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How to complete Fortnite’s Season 5 Week 7 challenges

The new challenges for Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 have arrived, and here’s how you can get them all done quickly.

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Fortnite Season 5, Week 7 challenges

Fortnite Season 5 is almost over, so you only have a few weeks left to earn all those neat skins and other rewards. There is a new set of tasks that you can attempt while making your way to the next tier of the Battle Pass with the week 7 challenges.

The end of Fortnite Season 5 is just around the corner, with the Battle pass set to end on March 15, 2021. This means you’d better hurry if you want to complete it and earn some neat cosmetics and XP.

We’re now in week 7 and Epic Games have released new challenges for you. This week’s tasks will require you to hit up Slurpy Swamp and Holly Hedges while collecting shields.

Here’s everything that you’ll need to do.

Holly Hedges in Fortnite.

Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenges

There are a total of eight challenges for you to attempt during this week. Seven of them are Epic Quests that you can complete at your own leisure, and there is also a timed Legendary challenge you must tackle before the week ends.

While last week’s challenges focused revolved around fishing, this week’s focus is on shields. Here are all the Fortnite Season 5 Week 7 challenges:

  • Visit Houses in Slurpy Swamp in One Match (3)
  • Collect Books from Holly Hedges and Sweaty Sands (5)
  • Consume Shield Potions (3)
  • Destroy Slurp Barrels (10)
  • Search Chests in Slurpy Swamp (7)
  • Gain Max Shields in a Single Match (1)
  • Eliminations with Zero Shields (1)
  • Damage Opponents in Vehicles: 500 / 1000 / 1500 / 2000 / 2500

The Epic Quests are fairly easy to complete, and you can check off the first one by landing in Slurpy Swamp. After you visit the houses, you can destroy 10 Slurp Barrels right away, but you’ll need to watch out for other players.

Once you’re done with that area, you can rotate towards Holly Hedges and Sweaty Sands to collect the books. You’ll earn 20,000 XP for each challenge that you complete, and can earn up to 140,000 XP total by getting them all.

You can find Shield Potions while looting chests and destroying structures with your pickaxe. That’s the easy part, but things will get a bit more difficult when coming to the Legendary Quest, which requires you to dish out damage from vehicles.

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This is much easier to complete with a little help from your friends. All you need to do is have one of them drive around the map and get you near your opponents. This will leave you free to aim and shoot at the enemy.

Each tier of this challenge is worth 22,000 XP, which adds up to 110,000 XP if you reach 2,500 damage. This means that completing all the Epic Quests along with the Legendary challenge this week will net you a total of 250,000 XP.

You have until January 21 to complete the Legendary challenge, so hop to it.

Be sure to tackle all the challenges before Season 5 ends if you want to earn a ton of XP and unlock exciting new skins!

Image Credits: Epic Games

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How to get the Terminator skin set in Fortnite

Epic Games have brought brand new Terminator-themed skins to Fortnite Season 5, and here’s how you can get them.

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As Fortnite Season 5 comes closer to its end, new crossovers are being added to the Battle Royale. Now, Epic Games have brought along the T-800 and Sarah Connor as part of a new Terminator skin set.

Fortnite has seen more than its fair share of crossovers throughout the past few years. We’ve seen additions from Halo, God of War, Star Wars, The Walking Dead, and many others. Epic Games have now brought another new addition to the Battle Royale.

Less than a week after the arrival of The Predator, the developers have added brand new Terminator-themed skins to the game. You can choose to play as either the T-800 or Sarah Connor, and here’s how you can get your hands on them.

How to get T-800 and Sarah Connor Fortnite skins

You don’t need to do any special quest or challenge in order to get these skins. You can get yourself the Fortnite x Terminator crossover set by spending some V-Bucks in the Item Shop.

You can pick up the Sarah Connor skin for 1,800, or pay 1,500 to get the T-800. Alternatively, you can purchase the entire bundle for 2,800, which may sound like a lot but you’ll also get some great savings.

You can take a closer look at the prices of the Fortnite Future War set below:

  • Future War Bundle: 2,800 V-Bucks
  • Sarah Connor: 1,800 V-Bucks
  • T-800: 1,500 V-Bucks
  • Techno-Grip Axe: 800 V-Bucks
  • Cyberdyne Salute: 300 V-Bucks

If you purchase the Future War Bundle, then you will also be able to acquire the exclusive T-800 Endoskeleton Arm and HK Skynet Uplink Back Blings, along with the Combat Knife pickaxe. That makes this worth the money you spend.

