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Absurd Fortnite glitch leaves games running forever with no storm

Published: 2/Jun/2020 8:37

by Brad Norton


Fortnite’s storm is essential at grouping players together and forcing gunfights, but a new glitch is revealing what the popular battle royale would look like if the storm never rolled in at all.

Since its inception, the 100 player mode has always forced players together as the safe section of the map gradually shrinks away. However, a ridiculous new bug has left Fortnite players stranded on the Chapter 2 map with no storm in sight. 

This one in a million issue revealed an entirely new side of Fortnite. Here’s how things unfolded without a storm closing in around the map.

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Players could theoretically live forever without a storm to wipe them out in Fortnite.

In the midst of a June 1 session, Reddit user ‘woofblah’ noticed something out of the ordinary upon loading into a new match.

There was no storm to be seen and no circle on the full map. Even at the furthest boundaries, the full playable space was safe from any kind of damaging storm.

As a result, it took them “an hour” of searching and wandering for other players before they eventually gave up.

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The full map appeared without a storm in sight.

“The clock ticked down and stayed at 0:00, without a single storm zone spawning,” they explained. With the entire map free to explore, players could go wherever they liked and loot every POI at will.

Unfortunately, this freedom comes with its own downsides. Enemies could sit and hide away forever without needing to change location due to the storm. This essentially resulted in a never-ending game of hide and seek.

After a good amount of time had passed, and the final remaining player remained hidden, woofblah “gave up” and called it a day. Leaving the glitched lobby behind and handing the victory to the camper.

Comment from discussion No Storm Glitch?.

With the current season winding down, unexpected changes to the storm have already been discovered in the latest patch. There’s a good chance that this particular occurrence is just a one-off, however.

Keep your eyes peeled as you next drop into Fortnite, you never know when a bugged lobby might pop up.


How to watch Fortnite’s Galactus event: Start time, leaks, location, more

Published: 25/Nov/2020 10:40 Updated: 26/Nov/2020 2:34

by Brad Norton


Fortnite’s hotly-anticipated Galactus event, coming soon as the Season 4 finale, is the talk of the town; from when the Marvel character will make his mark, to how you can watch it in-game, here’s everything you need to know.

A bright object in the sky has begun hurtling towards the Fortnite map, and thanks to datamining and logic, it seems only reasonable to suggest that Galactus is on his way to cause destruction.

Similar to the devastation caused by the Season 1 meteor, you would have to think that his intentions are not good. It seems we’re gearing up for a massive battle featuring every Marvel character currently in the game.

The original Fortnite meteor was first spotted a month and a half before it landed – destroying Dusty Depot – and the same type of impact appears to be on the horizon.

Fortnite Galactus event start date and time

Such is the hype surrounding the appearance of Galactus that he’s taken an incredibly long time to appear. However, his arrival is finally set in stone.

The Nexus War finale event is a one-time spectacle set to kick off on Tuesday, December 1 at 4 PM ET | 1 PM PT | 9 PM GMT.

Some leaks of the upcoming event have made their way to the internet which depicts Thor, She-Hulk, Wolverine, and Iron Man offering themselves as soldiers to fight Galactus.

Fortnite Galactus event
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Fighting Galactus to end the Nexus War will be a one-time event. No replays for this historic battle.

Galactus Fortnite event leaks

The event itself could see the superheroes taking on Galactus in the form of a raid. Or you could possibly have Galactus taking on the whole lobby, or a Thanos-inspired mode akin to Chapter 1.

Galactus is officially listed as being 28ft tall and that in itself could offer some interesting gameplay options. Given that this will close out a season-long Nexus War, there’s a good chance you’ll have a ton of manual input here. So expect to help the heroes in their fight.

First look at Galactus

With the use of one of the game’s sniper rifles, it’s possible for players to look through the scope, at the object in the sky, and spy him. He’s obviously been getting closer and closer over the season, but thanks to new leaks, we’ve got a better look at the figure than ever before.

It turns out there’s actually a standard sized Galactus skin in the game’s files. Perhaps we’ll be able to run around as the Devourer of Worlds after the event. Only time will tell.

Here are some datamined images of Galactus’ model, too.

The main rumor concerning Phase 4 of the MCU is that Galactus will indeed be the archetypal villain of the main films. The Devourer of Worlds quite literally does what he says on the tin, and his power is unmatched.

The Fortnite tie-in will be a great way to introduce casual fans to the presence of one of the universe’s most powerful, cosmic entities.

We’ve also got a look at where Galactus is. It seems he’s positioned right about the ruins POI in-game from this screenshot from Fortnite leaker, Fevers.

Rising Out of the Water

ShiinaBR also tweeted on November 22, 2020 that Galactus has slowly begun to rise out of the water. We’ll make sure to update this article when we have a better look at this.

Lazing Device

On November 4, Fortnite data miner Mang0e tweeted about a mysterious new weapon in the works. Hardly anything is known about what this ‘Lazing Device’ is. However, Mang0e believes it could perhaps be a prototype for the upcoming Cosmos rifle.

Its base stats are that of the Bolt Sniper Rifle, which is the same as the Cosmos ones, too. Mang0e goes on to say in their Twitter thread that this is all speculation, however, but rebuffs his claims by saying that they were right about the Slurp Bazooka in the past.

For more, detailed information regarding the Lazing Device, check out our dedicated article.