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Brand New Wingman Starter Pack Now Available for Fortnite Battle Royale

Published: 12/Jun/2018 11:55 Updated: 15/Oct/2020 14:29

by Ross Deason


The all-new Wingman Starter Pack for Fortnite Battle Royale is now live and available for purchase in the store.

The V4.4 patch for Fortnite Battle Royale was released on June 11th, introducing the new Thermal Scope Rifle, a new soccer stadium, and much more.

As is always the case with these major updates, data miners were quick to find and leak numerous upcoming cosmetics, items, and emotes.

Included in those leaks was a new “wingman starter pack” which would presumably be similar to the Rogue Agent Starter Pack that was released back in March.

It turns out that those assumptions were correct as the Wingman Starter Pack is now available to purchase in the store for a total of $4.99.

The pack includes an Epic Wingman Outfit and an Epic “Bogey Bag” Back Bling and 600 V-Bucks so it’s a nice introduction to the game for newer players looking to get their hands on some Fortnite swag.

With the addition of the Wingman Starter Pack, the Rogue Agent Starter Pack is no longer active and cannot be purchased.

If you’re unsure about committing to a Battle Pass or buying daily items, the Starter Pack might be the perfect purchase to avoid the stigma of using a default skin while still saving your bank balance!


Fortnite World Cup winner Aqua allegedly banned for FNCS stream-sniping

Published: 25/Oct/2020 0:00 Updated: 25/Oct/2020 1:12

by Theo Salaun


Fortnite World Cup champion and Season 4 FNCS competitor, David ‘aqua’ Wang has been accused of stream-sniping and subsequently been punished by an alleged ban by Epic Games.

At 17 years old, aqua represented his home country of Austria to the fullest by winning the 2019 Fortnite World Cup’s Duos event with Norway’s Emil ‘Nyhrox’ Bergquist. With a smooth $1.5 million earned from the World Cup, he’s since signed with Cooler Esport and continued to win competitions across Europe.

Most recently, aqua’s trio (with Rezon and Noahreyli) have been participating in FNCS Europe and, following the Week 3 semis, have been accused of stream-sniping another popular trio: Benjy ‘Benjyfishy’ Fish, Martin ‘MrSavage’ Andersen, and Kevin ‘LeTsHe’ Fedjuschkin.

Although fans initially deemed aqua’s behavior suspicious, things quickly escalated. With Benjyfishy’s team unable to qualify for the Week 3 finals and the discovery that aqua was watching MrSavage’s stream during the competition, the controversy has spiraled.

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A screenshot of MrSavage’s Twitch stream showing that aqua was watching during the event.

Following condemnations of the World Cup winner’s team, rumors began circulating that aqua, Rezon, and Noahreyli had been banned by Epic Games from participating past the first match of the Finals. 

Although many fans were delighted to hear the news, it was never officially legitimized and has since been made even more unclear by responses from some of the involved parties.

After the rumor mill buzzed with the reports that aqua’s team was banned from competing, he took to Twitter and gave a concise clarification denying those allegations: “We are not banned, we just don’t wanna play. It’s boring without early fighting Benjy.”

Given the difficulty inherent to confirming someone was in fact stream-sniping and didn’t coincidentally run into a fellow streamer, many believe it is unlikely that the World Cup winner has actually been exiled from the competition.

Additionally, some have noted that bans typically result in removal from the leaderboard, something that aqua’s team has not been hit with.


As for how the players are handling it, aqua and Benjyfishy have simply joked about the incident for hours. Neither side appears to be nearly as angry as some fans have been, instead, laughing at the drama and sharing memes.


While whatever’s going on behind the scenes may remain unclear, all players involved are more than good enough to qualify for the Season 4 FNCS Finals at some point, if they haven’t already, so it seems that no one’s really that bothered by the situation, ban or no ban.

We will continue to update this article with more details as they become available.