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Fortnite zombies ‘Cube Fiends’ possibly returning after Ice Storm event

Published: 19/Jan/2019 17:29 Updated: 19/Jan/2019 17:32

by Calum Patterson

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Fortnite players have spotted a major clue suggesting that ‘cube fiends’ will be making a comeback in the battle royale mode following the in-game ‘Ice Storm’ live event.

The hint comes from a fiend specific weapon being dispensed from vending machines in game, that were last seen during the ‘Fortnitemares’ event.

The ‘Fiend Hunter’ crossbow would deal significant damage to the cube fiend monsters, otherwise known as zombies, and was removed following the conclusion of the Fortnitemares event.

The ‘Fiend Hunter’ crossbow.
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Therefore, the sighting of these crossbows making a comeback in epic vending machines appears to confirm that the fiends will be making a comeback too.

Kevin the Cube, which was responsible for spawning these cube fiends, has already been spotted in the hands of the Ice King, who is trapped inside the ice sphere.

The in-game live event, which takes place at 2pm EST, will presumably see the Ice King break free and potentially unleash the Cube’s power once more onto the Fortnite map.

Fans have also spotted a thick fog beginning to cover the Fortnite map, adding to speculation about potentially major map changes following the event.

The cube fiends were controversial during Fortnitemares, as some players felt they didn’t belong in regular modes and should be consigned to a separate mode.

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When is Lachlan’s Fortnite skin coming out? Epic confirms release date

Published: 30/Oct/2020 17:59

by Daniel Cleary

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Popular YouTuber Lachlan Power is the next Fortnite star to be added to the game, and Epic Games have now confirmed just when the upcoming Icon Series skin will be available. Here’s what you need to know.

Since Fortnite first exploded in popularity in 2017, there have been a few streamers and YouTubers who have become known for creating content around the game and bringing the battle royale title to the next level.

Epic previously announced that they would be rewarding some of these stars with their very own in-game skins bundles, and among the few confirmed was Australian YouTuber Lachlan Power.

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Lachlan will be the third creator to get an Icon Series set.

When will Lachlan’s Icon Series skin be released?

With the likes of Ninja and fellow Aussie Loserfruit being first to receive skins in the Icon Series, Lachlan is now next in line to receive these new cosmetics.

In their latest blog post, Epic Games confirmed that Lachlan’s Icon Series set will arrive in the Fortnite item shop on November 12 at 4PM PT/ 7PM ET/ 11PM GMT/ 9AM AEST.

“Lachlan is the third creator to join the Icon Series from among the Fortnite community, following streamers Ninja and Loserfruit.” they announced, before confirming the next creator to be added, “Entering the Icon Series next will be Spanish creator TheGrefg.”

Lachlan’s Icon Series set will arrive with a new tournament that players can compete in, to unlock the skin for free. The YouTuber will also be competing in the event and giving fans the first look at the bundle, which includes an outfit, back bling, emote, and a pickaxe.

As of now, little has been shared about the upcoming tournament but Epic has revealed it to be “one-of-a-kind” with more information to follow before the event.

“Been dreaming of this day ever since I fell in love with the game back in 2017,” Lachlan reacted, revealing his excitement for the upcoming skin release, “official reveal of the skin coming soon.”

The official reveal of this skin is currently expected to be shared on November 1, and the next Fortnite star for the icon series will be Spanish star TheGrefg, although it is unclear just when he will receive a skin bundle.