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Ali-A discovers secret details about Fortnite’s new spaceship

Published: 24/Jul/2020 16:29

by Daniel Cleary

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Fortnite YouTuber Alastair ‘Ali-A’ Aiken has revealed hidden details about the underwater spaceship that has recently appeared on the map.

Following the introduction of a flooded map in Season 3, Fortnite has been receiving weekly map changes as the water levels are continuing to lower.

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However, during some of the latest changes on July 18, it was revealed that a new spaceship had appeared underwater on the northern side of the map near Craggy Cliffs.

Fortnite island with space ship

It had been previously leaked that there was an astronaut trapped inside, who would need to be rescued in one of the upcoming challenges, and YouTuber Ali-A has now revealed some more secret details about the mysterious character and the spacecraft.

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The Fortnite star revealed that Epic Games had already shared clues about the arrival of the spaceship with space-themed cosmetics hidden in the Season’s battle pass.

Season 3’s battle pass featured items such as the ‘Comet Crasher’ glider but Ali-A pointed out a tier 80 skin, Siona, who has an astronaut suit as one of her alternate styles.

“Her space theme outfit doesn’t really align with everything else, but the whole idea of space is dotted throughout the battle pass,” he explained.

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He also pointed out that a loading screen in the battle pass featured Siona next to the spaceship, suggesting that it is likely how she arrived in Fortnite.

The YouTuber went into replay mode to get a better look at the spaceship and trapped astronaut, even managing to reveal a look at his face underneath the helmet.

Ali-A finding an astronaut character in fortnite

While it is unclear when the leaked challenges surrounding this astronaut will be made live, Ali-A suggested that this character could tie into “the biggest mystery of the Fortnite storyline – The Seven.”

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Only three characters of the Seven have been revealed so far and Ali-A added that claimed more could be coming soon, “to find out more about these characters, space is going to have to be revisited at some point and it looks like its starting off right now.”

However, Epic Games have yet to confirm any of these rumors and will likely remain silent on these theories until it is revealed in-game.

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How to watch Fortnite FNCS Season 4: Stream, schedule, format

Published: 7/Oct/2020 10:56 Updated: 7/Oct/2020 11:04

by Andrew Amos

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The Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) is back for Chapter 2 Season 4, with a return to the beloved Trios format that fans have been clamoring to see make a return. With the action kicking off on October 9, here’s everything you need to know to make sure you catch all of the action.

FNCS is making its return to trios in Season 4 for the first time since the inaugural Season X event. While it’s been a pretty poorly kept secret, there are some changes to the format from when it last appeared in August 2019.

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With qualifiers now completed, we’re heading into the main stage of the FNCS Season 4 event, with a full month of competitive Fortnite on the way featuring some of the biggest names in the game competing for their cut of the prize money.

FNCS Season 4 format

FNCS Season 4 returns to the Trios format that has been used in the past, and is arguably the most popular competitive format in the tournament’s history, with past events filled with massive plays and huge battles that make for the ultimate Fortnite viewing experience.

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As always, FNCS runs on a points-based scoring system, with your final placement in matches contributing to your overall score at the end of the weekend. Those who manage to win a game will receive 25 points as their reward, with the values decreasing incrementally down to 17th place, with anyone finishing below that scoring nothing. There are points for finding eliminations though, so players will be on the lookout for enemies to wipe out and add to their tally.

FNCS scoring system

  • Victory Royale: 25 Points
  • 2nd: 20 Points
  • 3rd: 16 Points
  • 4th: 14 Points
  • 5th: 13 Points
  • 6th: 12 Points
  • 7th: 11 Points
  • 8th: 10 Points
  • 9th: 9 Points
  • 10th: 8 Points
  • 11th: 7 Points
  • 12th: 6 Points
  • 13th: 5 Points
  • 14th 4 Points
  • 15th: 3 Points
  • 16th: 2 Points
  • 17th: 1 Point
  • Each Elimination: 1 Point

FNCS will be running in all the same regions it has been for the last few seasons: NA-West, NA-East, South American, EU, Middle East, Asia, and OCE, with the competition running on PC and consoles.

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FNCS Season 4 will feature three weeks of qualifiers, with the top 15 teams from each week qualifying for the Grand Finals, who will be joined by the 87 teams with the highest cumulative points over the three qualifying rounds, with up to 132 teams competing in the Grand Finals on October 29.

FNCS stream

As always, Epic Games will be hosting their own broadcast for the FNCS Season 4 events, complete with commentary and analysis to make sure you catch all the action as it happens. You can check out the official Fortnite FNCS stream on their official Twitch channel, which has been embedded below.

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FNCS Season 4 dates

FNCS Season 4 will run across four weeks ⁠— three weeks of qualifiers, and one week for finals. If you want to sign yourself up, these are the dates you need to know.

  • FNCS Week 1: October 9 – October 11
  • FNCS Week 2: October 16 – October 18
  • FNCS Week 3: October 23 – October 25
  • FNCS Finals: October 29 – November 1

The first day of each week will be an open qualifier. If you make the top 33 teams, you’ll be invited to play in the next two days for a chance to make it to the Finals.

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FNCS isn’t the only competition coming to Fortnite Season 4. Weekly Cash Cups for Solos and Trios will be returning, while the Dreamhack Online Open (Solo) will also take place across NA and Europe.

With players set to earn up to $111,000 for winning the whole tournament, you can rest assured that there will be plenty of action when the action kicks off.

Who is competing in FNCS Season 4?

While each of the FNCS Qualifying Heats are open to any player who has reached the Champion League divisions in Arena or higher, we know some of the big names who will be competing in the tournament, and their teammates for the event. You can take a look at a selection of the confirmed FNCS Trios below.

  • Bugha, Avery, and Jamper
  • Vivid, Co1azo, and RoLLer
  • Clix, Bizzle, and illest
  • Cizlucky, LazarP, and Owl
  • Scoped, Highsky, and Tuxey
  • Chap, Coop, and Skqttles
  • Riversan, Dubs, and Megga
  • Zayt, Saf, and Stretch
  • Benjyfishy, Savage, and LeTsHe
  • Mongraal, mitr0, and Tayson