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Australian Creator Loserfruit Immortalised in Fortnite Icon Series

Australian Creator Loserfruit Immortalised in Fortnite Icon Series
Epic Games today announced that Australian content creator Kathleen “Loserfruit” Belsten is the first Australian to join its Fortnite Icon series, receiving her own in-game cosmetic set. The Loserfruit Bundle which includes the ‘Loserfruit’ outfit, ‘Buddy Bag’ Back Bling, ‘Fruit Punchers’ Pickaxe, and ‘Bounce Berry’ Emote is now available for fans to purchase and use in Fortnite. “I’m so grateful to be one of the first creators in the world to get this opportunity,” said Loserfruit. “Fortnite has changed my life, so being added to the game is a huge honour. This is such a big career highlight for me and I have no idea how I’m ever going to top it.” Through the Fortnite Icon Series, Epic Games collaborated with Loserfruit to ensure her personality and artistic vision influenced the design of the cosmetic items. “I love the attention to detail Epic put into the outfit – from the fruits, colours and even ...

Splash Down Into Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 3

Splash Down Into Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 3
Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 3 is now available! After being surrounded by a circular tsunami wave for nearly 40 hours, the Island is now adapting to a new watery way of life. Players can dive in and explore new features, including: Taking on attacking bands of Marauders as they challenge your survival Swimming with sharks: they steal items and are dangerous but also make for fun transportation if you manage to hook onto one with a Fishing Rod to ride, steer and jump across the waters Build-a-Brella, which allows you to create your very own custom Umbrella! Available through the Battle Pass and completing the challenges to level up New location reveals as the time goes on and the water recedes, allowing players to discover new ways to get around… For more information, please head over to www.fortnite.com

AFL Gamers Network To Host Charity Tournament In a Partnership First With Fortnite

AFL Gamers Network To Host Charity Tournament In a Partnership First With Fortnite
The AFL is excited to announce it will be hosting a $100,000 charity Duos tournament, AFL Stream King featuring Fortnite, on Friday 22 May, 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm AEST via the AFL Gamers Network YouTube channel youtube.com/aflgamersnetwork. The highly anticipated online event will see 40 leading AFL players and 40 of the region’s biggest Fortnite professional players and creators pair up, to battle it out for the ultimate crown to be named the AFL ‘Stream King’. Avid gamer and Lion’s star Mitch Robinson is headlining the tournament alongside Melbourne’s Jack Viney, Port Adelaide’s Connor Rozee, Collingwood’s Jaidyn Stephenson, Sydney’s Nick Blakey and the Hawk’s James Sicily. They will join an array of Australia’s most popular streamers, including Muselk, MrFreshAsian, and x2Twins, with additional players and key duos to be announced in the coming days via the AFL Gamers Network channels. Launched in late May to cater for footy lovers and gaming ...

Fortnite’s Party Royale Premiere Featuring Dillon Francis, Steve Aoki, and deadmau5

Fortnite’s Party Royale Premiere Featuring Dillon Francis, Steve Aoki, and deadmau5
Fortnite now has over 350 million registered players. In April, players spent over 3.2 billion hours in game! To keep the party going, players are invited to the Fortnite Party Royale Premiere on Saturday, May 9 at 11:00 AM AEST. Dillon Francis, Steve Aoki, and deadmau5 are coming to Party Royale with back-to-back-to-back sets LIVE on the big screen at the Main Stage. Players can hit the dance floor, chill with friends, or jump into other activities in Party Royale. Additionally, anyone who logs into Fortnite from Saturday, May 9 at 8AM AEST to Tuesday, May 12 at 12AM AEST will get the new, music-reactive Neon Wings Back Bling for free! Perfect for wearing at the show. Party Royale is a new experimental and evolving space. All chill, no sweat. Leave your weapons and mats behind and hang out with friends, play games, perfect your skydive, and more. The party’s just getting started. ...

Fortnite Streamer Ewok Joins HyperX Brand Ambassador Family

Fortnite Streamer Ewok Joins HyperX Brand Ambassador Family
HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company Inc., today announced the signing of Fortnite streamer Soleil “Ewok” Wheeler as a HyperX brand ambassador. Under the new sponsorship, Ewok will use HyperX gaming keyboards, mice, mousepads, SSDs, and memory modules while streaming. A prominent female influencer known for her gaming skills in Fortnite, Ewok has been recognised by Forbes 30 under 30, Teen Vogue’s 21 Under 21 and received the Golden Joystick Award for Best New Streamer in 2019. “I love using HyperX hardware and their commitment to the community, and I am excited to be a member of their ambassador team,” said Ewok, HyperX brand ambassador, streamer and influencer. “As a young female gamer, I feel it’s important to show others that there are no limits to what you can accomplish. Hopefully, my efforts will serve as an inspiration for others.” Ewok’s Fortnite skills garnered attention from notable Twitch streamers like ...

