That's it! Season 7 of Fortnite has come to a close and Season 8 has begun The major change on the map sees a brand new volcano emerging in the north-east of Fortnite island. The spewing lava damages your player, while its thermal vents can be used to catapult yourself into the air. An Aztec temple named Sunny Steps is attached to the side, allowing players to dive into its corridors to hunt for loot. There is also another new area in the form of the Lazy Lagoon, complete with islands and a pirate ship that ties into the maritime theme of the latest update. This also brings Season 8's most major weapon addition, a hulking cannon that can fire both cannon balls and players looking to be blasted across the map at speed. Those are the headlines, but more details will emerge as players explore and the season continues. Including just what is in those eggs now scattered around the island. The Stormwing fighter plane from Season 7 has been removed, so could we be flying … [Read more...] about Fortnite Season 8 now live with pirates, cannons and a new volcano
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FORTNITE week 1 challenges have gone live for Season 8. Here's where you can find the new Giant Faces on the map to help you level up your battle pass. By James Wright/Published 28th February 2019 Fortnite Giant Faces: Where is the Desert, Jungle, Snow Giant Faces in Fortnite Season 8? (Pic: EPIC GAMES) Where is the giant face in the desert in Fortnite? Where is the giant face in the Jungle? How about the Giant face in the Snow? These are three (quite bizarre) questions that fans will be posing themselves this morning as they look to complete the new Week 1 Challenges which just launched for Season 8.Although the most obvious changes to the Season 8 Map are fairly easy to spot - a volcano, the Lazy Lagoon and much more -it would seem as though the big season changeover has also brought with it a series of giant faces dotted across the map.And by giant faces, we genuinely mean, giant faces.As you'll see from the main image, one of the cliff faces south of Paradise Palms … [Read more...] about Fortnite Giant Faces: Where is the Desert, Jungle, Snow Giant Faces in Fortnite Season 8?
Today’s the day for thousands of Fortnite fans as they await the arrival of season 8. The first Fortnite season 8 trailer was teased on Sunday, confirming the start date as February 28. To make way for the new season, servers will go down at 7am UK time on February 28, marking the departure of Fortnite season 7. Luckily, we won’t have long to wait until we can give a warm welcome to season 8, with rollout expected from about 9am UK time. Long-time fans of the Fortnite series can expect a host of exciting new changes, including adaptions to the map, a new battle pass, new skins and challenges. Here’s what to expect from Fortnite season 8: What are the new skins? Xbox recently leaked three new Fortnite skins. The first is a red, snake-eyed ninja, the second is a woman dressed in gold and the third is a guy with a cold cat mask. Six customisable skins were also leaked by GamingIntel, a drastic improvement from the two starter skins that usually launch with new … [Read more...] about Fortnite season 8: What to expect
We are coming to the end of Season 7 of Fortnite, meaning Season 8 is just days away. Developer Epic Games has confirmed the next season of the Battle Royale phenomenon is arriving on schedule, tweeting a blood-red teaser image depicting a pirate's hook. The next season of Fortnite will be maritime-themed, it seems, with the current line of thinking predicting that the new season will bring a thaw to the snow and ice that has covered the map across Season 7. Fortnite's success shows no signs of abating. Season 7 was its biggest ever, bringing significant changes to the map and a new mode in the form of Fortnite Creative. Towards the end of last year Epic Games said that Fortnite had topped 200 million registered players. A report said the free-to-play game made $2.4bn from microtransactions and battle passes across 2018; the most annual revenue of any game in history. And on 2 February, the game had its biggest day ever with 10.7m players online. Notably helped … [Read more...] about Fortnite Season 8
FORTNITE Season 7 is coming to an end, and now dataminers have spotted an Earthquake file to shaken up the release of Season 8. By Ariane Sohrabi-Shiraz/Published 3rd February 2019 Fortnite Season 8 Map Leak: Earthquake to shake up Season 8 release (Pic: EPIC GAMES) Fortnite fans are desperate to know what Season 8 has in store for them.Epic Games don’t usually leak this sort of information in advance, but some data miners have done some of the work for us.Although the overall theme is yet to be announced, a datamining leak points towards an earthquake causing havoc in Season 8.It’s already been an exciting season, in which an iceberg collided with the map, and other exciting things happened such as the Infinity Blade and X-4 Stormwing planes. “The Epic Games team will be taking its own holiday break this winter”Epic GamesNow Fortnite News has reported a dataminer called @FortTory on Twitter found reference to an earthquake in the v7.30 patch files.The … [Read more...] about Fortnite Season 8 Map Leak: Earthquake to shake up Season 8 release