A new countdown clock for Fortnite's mysterious Ice Storm event has appeared - Dexerto

A new countdown clock for Fortnite’s mysterious Ice Storm event has appeared

Published: 18/Jan/2019 20:10 Updated: 18/Jan/2019 20:43

by Wyatt Donigan


The mysteries of Fortnite’s Season 7 have just gotten even more interesting with the sudden appearance of a countdown clock surrounding the floating orb over Polar Peak. 

As was the case with the last few seasons of Fortnite, new and mysterious happenings have popped up all over the map, leaving players anxious for the next clues on what’s next for the story. 


The biggest mystery of Season 7 got underway with the orb showing up above Polar Peak and it looks to have now gotten even more interesting with the latest discovery. 

While players have already managed to get a peek at what’s inside the orb, everyone can now easily see the Ice King standing inside of it as the orb has gone transparent. 


Not only that, but what appears to be a countdown clock surrounding the orb is now visible, possibly signaling the upcoming arrival of the previously leaked Ice Storm event. 

A new countdown has begun in Fortnite.

With the clock having appeared around 2pm EST, it’s likely that the countdown will end around that same time on January 19. 

What happens once it does end is currently unknown, but we have a good idea on what could be on the way thanks to previous leaks. 


It’s expected that once the countdown finally ends, Zombies will likely return to Fortnite, giving us a Fortnite version of some Game of Throne-style mayhem

Previous leaks have all but confirmed the return of Zombies with the upcoming Ice Storm event.

Of course, nothing has been confirmed by Epic Games, but leaks such as these have ended up being spot on in the past, meaning that Zombies will most certainly be on their way back to Fortnite once this countdown ends. 

Another in-game event is certainly great news, but there’s no telling how the community will react to more Zombies given their incredibly negative reaction to them during last October’s Fortnitemares event. 


As always, be sure to follow us @Dexerto on Twitter for all the latest news about this upcoming event and everything else Fortnite-related. 


Fortnite invisibility glitch lets players cause absolute chaos

Published: 20/Oct/2020 10:58

by Connor Bennett


Fortnite players have got a new way to go invisible and troll their opponents, and it involves using the Mudflap truck. 

As the Fortnite seasons have unfolded, and Epic Games has added plenty of new content to the battle royale, players have found more and more ways to get an advantage over their opponents – be it legitimately or by using glitches and exploits. 


In the past, these glitches have ranged from being able to use whatever skin you want, getting under the map, and being able to carry more items than normally allowed. 

There have also been God Mode and invisibility exploits too. While Epic has been pretty good at rooting those out, even disabling the items that help players use these glitches, there’s a new one they’ll have to get rid of. 

Mudflap truck driving through a gunfight in Fortnite
Epic Games
The Mudflap truck is central to the new glitch.

The new invisibility glitch was pointed out by YouTuber GlitchKing who showed that it works similar to the invisibility glitch with the boat in seasons past. 

Players have to be knocked at the same time they’re entering a Mudflap truck, and then by doing so, are thrown underneath the truck while knocked. If they’re then picked up a teammate, they are invisible to everyone else in the lobby. 

Sometimes it doesn’t work as intended, obviously, as GlitchKing showed that his friend had attempted it a few times – once being throw under the map and another being eliminated altogether.


Obviously, when players are invisible, it’s impossible to get a read on their position. As GlitchKing demonstrated, he was able to cause havoc by damaging enemies who were clueless as to where he was. Though, he did give the game away by picking up knocked enemies.

Given that the glitch revolves around the Mudflap, Epic might have to disable the vehicle while they get things figured out, but as of writing, the problem hasn’t made its way to their Trello board so it remains to be seen as to whether or not they’re aware of it.