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Fortnite open-world RPG spinoff revealed in Season 7 leaks

Some leaked artwork has revealed a potential open-world sandbox mode that may be arriving in Fortnite soon.



Fishstick with a spear and a shield in Fortnite

Some new artwork has been revealed during Fortnite Season 7, which seems to showcase a brand-new open-world playlist that might be coming to the game soon.

Epic Games try to keep the Fortnite meta fresh by introducing brand-new content and changes like a crafting systemtamable wild animals, and in-game events such as the Ariana Grande concert.

Three months ago, some leaks emerged, which suggested that the devs plan to take the battle royale into its first open-world sandbox mode. Now, some leaked artwork may have given us a closer look at it.

leaked Fortnite open world RPG artwork

Notable Fortnite data miner iFireMonkey uncovered a new limited-time mode that Epic Games secretly updated in Fortnite’s code on August 10. Through this, some brand-new artwork was leaked that may have given the community its first glimpse of this rumored game mode or spinoff.

It showcases four characters standing together as they prepare to fend off an incoming attack with different weapons. Peely wields a mystical wand, Jonesy has a sword, Fishstick has a spear and a shield, and Cuddle Team Leader uses a bow and arrow.

Upon closer inspection, you can also spot a giant monkey in the background, along with some interesting-looking temple POIs.

Many fans felt that these probably represent open-world or survival RPG modes. Until Epic Games announce something official, this image will only fuel further speculation among Fortnite fans in what would be a monumental addition to one of the most popular games in the world.

This image might be teasing the arrival of a Clash of Clans crossover or perhaps something entirely different. Hopefully, the developers will give us some more concrete information soon enough.

We might see the arrival of an open-world sandbox mode in Fortnite when Season 8 goes live. Once there are any more developments regarding this, we’ll be sure to update you.

For more Fortnite, check out how you can unlock the Superman skin and Gamora skin that have and will be arriving in Season 7 of the popular game.

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Fortnite 21.40 update early patch notes: Release date, Dragon Ball crossover, more

Fortnite update 21.40 is set to arrive very soon, bringing Dragon Ball content along with it. Here’s all the details and early patch notes.



Fortnite Dragon Ball Shenron

The Fortnite 21.40 update is set drop very soon, bringing with it the long-awaited Dragon Ball crossover and a host of other changes. Here’s everything we’re expecting to see in Fortnite update 21.40, as well as the release date and patch notes.

Since the start of Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 3, Epic Games have kept the game fresh with regular updates, introducing content like the No Sweat Summer event, as well as new cosmetics such as Thor: Love and Thunder outfits or a collaboration with WWE superstar John Cena.

Fortnite update 21.40 is set to follow suit, introducing a brand-new crossover and is expected to come with a host of fixes too. But when does the update go live?

We’ve got everything you need to know about the Fortnite 21.40 update right here, including the release date and expected downtime.

Fortnite update 21.40 release date & downtime

The Fortnite 21.40 update is scheduled to go live on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, as confirmed by Epic’s announcement of the Dragon Ball Z crossover. Players can expect the patch to roll out at the usual time of 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET / 9 AM BST.

As is the case with nearly all Fortnite updates, the game will likely go down for somewhere between two and four hours, as well as an extra 30 minutes of downtime before it releases to ensure the servers are clear.

Fortnite 21.40 update Dragon Ball crossover

The marquee addition of Fortnite update 21.40 is the long-rumored collaboration with the popular anime Dragon Ball. It’s unclear ahead of release exactly what will be included, but players can expect some new skins of beloved characters and new POIs on the map.

Leakers have hinted that there will be four Dragon Ball skins included in the collaboration, including Goku, Vegeta, Beerus, and an unknown fourth character, with many hoping for Broly or Trunks.

We’ll be sure to update this section as soon as the patch goes live and we can see everything the Fortnite x Dragon Ball crossover has to offer.

Fortnite update 21.40 patch notes

The full patch notes for Fortnite update 21.40 haven’t been released just yet, but we’ll be sure to drop them right here as soon as they are available.

That being said, there are a number of fixes that Epic have scheduled for the update, so we’ve listed them below:

Battle Royale

  • Unable to switch device used for Voice Chat


  • Players on PS5 are unable to assign items to the Creative hotbar using L2+Button
  • The Prop Manipulator may stop functioning after Round 1 or in-between rounds
  • Prop Mover Device is missing several options

Save the World

  • Crows and other wildlife have a lower spawn/drop rates than intended

These are just a handful of the issues the 21.40 update is expected to fix, so be sure to check back here for the full patch notes when they are revealed.

For more on Fortnite, take a look at when Chapter 3 Season 4 is expected to begin, and how to earn Rocket League cosmetics.

