The Fortnite Icon Series has brought various real-life personalities into the popular game, and World Cup winner Bugha will be the latest person to get their very own skin.
This past year has seen a treasure trove of popular characters from the biggest entertainment franchises in the world become playable characters in the world of Fortnite.
However, the new skins have also consisted of people from the real world thanks to the Icon Series, which has seen the likes of LeBron James and Ninja become playable characters.
Now, the newest Icon Series item has been officially revealed to be a new Fortnite Bugha skin that players will be able to add to their cosmetic inventories soon, and we have everything you need to know to get the Fortnite Bugha skin covered for you.
How to get Fortnite Bugha skin
Players will be able to get the Fortnite Bugha skin when it is added to the game’s store on Tuesday, July 20 at 5 PM PST/ 7 PM CST/ 8 PM EST.
It is starting at this time that the community will be able to purchase the next Icon Series cosmetic set that includes the Bugha Elite and World Champion Bugha styles for the skin, Zoey Trophy Back Bling, Bugha Blades Pickaxe, and the Bring It Around Emote.
The exact price for these items has not yet been officially revealed, but it is expected that it will be similar to the price of past Icon Series cosmetic sets. We will update this piece with official pricing for the Fortnite Bugha skin when it is revealed.
In addition to the Fortnite Bugha skin and all of the other cosmetic items, the Bugha’s Late Game Limited Time Mode and Tournament will be arriving in the popular game from July 20 to July 28.
Players will remember Bugha from his incredible performance in the 2019 Fortnite World Cup, where he won the Solos competition and etched his name in esports history. There is no doubt that plenty of players will be excited to use the talented player’s likeness and try to emulate some of his skills when they are playing next.
For more Fortnite, check out everything you need to know about the 17.20 update patch notes and stay tuned for future news and guides.
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How to get Fortnite Cube Queen Secret Skin: Quests & rewards
Here’s how to unlock Fortnite’s brand-new Cube Queen Secret Skin from the Season 8 Battle Pass, including its challenges and rewards.
Fortnite Season 8’s Battle Pass Secret Skin has finally arrived – The Cube Queen. Here’s how to get your hands on the new skin, including its Quests and rewards.
It’s a Fortnite tradition for Epic Games to tease a mystery skin in the Battle Pass and this becomes available to unlock later in the season. Season 8 is no different, and Epic Games have now confirmed the Cube Queen.
This NPC has taken over the new Convergence POI, but Battle Pass owners can also unlock her as a skin through a set of new challenges.
Here’s everything you need to know about unlocking the Cube Queen, including the Quests and all of the rewards.
How to get the Fortnite Cube Queen skin
Fortnite’s Cube Queen Secret Skin arrived as part of October 26’s 18.30 update, with the skin and its challenges going live at 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET / 2 PM BST.
Battle Pass owners will have until the end of Season 8, which is scheduled for December 5, to complete all of the associated challenges to unlock the Cube Queen and all of her cosmetics.
How to unlock the Cube Queen: Quests & rewards
The Cube Queen Secret Skin is unlocked through various challenges, and Fortnite data miners have uncovered the Quests ahead of the official release.
Here are all of the Quests and rewards for Season 8’s Cube Queen Secret Skin:
|1||Survive Storm Circles while carrying a Sideways weapon (3)||The Cube Queen Outfit|
|1||Eliminate a player with the Sideways Minigun (1)||Last Cube Standing Emoticon|
|1||Shakedown Opponents||The Queen’s Court Loading Screen|
|1||Use a Shadow Stone or Flopper to phase for 3 seconds near a player (3)||Cubic Vortex Backbling|
|1||Complete all of The Cube Queen Quests on Page 1 (4)||The Cube Queen (Obliterator) Style|
|2||Deal damage to players with the Sideways Scythe (150)||Reality Render Pickaxe|
|2||Complete a Bounty from a Bounty Board (1)||Regal Visage Spray|
|2||Get player headshots with the Sideways Rifle (2)||Queen’s Anthem Music|
|2||Glide in the smoke stacks at Steamy Stacks (1)||Queen’s Procession Glider|
|2||Complete all of the Cube Queen Quests on Page 2 (4)||The Cube Queen (Islandbane) Style|
Some of these Quests are trickier than the regular Punchcard Quests, but you shouldn’t have too much trouble.
You can check out our guide on how to get the Sideways Scythe, and you can also check out how to get the Sideways Minigun and Rifle. Also, be sure to check out all of the Bounty Board locations to quickly complete this Quest.
We’ll be sure to keep you updated with full guides on any of the extremely tricky Quests.
For more Fortnite, check out how to get The Batman Who Laughs skin in Fortnite Season 8, and stay tuned to Charlie INTEL.
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Fortnite 18.30 update patch notes: Mountain Base POI, new weapons, Cube Queen Secret Skin
Fortnite’s 18.30 update is live, so here are the full patch notes detailing all of the content, including a new POI, and bug fixes.
Epic Games are keeping the Fortnite updates coming thick and fast during Fornitemares, with the 18.30 update now live. Here are the full patch notes, including the new Mountain Base POI, Cube Queen skin, weapons, and more.
We’ve now entered the third and final week of Fortnitemares, which had brought both the 18.20 and 18.21 updates. These updates made significant changes to the battle royale, such as adding donation boards, more Return Requests, and the new Cube Town POI.
The latest update, v18.30, is now live. It’s brought a new Mountain Base POI, new weapons, and the secret Battle Pass skin.
Here are the full patch notes for Fortnite’s 18.30 update.
