Reddit user shares last-minute rule change for TwitchCon's Fortnite Fall Skirmish tournament that could change the meta entirely - Dexerto

Reddit user shares last-minute rule change for TwitchCon’s Fortnite Fall Skirmish tournament that could change the meta entirely

Published: 26/Oct/2018 15:14 Updated: 26/Oct/2018 15:25

by Ross Deason


Epic Games appear to be making some last-minute rule changes ahead of the final round of the Fortnite Fall Skirmish series at TwitchCon.

Fortnite’s TwitchCon events will include a Duos tournament that is open to anyone that registered online and a ‘Stream-Vitational’ competition that features a number of high profile content creators and some lucky TwitchCon attendees.

The combined prize pool for the two events will be ‘at least’ $2.6 million but the run up to it has not been a smooth one. Epic have already disabled the Fortnitemares zombies for the event following uproar from the competitive community, but it looks like the last-minute rule changes didn’t end there.

Reddit user ‘FatLikeCheese’ took to the FortniteCompetitive subreddit to share a screenshot, presumably of an email from Epic Games, that outlined some rule adjustments that will now put a far greater emphasis on picking up kills during the competition:


If you are unable to view the image, it reads:

“A special bonus is being added to all tournament matches. This includes ALL Heats.

  • $10,000 will be awarded to the duo with the most combined eliminations during circles 3 and 4. During the match, admins will give indicators to when this phase is active.
  • If two or more duos are tied for the most eliminations during the special phase, the $10,000 bonus is withheld and rolled-over into the next match in the series. So the next match of the series will have a bonus $10,000 PLUS the existing $10,000. This will continue to roll-over until the bonus is claimed by the duo with the most eliminations.
  • If a roll-over tie occurs in the final match in the hear, the current bonus is rolled-over into the first match of the grand finals. If a roll-over tie occurs in the final match of the grand finals, the current bonus is rolled-over into the existing $50,000 total elimination bonus.”

Some Redditors were quick to slam Epic Games for adding hidden rule changes, claiming that this is simply an attempt to prevent competitors from playing for the late game.

Others are simply excited to see how this will affect the meta. Luckily for them, they’ll find out soon enough as the competition is set to begin today, October 26.

There has currently been no confirmation about the rule change from Epic Games.


How to complete Quests in Fortnite Season 5: Challenges & rewards

Published: 2/Dec/2020 22:00

by Tanner Pierce


With Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5, challenges are seemingly no more, at least in the form that they’ve taken for a while. Now, players are able to complete quests, which operate in a similar way but are a bit different nonetheless. Here’s what you need to know about them.

For a while now, players in Fortnite have been completing challenges in order to help level up their battle pass. These challenges tasked players with completing certain objectives around the map and, in return, they are given rewards, mostly XP. It ended up being one of the main ways players could grind up their battle pass tiers and overall level.

Now, with the start of Season 5 in Chapter 2, challenges are gone, at least in the form they once took. Now, players will have to complete Quests in order to level up their battle pass. But how do you complete them and what are the actual requirements? Here’s what you need to know.

What are Quests in Fortnite Season 5?

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Quests can be found in its own menu on the left-side of the screen.

Jumping into Fortnite Season 5, one might be a bit confused as to what Quests are and why they’ve replaced challenges. While don’t know for sure why exactly they’ve taken the place of the latter, you can rest assured that they operate almost identically to the old format.

In Fortnite’s main menu, you should see a button to press on the left side labeled Quests. Clicking it will bring up the map and all your Quests, similar to how it’s been in previous seasons. That being said, these new “challenges” are a bit more narrative-focused, having quotes alongside them.

Chapter 2 Season 5 Quests list

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Fortnite Quests are similar to challenges from previous seasons.

Quests are split up into different rarities. Everyone seems to have the two same Legendary Quests, alongside some rare and uncommon quests that are different from player to player. Once a quest is done, a new one pops up in its place, which presumably will keep happening until you’ve gone through every single challenge.

That being said, for the two Quests that everyone does have, here’s what you need to complete:

  • Mandalorian Bounties: Complete Bounties
  • Legendary Quests 1: Four Stages
    • Stage 1: Shotgun Eliminations
    • Stage 2: Assault Rifle Damage
    • Stage 3: Sniper Rifle Elimination from 150m
    • Stage 4: Deal Explosive damage to structures
  • Legendary Quests 2: Three Stages
    • Stage 1: Discover Named Locations
    • Stage 2: Talk to a character
    • Stage 3: Collect bars

New Quests should be available every week as the season goes on, much like the challenges of old. We’ll be updating this piece with new objectives as they become available.

All in all, it seems like Quests are a more refined version of challenges; gone is the long list of tasks and now we have a more organized experience. Here’s hoping that Epic continues with this style in the future.