Leaked Fortnite skins and cosmetics found in the v7.20 patch files - Ice Queen, Cobalt, Malcore and more! - Dexerto
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Leaked Fortnite skins and cosmetics found in the v7.20 patch files – Ice Queen, Cobalt, Malcore and more!

Published: 15/Jan/2019 11:16 Updated: 16/Jan/2019 17:36

by Ross Deason

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Fortnite data miners have managed to gain access to a number of files from the January 15 update and have started to leak upcoming skins, emotes and other cosmetic items.

The v7.20 patch for Fortnite Battle Royale, which introduced the all-new ‘Scoped Revolver’ and a number of other major changes, also appears to have a number of files relating to content that has not yet been released.

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One of the data miners that still regularly leaks content, @lucas7yoshi_ on Twitter, started by leaking the Week 7 and 8 Snowfall challenge loading screens before moving on to upcoming cosmetic items.

It looks like fans will have a lot to look forward to in the coming weeks, as a host of interesting new outfits, pickaxes and more seem to be on their way.

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Below, you can find images of all the cosmetic items that have been leaked so far, as well as any information we currently have about them:

Skins / Outfits:

Malcore

Rarity: Epic

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”Malevolent to the core”

Verge

Rarity: Uncommon

“Always on the forefront.”

Tech Ops

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Rarity: Rare

“Overtake the battlefield”

Jaeger

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Rarity: Epic

“Leading the hunt.”

Fyra

Rarity: Epic

“Lives for the chase.”

Cobalt

Rarity: Epic

“Search and Destroy”

The Ice Queen

Rarity: Legendary

“Long live The Queen.”

Cabbie

Rarity: Uncommon

“First to the fare. First to the finish line.”

Pickaxes

Evil Eye

Rarity: Epic

“Always watching. Always.”

Clean Cut

Rarity: Uncommon

“Looks sharp. Actually sharp.”

Armature

Rarity: Uncommon

“Experimental prototype.”

Battle Axe

Rarity: Rare

“Truly Barbaric.”

Flimsie Flail

Rarity: Rare

“Flop til they drop.”

Icebringer

Rarity: Rare

“Bitter cold.”

Gliders:

Diverge

Rarity: Rare

“Break away from the pack.”

Coaxial Copter

Rarity: Epic

“Dual-rotor tactical copter.”

Tusk

Rarity: Uncommon

“Wild and woolly.”

Winter’s Thorn

Rarity: Unknown

“Ride out the squall.”

Malcore Wings

Rarity: Epic

“Spread your wicked wings.”

Back Bling

Emblazoned Buckler

Rarity: Epic

“To the victor go the spoils.”

Runic Shield

Rarity: Epic

“Claimed In Battle.”

Capacitor

Rarity: Rare

“Fully charged.”

Ice Spikes

Rarity: Legendary

“Clad yourself in jagged ice.”

Reinforced Backplate

Rarity: Epic

“Strong and secured.”

Emotes

IDK

Rarity: Uncommon

“Don’t ask me.”

Slick

Rarity: Rare

“Makin’ it look easy.”

Flux

Rarity: Rare

“Stay in the flow.”

Whirldwind

Rarity: Rare

“Around and around abound.”
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How to watch Fortnite FNCS Season 4: Stream, schedule, format

Published: 7/Oct/2020 10:56 Updated: 7/Oct/2020 11:04

by Andrew Amos

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The Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) is back for Chapter 2 Season 4, with a return to the beloved Trios format that fans have been clamoring to see make a return. With the action kicking off on October 9, here’s everything you need to know to make sure you catch all of the action.

FNCS is making its return to trios in Season 4 for the first time since the inaugural Season X event. While it’s been a pretty poorly kept secret, there are some changes to the format from when it last appeared in August 2019.

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With qualifiers now completed, we’re heading into the main stage of the FNCS Season 4 event, with a full month of competitive Fortnite on the way featuring some of the biggest names in the game competing for their cut of the prize money.

FNCS Season 4 format

FNCS Season 4 returns to the Trios format that has been used in the past, and is arguably the most popular competitive format in the tournament’s history, with past events filled with massive plays and huge battles that make for the ultimate Fortnite viewing experience.

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As always, FNCS runs on a points-based scoring system, with your final placement in matches contributing to your overall score at the end of the weekend. Those who manage to win a game will receive 25 points as their reward, with the values decreasing incrementally down to 17th place, with anyone finishing below that scoring nothing. There are points for finding eliminations though, so players will be on the lookout for enemies to wipe out and add to their tally.

FNCS scoring system

  • Victory Royale: 25 Points
  • 2nd: 20 Points
  • 3rd: 16 Points
  • 4th: 14 Points
  • 5th: 13 Points
  • 6th: 12 Points
  • 7th: 11 Points
  • 8th: 10 Points
  • 9th: 9 Points
  • 10th: 8 Points
  • 11th: 7 Points
  • 12th: 6 Points
  • 13th: 5 Points
  • 14th 4 Points
  • 15th: 3 Points
  • 16th: 2 Points
  • 17th: 1 Point
  • Each Elimination: 1 Point

FNCS will be running in all the same regions it has been for the last few seasons: NA-West, NA-East, South American, EU, Middle East, Asia, and OCE, with the competition running on PC and consoles.

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FNCS Season 4 will feature three weeks of qualifiers, with the top 15 teams from each week qualifying for the Grand Finals, who will be joined by the 87 teams with the highest cumulative points over the three qualifying rounds, with up to 132 teams competing in the Grand Finals on October 29.

FNCS stream

As always, Epic Games will be hosting their own broadcast for the FNCS Season 4 events, complete with commentary and analysis to make sure you catch all the action as it happens. You can check out the official Fortnite FNCS stream on their official Twitch channel, which has been embedded below.

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FNCS Season 4 dates

FNCS Season 4 will run across four weeks ⁠— three weeks of qualifiers, and one week for finals. If you want to sign yourself up, these are the dates you need to know.

  • FNCS Week 1: October 9 – October 11
  • FNCS Week 2: October 16 – October 18
  • FNCS Week 3: October 23 – October 25
  • FNCS Finals: October 29 – November 1

The first day of each week will be an open qualifier. If you make the top 33 teams, you’ll be invited to play in the next two days for a chance to make it to the Finals.

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FNCS isn’t the only competition coming to Fortnite Season 4. Weekly Cash Cups for Solos and Trios will be returning, while the Dreamhack Online Open (Solo) will also take place across NA and Europe.

With players set to earn up to $111,000 for winning the whole tournament, you can rest assured that there will be plenty of action when the action kicks off.

Who is competing in FNCS Season 4?

While each of the FNCS Qualifying Heats are open to any player who has reached the Champion League divisions in Arena or higher, we know some of the big names who will be competing in the tournament, and their teammates for the event. You can take a look at a selection of the confirmed FNCS Trios below.

  • Bugha, Avery, and Jamper
  • Vivid, Co1azo, and RoLLer
  • Clix, Bizzle, and illest
  • Cizlucky, LazarP, and Owl
  • Scoped, Highsky, and Tuxey
  • Chap, Coop, and Skqttles
  • Riversan, Dubs, and Megga
  • Zayt, Saf, and Stretch
  • Benjyfishy, Savage, and LeTsHe
  • Mongraal, mitr0, and Tayson