Fortnite and Travis Scott Present: Astronomical

Fortnite and Travis Scott Present: Astronomical
From April 24 (AEST), blast off into a one of a kind musical journey featuring Travis Scott and the world premiere of a brand new track. Astronomical is an other-worldly experience inspired by Cactus Jack’s creations, built from the ground up in Fortnite. To make sure everyone has a chance to experience Astronomical, we’re setting up multiple tour dates with showtimes for players around the globe. Jump in to whichever time fits your schedule best, or catch an encore with your friends if they missed it. Arriving before Astronomical, we’re excited to announce that Travis Scott is the newest addition to the Icon Series. Get his Outfits, Emotes, and more starting April 21. And if you attend any of the Astronomical events, you’ll score this Astroworld Cyclone Glider (attached) and two loading screens for free! Starting April 21, you can unlock even more free gear by completing the Astronomical Challenges. Please see below show ...

Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 2 Has Begun

Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 2 Has Begun
Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 2 has begun and is now available as a free update on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, Mac, Android, and iOS! Learn more about Chapter 2 in the Cinematic Trailer below and check out what’s in the latest Battle Pass in the video below. Play Spy Games The Island has been taken over by cover operatives – Ghost and Shadow – and its fate is in your hands. Will you join the fight? Discover Top Secret Locations Discover exotic new locations throughout the island! Go off-the-grid and discover new POI hideouts on the map. Join Limited Time Operations Infiltrate enemy bases, neutralized the henchman guards and face off against their leader to sna unique and powerful weapons. Surprise the Enemy Break ...

Breso Crowned The Fortnite AO Summer Smash Solos Champion

Breso Crowned The Fortnite AO Summer Smash Solos Champion
Australia’s largest competitive gaming event wrapped up today on Margaret Court Arena today with Leevi ‘Breso’ Breslin (Brisbane, Australia) winning $100,000 after finishing atop the AO Summer Smash Solo’s Championship leaderboard after an action packed six-game tournament. Ninety gamers from 11 countries battled it out for a share in $400,000 on a day where fans were treated to an afternoon of professional standard gameplay. “It’s really exciting. I didn’t think I was going to win, my aim was to not come late so this is great. This tournament has been crazy,” Breso said. Second and third-place getters Sebastian ‘Looter is FA’ Olle (AUS) and Reza ‘Symetrical’ Ebrahimi (USA) took home $40,000 and $25,000 respectively. “It was a great tournament. I’m going to come back next year if there is one.”, Looter said. Event organiser Mark Riedy said he was happy with how the tournament’s second Summer Smash concluded on Sunday.    “We are so pleased that Summer ...

Fortnite Summer Smash Charity Trios Teams Announced

Fortnite Summer Smash Charity Trios Teams Announced
The first trios teams who will compete in the Pro-Am charity event at the Fortnite Summer Smash at Australian Open 2020 have been revealed. The Pro-Am will kick off the AO Summer Smash weekend on Saturday 1 February and feature 30 trios teams made up of the biggest names from the Fortnite community, sports and entertainment, competing for a share of $100,000 in charitable donations. The inaugural 2019 Pro-Am champion MrFreshAsian launches his title defence by joining forces with YouTube superstar Lachlan and Sydney musician Enschway. “I’m so excited that we have international players coming to play in Aus and hopefully I can get two Australian Open Charity Pro-Am wins in a row,” Harley ‘MrFreshAsian’ Campbell said. Reuben Styles of Peking Duk returns to join Muselk and 2019 Fortnite World Cup qualifier x2TwinsJordan. “I’m incredibly excited to see the ...

World’s Best Fortnite Players Confirmed For AO Summer Smash

World’s Best Fortnite Players Confirmed For AO Summer Smash
Some of the world’s most recognised Fortnite players have confirmed their attendance at the Fortnite Summer Smash at Australian Open 2020 taking place from 1-2 February. Australia’s largest competitive gaming event will take place during the AO finals weekend, featuring a $100,000 Charity ProAm on the Saturday followed by the $400,000 Solos Championship tournament on the Sunday. The weekend will host players from more than 12 countries including Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Austria, Norway, Netherlands, Canada, Brazil, USA, China and Japan with additional players still to be announced. The Charity Pro-Am on Saturday 1 February will be a trios event, with a personality from sports and entertainment, a professional competitive gamer and a content creator forming each team. Thirty teams will take to the floor of Margaret Court Arena on Saturday with the winners donating to their choice of charity. The full Charity Pro-Am will be revealed in the coming weeks. On Sunday 2 ...

