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Fortnite Respawn Vans might require a special item before reviving your team

Published: 31/Mar/2019 22:36 Updated: 31/Mar/2019 22:49

by Eli Becht


If Respawn Vans are actually coming to Fortnite, it looks like they will need a Reboot Card to use.

Since the start of Season 8 players have been seeing what can only be described as Respawn Vans popping up around the map in Fortnite.

While there has been no official word from Epic Games as to what these vans are, pretty much everything is pointing towards them being ways to respawn your teammates after they have been eliminated.

All of this speculation comes on the heels of Apex Legends, a battle royale title from Respawn Entertainment that features an interesting mechanic that allows players to respawn despite being dead.

Surviving teammates would have to obtain the respawn beacon from the dead teammate’s box and taking it a special spot on the map where the player would then be revived. 

Closest I’ve been to respawn van! from r/FortNiteBR

When the vans first started popping up in Fortnite, fans quickly jumped to the conclusion that Epic Games was borrowing that idea, much like what players thought with the addition of the pinging system.

In the Reddit post above, you can see a prompt appear next to the Respawn Van that indicates a Reboot Card is required to use it.

It’s strange that so much information about these vans are out there without actually being available in the game as of yet. 

The only real question that remains, assuming this image is real and the vans are coming, is how will Reboot Cards be obtained.

Players can respawn in Apex Legends. It looks Fortnite might be introducing a similar mechanic.

A simple way to do it would have your teammate drop them upon death as that’s how it works in Apex.

Other ways would be through chests, loot drops or just random floor loot.

It looks like Fortnite is on the verge of introducing this mechanic into the game, perhaps as possible as the next patch. Stay tuned for more information on the horizon.


Baby Yoda coming in Fortnite Season 5, Mandalorian Star Wars theme leaked

Published: 24/Nov/2020 14:58 Updated: 24/Nov/2020 15:27

by David Purcell


Huge Fortnite Season 5 leaks have revealed the next major update will be a crossover with Star Wars and The Mandalorian, featuring Baby Yoda. 

The update is expected to land at the end of November, with Epic Games continuing their relationship with Disney. Previous seasons have been all about Marvel, and following on from the success of The Mandalorian Season 2, it looks like the game is set to strike while the iron is hot on the hype.

On November 24, within the week the patch is expected to roll out, leakers ShiinaBR and others are reporting the crossover is imminent.

First of all, the dataminer tweeted: “So the next Battle Pass is Star Wars themed?? Both the Mandalorian and Baby Yoda will be a part of it!”

Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass leaked: Star Wars & Mandalorian

This very quickly caught the attention of fans, before later posting a leaked image of the Battle Pass advertising.

As seen below, there is an image of Fortnite skins – spearheaded by the Mandalorian – and to his side you can see little Baby Yoda, which will presumably be a Back Bling in the next major update.

Fortnite Crew leak

Fortnite Crew
Epic Games
Fortnite Crew will be a paid subscription service each month.

A first look at the new Fortnite Crew subscription service has also been revealed ahead of schedule.

There are reports that this will be a monthly subscription service to the game, which will land players a select amount of V-Bucks per month, the Battle Pass for each season, and new skin packs to open with cosmetics and outfits inside.

Presumably, that will roll out alongside the next major update. According to website Indigo Pearl, it will cost £9.99 / $9.99 per month and will including the following.

  • Battle Pass
  • 1,000 V-Bucks each month
  • New Monthly Crew Pack!

Once we have more information confirmed by the developers, we’ll be the first to let you know. It looks like it’s going to be a big season for the game, following on from Season 4 which was all about the Avengers and ultimately – Galactus as well.