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Fortnite leakers think Eminem skin could be coming soon

Fortnite leakers think that an Eminem collaboration could be on the way after the rapper took over the in-game Icon radio station.



Eminem on Fortnite background

Fortnite is no stranger to collaboration with real-life superstars, and players think that legendary rapper Eminem could be the next familiar face to make their way to the island in Chapter 3.

Crossovers have become a major part of Fortnite’s ongoing success. In the past, we’ve seen the likes of Spider-Man and Naruto arrive in the game, while Chapter 3 Season 3 introduced Indiana Jones and the upcoming Dragon Ball Z collaboration.

Aside from TV shows and movies, Fortnite has also made its name by working with some of the biggest music artists on the planet. Both Ariana Grande and Marshmello have held concerts in-game, with their skins available through the Icon Series.

Now, Fortnite leakers think they may have discovered which global superstar could be dropping into the game next.

On August 13, well-known Fortnite leaker Hyper discovered that 15-time Grammy award-winning rapper Eminem is currently the only artist playing on the Icon radio station played when driving vehicles.

The station was first added to promote the Silk Sonic collab back in February 2022, and usually features songs from the likes of Harry Styles, Billie Eilish, Big Sean, and more.

However, for now, the radio has been taken over by Marshal Mathers himself, spinning the same 12 tracks on repeat:

  • Godzilla (ft. Juice WRLD)
  • Headlights (ft. Nate Russ)
  • Phenomenal
  • Higher
  • Not Afraid
  • Venom – Lighters (ft. Bruno Mars)
  • Fall
  • The Monster (ft. Rihanna)
  • Walk on Water (ft. Beyoncé)
  • Berzerk
  • Survival

Fans of the rapper will notice that all of the tracks featured also appear on Curtain Call 2, his latest greatest hits album that was released on August 5.

If Eminem is set to come to Fortnite as a skin, it’s highly likely that it will serve as a promotion for the compilation, in the same way that movie crossovers usually take place around the film’s release, such as Uncharted or Avengers Infinity War.

While there’s no official word that an Eminem skin is on the way, all signs are pointing towards Slim Shady making an appearance in Fortnite very soon. We’ll be sure to update this page with more details as and when they are announced.

For more on Fortnite, check out when Chapter 3 Season 4 will get underway, as well as the best Squid Game creative codes.

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Fortnite x Dragon Ball Z crossover event: Release date, skins, leaks & rumors

A Dragon Ball Z crossover is coming to Fortnite, and here’s everything we know about it, including the annouced release date.



Goku in Fortnite

Epic Games are bringing cosmetic items and outfits from the Dragon Ball Z series to Fortnite, and here’s everything we know about this crossover, including the release date and leaks.

Epic Games have brought a plethora of different crossovers to Fortnite, with popular fictional characters like Spider-Man and Indiana Jones becoming available as cosmetic skins for players to unlock.

The recent Naruto crossover added new anime skins to the battle royale title, and Epic Games now have plans to bring even more fan-favorite anime characters. We’ll go over everything we know about the Fortnite and Dragon Ball Z crossover.

Fortnite x Dragon Ball Z crossover release date

Epic have confirmed that the Fortnite and Dragon Ball Z crossover is set to release on Tuesday, August 16, just 3 days before the release of the Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero movie.

This makes sense as Epic Games have previously released cosmetic sets for Uncharted and Doctor Strange around the times their respective movies were released in theaters.

Well-known Fortnite leaker Shiina has also claimed that we could see a Dragon Ball Battle Bus similar to the one in the Naruto crossover.

Fortnite x Dragon Ball Z crossover leaked skins

Although we know that the Dragon Ball crossover is arriving on August 16, there is still no word yet on what new cosmetics will be on offer.

On July 18, HYPEX tweeted that the Fortnite x Dragon Ball Z collaboration will feature 4 different skins, claiming that Goku, Vegeta & Beerus are confirmed to arrive in the battle royale title.

The leaker then added that while the fourth skin is currently unknown, it will most likely be a female character like Bulma. Players might be able to unlock these outfits by completing tasks similar to the Nindo challenges in the Naruto Rivals event.

Leaked Fortnite x Dragon Ball Z Kamehameha Mythic

A few leaks also suggest that the Dragon Ball Z collaboration will bring a brand-new Kamehameha Mythic weapon to Fortnite. While it’s unclear how this will function, it will most likely let you fire power blasts at your enemies.

It’s worth keeping in mind that these are currently just leaks, and this information has not been confirmed by the developers themselves. We’ll keep checking for any official announcements on what will be included in the DBZ crossover in Fortnite.

For more Fortnite content, check out where to find the Coolest Player on the island as well as our guide on unlocking the John Cena skin.

Image credits: Epic Games / Toei Animation

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