Fortnite Season 5 has got a game-breaking bug where players can use the new Quicksand feature to enter a God mode state – giving them free wins.
It’s not unusual for a game’s latest update to come with a few bugs. We’ve seen it happen with nearly every major franchise and Fortnite is no different. Epic Games introduced a quicksand feature in Season 5, Chapter 2 and players are taking advantage of it right away.
The mechanic is meant to offer you a way to hide from enemies while you plan your attack. It comes with the extra boost of increased movement speed, so you can use the sand to travel much faster too. The quicksand has a lot in common with props from Season 10 in Chapter 1, but it’s not without its problems.
Turns out the new movement mechanic has a bug that you can exploit to enter a God mode state.
The glitch has made it so that you can use the sand to become invisible as well as completely invulnerable, so users can easily wrack up wins by utilizing the exploit.
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Plenty of players have run into the issue since Chapter 2, Season 5 got underway – including Fortnite data miner iFireMonkey who showed off a clip of just how infuriating it can be to come up against someone who is glitched out.
This glitch is clearly game-breaking, so, Epic Games will need to roll out a patch for it as quick as possible. At the moment, though, the quicksand bug isn’t listed on the Fortnite Trello Board, so it’s likely that they haven’t caught onto the problem yet. The entire mechanic might get taken out of commission for a bit if a fix isn’t found soon.
It’s unclear whether or not there’s a specific method to follow before you can enter God mode. Until we hear from the developers about this, we’ll keep looking into the matter to see what else we can find out about the bug.
How to cancel your Fortnite Crew subscription
Canceling Fortnite’s subscription service is nice and simple. So if you want to know how to leave Fortnite Crew, follow this guide.
If you want to cancel your subscription to Fortnite Crew for any reason, Epic Games have made it incredibly easy to do.
Fortnite Crew is a monthly subscription service for Fortnite. It offers each season’s Battle Pass, exclusive cosmetics, and 1,000 V-Bucks to your balance each month.
If you regularly purchase cosmetics from the Item Shop and each season’s Battle Pass, the Fortnite Crew is a great deal. However, it costs $11.99 USD a month, so for many, it won’t be worth it.
If you don’t feel like you’re getting your money’s worth or want to cancel for any other reason, then follow this simple guide.
How to leave Fortnite Crew
Usually, when trying to get a refund or leave a subscription service, you have to jump through several hoops to do it. Whether that’s navigating through five different pages on a website or giving them a reason, it feels like they’re trying to put you off doing it.
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Thankfully, Fortnite has made it as simple as possible to leave Fortnite Crew as you can do it right inside the game. Another excellent part of this deal is that you get to keep everything you’ve paid for so far.
Here’s how to leave Fortnite Crew:
- Open Fortnite
- Go to the Item Shop tab
- Navigate to the ‘Crew’ section
- Click ‘Cancellation Info’
- Select ‘Leave Fortnite Crew’
It’s as simple as that! You will no longer be paying for Fortnite Crew. Everything you have collected through your subscription will still be there, and you can always join back up if you fancy it.
If at any point you want to re-join Fortnite Crew, simply go to the Item Shop and sign back up.
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How to get the exclusive Vi skin in Fortnite Season 5
Vi is coming to Season 5 of Fortnite. Here’s how you can obtain them and their whole set including: bling, pickaxe, wrap, and loading screen.
Vi is a new character coming to the world of Fortnite and bringing with them lots of cool new items for players to equip. Here’s how you can get your hands on them.
Epic Games have already done their best to give players a wealth of options in Season 5 of Fortnite thanks to numerous new popular characters. This season we’ve been treated to bonafide A-Listers in Kratos, Master Chief, and The Predator
Now, players of the popular battle royale game have another character with even more customization options to add to their wardrobe.
New Fortnite character, Vi
Vi is a fabulous new addition for all Fortnite Crew members for February. We’re coming to the end of January’s Fortnite Crew content which includes the Green Arrow, and Epic has already got players hyped for their next offering.
This is the official Epic blog post description for Vi: “A cunning new warrior on a race against time arrives in Fortnite Crew. Meet Vi, The Fox Clan’s last hope.”
To gain access to Vi, you need to be signed up to Fortnite Crew. You will then gain access to new skins, the Battle Pass, V-Bucks, and more. If you sign up now, then you’ll still be able to gain access to January’s content and Vi as well.
If are able to acquire Vi, then you will receive the following items:
- Vi’s outfit
- Foxbow Quiver Back Bling
- Crooked Claw Pickaxe
- Drift Shift Wrap
- Vi Loading Screen
Vi will arrive on February 1 and will be out of rotation at the end of February to make way for March’s content.
Make sure you don’t forget to download Vi’s items when they become available. They’ll only be here for one month.
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Epic Games tease new Fortnite Crew skin
Epic Games dropped a few tweets hinting at a new Crew skin for Drift, and then deleted these posts just a few hours later.
The official Fortnite Twitter account changed its avatar, and threw in a few cryptic teasers for the ‘Fox Clan’ before deleting these new posts just a few hours later. These tweets hinted at a new Crew skin for Drift.
Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 is set to end on March 15, 2021, and it has brought a ton of exciting crossovers with franchises such as Predator, and Halo. Now, players are wondering what Epic Games will introduce in the next big update.
On January 24, the battle royale’s official Twitter account changed its avatar and tweeted out a couple of teasers that let us know what might see in the future. These tweets were deleted after a few hours, but this has led to mass speculation among fans.
New Fortnite Drift Crew skins teased
Both tweets referenced a character named Drift, who was a character introduced in Fortnite Chapter 1, Season 5. The first post was the beginning of a scan, and it included the cryptic message: “Drift? Drift. Come in. Do you read me?”
The second tweet consisted of an ominous warning: “I know you don’t know who I am, but the Fox Clan is in trouble. We need you.” We haven’t seen the Fox Clan in Fortnite before, but this seems to tie in with the account’s new avatar.
Reliable Fortnite data miner HYPEX tweeted that the new teasers are related to a new Fortnite Crew skin for Drift, which seem to be a gender-bent version of the character. They then confirmed the skin will be part of the Fortnite Crew subscription in February.
If you have this monthly subscription model, you can get the Battle Pass along with 1,000 V-bucks when the new Season goes live. HYPEX confirmed that the new Drift skin will be part of an upcoming Crew Pack.
The official Fortnite account then posted a few more tweets and then backtracked by deleting all of the posts in which they teasing this new content. They even changed the account’s avatar back to its previous image.
Now, this could mean that the teasers were part of a grander scheme that Epic Games have yet to fully reveal, or maybe they deleted the teasers because they accidentally revealed these plans earlier than they had initially planned.
So far, we haven’t gotten any new information from Epic Games about what this is all building up to. HYPEX and other data miners have also not posted any additional information at the time of writing.
Drift’s original kitsune appearance and skins made him a fan-favorite during his time in the battle royale, so Epic Games releasing a new skin for him is certainly intriguing. Hopefully, these rumors will bear fruit, and we’ll get learn more about this soon.
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