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Fortnite Battle Royale Announce More Twitch Prime Skins – First Look and Details

Published: 8/May/2018 17:30 Updated: 15/Oct/2020 14:14

by Calum Patterson

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Another big deal has been struck between Amazon owned streaming platform Twitch and Fortnite Battle Royale, as another set of skins exclusive to Twitch Prime members has been announced.

Twitch and Fortnite previously did a very successful partnership a couple months back, which saw a massive uptake in Amazon Prime members and viewers of the game on Twitch – a win-win for both.

Fortnite is now comfortably the most viewed game on Twitch, and at any given time averages around 200,000 concurrent viewers and many more at peak times.

Streamers like Tyler “Ninja” Blevins also reaped the benefits, as many saw their sub count shoot up, because Twitch Prime members are also given one free subscription a month to any streamer (usually $4.99).

It is no surprise then that a second set of skins has been announced at will go live on May 9th.

Epic Games and Twitch are BACK to bring you the Fortnite Twitch Prime Pack #2! Starting May 9, Twitch Prime subscribers will be able to grab all new exclusive Fortnite loot for free.

That’s …

Exclusive Battle Royale Trailblazer Outfit

  • On the forefront of victory.

Exclusive Battle Royale True North Back Bling

  • Find your way.

Exclusive Battle Royale Tenderizer Pickaxe

  • Leave a good first impression.

Exclusive Battle Royale Freestylin’ Emote

  • Tear up the dance floor.

All of this exclusive loot is free as a benefit for Twitch Prime subscribers.

Check out a first look of the new skin, which Ninja received early access to on May 8th:

It is also important that if you play on console, you ensure you have linked your XBL/PSN account to an Epic Games account. If you haven’t yet, check out our guide.

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Fortnite death map reveals most dangerous locations

Published: 26/Jan/2021 13:26

by Daniel Megarry

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If you’re looking to stay alive until the very end of a battle royale match in Fortnite, you might want to avoid these deadly locations on the map.

We’ve all been there: You spend ages traveling across The Island, collecting and upgrading the best weapons, getting some epic takedowns… and then you die, losing everything in your arsenal and missing out on that Victory Royale.

It’s a frustrating moment, for sure. But avoiding some of the game’s elimination hot spots could help you on your path to success – or at the very least, make you one of the Top 10 remaining players.

Fortunately, one Fortnite leaker has put together a map highlighting the points of interest that have significantly more deaths than others, meaning you’ll know where to avoid next time you go for the win.

Tilted Towers, now blended with Salty Springs, was spotted in the Fortnite Season 5 battle pass trailer.
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Some locations have way more deaths than others in Fortnite.

Where is the most dangerous place in Fortnite?

Fortnite leaker Lucas7yoshi has collected a huge sample of 50,000 deaths that have taken place during Season 5 of Fortnite, and highlighted exactly where they happened on The Island.

Put together, they form a very useful heatmap that shows off the deadliest locations players can visit.

As you can see from the map below, areas with the highest amount of deaths include Lazy Lake, Pleasant Park, Misty Meadows, Colossal Colosseum, Retail Row, and Stealthy Stronghold – which is probably due to Predator now appearing there.

But there’s a clear winner here: Salty Towers. There are a few reasons that might help explain why this point of interest – which can be found just west of the Zero Point – is such a deadly area for players to visit.

Firstly, it’s near the center of the map, which is where a lot of the action ends up taking place. Secondly, it’s covered in sand, which means players can really take advantage of the sand tunneling feature to sneak attack their opponents.

Finally, the point of interest was a new addition in Season 5, acting as a combination of previous locations Salty Springs and Tilted Towers, so it makes sense that it’s a popular destination as people rush to check it out.

Lucas7yoshi also shared a zoomed-in map of Salty Towers which shows off the exact point where players in their sample died. They’re marked as red dots on the image below.

Fortnite Salty Towers death map
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It’s official: Salty Towers is the deadliest location in Fortnite.

Interestingly, this map may have also revealed the most dangerous building on the Island, as there are significantly more deaths centered on the tall building at the south of Salty Towers.

Whether you’re new to the game and still working on your skills, or you simply want to survive as long as possible to get the best chance at a Victory Royale, it’s probably best to avoid Salty Towers at all costs.