Fortnite Halloween update: new skins, challenges and gift system revealed

Fortnite Halloween update: new skins, challenges and gift system revealed

  • Fortnite will release a new patch on October 31 at its Fortnitemare event
  • New skins, challenges, cosmetic items and more have been added for the event
  • New details have reportedly been discovered about the game’s giveaway system, first discussed in June 2018, but not yet implemented in the game.

Halloween is approaching at frightening speed – and Fortnite is having fun.

The game, currently in the middle of its Halloween-themed Fortnitemares event, is also set to release a new patch on October 31, just in time for the holidays.

Many fans have speculated that it could include new content for the Fortnitemares event, with the long-promised giveaway system even being a possibility.

Here’s everything you need to know about the new Halloween skins, Fortnitemares challenges, and the giveaway system ahead of the new patch’s upcoming release.

Fortnite's new Fortnitemare event features new challenges, quests, enemies, and more

Fortnite’s new Fortnitemare event features new challenges, quests, enemies, and more

Fortnite Halloween Skins

A number of new Halloween skins have been added to celebrate the upcoming holidays.

The flagship skin is the new Deadfire skin, a “responsive” skin that changes appearance based on how players play in matches that cost 2,000 V-Bucks. It is expected to be joined by a new vampire-themed skin called Sanctum and other Halloween-themed skins such as Arachne, Spider-Knight, Onesie, and Guan-Yu.

In addition, other cosmetic items such as the Dark Shard Pickaxe, Shackled Stone Back Bling, and many more should be available.

Fortnitemares challenges

Fortnitemares, an in-game event running from October 23 through November 26, offered new monsters, quests, and items to players during its run. Moreover, it also scares the new challenges that players have to overcome.

The Fortnitemares challenges to implement include:

  • Destroy 10 Elite Cubic Monsters for 500 XP
  • Damage 2,500 Cube Fragments for 500 XP
  • Deal 1000 damage to cubic monsters in a single match for 500 XP
  • Visit 4 different Corrupted Areas in a single match for 500 XP
  • Destroy 3 Cube Fragments for 500 XP
  • Complete 14 Fortnitemares challenges for 500 XP

As a reward, players can get a Dark Engine Glider.

Fortnite Gift System

In addition to the new skins and challenges, there are also reports that Epic Games may introduce a giveaway system that allows players to transfer special giveaways into the video game, which has been talked about since June 2018 but has been largely maintained. in envelope since.

It is believed that data miners have uncovered evidence that players will be able to add colorful wrapping paper to their in-game giveaways through a new Gift Wrapping tab, with colors specifically blue, yellow, red, and purple.

As of yet, no official implementation date for the highly anticipated giveaway system has been confirmed by Epic Games.

What is Fortnite?

Fortnite is a free to play shooting game published and developed by Epic Games.

Originally released in July 2017, its popular battle royale mode was added later in September 2017 and features intense, action-packed matches of 100 players battling it out in games that mix a traditional action shooter with survival and fort building elements.

Boasting a player base of 125 million people worldwide, the game is currently available to play on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android, MacOS, and Microsoft Windows.

Notably, Fortnite has also topped Google’s list for searches for the most popular Halloween costumes so far in 2018.


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