Fortnite v15.40 update: Leaked skins and cosmetics

Published: 16/Feb/2021 10:40 Updated: 16/Feb/2021 11:23

by Daniel Megarry


Fortnite’s v15.40 update has dropped, and as expected it’s brought with it some exciting new skins and cosmetics for players to enjoy. Here’s a look at them all.

The v15.40 patch update on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, added a bunch of new content to Epic Games’ hit battle royale, including the return of a popular vaulted weapon and NPCs having more exotics in stock.

There’s also a series of bug fixes across battle royale, Save The World, and Creative modes that will hopefully improve the experience for everyone. Check out the patch notes for v15.40 here.

As always, the update is also a chance for Epic to add new skins and cosmetics to Fortnite, and thanks to prominent Fortnite leakers like VastBlast, we’ve got a first look at the new additions coming your way.

Leaked skins from Fortnite v15.40

There are three new skins arriving this update: Xander, Britestorm Bomber, and Sica. Both Britestorm Bomber and Sica have alternative styles, and Sica appears to be a female version of the gladiator Menace.

The following skins aren’t all going to be in the Fortnite shop yet, but they’re all expected to be added before the next patch update drops, so we’ll likely see them in the next week or two.


Xander Fortnite
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Xander skin.

Britestorm Bomber

Britestorm Bomber Fortnite
VastBlast / Epic Games
Britestorm Bomber skin.


Sica Fortnite
VastBlast / Epic Games
Sica skin.

Red Jade (Blue)

The Red Jade skin in Fortnite is getting a new style option, which decks the character out in cool blue color, rather than the original red shade.

Red Jade Blue Fortnite
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Red Jade (Blue) skin.

Leaked skin bundles

Two new Fortnite bundles have also been leaked, and they’re both based on the skins above. These come with a number of different cosmetics including back blings, gliders, and pickaxes.

Sica bundle

Fortnite Sica Bundle
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Sica bundle.

Britestorm Bomber bundle

Britestorm Bomber bundle
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Britestorm Bomber bundle.

SypherPK’s locker bundle

YouTuber and Fortnite superfan Ali-A has a bundle coming to Fortnite soon, and the contents have now been shared online.

IO Guard music

A new music pack has been added to the game, and it seems like it will be the ominous theme that plays when the IO Guards rise from the ground.

That’s all of the leaked skins and cosmetics from the Fortnite v15.40 update so far, but we’ll keep this page updated with more as leakers discover them.


New Fortnite leak hints at NPC drivers & boss vehicles in Season 6

Published: 23/Feb/2021 21:05

by Tanner Pierce


Massively popular battle royale game Fortnite might be getting some new features for its vehicles in the near future, including the possibility of NPC drivers or boss vehicles – if a recent code uncovered by a dataminer/leaker on Twitter is to be believed.

If you’ve been hoping for more from the vehicles in Fortnite, then there may be some good news for you on the horizon.

A leaker/dataminer named ‘Mang0e’ over on Twitter has discovered some unreleased “AI spawner capabilities for vehicles” in the Fortnite’s code that were added in during the game’s 15.40 update on February 16, 2021.

While they don’t have an exact answer for what it could be, they do speculate that it could mean that NPC drivers could be coming to the game. If this is the case, this would help players get around the map while also giving them a way to fight back, without having to rely on another player driving the car.

This theory has also grabbed the eye of another Fortnite leaker, iFireMonkey, who claims he had the same exact thought when he first saw the code for himself.

Magn0e also speculates that this code could mean that boss vehicles might be coming to the game, which would then attack players.

Of course, both thoughts are pure speculation at this point, and the only thing we know for a certainty right now is that there’s code referencing AIs and vehicles in the game’s code. The code/idea may end up getting completely scrapped and never released.

That being said, this particular situation is interesting because, according leaker HYPEX, Epic is currently testing attachments/mods for vehicles in the game, which may be connected to this code in some way (although that may be reaching a bit).

Nevertheless, it’ll be interesting to see if anything comes out of this in the future, and with Season 6 right around the corner, it hopefully won’t be too much longer.