• Fortnite Ragnarok Skin: Season 5 Battle Pass's Cool New Level 100 Reward

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    Fortnite Season 5 has kicked off with a distinctly historical theme. As we may have guessed from the Scandinavian axe teaser, Viking paraphernalia plays a big part in this season, including its biggest XP chase. The Legendary "Ragnarok" skin is the level 100 Battle Pass reward, but it also lets you customize your look as you upgrade it-provided you can unlock it in the first place. Reaching level 100 is no easy feat in and of itself; Epic estimates it takes 75-150 hours to unlock everything the Battle Pass has to offer. Once you're there, you can accumulate XP to unlock six different...
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  • Fortnite's Map Gets Some Big, Welcome Changes For Season 5

    Fortnite's Map Gets Some Big, Welcome Changes For Season 5

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    Epic Games has kicked off Season 5 of Fortnite , coinciding with the release of the big 5.0 update. This doesn't include a new map-we still have just the one-but the island has changed pretty significantly across PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and iOS. Here's what to look forward to next time you boot up the game. A number of the map tweaks are significant enough that they warrant prominent mentions in the 5.0 patch notes. Having diversified the map previously with new biomes, another of these-desert-has been introduced for Season 5. And it's done so in a big way, as the southeastern...
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  • Fortnite Lightning Bolt Locations: Where To Search Floating Lightning Bolts

    Fortnite Lightning Bolt Locations: Where To Search Floating Lightning Bolts

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    Season 5 of Fortnite: Battle Royale is officially underway, which means players now have a new set of challenges to complete and Battle Pass rewards to unlock. Epic has kicked off the first week of Season 5 with seven new tasks of varying difficulty. We've already detailed where to find the Risky Reels treasure map , and now we've put together a guide to help you complete the other challenge that might give you some trouble this week: searching seven floating Lightning Bolts. Like other challenges that task you with tracking down certain items, the Lightning Bolts can be found in various...
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  • Fortnite: Watch Season 5's New Golf Cart, The All-Terrain Kart, In Action

    Fortnite: Watch Season 5's New Golf Cart, The All-Terrain Kart, In Action

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    Season 5 introduces the ATK, a four-player golf cart, to Battle Royale's map. These let you and your squad quickly travel across the map and shoot any other players from your vehicle.
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  • Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass Rewards: New Skins, Sprays, Emotes, And More

    Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass Rewards: New Skins, Sprays, Emotes, And More

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    The Battle Pass for Season 5 of Fortnite is now available and it's got a whole load of new rewareds for players to work towards unlocking. For those unfamiliar with it, the Battle Pass is available to purchase in-game for 950 V-Bucks and can be leveled up by playing the game. As you level up the pass, new items are unlocked, and there are around 100 rewards which, according to developer Epic Games, "typically takes between 75 to 150 hours of play" to unlock. We've got a complete rundown on how the Battle Pass works. When you purchase a Battle Pass, you'll immediately get access to the...
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  • Nintendo Switch's Fortnite Season 5 Update Adds Motion Controls

    Nintendo Switch's Fortnite Season 5 Update Adds Motion Controls

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    Fortnite Season 5 has begun, introducing a ton of new map changes as well as outfits and other doodads to collect. If you're playing on the Nintendo Switch, though, you have one more surprise waiting for you. That version added gyroscopic motion controls, according to today's patch notes. That should make aiming easier for those who swear by gyro controls, as popularized by games like Splatoon. You can adjust this option in the settings menu. This is one of many changes introduced in the Season 5 rollover. Others include an All-Terrain Kart that can carry an entire squad, new locations...
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  • Fortnite Skins For Season 5: All Outfits, Back Bling, Contrails, Gliders

    Fortnite Skins For Season 5: All Outfits, Back Bling, Contrails, Gliders

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    The arrival of Fortnite Season 5 on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and mobile also means there's a brand new Battle Pass featuring a bunch of new cosmetics, ranging from Outfits and Back Bling to Gliders and Contrails. For avid players, this means it's time to start the unlock grind all over, but is it worth the time and effort? We'll let you decide for yourself. We've put together a look at all of the skins, bling, trails, and gliders that have been added in the latest update, so you can take a look at them and decide whether you really want them. If you're new to Fortnite and not...
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  • Five things you should know about Fortnite Season 5

    Five things you should know about Fortnite Season 5

    9 days ago - By SlashGear

    Today is the coveted day: Fortnite Season 5 has arrived, bringing major changes to the game, including entirely new portions of the map, a new vehicle, face masks, and more. The patch notes are huge and picking through them is tedious. Haven't had time to jump into a game yet? Here are five big things you should know. Rifts teleport...
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  • With Fortnite's new update, Switch owners get motion controls

