Ninja, Mr Beast, Tory Lanez and more to compete in KEEMSTAR's Friday Fortnite return – full bracket - Dexerto
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Ninja, Mr Beast, Tory Lanez and more to compete in KEEMSTAR’s Friday Fortnite return – full bracket

Published: 25/May/2019 16:21 Updated: 26/May/2019 10:36

by Marcus Banks

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Popular YouTuber Daniel ‘KEEMSTAR’ Keem confirmed that ‘Friday Fortnite’ would be making a sensational return – the full list of participants has now been released.

The ‘DramaAlert’ host was quick to cover the recent drama between FaZe Clan and Fortnite Battle Royale star Turner ‘Tfue’ Tenney with Tfue deciding to pursue a lawsuit against the organization over an “oppressive contract”.

FaZe co-owner Ricky ‘Banks’ Banks was quick to refute the claims and, as a show of good faith, FaZe offered up the amount they made from Tfue as a prize pool for Friday Fortnite – which had been discontinued for over a year – taking place on May 31.

YOUTUBE:BANKSFriday Fortnite is returning with the help of Banks and FaZe Clan.

The full list of participants has now been revealed including Twitch superstar Tyler ‘Ninja’ Blevins and his duo partner Malachi ‘Reverse2k’ Greiner – who will face the winner of a qualifying tournament aimed to provide a smaller streamer with the chance to gain some popularity.

Should Ninja advance past his first matchup, he could face popular rapper Daystar ‘Tory Lanez’ Peterson in a later round if they can navigate a tricky match up against Ghost Gaming’s controller duo Issa ‘Issa’ Rahim and Liam ‘Kamo’ Fillery.

YouTube sensation Jimmy ‘Mr Beast‘ Donaldson will also take part in the event but faces a difficult first-round game against Twitch streamers Sypher ‘SypherPK’ Ali and Jimmy ‘HighDistortion’ – two players known for their skills on the battlefield.

INSTAGRAM:DR LUPONinja and TimTheTatman are both competing in Friday Fortnite.

The tournament also sees the return of fan favorites Nick ‘NICKMERCS’ Kolcheff and Ghost Gaming’s Aydan ‘Aydan’ Conrad who could meet each other later in the tournament to recreate some of their famous battles at the recently renovated Neo Tilted.

100 Thieves star Rachel ‘Valkyrae’ Hofsetter partners with Team SoloMid’s Maria ‘Chica’ Lopez but face a baptism of fire in the tournament, squaring up against World Cup qualified FaZe Clan duo Danny ‘Dubs’ Walsh and ‘Megga’. 

Other competitors including Team Secret’s Kyle ‘Mongraal’ Jackson who partners with regular duo partner Team Atlantis’ Dmitri ‘Mitr0’ Van de Vrie – two players who considered among the very best in the EU region.

The full list of participants and tournament bracket can be found below.

Friday Fortnite Bracket – May 31

Keem stated due to so many content creators looking to grab a spot in the tournament, the bracket would be extended to 32 teams and also revealed that one lucky viewer of Friday Fortnite would be given $10,000 as a thank you.

Keep an eye on Dexerto for any further developments if more participants are announced at a later date.

Last updated: May 26, 2019 – 06:36 EST

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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.