Fortnite Halloween update: new skins, challenges and gift system revealed
- Fortnite will release a new patch on October 31 during its Fortnitemare event
- New skins, challenges, cosmetics and more have been added for the event
- New details have reportedly been discovered about the game’s alleged gift system, first hinted at in June 2018 but not yet implemented in the game.
Halloween is approaching frighteningly fast and Fortnite is getting busy.
The game, currently in the midst of its Halloween-themed Fortnitemares event, is also expected to release a new patch on October 31, just in time for the holidays.
Many fans have speculated that it could include new content for the Fortnitemares event, with the long-promised gift system being a possibility as well.
Here’s everything you need to know about the new Halloween skins, Fortnitemares challenges, and the gift system before the upcoming patch is released.
Fortnite’s new Fortnitemare event features new challenges, missions, enemies, and more
Fortnite Halloween Skin
A number of new Halloween skins have been added to celebrate the upcoming holidays.
The flagship skin is the new Deadfire skin, a “responsive” skin whose appearance is altered based on how players play in games that cost 2,000 V-Bucks. It is set to be joined by a new vampire-themed skin called Sanctum and other Halloween-themed skins such as Arachne, Spider-Knight, Onesie, and Guan-Yu.
In addition, other cosmetic items will be available such as the Dark Shard pickaxe, Shackled Stone Back Bling and more.
The challenges of Fortnitemares
Fortnitemares, an in-game event running from October 23 to November 26, offered new monsters, missions, and items for players throughout its run. Furthermore, he is also afraid of new challenges for players to face.
Fortnitemares challenges that will be implemented include:
- Destroy 10 Elite Cube Monsters for 500 XP
- Damages 2,500 Cube Shards for 500 XP
- Deal 1,000 damage to cube monsters in a single match for 500 XP
- Visit 4 different corrupted areas in a single game for 500 XP
- Destroy 3 cube fragments for 500 XP
- Complete 14 Fortnitemares Challenges for 500 XP
As a reward, players can get a Dark Engine Glider.
Fortnite gift system
In addition to the new skins and challenges, there are also reports that Epic Games may be introducing a gift system that allows players to transfer special gifts to each other in the video game, something that has been hinted at since June 2018 but has been much of it kept under control. wraps ever since.
Data miners are thought to have uncovered evidence that players will be able to add colorful wrapping paper to their in-game gifts through a new Gift Wrap card, with colors specifically blue, yellow, red, and purple.
So far, no official implementation date for the long-awaited gift system has been confirmed by Epic Games.
What is Fortnite?
Fortnite is a free shooter published and developed by Epic Games.
Initially released in July 2017, its popular battle royale mode was later added in September 2017 and features intense, action-packed matches from 100 players competing in games that blend traditional action shooter gameplay with survival and survival elements. of building forts.
Boasting a player base of as many as 125 million people worldwide, the game is currently available to play on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, MacOS and Microsoft Windows.
Notably, Fortnite is also at the top of Google’s list for the most popular Halloween costume searches so far in 2018.