Fortnite Season 5 is coming in hot with Baby Yoda leaks and a Crew subscription announcement.
Published 20 mins agoon November 24, 2020
Fortnite Season 5 is a week away, but a batch of leaks and a major announcement just gave us a ton of information about what the upcoming Battle Pass will include.
According to these leaks, we’re getting a Mandalorian skin, a Baby Yoda back bling, and a “Crew” subscription that offers exclusive skins. Let’s get into the leaks and information.
Mandalorian & Baby Yoda
Finally, after two Fortnite X Star Wars crossovers, we’re getting a Mandalorian skin in Fortnite. More importantly, we’re getting a Baby Yoda back bling – what could be the most-requested cosmetic item to date.
We don’t know for sure, but most fans who saw these leaks immediately assumed that the Mandalorian would be the Season 5 Battle Pass “secret” skin, similar to Deadpool, Aquaman, and Wolverine.
The next Battle Pass probably won’t include an entire Star Wars theme but will contain some new skins with this fan-favorite combo coming when you complete some specific challenges.
The Crew subscription came as an official announcement from Epic Games ahead of Season 5. It was leaked a few minutes early, but Epic quickly responded with a blog post, outlining exactly what the new “Crew” subscription will inlcude.
First of all, they confirmed that Season 5 will drop on December 2, smashing rumors of a 36-hour downtime. This season will include the first Battle Pass to be included in the “Crew” subscription for $11.99 per month.
The subscription will give players 1,000 V-Bucks per month, an exclusive monthly Crew Pack, and access to the current season’s Battle Pass. With the Battle Pass already costing $10 (950 V-Bucks), this seems like a good deal for at least a month or two.
Epic have confirmed that Galaxia, shown in the video above, will be the first exclusive skin in the Crew Pack. It’s a cool and sweaty skin, so we’ll probably see a lot of signups as Season 5 releases.
An annual Fortnite subscription was leaked at the beginning of the year, but Epic quickly dispelled those rumors and claimed that it was only a concept. This appears to be the adjusted result of the Fortnite subscription model.
Will you be grabbing Galaxia, 1,000 V-Bucks, and the next Battle Pass? It seems like a good deal to us. Let us know on Twitter @FortniteINTEL.
All signs point to the Launch Pad returning in Fortnite Season 5.
Published 4 days agoon November 20, 2020
Fortnite Season 4 is nearly over, so fans are looking towards the new season and what it will hold. There’s no doubt that we’ll have some surprises when we load-up Fortnite on the first day of Season 5. We may be able to predict a few things, however.
Outside of the stripped-down Chapter 2 Season 1, Season 4 was the only Fortnite season that didn’t include Launch Pads since they were introduced to the game way back in November of 2017.
The Launch Pad is a central point of the game, so it was surprising to see it leave in Season 4. According to recent reports, however, we could see it sooner rather than later.
Although it was surprising, the removal of Launch Pads made sense. Several mobility improvements were added to Season 4, and Epic could have thought that the Launch Pad pushed the game into the “too much mobility” category – which was a problem in Season 9.
According to a tweet from Fortnite data miner, Mang0e, it seems like Epic could be reversing course. When digging through the v14.60 game files, the data miner found that Launch Pads were added back to the files.
The Launch Pad’s return to the Fortnite game files could mean a number of things. It could be coming back for the event or an LTM like we saw with some items in Lachlan’s Pickaxe tournament or Unvaulted.
Unvaulted just ended, though, and the Launch Pad was nowhere to be found. More than likely, this means that everyone’s favorite mobility tool will return for Fortnite Season 5.
The Launch Pad is kind of like the Pump. It might go away for a Season here and there, but we always know it’s coming back.
Could we be seeing the return of the Zero Point in Fortnite Season 4?
Published 5 days agoon November 19, 2020
Galactus is coming for the Zero Point, and these Fortnite leaks suggest that he’ll succeed.
Ever since we first learned that Galactus was on his way to the Fortnite island, we heard that he was after one thing: the Zero Point – also known as the Nexus Sphere. In Marvel comics, the “Nexus” refers to the point at which all realities are connected. With this crossover, it could mean the same thing in Fortnite.
