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How to win a PS5 & free skin in the Fortnite Generations Cup

Sony and Epic Games have created a brand new exclusive tournament for PlayStation players: the Generations Cup.

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With Fortnite Season 5 well underway, Epic Games keeps giving fans something new to be excited about. Now there’s a brand new tournament, exclusive for Playstation users, that has a PS5 as the fabulous prize.

Epic Games and Sony have something special planned for Fortnite players. There is a new tournament on its way called The Fortnite Generations Cup. This event is scheduled for December 18, and only PlayStation users can participate in it.

You will have a chance to compete against other console players for the chance to win a PS5 console, along with some brand new Fortnite skins. If you place in the top percentile, then you’ll also get exclusive new cosmetics.

Here’s everything you need to know about this tournament.

You will face off against other players in Fortnite matches and face a lot of intense competition, considering the prizes’ quality. A PS5 isn’t the easiest console to acquires, so earn those points, and be ready for a real fight.

You’ll get a point for each elimination. Here is the point format of the tournament:

  • Victory Royale: 10 Points
  • 2nd – 5th: 7 Points
  • 6th – 15th: 5 Points
  • 16th – 25th: 3 Points
  • 25th – 50th: 1 Point

The PS5 is reserved for those who come in first place. Meaning if you’re joining this tournament just for the next-gen console, then you’ll have to put in ten times as much effort to beat the other competitors that you’ll be facing off against.

Even if you don’t come in first, there are still some great rewards in this tournament. Placing in the top 2,400 in Europe grants you the exclusive Indigo Kuno skin pack. Being in the top percentile will also get you the Back Bling.

These are the placement thresholds for every region:

Europe

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 2,400th:  “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

NA East

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 1,500th: “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

NA West

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 600th: “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

Brazil

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 600th: “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

Asia

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 300th:  “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

Oceania

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 300th: “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

Middle East

  • 1st: PlayStation® 5 console
  • 1st – 300th: “Indigo Kuno” In-game Cosmetic Outfit and Back Bling

This joint effort by both Sony and Epic Games to have a tournament for PlayStation Fortnite players is commendable. You have a chance at winning a valuable prize and improve your own skills as you take on some of the most experienced Fortnite veterans.

If you own a PlayStation and have an Epic Games account, then you can pick up a Cloud Striker skin bundle from the shop for free right now.

At the moment, we haven’t heard anything from Epic Games or Microsoft about plans for a similar tournament aimed at Xbox players. If we do, we’ll be sure to update you.

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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Yung Calculator in Fortnite

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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