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Popular Fortnite streamers share positive reactions to v8.10 update – ft. HighDistortion, Nick Eh 30 and more

Published: 12/Mar/2019 20:20 Updated: 12/Mar/2019 23:08

by Eli Becht

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A new Fortnite patch released on March 12, and with it came numerous new additions and bug fixes. Here’s what major members of the Fortnite community have been saying about it so far.

Fortnite’s start to Season 8 has been a little lackluster when compared to previous seasons but Epic Games is looking to remedy that.

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    If you look through Twitter and YouTube you’ll see a lot of streamers and creators having fun with the new vehicle. What it doesn’t have in strength it certainly makes up for in mobility.

    Epic GamesThe overall reaction to Fortnite v8.10 has been mostly positive.

    With this being the first major update of the new Season we expect to see many Fortnite players weigh in on the update.

    Apex Legends, the first true competitor to Fortnite, is launching its first season later this month so Fortnite will need to be on its toes if it hopes to ward off any competition.

    Here’s what members of the Fortnite community have been saying so far about Fortnite v8.10.

    Not all of the reactions have been positive so far, however, as the update also brought unexpected issues with ping that Epic Games has been working on fixing throughout the day.

    Outside of the ping issues, Fortnite has released a pretty solid patch and fans are surely hoping they keep the ball rolling into the new update.

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Fortnitemares 14.40 Update map changes: Witchshacks, Midas & more

Published: 21/Oct/2020 11:53

by David Purcell

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Epic Games have rolled out their spooky Fortnitemares update in Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 4 and there’s a load of map changes to talk about. Here, we look through everything that’s changed in patch v14.40. 

The game is always in line for a wild update every Halloween and the same has happened this year. The dark forces of the battle royale world have come back from the shadows, all to celebrate the return of Midas – who disappeared earlier in the season.

Now, with the huge update on October 21 comes a shakeup for the game’s ever-changing map.

So, let’s run through everything you need to know for the next time you jump from the Battle Bus.

Fortnite Halloween update map changes

Witchshacks

Fortnite Witchshacks
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These Witchshacks have some very useful items inside.

One of the first things players will notice is that a number of Witchshacks have been dotted around the island. These were found by leaker FortTory, soon after the patch rolled out.

You have to feel, just because of the nature of them and the fact brooms can be found inside, that these will soon become hotspots for players dropping in.

Midas return location

Midas POI fortnite
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Also found by FortTory is this Midas location, which looks to be his return location.

This appears to be the place where Midas will rise once again, with candles lit in a circle and the throne sitting in the background.

Soon enough, we’ll get to see what happens here, but an interesting addition nonetheless.

The Ruins POI: Fortnitemares

The Ruins Fortnite
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Here’s how it looks in-game.

The game’s middle point of interest has been given a spooky makeover, called The Ruins.

Surrounded by ghouls and who knows what, this could be one of the most dangerous places for members of the community moving forward.

Halloween decorations

Fortnite Halloween props
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If entering haunted houses is your thing, Fortnite is definitely worth playing this Halloween.

Some players will have seen many of these prior to the update, but much of the settlements in Epic Games’ popular title are now filled with Halloween props on the inside and out.

Here, we can see huge spiders placed on buildings and webs, so get used to seeing that.

We’ll be updating this article with more map changes as we find them…

Fortnitemares trailer

Last, but not least, you can check out the official Fortnitemares trailer – showing off all of the new features.

It was posted to the Fortnite Twitter account on October 21, once the patch rolled out.

So, there you have it! A jam-packed update for players to sink their teeth into this October.

If you want to see more map changes that those stated in this article, you know what to do – jump into the action!