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How to earn Gold Bars & spend them in Fortnite Season 7

Gold Bars are Fortnite Season 7’s currency, so here’s how to become rich, and where to spend your hard earned cash.

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Fortnite Season 7 Gold Bars

Gold Bars are the currency in Fortnite and you can use them to purchase Exotic weapons, hire NPCs to fight for you, and more. Here’s how to get your hands on Gold Bars in Season 7.

Gold Bars are one of the most useful resources you can get your hands on in Fortnite Season 7. They’re relatively easy to gain and even better, you get to keep them between matches.

You can hire NPCs, upgrade your weapons, and even become a prop by purchasing items from NPCs. Here’s every way you can get your hands on Gold, and everything you can spend it on.

How to earn Gold bars in Fortnite Season 7

You can earn Gold Bars in a plethora of ways in Fortnite but some are more lucrative than others.

Here’s every way to earn Gold in Season 7.

Fortnite Gold bars and bounty

Loot

The easiest, but not necessarily the most lucrative, method of earning Gold Bars is by simply looting around the island.

Here are some examples of things you can breaks and loot for Gold in Season 7:

  • Chests
  • Rare Chests
  • Cash Registers
  • ATMs
  • Beds
  • Sofas

As you gear up for the game ahead, make sure you’re breaking and interacting with these objects to get some extra Gold.

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Eliminate players

While looting is a big part of battle royale games, your ultimate goal is to win. This means you’ll probably end up taking out a few players over the course of the match. Make sure to loot them afterward, as fallen players often drop around 8 Gold.

Complete bounties

fortnite bounty board

If you want to earn even more Gold Bars for eliminating players, then you can complete bounties. You’ll be given a player to hunt down and eliminate, and if you’re successful, you’ll be awarded a pile of Gold.

NPCs no longer give bounties this season, so you’ll need to find Bounty Boards around the map.

Here are the locations of each Bounty Board in Fortnite Season 7.

  • Slurpy Swamp
  • Hydro 16 east of Slurpy Swamp
  • Misty Meadows
  • Camp Cod
  • Catty Corner
  • Dirty Docks
  • The Orchard
  • FN Radio east of Craggy Cliffs
  • Bony Burbs
  • Weeping Woods
  • Believer Beach
  • Fancy View south-west of Believer Beach
  • Lockie’s Lighthouse on the north-west coast

How to spend Gold in Fortnite Season 7

Now you’ve got all of the Gold you need, you can start spending it. With the help of Fortnite.GG, here’s everything you can purchase with Gold Bars in Season 7.

Buy materials and Supply Drops

New to Season 7, some of the NPCs will allow you to purchase a cluster of Supply Drops for 1250 Gold Bars.

fortnite supply drop npcs

You can purchase Supply Drops from:

  • Marigold in Lazy Lake
  • Rook in the IO Base south-west of Dirty Docks
  • Riot at the bridge east of Misty Meadows

Random NPCs will also allow you to see the locations of nearby Chests, and you can also purchase extra materials with Gold.

Became a prop

fortnite prop npcs

If you’re a more stealthy Fortnite player who liked to hide in bushes in Chapter 1, then turning into a prop is the next best thing. By approaching certain NPCs, you can spend 75 Gold to turn into a random prop such as a barrel or trashcan.

Here’s which NPCs turn you into a prop in Season 7:

  • Bushranger north of the Zero Point remains
  • Hayseed in Steel Farm
  • Abstrakt in Retail Row
  • Joey in Dirty Docks

Hire an NPC

If you feel like you might need some more help in scoring a Victory Royale, you can recruit certain NPCs to your side to fight for you.

So far in Season 7, the only NPC you can hire to fight for you is Special Forces at the bunker door near Catty Corner.

Purchase Exotic weapons

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NPCs in Fortnite also sell Exotic weapons that can give you a major advantage over your opponents. They don’t come cheap, costing as much as 500 Gold, but can dish out some serious damage.

Here’s where you can purchase Exotic weapons in Season 7.

