-week-5-challenge-guide-use-3-rift-portals Tue, 07 Aug 2018 08:06:35 -0400 Sergey_3847

Have you ever tried passing though a Rift Portal in Fortnite? Well, this week you are required to do so three times, if you want to complete one of the challenges in Season 5.

These portals don't have fixed locations on the map, but there are some spots where they spawn the most frequently. So, if you want to know where to look out for these portals, then follow our quick guide below.

Where are Rift Portals in Fortnite?

Reportedly, the largest amount of portals spawn in the new desert area in the southeastern part of the map. Sometimes the portals spawn so often there, that you can find two portals in the same spot. If you drop in the desert and try to look out for portals there, then this will give you a huge advantage over other players this week.

Another great place to look out for portals is at the Snobby Shores in the western part of the map. Rifts may spawn all along the shore or around the mount nearby. Just check this location out and you should find one or two open portals.

Lastly, take a tour along the river canal that connects the Loot Lake with the ocean and goes through Tomato Town. Many players have spotted Rift Portals there, so it's another place where you should be looking out.

In order to jump through the portal all you need to do is go through it -- no other actions required. Such a portal will teleport you to an adjacent location. You can use the same portal as many times as you like. But in order to complete the challenge you need to use three different ones.

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The map above should help you locate three different portals without any problems, and for other Fortnite guides at GameSkinny, please visit the links below:

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What Does ATK Mean in Fortnite? https://www.gameskinny.com/ej6ai/what-does-atk-mean-in-fortnite https://www.gameskinny.com/ej6ai/what-does-atk-mean-in-fortnite Sun, 05 Aug 2018 17:21:59 -0400 Victoria B.

Recent discussions about issues with Fornite’s vehicles has brought about confusion to many gamers since the term ATK has often been mentioned. If you’ve been attempting to decode what ATK in Fortnite means, you’re not alone.

A lot of the confusion has to do with the fact that it is a new addition to Fortnite: Season Five.

Along with the favorite shopping cart mode of transportation, Fortnite added an All Terrain Kart (ATK) Vehicle. Most fans just call these little treasures golf carts because of their appearance, but the proper term is ATK due to their mobility in various environments.

These ATK vehicles can be found in Paradise Palms, Flush Factory, Snobby Shores, Junk Junction, Lazy Links, and past the Wailing Woods.

The All Terrain Kart can be a useful tool for escaping the wrath of a toxic storm closing in on you or just offer a little encouragement for your inner thrill seeker to do donuts or cliff jump.

Unfortunately, they won’t do you much use currently, as Fortnite developers have been forced to disable both the ATK's and shopping carts.

Fortnite’s Twitter account, @FortniteGame, stated that “Due to a bug with the Shopping Cart and ATK, we're temporarily disabling them in all game modes until we have a fix. We'll update you once this is resolved.”

No news yet on when you can expect the ATK’s and shopping carts to return.

Once the bug is fixed and the developers reintegrate both vehicles into the game, you’ll be able to ride around to your heart’s content.

In the mean time, be sure to check out our other guides for Fortnite Season Five.

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