Next Fortnite Starter Pack Featuring 'The Ace' Skin Could Be Coming Very Soon [UPDATED] - Dexerto
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Next Fortnite Starter Pack Featuring ‘The Ace’ Skin Could Be Coming Very Soon [UPDATED]

Published: 27/Aug/2018 20:30 Updated: 27/Aug/2018 21:27

by Albert Petrosyan

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UPDATE:

It appears that the next Fortnite Starter Pack will indeed be available on August 28 as it has already begun appearing in the Playstation Store in various regions and countries, including the United Arab Emirates.


The next Fortnite Starter Pack featuring ‘The Ace’ skin could be made available in-game very soon.

This next Starter Pack will be the third ever in Fortnite, and will include a total of two cosmetic items as well as some V-Bucks.

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It was revealed that ‘The Ace’ skin would be the feature item in the upcoming Starter Pack when it was leaked following the v5.30 Update last week.

In addition to the Epic skin, the set will also include an Epic back bling called ‘Swag Bag’ and 600 V-Bucks. Both cosmetic items can be seen below.

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The price for this Starter Pack is expected to be $4.99, which has been the price of the previous two.

All signs point to this pack being available very soon since Epic Games has announced that August 27 will be the last day that players can purchase the current Wingman Starter Pack.

With the current Starter Pack set to get removed from the store on the same day that the v5.30 Content Update is scheduled to go live, it would be safe to assume that the next pack will be coming sooner rather than later.

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Furthermore, the Wingman pack was released in Week 7 of Season 4,  which makes it even more reasonable to expect ‘that The Ace’ will released at the same point this Season, which happens to be this current week.

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Mongraal kicked from FNCS match after bizarre Fortnite vault bug

Published: 18/Oct/2020 17:57

by Daniel Cleary

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FaZe Fortnite pro Kyle ‘Mongraal’ Jackson was left stunned after he was removed from an FNCS Week 2 session for an unusual bug with the Stark Industries vault.

With the FNCS starting to ramp up again for the Season 4 finals, many of the top players will be looking to battle it out and qualify for the Fortnite playoffs on October 29.

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FaZe Clan star Mongraal is regularly seen near the top in the FNCS’ European events, but while competing in the second week of the Season 4 tournament, the Fornite pro was surprisingly removed from one of the games.

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Mongraal discovered a bug with the Stark Industries vault while competing in the FNCS.

After dropping into the first match of the FNCS Week 2 Trios session, Mongraal, along with teammates Mitr0 and Tayson, landed at the Stark Industries POI to kick off the game.

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The new Marvel point-of-interest, which was added in Season 4, features one of the few vaults on the map and can be a great place to pick up some early loot, if it is not contested by another team.

However, after killing the Iron Man boss and grabbing the keycard, Mongraal was surprisingly kicked from the game when trying to open up the vault door.

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“I just got kicked, no!” he reacted, realizing that his chances of picking up points in the tournament, and earning a good placing, had become even more difficult.

While the Fortnite error code did not give an exact reason why he was removed from the match, he claimed that it was likely due to him meleeing the Vault, “It’s because I was spamming the door.”

As players have come up with some unusual ways to glitch in and out of the vault without keycards, it is possible that Epic Games could have set up countermeasures to prevent players from cheating in competitive playlists, like the FNCS sessions, and it may have been triggered by him rushing to get in the door.

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Despite being kicked from the first game, Mongraal was not banned from the FNCS event and was able to rejoin his teammates in the second match to continue their tournament run.