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Leaked Fortnite skins & cosmetics: Valentine’s Day and Harley Quinn skin

Published: 5/Feb/2020 9:51 Updated: 5/Feb/2020 10:03

by Calum Patterson

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The final Fortnite update for Season 1 of Chapter 2, v11.50, has gone live, and data miners have uncovered a batch of unreleased skins and cosmetics coming to the battle royale.

Season 2 is set to start on February 20, but before then there’s still time for a few more events in the first season – the longest ever so far.

With not long left in the season, there’s fewer new skins and cosmetics this time around, but it looks like a Valentine’s Day event is coming, judging by the look of these leaked items.

Before we get to the Valentine’s Day content though, there’s one skin that everyone’s been waiting for that has now been confirmed.

The new film Birds of Prey is releasing on February 7, and to celebrate, a Harley Quinn skin is on its way to Fortnite.

There are two styles for the skin too, the first her standard look, and another, even wackier outfit. This image of the new skin was leaked via HYPEX.

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The new Harley Quinn Skin in Fortnite.

New Valentine’s Day skins

Then, one week after the release of Birds of Prey, it is, of course, Valentine’s Day. For the final week of Season 1, it looks like players will be getting loved up.

There are four new skins for this event in total, plus one extra style, and a host of other items including backblings and weapon wraps.

You can see all the leaked Valentine’s Day content coming to Fortnite here, thanks to leaker HYPEX.

All the Valentine’s Day skins and cosmetics coming to Fortnite.

We don’t know the exact release date for these items yet though. Presumably, the Harley Quinn skin will be available by February 7, to tie in with the launch of the movie. A leak claimed it will be available on February 6, at 7pm EST.

As for the rest of the skins and cosmetics, we’d expect these to be available just before Valentine’s Day itself, so perhaps not until February 12 or 13. Epic Games should give an exact release date closer to the time.

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How to watch Fortnite’s Galactus event: Start time, leaks, location, more

Published: 25/Nov/2020 10:40 Updated: 26/Nov/2020 2:34

by Brad Norton

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Fortnite’s hotly-anticipated Galactus event, coming soon as the Season 4 finale, is the talk of the town; from when the Marvel character will make his mark, to how you can watch it in-game, here’s everything you need to know.

A bright object in the sky has begun hurtling towards the Fortnite map, and thanks to datamining and logic, it seems only reasonable to suggest that Galactus is on his way to cause destruction.

Similar to the devastation caused by the Season 1 meteor, you would have to think that his intentions are not good. It seems we’re gearing up for a massive battle featuring every Marvel character currently in the game.

The original Fortnite meteor was first spotted a month and a half before it landed – destroying Dusty Depot – and the same type of impact appears to be on the horizon.

Fortnite Galactus event start date and time

Such is the hype surrounding the appearance of Galactus that he’s taken an incredibly long time to appear. However, his arrival is finally set in stone.

The Nexus War finale event is a one-time spectacle set to kick off on Tuesday, December 1 at 4 PM ET | 1 PM PT | 9 PM GMT.

Some leaks of the upcoming event have made their way to the internet which depicts Thor, She-Hulk, Wolverine, and Iron Man offering themselves as soldiers to fight Galactus.

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Fighting Galactus to end the Nexus War will be a one-time event. No replays for this historic battle.

Galactus Fortnite event leaks

The event itself could see the superheroes taking on Galactus in the form of a raid. Or you could possibly have Galactus taking on the whole lobby, or a Thanos-inspired mode akin to Chapter 1.

Galactus is officially listed as being 28ft tall and that in itself could offer some interesting gameplay options. Given that this will close out a season-long Nexus War, there’s a good chance you’ll have a ton of manual input here. So expect to help the heroes in their fight.

First look at Galactus

With the use of one of the game’s sniper rifles, it’s possible for players to look through the scope, at the object in the sky, and spy him. He’s obviously been getting closer and closer over the season, but thanks to new leaks, we’ve got a better look at the figure than ever before.

It turns out there’s actually a standard sized Galactus skin in the game’s files. Perhaps we’ll be able to run around as the Devourer of Worlds after the event. Only time will tell.

Here are some datamined images of Galactus’ model, too.

The main rumor concerning Phase 4 of the MCU is that Galactus will indeed be the archetypal villain of the main films. The Devourer of Worlds quite literally does what he says on the tin, and his power is unmatched.

The Fortnite tie-in will be a great way to introduce casual fans to the presence of one of the universe’s most powerful, cosmic entities.

We’ve also got a look at where Galactus is. It seems he’s positioned right about the ruins POI in-game from this screenshot from Fortnite leaker, Fevers.

Rising Out of the Water

ShiinaBR also tweeted on November 22, 2020 that Galactus has slowly begun to rise out of the water. We’ll make sure to update this article when we have a better look at this.

Lazing Device

On November 4, Fortnite data miner Mang0e tweeted about a mysterious new weapon in the works. Hardly anything is known about what this ‘Lazing Device’ is. However, Mang0e believes it could perhaps be a prototype for the upcoming Cosmos rifle.

Its base stats are that of the Bolt Sniper Rifle, which is the same as the Cosmos ones, too. Mang0e goes on to say in their Twitter thread that this is all speculation, however, but rebuffs his claims by saying that they were right about the Slurp Bazooka in the past.

For more, detailed information regarding the Lazing Device, check out our dedicated article.