Fortnite map reveals every location of The Baller for Week 4, Season 8 challenges - Dexerto
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Fortnite map reveals every location of The Baller for Week 4, Season 8 challenges

Published: 13/Mar/2019 10:57 Updated: 21/Mar/2019 15:00

by David Purcell

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Epic Games shocked Fortnite fans when they added The Baller to the game, but not everybody will know each and every location across the map where they can be found.

The new vehicle, which looks very similar to the hamster balls seen in 2015’s blockbuster Jurassic World movie, makes its Fortnite weekly challenges debut in Week 4 of Season 8, where players will need to ride The Baller in five different matches. 

After being added to the game’s battle royale mode on March 12 with the v8.10 update, it has since been ‘nerfed’ in the v8.11 patch – with its spawn rate cut by 50%. 

However, that won’t stop you finding them around the Fortnite map.

Epic GamesThe Baller can be found at some Expedition Outposts in Fortnite Season 8.

It’s very different to any other mode of transport in Fortnite, as it can latch onto nearby structures such as trees and buildings using its built-in Grappler to thrust its way around the map. Yet, not everybody will know where to find it. 

That’s why we decided to put together this easy map to help you locate one with ease and give you an opportunity to scout out the best places to land in order to find one. 

After all, you’re going to need to know where they are to complete the Week 4, Season 8 challenges. 

DexertoHere’s every place across the Fortnite map where The Baller spawns each game.

A number of high profile Twitch streamers have already produced some hilarious moments with The Baller,as Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins and Ben ‘Dr Lupo’ Lupo found an incredible way to combine it with a Pirate Cannon to move around the map at breakneck speed.

Hopefully our map will allow you to not only find the new hamster balls, but also give you the best possible chance of completing weekly challenges as well. 

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How to watch Fortnite’s Galactus event: Start time, leaks, location, more

Published: 25/Nov/2020 10:40 Updated: 25/Nov/2020 22:44

by Brad Norton

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Fortnite’s hotly-anticipated Galactus event, coming soon as the Season 4 finale, is the talk of the town; from when the Marvel character will make his mark, to how you can watch it in-game, here’s everything you need to know.

A bright object in the sky has begun hurtling towards the Fortnite map, and thanks to datamining and logic, it seems only reasonable to suggest that Galactus is on his way to cause destruction.

Similar to the devastation caused by the Season 1 meteor, you would have to think that his intentions are not good. It seems we’re gearing up for a massive battle featuring every Marvel character currently in the game.

The original Fortnite meteor was first spotted a month and a half before it landed – destroying Dusty Depot – and the same type of impact appears to be on the horizon.

Fortnite Galactus event start date and time

Such is the hype surrounding the appearance of Galactus that he’s taken an incredibly long time to appear. However, his arrival is finally set in stone.

The Nexus War finale event is a one-time spectacle set to kick off on Tuesday, December 1 at 4 PM ET | 1 PM PT | 9 PM GMT.

Some leaks of the upcoming event have made their way to the internet which depicts Thor, She-Hulk, Wolverine, and Iron Man offering themselves as soldiers to fight Galactus.

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Fighting Galactus to end the Nexus War will be a one-time event. No replays for this historic battle.

Galactus Fortnite event leaks

The event itself could see the superheroes taking on Galactus in the form of a raid. Or you could possibly have Galactus taking on the whole lobby, or a Thanos-inspired mode akin to Chapter 1.

Galactus is officially listed as being 28ft tall and that in itself could offer some interesting gameplay options. Given that this will close out a season-long Nexus War, there’s a good chance you’ll have a ton of manual input here. So expect to help the heroes in their fight.

First look at Galactus

With the use of one of the game’s sniper rifles, it’s possible for players to look through the scope, at the object in the sky, and spy him. He’s obviously been getting closer and closer over the season, but thanks to new leaks, we’ve got a better look at the figure than ever before.

It turns out there’s actually a standard sized Galactus skin in the game’s files. Perhaps we’ll be able to run around as the Devourer of Worlds after the event. Only time will tell.

Here are some datamined images of Galactus’ model, too.

The main rumor concerning Phase 4 of the MCU is that Galactus will indeed be the archetypal villain of the main films. The Devourer of Worlds quite literally does what he says on the tin, and his power is unmatched.

The Fortnite tie-in will be a great way to introduce casual fans to the presence of one of the universe’s most powerful, cosmic entities.

We’ve also got a look at where Galactus is. It seems he’s positioned right about the ruins POI in-game from this screenshot from Fortnite leaker, Fevers.

Rising Out of the Water

ShiinaBR also tweeted on November 22, 2020 that Galactus has slowly begun to rise out of the water. We’ll make sure to update this article when we have a better look at this.

Lazing Device

On November 4, Fortnite data miner Mang0e tweeted about a mysterious new weapon in the works. Hardly anything is known about what this ‘Lazing Device’ is. However, Mang0e believes it could perhaps be a prototype for the upcoming Cosmos rifle.

Its base stats are that of the Bolt Sniper Rifle, which is the same as the Cosmos ones, too. Mang0e goes on to say in their Twitter thread that this is all speculation, however, but rebuffs his claims by saying that they were right about the Slurp Bazooka in the past.

For more, detailed information regarding the Lazing Device, check out our dedicated article.