    With Fortnite's new update, Switch owners get motion controls

    9 days ago - By N4G

    Everyone is hyped for Fortnite Season 5, and now Nintendo Switch owners have an additional reason to be excited.
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  • Fortnite BR Floating Lightning Bolts Locations - Weekly Challenge Season 5

    9 days ago - By N4G

    Search floating lightning bolts is a new weekly challenge in Fortnite Battle Royale. Its part of the first week of challenges in Season 5, and in order to complete it, youll have to find and interact with seven of these new objects.
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  • Here are all the new locations in the updated Fortnite map for Season 5

    Here are all the new locations in the updated Fortnite map for Season 5

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    Fortnite Season 5 launched Thursday, to the delight of millions of players.
    The new season brings tons of additions and changes to the game, including a new vehicle, tons of cool skins, and even a new game mechanic.
    But the most noticeable differences this season are the changes to the island, where every match takes place.
    "Fortnite: Battle Royale's" Season 5 is finally here, with a ton of new cosmetics, challenges, and even a new vehicle.
    However, if you open up Fortnite right now, the first things you'll notice are the changes and additions to the game's map. The rifts have brought...
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  • Fortnite Season 5: Lightning Bolts, Risky Reels Treasure Map, And All Challenges

    Fortnite Season 5: Lightning Bolts, Risky Reels Treasure Map, And All Challenges

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    Season 5 of Fortnite: Battle Royale has kicked off on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and iOS. As before, the new season brings with it an assortment of new challenges to complete, as well as a variety of Battle Pass rewards to unlock. This time, however, Epic has made a few notable changes to the way certain Battle Pass challenges operate. Here's everything you need to know about the new Season 5 challenges and details on all of the ones available so far. Once again, players who purchase the Season 5 Battle Pass will get a set of objectives to complete every week, which in turn will...
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  • Fortnite: Where To Find Risky Reels Treasure Map

    Fortnite: Where To Find Risky Reels Treasure Map

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    Fortnite Season 5 has begun and with it comes the first batch of challenges for players to undertake. This time around however, things are going to work a little differently. Challenges are split into two sections for Season 5: Free and Battle Pass. The former is made up of three challenges, while those who purchase the Battle Pass will have access to seven in total-including one that asks you to follow the treasure map found in Risky Reels. Here's where to find that, and complete everything else. The treasure map hunt is easily the trickiest of the bunch. Luckily for you, we've done it...
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  • Fortnite: Watch Season 5's New Kart Vehicle In Action

    Fortnite: Watch Season 5's New Kart Vehicle In Action

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    Season 5 introduces four-player karts into Battle Royale's map. These let you and your squad quickly travel across the map and shoot any other players from your vehicle.
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  • New Battle Royale Games Of 2018: Call Of Duty Black Ops 4, Battlefield 5, And More

    New Battle Royale Games Of 2018: Call Of Duty Black Ops 4, Battlefield 5, And More

    9 days ago - By GameSpot

    Going Battle Royale
    Both PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite have experienced massive success. As a result, battle royale games are quickly evolving, moving past the genre's humble beginnings as mods for large-scale survival games, like Minecraft and ARMA 2, and into fresh new territory. More and more new games in the genre are getting released every week; this year alone is packed with a slew of new battle royale games that aim to push the genre further by expanding its foundational elements and mechanics. To ensure you're kept up to date on all the latest battle royale games...
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  • New Fortnite Pickaxes Datamined from Season 5 Update

    9 days ago - By Game Rant

    Fans of Epic Games discover the new pickaxes on the way in Fortnite Battle Royale by datamining the multiplayer sandbox survival shooter's Season 5 update.
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  • Fortnite Season 5 is finally here - here are the biggest changes

    Fortnite Season 5 is finally here - here are the biggest changes

    9 days ago - By Business Insider

    "Fortnite: Battle Royale's" newest Battle Season is here, and it's a doozy.
    In Fortnite, the changing of seasons brings a new theme to the game's Battle Pass, and often many cosmetic changes to the map. For example, in the days leading up to the beginning of Season 4, the game hinted that a meteor shower would change the island forever. When the meteor did hit, it caused a large crater in the enter of the map, turning Dusty Depot into the craterous Dusty Divot.
    This time around, a one-time in-game event - involving a rocket launch and rifts in the space-time continuum - was a signal to...
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