Two New Limited Time Modes for Fortnite Battle Royale Have Been Leaked - Dexerto

Two New Limited Time Modes for Fortnite Battle Royale Have Been Leaked

Published: 19/Jun/2018 9:39 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:05

by Ross Deason


Two new Limited Time Modes called “Tactics Showdown” and “Ground Game” have been found in the game files for Fortnite Battle Royale following the release of the V4.4 Content Update.

Limited Time Modes are one of the best ideas that Epic Games has ever had for Fortnite Battle Royale. Usually lasting around a week, they give players something different from the standard game to play and have a different theme each time.

Following the release of the V4.4 Content Update on June 19th, Reddit user nehpets1999 discovered some new files that appear to be related to a new Limited Time Mode called “Tactics Showdown”. The description for this mode is as follows:

“This mode encourages tactical combat and building by putting a sap on the amount of resources and ammunition players can carry. Player-built structures also start off with less health than normal, and when players are eliminated they will drop fewer resources than normal.”

Also shown in the files is a Limited Time Mode called “Ground Game” which has the following description:

“In Ground Game, the focus is on fighting smart – Spray & Pray and Build Spamming isn’t an option here. Fewer building materials can be carried and max ammo count is limited, so use the natural cover that the map provides and make every shot count!”

The image shared by nehpets1999 can be found below.

If the files are anything to go by, it would seem that Epic Games is trying to put more of a focus on strategic play by reducing ammunition, health. And building materials to a point where risk taking will be punished more severely.

However, the community has rarely responded well to a lack of building materials, as building is such an integral part of the game, so these new modes are likely to be rather divisive.

As always when it comes to leaks, none of the information has been confirmed by Epic Games and the information in the game files could be altered, or changed completely, by the time they go live.


Fortnite Galactus skin leaked ahead of Season 4 finale event

Published: 28/Nov/2020 22:12

by Theo Salaun


Just days ahead of Fortnite’s Galactus live event on December 1, data-miners have leaked a highly anticipated Galactus skin without spoiling event details. 

Galactus, the “Devourer of Worlds,” has been approaching Fortnite’s island and his unavoidable arrival is finally nigh. In a one-time-only, live Season 4 “Nexus War” finale on December 1, Marvel’s world-eater and Epic Games’ player base will collide. 

While fans currently know that the gigantic, cosmic entity is making his way to the Island and that something will be happening on the aforementioned date at 4 p.m. ET, few details are available.

Fortunately for impatient aficionados of the battle royale, dataminers have leaked a Galactus skin that should be coming to the game’s shop with a bundle at some point.

Fortnite Galactus skin leaked

galactus skin fortnite
Twitter, @ximton
The Galactus skin doesn’t seem massive, but it’s definitely spooky.

While it’s unclear exactly how similar this skin will be to the teased images of a gargantuan, shadowy Galactus shared by Epic themselves, the skin most certainly presents an imposing figure. 

Dressed in glistening jet black and red, the skin features regal, villainous armor bookended by chunky boots and a massive helmet. Eagle-eyed fans might even notice a particularly smug smile sitting across the infamous villain’s purple face.

It remains uncertain if this skin will be available for purchase and, if so, when it will be. But leakers like ‘ximton’ have discovered files indicating it could be part of a bundle. Still, in order to save fans from leaks, dataminers have remained largely quiet about specific event details.

Fortnite Galactus event – what we know so far

A variety of leaks have already surfaced, showing a gigantic Galactus and teasing the possibilities of a major battle between Marvel’s heroes and the cosmic world-eater. But Epic Games have tried to keep things on the low, only confirming that “the fate of all Reality lies in the balance.”

As mentioned earlier, the finale event begins on Tuesday, December 1 at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT, 9 p.m. GMT) and its exact duration is unknown. Epic have advised players to download the latest update (14.60) and Houseparty (which is integrated with Fortnite to allow for live video chat).

For all leaks, details, and news about the event, follow along with our dedicated Galactus info hub.