We don’t know exactly how much longer these skins will be available in the Item Shop, so you’d better hurry up if you want to get your hands on them.

Image Credits: Epic Games

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Epic Games respond to leaked Fortnite player logins

Epic Games have denied claims by Fortnite pro Jonathan ‘Yung Calculator’ Weber that their API leaks players’ emails.

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There is a growing concern among Fortnite players that their player logins are being leaked through the in-game leaderboard, but Epic Games have reassured fans that their API is safe.

Whenever fans create an online account to play games, their first concern is their privacy security. Developers try to avoid hacker scares but they can still pop up from time to time. One Fortnite fan claimed that this has happened with Epic Games.

Jonathan ‘Yung Calculator’ Weber stated that he was inexplicably logged out of his account and that the battle royale’s in-game leaderboards were leaking players’ personal information – such as their email addresses.

This led to a response from a Fortnite data-miner who denied these claims, and their statement was backed up by Epic themselves.

Jonathan ‘Yung Calculator’ Weber is a Fortnite pro

Epic Games deny leaked Fortnite player logins

Yung Calculator tweeted that Epic Games have not secured player logins, so anyone can access these emails and try to hack accounts, reset passwords or kick players out of a match. Additionally, it will also log you out in-game.

“Guys, Epic Games’ infrastructure is so dogmeat that if you don’t have this turned off, people can find your email,” he said.

“That’s kind of bad on its own, but then if they have your email, they can send password resets to your account. That’s fine normally ⁠— on Twitter, it means nothing normally ⁠— but on Epic Games, it logs you out in-game.”

He further elaborated that he’s not the only player who has experienced this issue- with Clix, Nick Eh 30, and Nate Hill ⁠also being affected. “Epic Games has no idea what they’re doing. Their infrastructure is garbage. They need to change it ⁠— it’s disgraceful.”

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Not everyone is convinced that Yung’s claims are true. Fortnite data-miner ‘FNBRUnreleased’ claimed that these kind of leaks are impossible due to the nature of Epic’s API, so there’s no way that your email address can become available to hackers.

“It is not possible to view the email of another person’s Epic [account]. Epic’s API does not work like that. I’ve been seeing this rumor from [Yung Calculator] spreading false information,” they stated.

FNBRUnreleased’s defense for Epic Games has been backed up by the devs themselves who also took to Twitter in order to respond to Yung’s claims.

“We investigated reports that leaderboards were divulging non-public information or causing unauthorized logouts. This is not the case.

“We are certain that affected accounts remain secure, player info (incl. email addresses) isn’t being divulged & any logout issue is resolved.”

At the time of writing, Yung Calc’s tweet is no longer online, so either the player took it down or it was removed by Twitter. Either way, his claims have gathered doubts and Epic Games are standing by the security of their API.

That said, you should always make sure that that you’ve take extra precautions to protect your online information. You can do this by choosing strong passwords that are impossible to guess, and by applying two-factor authentication wherever possible.

Image Credits: Epic Games, Yung Calculator

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Terminator skin set leaked for Fortnite Season 5 via PlayStation Store

A listing on the PlayStation store has teased the Terminator T-800 and Sarah Connor skin coming to Fortnite Season 5.

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A listing on the PlayStation store reveals that a Terminator skin is coming to Fortnite Season 5.

Another day, another Fortnite leak. This time, it’s coming straight from the main page of the PlayStation Store, which depicts an upcoming crossover between Terminator and Fortnite. This pack will include both the T-800 Terminator and Sarah Connor.

The Sarah Connor skin has been teased for some time now, considering early this morning the official Fortnite Twitter account posted a transmission that alluded to the addition of the crossover. You can see for yourself in the tweet below.

Players were not expecting the T-800 Terminator skin, since the transmission only mentions Sarah Connor, but since the ad clearly has the Terminator front and center, we know he’ll be in the pack as well.

It’s unknown if Epic Games plans to feature Arnold Schwarzenegger as a skin variant for the Terminator.

Hopefully, we’ll see the skin in the item shop as early as tonight. If not the skins should make their appearances in the coming days. Be sure to keep your eye out each day for the store refreshes.

If you pick up the skin, be sure to Tweet us @CharlieIntel, or tag our friends @FortniteIntel.

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