Another week, another new set of challenges to get your teeth into for season 4 of Fortnite Battle Royale.
There is plenty new gear and items to unlock for season 4, as well as new blockbuster challenges (which task you with completing all the weekly challenges), so there is lots to make these challenges worth your time.
If you are new to the battle pass challenge system in Fortnite, essentially by ranking up you will unlock more outfits, gliders, emotes etc. for your character.
In order to get through all the ranks all the way to 100, it will take some serious grinding, but the weekly challenges are the fastest way to boost through the tiers, offering bonus XP and battle stars.
The full list of challenges was leaked by data miners on Sunday May 13th, and there doesn’t appear to be any change in the official list.
Watch a match replay – 0/1
Deal damage with pistols to opponents – 0/500
Search chests in Lonely Lodge – 0/7
Search Rubber Duckies – 0/10
Follow the Treasure Map found in Salty Springs – 0/1 (HARD)
Sniper Rifle Eliminations – 0/2 (HARD)
Eliminate opponents in Tilted Towers – 0/3 (HARD)
Completing the weekly challenges will also help contribute to your ‘Blockbuster’ challenges, which in previous weeks has rewarded you with a hidden battle star.
As a reminder some of the challenges won’t be immediately available due to update V.4.2.0.
Fortnite players have discovered a bug that’s rendering their Baby Yoda aka The Child back bling cosmetic useless, as it stops them from being able to aim properly.
Season 5 of Epic Games’ hit battle royale introduced a major crossover when The Mandalorian made his way onto The Island. As well as a skin, a glider, and Beskar armor, there’s also a Baby Yoda back bling for players to unlock.
Claiming the Baby Yoda back bling is no easy feat, as players need to reach Level 100 of their Battle Pass to be able to carry the adorable Grogu on their back. This means plenty of grinding and weekly challenges to earn that all-important XP.
Now that Fortnite Season 5 has been out for a while, players are slowly starting to unlock the Baby Yoda back bling, but many of them are facing disappointment upon learning that their hard-earned reward is broken.
Fortnite and The Mandalorian have crossed paths in Season 2 Chapter 5.
Fortnite’s Baby Yoda back bling is broken
In a Fortnite subreddit thread which has gained over 10k upvotes, Reddit user SweggyBoi highlighted the issue at hand: When you have Baby Yoda equipped, you can’t see where you’re aiming at all as it blocks more than half of the screen.
The problem seems to occur when the player enters and exits a car, causing Baby Yoda to become static. This is likely because the back bling hovers behind the player, rather than resting directly against their back as capes and backpacks do
You can see the moment where Baby Yoda blocks the player’s screen in Fortnite below. SweggyBoi and a number of other Reddit users have called on Epic to acknowledge and fix the problem.
Of course, an easy fix for this problem would be to simply not use the Baby Yoda back bling. But when most players have spent real money on the Battle Pass and dedicated hours of gameplay to unlocking the cosmetic, their frustration is understandable.
“How the f**k did this pass playtests?” asked one Reddit user, while another added: “The view truly is awful with bulky skins and back blings. This one is super extreme though. Hope we just get some FOV settings finally so we can use more skins without having half the screen blocked.”
Others highlighted a different problem with Fortnite’s Baby Yoda back bling: “Because it sticks so far out from your back, when you’re hiding it either clips through the wall or shows around the corner.”
While the recent customizable superhero skin controversy resulted in players accusing Epic of supporting “pay to win” cosmetics, the Baby Yoda back bling is being jokingly referred to as “pay to lose” as it’s actually hindering players’ performance.
Hopefully, Epic Games will issue some sort of fix for this problem in the near future.