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Fortnite Season 9: Week 9 challenges have been leaked

Published: 29/Jun/2019 10:02 Updated: 29/Jun/2019 10:27

by Marcus Banks

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Data miners have leaked the challenge list for the penultimate week of Fortnite Season 9 – here is what you’ll need to do to earn your battle stars.

Fortnite Season 10 is just around the corner, set for release on August 1, with plenty of rumors circulating as to what the theme of the next battle pass will after the upcoming ‘Cattus’ event.

In the meantime, players will need to focus on completing all of their Season 9 challenges in order to unlock the Tier 100 Vendetta skin and additional style challenges that comes with it. If you haven’t completed your week 8 challenges, use one of our useful guides to save yourself some time.

EPIC GAMESVendetta is the skin unlocked for reaching Tier 100 of the Battle Pass.

Data miner @Lucas7Yoshi has leaked exactly what challenges players will need to complete in the second to last week of the season.

As always, leaks are subject to change meaning the actual set could differ slightly to the ones found in the game files.

@LUCAS7YOSHI

Fortnite Season 9, Week 9 challenges

  • Use a Chug Jug or Chug Splash in 3 different matches – 5 Battle Stars
  • Visit a solar array in the snow, desert, and the jungle – 5 Battle Stars
  • Stage 1 of 5: Get an elimination with a Common rarity weapon – 2 Battle Stars
    Stage 2 of 5: Get an elimination with a Uncommon rarity weapon – 2 Battle Stars
    Stage 3 of 5: Get an elimination with a Rare rarity weapon – 2 Battle Stars
    Stage 4 of 5: Get an elimination with a Epic rarity weapon – 2 Battle Stars
    Stage 5 of 5: Get an elimination with a Legendary rarity weapon – 2 Battle Stars
  • Deal 500 headshot damage – 5 Battle Stars
  • Search 7 chests at Lazy Lagoon or Happy Hamlet – 5 Battle Stars
  • Eliminate 5 opponents in different Named Locations – 10 Battle Stars
  • Deal damage to an opponent within 10s of landing from a Volcano Vent – 10 Battle Stars

The week nine challenges are extremely elimination focused, meaning Team Rumble should be the easiest mode to complete them in the fastest possible time.

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Fortnite World Cup winner Aqua allegedly banned for FNCS stream-sniping

Published: 25/Oct/2020 0:00 Updated: 25/Oct/2020 1:12

by Theo Salaun

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Fortnite World Cup champion and Season 4 FNCS competitor, David ‘aqua’ Wang has been accused of stream-sniping and subsequently been punished by an alleged ban by Epic Games.

At 17 years old, aqua represented his home country of Austria to the fullest by winning the 2019 Fortnite World Cup’s Duos event with Norway’s Emil ‘Nyhrox’ Bergquist. With a smooth $1.5 million earned from the World Cup, he’s since signed with Cooler Esport and continued to win competitions across Europe.

Most recently, aqua’s trio (with Rezon and Noahreyli) have been participating in FNCS Europe and, following the Week 3 semis, have been accused of stream-sniping another popular trio: Benjy ‘Benjyfishy’ Fish, Martin ‘MrSavage’ Andersen, and Kevin ‘LeTsHe’ Fedjuschkin.

Although fans initially deemed aqua’s behavior suspicious, things quickly escalated. With Benjyfishy’s team unable to qualify for the Week 3 finals and the discovery that aqua was watching MrSavage’s stream during the competition, the controversy has spiraled.

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A screenshot of MrSavage’s Twitch stream showing that aqua was watching during the event.

Following condemnations of the World Cup winner’s team, rumors began circulating that aqua, Rezon, and Noahreyli had been banned by Epic Games from participating past the first match of the Finals. 

Although many fans were delighted to hear the news, it was never officially legitimized and has since been made even more unclear by responses from some of the involved parties.

After the rumor mill buzzed with the reports that aqua’s team was banned from competing, he took to Twitter and gave a concise clarification denying those allegations: “We are not banned, we just don’t wanna play. It’s boring without early fighting Benjy.”

Given the difficulty inherent to confirming someone was in fact stream-sniping and didn’t coincidentally run into a fellow streamer, many believe it is unlikely that the World Cup winner has actually been exiled from the competition.

Additionally, some have noted that bans typically result in removal from the leaderboard, something that aqua’s team has not been hit with.

 

As for how the players are handling it, aqua and Benjyfishy have simply joked about the incident for hours. Neither side appears to be nearly as angry as some fans have been, instead, laughing at the drama and sharing memes.

 

While whatever’s going on behind the scenes may remain unclear, all players involved are more than good enough to qualify for the Season 4 FNCS Finals at some point, if they haven’t already, so it seems that no one’s really that bothered by the situation, ban or no ban.

We will continue to update this article with more details as they become available.