- Fortnite 18.30 update release date & sever downtime
- New Mountain Base POI
- New Fortnite weapons
- Combat Shotgun vs Boogie Bomb
- Cube Queen skin comes to the Battle Pass
- Cube Town Pyramid
- Fortnite Power Leveling weekend
- The Batman Who Laughs skin arrives
- Fortnite 18.30 update major bug fixes
Fortnite 18.30 update release date & server downtime
Fortnite’s 18.30 update is live, with the downtime now over so players can start dropping in and experiencing the new content.
New Fortnite Mountain Base POI
The 18.30 update has introduced a brand-new POI to the game, with the Catty Corner bunker door opening up to form the Mountain Base.
Since Fortnite moved to the Chapter 2 island, players have been wondering what’s behind the huge door next to Catty Corner. These doors have now opened up with 18.30, but Epic warns that you need to prepare “to fend against Doctor Slone and her guards.”
New Fortnite weapons
The 18.30 update has brought two new weapons, the Icy Grappler and Combat Pistol.
The Icy Grappler acts much the same as the regular Grappler but turns your feet icy for much more mobility. It can be purchased from Fabio Sparklemane for 400 Bars.
And the Combat Pistol comes in every rarity, ranging from 23 damage (Common) to 28 damage (Legendary). The in-game description says it “benefits greatly from aiming down sights.”
Combat Shotgun vs Boogie Bomb
The Donation Boards return again in the 18.30 update, this time pitting Boogie Bombs and the Combat Shotgun against each other.
Boogie Bombs force your opponents to dance, leaving them defenseless for a few seconds. And the Combat Shotgun is a powerful semi-auto shotgun that has great range.
Players need to donate Gold Bars towards one of the weapons, and the first to hit 100% will arrive in Season 8.
Cube Queen Secret Skin comes to Season 8 Battle Pass
The Secret Battle Pass Skin, the Cube Queen, will be available from 6 AM PT / 9 AM ET / 2 PM BST, where players can unlock her Outfit and the Long Live the Queen Set.
Stay tuned to Charlie INTEL for all of the Quests that release later on October 26.
Fortnite Cube Town Pyramid
The Convergence has moved to its next phase with the 18.30 update, and leaks have suggested this will soon form a pyramid.
Epic has teased that “with v18.30, the next phase of The Convergence is now built. Head to the Island’s center to see the Cubes’ ominous progress…”
The Cube Town Pyramid seems to be confirmed, with data miners discovering a new challenge where players must “Visit The Pyramid.” And the challenge description says “Ooh, purple! Show me purple! I’m getting the sense that they’re not supposed to be doing that.”
HYPEX now believes that “The Cubes are 100% turning into a pyramid.”
Fortnite Power Leveling weekend
From October 29 at 7 PM ET to November 1 at 7 AM ET, Fortnite players will be treated to bonus XP as part of a Power Leveling weekend.
This will allow players to level up even faster by unlocking a “bonus pool of Supercharged XP.”
Fortnite The Batman Who Laughs skin arrives
Fortnite is continuing its collaboration with DC Comics, bringing villain The Batman Who Laughs to the game. The skin will hit the Item Shop at 5 PM PT on October 25, the same day as the 18.30 update.
The Batman Who Laughs bundle comes with The Batman Who Laughs skin, Robin’s Perch Backbling, and Dark Multiverse Set Pickaxe and Glider.
Fortnite 18.30 update major bug fixes
Here are the confirmed major bug fixes for the 18.30 update, which deal with a couple of game-breaking issues.
- Fixed an issue involving the Sideways Scythe’s “Smash Attack” ability resulting in fall damage if players used it from a high point.
- Fixed an issue involving the red dot indicator no longer showing on the compass when enemies were firing.
And that’s everything we know about Fortnite’s 18.30 update!
For more Fortnite, you can check out how to complete all of Season 8’s Punchcard Quests.
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Fortnite players slam “ridiculous” Rainbow Racer unlock challenge
Fortnite fans are frustrated with the unlock challenge for the Rainbow Rider skin in the Refer-A-Friend program.
Fortnite players who were hoping to get their hands on Season 8’s special Rainbow Racer skin have been left infuriated by the extremely difficult challenge required to unlock it in the Refer-A-Friend program.
The new Refer-A-Friend beta in Fortnite lets you earn neat rewards by inviting a few friends to the game and completing challenges alongside them. One of the new rewards you can get is the Rainbow Rider skin.
While fans love this new outfit, many of them aren’t happy with the requirement to unlock it as they consider the challenge to be “ridiculous.” Now, the Fortnite community is looking for ways to get around this requirement.
Reddit user Rifted-06 highlighted this issue in the official Fortnite subreddit. While using the Refer-A-Friend program, the last challenge to unlock the Rainbow Racer Fortnite skin requires you and your friends to reach level 60 individually.
This can be frustrating if one of your friends is far behind everyone else, as the rest of the team won’t earn the skin until their teammate finally hits level 60. Worse, if that player never reaches that target, none of the team will get Rainbow Racer at all.
“Every time Epic seems to try and make a website event, involving bringing back friends, it always seems to fall flat. This is just another example of how NOT to do Friend challenges,” wrote one user.
Now, Fortnite players are creating alt accounts to use in place of a referred friend so that they can level both accounts themselves. Some are even planning to use the Creative mode to go AFK every day while gradually earning XP.
“You have until January 11th and as far as I can tell you don’t need to do the levels together,” one Fortnite fan said. “You can just play on your main till you have 60 and then switch to the secondary to get 60 levels.”.
It remains to be seen if the requirements to unlock the Rainbow Racer outfit will change in the future. Currently, you can register before November 14 to start claiming the rewards in Fortnite’s Refer a Friend program.
For more Fortnite, you can check out the new Resident Evil skins that have hit the Item Shop.
Image Credit: Epic Games
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