Tomorrow’s Halloween-themed Fortnitemares occasion will get official begin time • Eurogamer.web
UPDATE 29/10/19: Fortnite’s Halloween-themed occasion, higher often called Fortnitemares, is now underway on all platforms, introducing a spread of appropriately spooky new limited-time modes, challenges, and rewards, as outlined in developer Epic’s announcement put up.Fortnitemares’ centrepiece this yr is arguably the battle towards the fearsome Storm King – the large unhealthy of Fortnite’s different mode, Save the World. This specific skirmish unfolds in its personal separate limited-time mode and pits squads towards the intimidatingly giant Storm King and his waves of undead buddies. People who survive get a beautiful spooky umbrella for his or her troubles.There is a little bit of undead malarky occurring in the principle battle royale mode too, with Season 2’s brand-new island map altering for the very first time. Now, the centre of the map, dubbed the Isle of Storms, is spewing out evil forces, and can proceed to take action till gamers stem the tide.
Accompanying these actions are a spread of free challenges, and quite a lot of vaguely spooky rewards, together with seasonal sprays and elegance choices for the Backboard Again Bling. There’s additionally a premium set of challenges obtainable as a part of Fortnite’s Cryptic Curse Bundle, which incorporates the Wrath Outfit, Time Keeper Again Bling, and unlockable further kinds.This yr’s Fortnitemares occasion is reside now and finishes subsequent Monday, 4th November.ORIGINAL STORY 28/10/19: Fortnite is dusting off its sack of Halloween swag and readying to smother its brand-new Season 2 battle royale map in spookiness for the return of its Fortnitemares occasion tomorrow.We knew it was coming, thanks to varied teases from Epic over final week, however it’s now confirmed that Fortnitemares can be kicking off tomorrow, 29th October, at 1pm GMT/6 am PT.There is not any phrase but on what this yr’s Fortnitemares will convey, however the regular number of limited-time, event-specific challenges and rewards are virtually assured – and we do have a single teaser picture with which to occupy our minds till the whole lot is revealed in full. So, um, any robust views on whether or not these are tentacles or mandibles?Nicely, which is it?No matter tomorrow’s occasion brings, it’s going to must go all-out to make the identical affect as final yr’s Fortnitemares. That occasion arrived at a high-point in Epic’s ongoing Fortnite narrative, following weeks of curious exercise as much-loved dice of evil, Kevin, left his sinister mark on the sport’s map. Admittedly, the PvE-focussed Dice Monsters that finally emerged in consequence weren’t, it is truthful to say, precisely a fan-favourite, so there’s particular room for enchancment. This yr, followers are nonetheless settling into Fortnite 2.zero, with ne’er a touch of any oncoming darkness to be present in its squeaky new world. As such, it’s going to be fascinating to see precisely how Fortnitemares – Season 2’s first world-changing occasion – unfolds. All can be revealed, presumably together with some decision on that complete tentacle/mandible factor, tomorrow.