The Force Is Strong With Fortnite

The Force Is Strong With Fortnite
In case you missed the announcement at The Game Awards, director J.J. Abrams revealed that Fortnite will premiere exclusive, never-before-seen Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker footage in-game on Sunday, December 15 @ 6 AM AEDT live at Risky Reels. Everyone that attends the in-game event will also receive a free TIE Whisper Glider, a starfighter of speed and ferocity. See the TIE Whisper Glider in Action below. To celebrate the event, players can find new Star Wars Outfits, Gliders, Pickaxes and Emotes available now in the Item Shop. Come dressed as Rey, Finn, and more this Sunday, December 15 when the doors open at 5:30 AM AEDT and the event starts at 6 AM AEDT!

Warner Bros And Epic Games Launch Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle

Warner Bros And Epic Games Launch Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Epic Games have announced that the Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle is now available as part of a worldwide retail distribution partnership for the gaming phenomenon Fortnite. The all-new retail version of the Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle is on store shelves now with a RRP of $44.95 and players can pick it up for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo Switch™ system, and the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X. Players can also purchase the Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle and download digitally through the in-game store and first-party digital marketplaces. The Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle comes with 13 new items, including: Dark Power Chord Outfit Shadow Ark Outfit Molten Omen Outfit Dark Angular Shift Wrap Molten Angular Shift Wrap Shadow Angular Shift Wrap Dark Six String Back Bling Molten Battle Shroud Back Bling Shadow Ark Wings Back Bling Dark Strikers Dual-Wielding Pickaxe Molten Strikers Dual-Wielding Pickaxe Shadow Strikers Dual-Wielding Pickaxe Unification Emote Download Fortnite Battle Royale and Fortnite Creative for free at

Fortnitemares Limited Time Event Now Available in Fortnite

Fortnitemares Limited Time Event Now Available in Fortnite
Fortnite has launched its Halloween-inspired event “Fortnitemares” for Battle Royale, Creative and Save the World. From now until 5 November, players can jump into two Limited Time Modes through the Battle Royale menu: Storm King Battle Arena: 16 players team up to take on the Storm King and his minions in a PvE boss fight. Players who defeat the Storm King will unlock exclusive rewards. Gun Fright LTM: Two teams of duos face off in this quickfire mode. Players jumping into the Battle Royale map will notice that their favourite locations have also been given a Halloween-themed makeover. Fans of Fortnite Creative, a mode which allows players to build their own maps and game modes in Fortnite, can enjoy a selection of hand-picked player created Halloween games in the creative hub which will rotate throughout Fortnitemares. Save the World players will enjoy an extended Fortnitemares event with new Fortnitemares questlines and events weekly from 30 October ...

Fortnite Chapter 2 Available Now

Fortnite Chapter 2 Available Now
Epic Games launched Fortnite Chapter 2, available as a free download on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android. Chapter 2 brings some huge changes to Fortnite. You can check out some highlights below, and we encourage you to drop in and check it out for yourself, because there’s so much more. Drop in to a New World – Choose your landing spot and explore an all new island featuring 13 locations. New Water Gameplay – Swimming, Fishing, Motorboats, and more! Support Your Squad – Heal your squad with the Bandage Bazooka, carry your fallen teammates to safety, and celebrate with new group emotes like high fives! Hideouts and Explosives – Hide in Haystacks and Dumpsters to get the drop on your opponent or go in blazing by blowing up gas tanks and explosive barrels. Upgraded Combat – Get back to basics and battle enemies with a streamlined weapon arsenal. Upgrade weapons ...

Zone Wars Limited Time Mode Now Available in Fortnite Battle Royale

Zone Wars Limited Time Mode Now Available in Fortnite Battle Royale
Fortnite is today introducing the popular ‘Zone Wars’ limited time mode (LTM) into Battle Royale. Zone Wars replicates the late game of Fortnite Battle Royale with up to 16 players. The end game of Fortnite sees the Storm Eye shrink to a small circle and move around the map, forcing the remaining players into a small area to battle out for the Victory Royale. Creative Mode allows players to build their own game modes in Fortnite, and top fan-made maps have been included as Battle Royale LTMs. As the name suggests, these game modes are only available for a short period of time, and can be selected from in the Battle Royale mode lobby. There will be four maps available to choose from, all created by Fortnite community developers: Vortex Zone Wars by ZeroYaHero Zone Wars Colosseum by JesGran Desert Zone Wars 2.0 by JotaPeGame DOWNHILL RIVE ZONE WARS(6.0) by Enigma All players can complete a free set ...

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Epic Games to Launch Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Epic Games to Launch Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and Epic Games are continuing to collaborate with the upcoming launch of Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle, an all-new retail bundle that is set to release worldwide beginning Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019. As part of a worldwide retail distribution partnership for the gaming phenomenon Fortnite, the retail version of the Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle will have a $44.95 and will include over $100 worth of in-game content. Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle will include 13 new items: three Legendary Outfits, three Legendary Back Blings, three Rare Dual-Wielding Pickaxes, three Epic Wraps, and new Emote. Players will be able to pick up the new bundle for PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Nintendo Switch™ system, and the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X. Players can also purchase Fortnite: Darkfire Bundle and download digitally through the in-game store and first-party digital marketplaces.