  • Shadow Tracker Pistol: Purchased from Maven at the IO base between Craggy Cliffs and Steamy Stacks (400 Gold)
  • Marksman Six Shooter: Purchased from Abstrakt in Retail Row (400 Gold)
  • Storm Scout: Purchased from Riot at the bridge east of Misty Meadows (500 Gold)
  • Night Hawk: Purchased from Guggimon at Lockie’s Lighthouse (400 Gold)

Gold is an incredibly valuable resource in Fortnite, so save it and spend it well to score Victory Royales in Season 7.

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How to get Fortnite Ariana Grande Icon Series skin

Ariana Grande is the next personality to get a Fortnite Icon Series skin for her upcoming Rift Tour concert event, and here is how you can get this outfit.

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Fortnite Ariana Grande Skin

The Fortnite Rift Tour event will see the musical superstar Ariana Grande perform her own concert in the popular game and will also see her own Icon Series skin become available for players to add to their collections.

There is a great deal of excitement in the world of Fortnite, with the Rift Tour event set to start on August 6 and deliver an array of concerts performed by music superstar Ariana Grande.

This will be the latest concert event to take place in the high-profile game with Marshmellow and Travis Scott, having been previous musical artists to perform a show inside of Fortnite.

As with the Marshmallow and Travis Scott concert events, players will be able to get a Fortnite Ariana Grande skin as the latest new item for the Icon Series collection that recently added LeBron James and World Cup champion Bugha.

With this in mind, here is everything you need to know to get the Fortnite Ariana Grande skin.

Fortnite Ariana Grande Skin

How to get Fortnite Ariana Grande skin

Players will be able to acquire this new Icon Series skin and all of her other Icon Series cosmetic items beginning on August 4, 2021.

These highly-anticipated cosmetic items will become available for players to purchase in the game’s store starting at 5 PM PST/ 7 PM CST/ 8 PM EST.

The official price for this skin has not yet been revealed but is likely to be the same as other Icon Series outfits, which have been 1,500 V-Bucks.

We will update this piece with the official price for the Fortnite Ariana Grande skin when it is revealed to the community on August 4, 2021.

Fortnite Ariana Grande Skin

There is no doubt that plenty of fans will be more than excited to add this new outfit to their character’s collection and enjoy everything that the Rift Tour event has to offer, playing with the newest personality to join the Icon Series.

For more Fortnite, check out where you can find all of the Rift Tour posters, and stay tuned for future news and guides.

Image Credits: Epic Games

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Fortnite Rift Tour event: Show time schedule, quests, rewards & more

The Fortnite Rift Tour event will bring a ton of musical excitement to the popular game, and we have everything you need to know covered.

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The Fortnite Rift Tour has been officially revealed, and we have all of the details currently known about this event covered for you, including the start date and Ariana Grande skin.

Events have become one of the main staples of Fortnite, as the fan-favorite game has put on various exciting ones, such as the Rainbow Royale and Cosmic Summer Celebration event.

Now, the Fortnite Rift Tour will put on a selection of musical shows that will potentially bring Ariana Grande into the high-profile game for what are expected to be some very entertaining experiences.

Here is everything you need to know about the Fortnite Rift Tour.

Fortnite Rift Tour show time schedule

Fortnite Rift Tour time

According to the Fortnite Rift Tour official description, players will “take a musical journey into magical new realities where Fortnite and a record-breaking superstar collide.” The mysterious countdown timer seems to be pointing towards this event.

The community will experience all of the action from this series of events beginning on August 6. The shows will then continue until August 8, meaning that players will have a couple of days to enjoy everything that this event will be offering.

Here’s the complete scheduled concert time:

  • The Americas: 6 August (6PM EDT)
  • Global: 7 August (1PM EDT)
  • Asia & Oceania: 8 August (12AM EDT)
  • EU & ME: 8 August (10AM EDT)
  • The Americas: 8 August (6PM EDT)

If you’re unable to watch this in your region or timezone, then you can change your Matchmaking Region under Settings.

