Data Miners Claim Flamethrower and Quad Launcher Weapons Are Coming to Fortnite Battle Royale - Dexerto
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Data Miners Claim Flamethrower and Quad Launcher Weapons Are Coming to Fortnite Battle Royale

Published: 23/Aug/2018 10:25 Updated: 23/Aug/2018 10:28

by Ross Deason

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Two new upcoming weapons for Fortnite Battle Royale have been leaked by data miners following the recent update!

The V5.30 patch is one of the most significant in recent memory, adding the Rift-To-Go item, completely overhauling Tomato Town, and much more.

But there are yet more changes and items that will presumably be added to the game in the coming days and weeks, including various new cosmetics and even two new weapons!

According to leaked files from @FNBRLeaks on Twitter, Fortnite will soon be getting a “Quad Launcher” weapon as well as a “Flamethrower”.

The Quad Launcher, or “Military Rocket”, which originally comes from the Save The World version of Fortnite “may be added and introduced to Battle Royale”, claims FNBRLeaks.

The weapon fires long-range rockets that damage enemies in an area.

@FNBRLeaks / Twitterhttps://twitter.com/FNBRLeaks/status/1032551992311328768

As for the Flamethrower, FNBRLeaks provided one image of some new “Thrower” files that has been added to the game and then added another image with more detail.

According to the second image, the Flamethrower will be considered an “LMG” and use medium ammo.

@FNBRLeaks / Twitter550https://twitter.com/FNBRLeaks/status/1032551786891169799@FNBRLeaks / Twitter300https://twitter.com/FNBRLeaks/status/1032553055269601280

Of course, all of this information is new and subject to change. Nothing has been confirmed by Epic Games.

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FaZe Clan announce top 20 finalists for FaZe5 & what’s coming next

Published: 29/Nov/2020 19:47 Updated: 29/Nov/2020 22:28

by Albert Petrosyan

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The search for the next batch of FaZe 5 winners has dwindled down to just 20 finalists, who were unveiled by FaZe Clan on November 29 along with what’s happening next in the process.

Due to its rarity and prestige, FaZe5 always draws a lot of interest as it gives those aspiring to make a career out of gaming a chance to join the world’s biggest esports organization.

Tens of thousands of fans submitted tons of content during the competition’s open entry period, but only 100 survived the first cut when it was announced back on October 23.

Now, that list has been slashed again, down to just 20 – and all of the details for it can be found below:

FaZe 5 top-20 finalists

  • Proze – 22 years old
  • HunterTV – 20
  • Conrady – 20
  • Zenon – 9
  • Lough – 14
  • Zogoro – 22
  • Cannaestia – 35
  • K1ng – 14
  • Montoya Twinz – 20
  • Scope – 21
  • RowdyRogan – 6
  • Flea – 22
  • Faxuty – 22
  • NioRooch – 20
  • Virus – 22
  • Grant the Goat – 17
  • Milliam – 15
  • Stevie – 19
  • Cufboys – 22
  • Absorber – 17

How was the top-20 determined?

There are obviously a lot of factors that go into deciding who gets to move onto the next phase of FaZe5, including in-game skill, mastery of craft, ability to entertain, and wow-factor.

Following the top-100 announcement, those who advanced were given specific challenges to complete, including things like sending in something different than the original submission and making a ‘day in the life’ video.

They were also required to put forth an example of how they’d promote G FUEL, since all five winners will receive a sponsorship with the brand. That was followed by a collaborative challenge, one that paired up similar participants and required them to submit a single piece of content featuring them both in some way.

FaZe Clan Nissan partnership for FaZe 5
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Due to their partnership with Nissan, FaZe Clan are giving one FaZe5 winner a Kicks SUV!

What’s next in FaZe 5?

Now that the top-20 has been announced, the next step is for them to complete another series of challenges in order to help the org decide who will be crowned a winner.

As things stand, there will not be another in-between cutoff from now until the winners get revealed, so whatever these 20 finalists get asked to do will hold a lot of weight in determining who survives the final stage.

Here’s a reminder of what’s on the line:

  • Nissan Kicks SUV (only for first-place)
  • $20,000 signing bonus
  • G FUEL endorsement contract for 3-6 months

FaZe have not yet announced when the five victors will be unveiled, but if they follow the previous FaZe5, there will be an individual video released for each winner – one per day until all five are made public.