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Thor’s Bifrost appears as third in-game Fortnite Season 4 teaser

Published: 26/Aug/2020 15:08

by Matt Porter


We’re just a day away from Fortnite Season 4, and the final in-game teaser has revealed how Marvel’s superheroes have made it to the game’s island, with the Bifrost rune appearing scorched into the earth on Wednesday, August 26. 

Fortnite fans have been eagerly anticipating the launch of the new season since August 21, when Epic Games dropped the first teaser featuring the ‘God of Thunder’ Thor, who looks set to play a major role in the fourth season of the game’s second chapter.


Since then, his iconic hammer Mjölnir has crash-landed onto the island, creating a massive crater near Salty Springs, adding further credence to the idea that he is on his way to the island.

Now, that it is all but confirmed, with the rune of the Bifrost scorched into the land on August 26, signalling that he may already be in the world of Fortnite.

Thor's Hammer in a crater in Fortnite.
Epic Games
Thor’s hammer appeared in-game on Monday, August 24.

Things really kicked off in-game on August 22 when a massive rift opened up in the sky above the island, something which we’ve seen on plenty of occasions in the past, especially when something big is about to happen. Two days later, Thor’s hammer slammed into the ground, creating a massive crater and leaving fans wondering if he would come to collect his possession.

Now, it seems he may already be here, with the distinctive runes of the Bifrost appearing on the ground, hinting that Thor is already on the island, and maybe brought some help with him too.

For those unaware, the Bifrost is the rainbow road that connects Thor’s home planet of Asgard with the rest of the nine realms, including earth. Thor uses it to travel from planet to planet to allow him to protect those under attack, and wherever he lands, leaves the rune of the Bifrost in that spot, burnt into the ground.


The Bifrost has appeared just east of Weeping Woods on the hill with the wooden cabin, while Epic tweeted that “The War to save Reality” starts tomorrowm, with images of Captain America, Wolverine, and more.

With Fortnite Season 4 so close, it’s no surprise that Epic have left perhaps the biggest clue for new content until the end, with the appearance of the symbol making it clear that earth’s mightiest heroes have at least visited the island, even if they haven’t stayed permanently just yet.

Thankfully, we won’t have to wait much longer for answers, with Season 4 set to go live on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch on August 27.


How to watch Fortnite FNCS Season 4: Stream, schedule, format

Published: 7/Oct/2020 10:56 Updated: 7/Oct/2020 11:04

by Andrew Amos


The Fortnite Champion Series (FNCS) is back for Chapter 2 Season 4, with a return to the beloved Trios format that fans have been clamoring to see make a return. With the action kicking off on October 9, here’s everything you need to know to make sure you catch all of the action.

FNCS is making its return to trios in Season 4 for the first time since the inaugural Season X event. While it’s been a pretty poorly kept secret, there are some changes to the format from when it last appeared in August 2019.


With qualifiers now completed, we’re heading into the main stage of the FNCS Season 4 event, with a full month of competitive Fortnite on the way featuring some of the biggest names in the game competing for their cut of the prize money.

FNCS Season 4 format

FNCS Season 4 returns to the Trios format that has been used in the past, and is arguably the most popular competitive format in the tournament’s history, with past events filled with massive plays and huge battles that make for the ultimate Fortnite viewing experience.


As always, FNCS runs on a points-based scoring system, with your final placement in matches contributing to your overall score at the end of the weekend. Those who manage to win a game will receive 25 points as their reward, with the values decreasing incrementally down to 17th place, with anyone finishing below that scoring nothing. There are points for finding eliminations though, so players will be on the lookout for enemies to wipe out and add to their tally.

FNCS scoring system

  • Victory Royale: 25 Points
  • 2nd: 20 Points
  • 3rd: 16 Points
  • 4th: 14 Points
  • 5th: 13 Points
  • 6th: 12 Points
  • 7th: 11 Points
  • 8th: 10 Points
  • 9th: 9 Points
  • 10th: 8 Points
  • 11th: 7 Points
  • 12th: 6 Points
  • 13th: 5 Points
  • 14th 4 Points
  • 15th: 3 Points
  • 16th: 2 Points
  • 17th: 1 Point
  • Each Elimination: 1 Point

FNCS will be running in all the same regions it has been for the last few seasons: NA-West, NA-East, South American, EU, Middle East, Asia, and OCE, with the competition running on PC and consoles.


FNCS Season 4 will feature three weeks of qualifiers, with the top 15 teams from each week qualifying for the Grand Finals, who will be joined by the 87 teams with the highest cumulative points over the three qualifying rounds, with up to 132 teams competing in the Grand Finals on October 29.

FNCS stream

As always, Epic Games will be hosting their own broadcast for the FNCS Season 4 events, complete with commentary and analysis to make sure you catch all the action as it happens. You can check out the official Fortnite FNCS stream on their official Twitch channel, which has been embedded below.


FNCS Season 4 dates

FNCS Season 4 will run across four weeks ⁠— three weeks of qualifiers, and one week for finals. If you want to sign yourself up, these are the dates you need to know.

  • FNCS Week 1: October 9 – October 11
  • FNCS Week 2: October 16 – October 18
  • FNCS Week 3: October 23 – October 25
  • FNCS Finals: October 29 – November 1

The first day of each week will be an open qualifier. If you make the top 33 teams, you’ll be invited to play in the next two days for a chance to make it to the Finals.


FNCS isn’t the only competition coming to Fortnite Season 4. Weekly Cash Cups for Solos and Trios will be returning, while the Dreamhack Online Open (Solo) will also take place across NA and Europe.

With players set to earn up to $111,000 for winning the whole tournament, you can rest assured that there will be plenty of action when the action kicks off.

Who is competing in FNCS Season 4?

While each of the FNCS Qualifying Heats are open to any player who has reached the Champion League divisions in Arena or higher, we know some of the big names who will be competing in the tournament, and their teammates for the event. You can take a look at a selection of the confirmed FNCS Trios below.

  • Bugha, Avery, and Jamper
  • Vivid, Co1azo, and RoLLer
  • Clix, Bizzle, and illest
  • Cizlucky, LazarP, and Owl
  • Scoped, Highsky, and Tuxey
  • Chap, Coop, and Skqttles
  • Riversan, Dubs, and Megga
  • Zayt, Saf, and Stretch
  • Benjyfishy, Savage, and LeTsHe
  • Mongraal, mitr0, and Tayson