Epic Games Launches Fortnite Season X – Out of Time

Epic Games Launches Fortnite Season X – Out of Time
Fortnite Season X – Out of Time has now launched and available as a free update on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, Switch, Android, and iOS! For the full patch notes, head here. BATTLE ROYALE Time is twisted and the Zero Point has become volatile in Season X. Whether you’re nostalgic for the past or excited for the future, there will be plenty for you to discover all Season long. Locations once thought to be lost have begun to appear on the island, but they aren’t the same as they once were… Board the Battle Bus and drop in, but keep an eye to the skies to spot the new Season X mech vehicle, the B.R.U.T.E. Crashing on the island as the Battle Bus takes off, these merciless mechs seat two players and works best with a partner, so grab a squadmate, hop in, load up, and roll out. CREATIVE Season X introduces entirely ...

The Fortnite World Cup – A Record-Setting Tournament

The Fortnite World Cup – A Record-Setting Tournament
Over 40 million players participated. Only the Fortnite World Cup Champions remain standing. The best Fortnite players in the world met in New York City July 26 – 28 to compete in the USD$30 million Fortnite World Cup Solo and Duos Finals, USD$3 million Creative Finals and USD$3 million Charity Pro-Am. This event was the culmination of 10 weeks of USD$1 million Online Open Qualifiers with more than 200 countries participating. Over 19,000 fans attended the three-day Fortnite World Cup Finals in person at the sold-out Arthur Ashe Stadium. On Sunday during the Solo Finals, concurrent viewers peaked at over 2.3 million across YouTube and Twitch, making the Fortnite World Cup the most-watched competitive gaming event (excluding China) of all time. These numbers do not include fans watching in-game and on other streaming and social media platforms. You can find the details of the winners below, and photos and videos from the ...

Global Gaming Phenomenon Fortnite Returns To The Melbourne Esports Open

Global Gaming Phenomenon Fortnite Returns To The Melbourne Esports Open
ESL and TEG Live have today announced that this year’s Melbourne Esports Open™ will feature the return of the smash hit from Epic Games, Fortnite. Across the weekend of Saturday 31 August and Sunday 1 September, Fortnite fans will be able to join the action on an expanded “Fortnite Stage” in Margaret Court Arena, with action from the stage being broadcast in front of a live audience and online. Fans will also have the chance to play alongside popular content creators including ‘The Misfits’ on stage, with open tournaments running throughout both show days. Melbourne & Olympic Parks is fast becoming an epicentre for Fortnite after the successful running of the “Fortnite Summer Smash” at this year’s Australian Open. Fortnite will also be featured with the “Fortnite Free-Play Field” – an area within the “JB Hi-Fi Game On Zone” which in 2019 expands into Melbourne Arena – offering attendees the chance to get ...

Flagship Microsoft Store Sydney Announce The Return Of Gaming Day Ft. Fortnite

Flagship Microsoft Store Sydney Announce The Return Of Gaming Day Ft. Fortnite
Flagship Microsoft Store Sydney is excited to announce that its hugely popular Gaming Day ft. Fortnite is back for another event on Saturday, 8th June! Gamers can battle it out in their squad against each other, show off their flossing skills in a dance off, snap the perfect photo with cosplayer Airheart and have the chance to win some amazing prizes with giveaways throughout the day. This event provides the opportunity to meet others in the Fortnite community and get a glimpse at a brand new Fortnite surprise, coming soon to Microsoft Store. Both new and seasoned gamers are encouraged to get involved and share in the fun throughout the day, as they experience Fortnite in a supportive and inclusive environment. More details on the event below: What: Microsoft Store Gaming Day – Ft. Fortnite When: Saturday, 8 June | 10:00AM – 4:30PM Where: Flagship Microsoft Store 188 Pitt Street, Sydney Register: Here Note: all those under ...

VIDEOS: Fortnite Season 9 Is Here – The Future is Yours

VIDEOS: Fortnite Season 9 Is Here – The Future is Yours
The volcano has erupted and forever changed some long lasting locations – from the ashes, Neo Tilted rises. Grab the squad to explore the bright lights of new attractions like Peely’s Banana Stand and Nugget Hut. Catch a ride and quickly traverse areas by flying in and out of the new Slipstream wind transportation system. Use the new Air Vents to quickly navigate from building to building. Take a glide over to the new Mega Mall to do some shopping before the storm hits. The future is yours in Season 9! A new season also means a brand new Battle Pass. Over 100 new exclusive rewards are ready for you to unlock, and it still costs the same 950 V-bucks. This season, you’ll get ...

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