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Mobile Fortnite star crushes his own kill record for Solo vs Squads

Published: 5/Mar/2019 20:13 Updated: 5/Mar/2019 20:14

by Albert Petrosyan

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There is a new Fortnite Battle Royale world record now in the books, and this one is for most eliminations by a single player in a squads lobby on mobile. 

Mobile player ‘Flash,’ who is a member of Team Obey’s Fortnite team, has managed to get a whopping 39 eliminations in a single Squads match, setting the new record.

He crushed his own world record of 34 eliminations, which he had set a few weeks ago on February 10.

To put the cherry on top of his record-breaking performance, Flash also secured the Victory Royale at the end of the match, which is not always a sure thing when it comes to world record games. 

His statistics from the match are all quite impressive, including the 45% shot accuracy, 130 headshots, and 7,574 total damage dealt to players

It’s hard to point out the single most remarkable thing about this kind of performance; the fact that Flash beat his own world record by an incredible five whole eliminations is quite an achievement.

What may be even more impressive is watching a mobile player perform such advanced in-game building and movement techniques without having the luxury of using a mouse and keyboard or a controller.

The video containing the full gameplay from the match can be seen below, and as you’d expect, it’s full of intense and fast-paced Fortnite action. 

Flash’s new world record comes during a period of time in Fortnite when records are being broken left, right, and center, and not just on mobile.

It’s no coincidence that this started happening more frequently since the addition of the Pop-Up Cup format to the core default modes in mid-February, which means players now get +50 health or shield, as well as 150 materials, after every elimination.

Since then, we’ve seen a number of records broken several times, all of which can be seen by visiting our Fortnite world records hub. 

Make sure to follow us @Dexerto to keep up-to-date with the latest Fortnite news, updates, world records, leaks, and more!

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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.