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Ninja explains why Fortnite’s next update needs to be “craziest” ever

Published: 24/Jan/2020 14:16

by Connor Bennett


Streaming star Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins has explained why Epic Games might need something pretty crazy for the next season of Fortnite to keep casual players around.

Even though Epic Games launched Fortnite Chapter 2 to much hype back in October of 2019, the battle royale hasn’t seen the same amount of continuous updates that it has in the past.

While plenty of players are still hopping into the battle bus and diving into matches, Ninja and a few other content creators have aired their concerns about why the second season of Fortnite Chapter 2 needs to have special about it to keep the more casual fans playing.

Ninja streaming Fortnite before release of his official skin.
Mixer: Ninja
Ninja has become a household and mainstream name because of his Fortnite exploits.

During his January 23 stream, the Fortnite star dove into the fact that the current season has lasted for around 100 days – one of the longest in the game’s history – even though it hasn’t been flooded with new updates to the map, loot pool, or even mechanics. 

“There’s only one thing that makes sense for the incredible lack of content being added and weapons and… I don’t want to say incredible, but, I think this next season, it’s got to be the craziest thing ever – it’s got to be,” Ninja said.

“It’s got to be the nuttiest game update that they’ve ever come up with. Like, some sort of game-breaking mechanic or something that they’re going to add that’s going to change the entire feel of the game. Allegedly, it’s what, being pushed back another 17 days. That’s a long-ass time. That’s a long time.”

After a further discussion with his teammates about how long the season has lasted compared to the content that has been introduced, Ninja explained what sort of questions the community will be asking if Epic doesn’t drop an overhaul of sorts. 

“If this season isn’t like all-changing, then what the hell did they just do for 100 days?” said Ninja. “We’re content creators and almost everyone here is competitive so we have a lot of reasons to play this game, even when the season hype dies down, but a lot of casuals don’t.”

The Mixer streamer continued on: “They’re not stupid. Epic has probably the most information on their players than any game out there – they know they need change and they need updates, weapons, and all these crazy mechanics to keep people interested – they’re well aware of that.”

The new season of Fortnite Chapter 2 has, apparently, already been delayed by the developers for a further two weeks – meaning that it won’t start until February 20.

Just what they have up their sleeves though remains to be seen, but players like Ninja are clearly hoping that it’s going to be something special.


How to complete Fortnite Season 4 Week 10 challenges

Published: 28/Oct/2020 3:02 Updated: 28/Oct/2020 4:39

by Brad Norton


Fortnite’s Marvel-themed Season 4 takeover is almost winding down, but there’s still plenty of opportunities to grab some last-minute XP boosts with our guide on the Week 10 challenges.

Season 4 of Fortnite has seen tons of new content over the weeks. On top of the ample supply of cosmetic unlocks, Epic has deployed everything from new abilities to secret challenges.

With the ongoing storyline teasing major changes each passing update, time is of the essence to get everything done before we reached Season 5. Once the rare items are gone from the game, there’s no chance at claiming them anytime in the future.

So if you’re trying to make every minute count and get the most of your experience gains, weekly challenges are for you.

Things couldn’t be simpler this time around and we’ve got you covered with everything there is to know about the week 10 objectives.

Fortnite boat gameplay
Epic Games
You’ll need to prioritizing vehicles early on to tick the latest challenges off your list.

First up, all of the usual tasks are listed once again. You’ll need to search some chests, find some quick kills, and collect various resources. These can all be smashed out in the blink of an eye without any real difficulty.

Vehicles will be a big priority over the next few days as there are three unique challenges to tick off. One will have you racing from The Fortilla to The Authority in under four minutes. Meanwhile, the other simply asks you to stay in a vehicle for a long period of time and travel the map.

Arguably the most difficult of the vehicle-specific challenges, you’ll need to eliminate a few enemies with them. This means you may have to catch some opposing players by surprise. Be on the lookout for explosives that could end your run before it really begins.

You can blitz through a handful of these activities at the same time but others require a more focused effort. Below is the full list of challenges for the latest week in Fortnite.

Fortnite Season 4 Week 10 Challenges

  • Search Chests at Upstate New York
  • Eliminations at Lazy Lake
  • Collect Metal from Slurpy Swamp
  • Catch fish at Heart Lake
  • Eliminate opponents by hitting them with vehicles
  • Drive a boat from The Fortilla to The Authority in less than 4 minutes
  • Ride 20,000 meters in a vehicle
  • Deal damage to opponents at Sentinel Graveyard
Sentinel Graveyard location Fortnite
Epic Games
Expect the Sentinel Graveyard to be a hot drop for the next week.

You’ve still got a few weeks left to finish up the Season 4 Battle Pass. Though you may want to start rushing through not only these weekly tasks, but the secret challenges too. 

Every scrap of XP will help as you look to unlock the final rewards in the Marvel-centric update.