By all accounts, the Season 4 event will be the biggest in the history of the game – not a short bar to clear. Fortnite has repeatedly outdone any other video game in their live events, and looks to outdo itself yet again.
Let me express smth real quick to show how huge this event will bethis event has 2 encrypted paks a 721MB enc pak and a 500MB one they are probably Two times bigger than the biggest event pak we ever had + They are compressed so the size is way bigger ..— XTigerHyperX – Fortnite Leaks (@XTigerHyperX) November 18, 2020
With such a massive event on the horizon, fans are expecting certain assets to return to the game. How do you beat the Butterfly Event, Doomsday Event, and Black Hole event? You combine all of them into one.
We don’t think that the next Fortnite event will be this simple, but we do have a few signs that some of the major plot points from Chapter 1 will rear their heads, again. Yesterday, data miners reported that files for the Season X Black Hole lobby were back in the game files, suggesting a version of the Black Hole will come back in Season 4.
Today, @Mang0e reported that the sound files for the Nexus Sphere – or Zero Point – were added back into the game. When you combine these two pieces of news, they make a lot of sense. The Zero Point caused the Black Hole, after all.
Ambient loops from the 3 stages of the Nexus, after it was cracked in the Mecha event, were added back into the files in 14.60.Why? I don’t know where it will be used, but it’s cool audio nevertheless, something to tie you guys over until the event 😀 pic.twitter.com/5Ez6iRQ57R— Mang0e – Fortnite Dataminer (@Mang0e_) November 19, 2020
Of course, this is only speculation and we have no idea if/how these sound files would be used. Most data miners don’t know exactly what will happen during the event, but this trickle of information gives us some cryptic clues.
It looks like we’ll all need to wait for November 30 until we know more. Until then, we’ll cover all of the leaks, clues, and speculation ahead of the biggest event in the history of Fortnite.
Fortnite v14.60 brought leaked skins, pickaxes, and more cosmetics to the game.
Published 6 days agoon November 18, 2020
Fortnite v14.60 is here, and you know what that means: a batch of leaked skins that will be hitting the Item Shop in the upcoming weeks.
Fans are eagerly awaiting the next Fortnite event, which is rumored to be the biggest event in the history of the game. Until then, we can pass the time by drooling over some upcoming skins. The Cob skin is going to be a must-have going into Thanksgiving.
Leaked Skins & Back Bling
Fortnite is bringing a couple of interesting Thanksgiving skins to Fortnite, this year, including a skin concept that has existed for a while. Peely is getting the seasonal treatment and being turned into corn on the cob. This will, reportedly, be a part of a skin bundle with the evil pie-looking skin.
Of course, players will also see Venom enter the game as early as today in the Venom Cup. Winners of the skin will be able to use it this week. Everyone else will have a chance to buy it at a later date – probably this weekend.
The resident witch and wizard – Elmira and Castor – received a Dark variant in this patch, as well. Players who already own these skins will be able to access this new style right away.
The leaked pickaxes in this update aren’t much to write home about – all but Venom’s pickaxe. We have some bad news about that one, though.
According to Hypex, it will be a built-in pickaxe that we won’t be able to use with other skins.
We’ll be getting a few wraps to go along with the leaked skins in the section above. The Galaxy Wrap appears to be another style for the female Galaxy skin that we saw a while back.
The Rainbow Fog wrap looks to be a part of the upcoming Fortnite X House Party collaboration, meaning players will probably be able to get it for free.
There are a few miscellaneous leaked cosmetics as well, including a Reboot Van emoticon, a Thor music pack, and two sprays that relate to Ghost Rider and Peely.
We don’t know whether or not you’ll be able to buy these items, but most of the time Epic save these for free challenge rewards.
Cosmetics weren’t the only leaks that were a part of the v14.60 update. We also have some information on what we can expect coming out of the next Fortnite event: Devourer of Worlds.
We’ll keep you covered with all of the leaks ahead of the update, so make sure to follow us on Twitter @FortniteINTEL.