How to watch Fortnite Rift Tour Ariana Grande concert

Fortnite Rift Tour time

Ariana Grande will be having a concert event in the same way that Travis Scott previously did as the main attraction of this musical event for the popular game. Players will be able to get the new Ariana Grande Icon Series skin starting on August 4, 2021, at 5 PM PST /7 PM CST/8 PM EST.

If you want to catch Fortnite’s new concert event, then you’ll need to log into the game ahead of the scheduled event time. You’ll then see the playlist for the Rift Tour about 30 minutes before the event.

You have the option to ‘save the date’ by going to the Rift Tour section of the Fortnite lobby. This will inform you of the event’s starting time and will also let you know which of your friends are attending.

If you cannot play during the event, you’ll still be able to catch the concert when different Fortnite players stream it live online. We’ll be sure to update this article with some Twitch and YouTube streams here when the event arrives.

Quests and Rewards

Fortnite Rift Tour Rewards

While the event itself is kicking off on August 6, players will earn rewards from the event by completing various in-game quests.

You can find all of the Fortnite Rift Tour quests and rewards for the event below:

  • Interact with the Rift Tour posters
  • Use an Alien Hologram Pad on top of the party UFO
  • Save the Date in the Rift Tour tab and play a match
  • Attend the Rift Tour

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Players will also be able to get the Cuddly Cloudcruiser umbrella by attending any of the shows during the Fortnite Rift Tour event, with the first show starting at 3 PM PST /5 PM CST/6 PM EST on August 6, 2021.

Fortnite Cuddly Cloudcruiser umbrella

We will continue to update this hub with all of the latest information about the Rift Tour when it becomes available. Aside from this event, August also has a brand new Fortnite Crew pack for you to unlock.

Image Credits: Epic Games

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Fortnite Ariana Grande concert leaks: Start date, skins, prices & more

A new Ariana Grande skin and concert event has been leaked for Fortnite Season 7, and here’s everything we know about it.

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Ariana Grande in Fortnite

Fortnite Season 7’s Rift Tour event is officially on the way, with leaks claiming that singer and actress Ariana Grande will host her own concert, and have an ICON Series skin. Here’s everything we know about the event, including the start date.

Fortnite has seen several in-game events such as the Cosmic Summer Celebration, Rainbow Royale event, and even a Travis Scott concert. Now, it seems that another concert event will be coming to the game.

After days of leaks, Epic Games officially announced the Rift Tour, a special event that will run from August 6 – 8, which the hame’s developers say will transport players to “magical new realities where Fortnite and a record-breaking superstar collide.”

Singer and actress Ariana Grande

When is the Fortnite Rift Tour Ariana Grande concert?

While Epic Games haven’t officially confirmed that it’s Ariana Grande who will be performing this weekend, leaks and data mines have pretty much guaranteed that it’s the ‘7 rings’ singer.

According to the Rift Tour tab inside the game, there will be five performances across two days, starting on August 6 with the Americas, and a global concert on August 7. You can view the full schedule below.

Fortnite Rift Tour schedule

Fortnite Ariana Grande skin

Ariana Grande gave fans a first look at her official skin on Sunday, August 1, uploading a video of it in-game to her official Instagram page.

The character features her signature ponytail, and an outfit that appears to be made out of Zero Point crystals.

How much will the Fortnite Ariana Grande skin cost?

When Travis Scott came to Fortnite as a new skin, he was available as part of the battle royale’s ICON Series. The Ariana Grande skin will probably be released through the same means.

In that case, the skin will cost around 1,500 V-Bucks. This is the same price set for recent ICON Series skins like World Cup winner Bugha and NBA superstar Lebron James.

There will also be other cosmetics that arrive as part of the concert event, but details regarding all of this have been scarce. So we don’t know the exact price for these items, but we expect them to cost the same as previous Icon Series cosmetic sets.

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With Season 8 set to start in September, the Ariana Grande concert event might be a fantastic way to make the final month of Season 7 more memorable. So far, Epic Games have been keeping it under wraps.

We’ll keep checking for more news regarding this and will be sure to update this article as we learn more. Stay tuned to Charlie INTEL for updates, and check out how to complete all the Ferrari challenges in Fortnite.

Image credits: Wikimedia Commons / Epic Games

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