Day: February 16, 2021

All New Fortnite Leaked Skins & Cosmetics Found in v15.40

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Here are all of the leaked Skins and other cosmetics that have been found by dataminers in the v15.40 Fortnite update.

Epic Games update Fortnite Battle Royale on either a weekly or bi-weekly basis. These updates include new files that could either be new LTMs (Limited Time Modes), upcoming weapons or items, map changes, upcoming cosmetics and more. In the early days of Fortnite, Epic would always release Patch Notes to inform players of the changes made in the update, new item statistics and more. They then stopped releasing these Patch Notes and no one really knew the changes, unless they looked for them.

They then emailed content creators a brief summary of what would be coming in the next update, although nowhere near as detailed as they initial Patch Notes. Now, Epic are letting us know more of what’s to be expected in updates, by tweeting on the @FortniteStatus page of some key points of the update. The v15.40 update brings an unvaulted weapon, LTMs and more.

New Fortnite Update v15.40
New Fortnite Update v15.40

Fortnite Leaked Skins Found in V15.40

As previously mentioned, upcoming cosmetics are also added to the Fortnite files and these cosmetics can include Skins, Back Blings, Pickaxes, Gliders, Emotes, Wraps and Loading Screens. Not all of these cosmetics are added in every update though. Here is a list of all of the cosmetics that have been found in the v15.40 update by @HYPEX:

Fortnite v15.40 Leaked Cosmetics
Fortnite v15.40 Leaked Cosmetics

There aren’t many cosmetics that have been leaked by dataminers, as there are only three Fortnite Skins, but Epic are also known to include encrypted files to keep some cosmetics from being leaked. According to some dataminers, there are three Skins that have been encrypted all of which have Built-In Emotes. Two of these Skins are male and the last one is female, but there are no images that have been leaked by dataminers as yet.

We will keep you updated if dataminers manage to leak and of the encrypted files, so make sure you turn website notifications on. Let us know what you think of these cosmetics in the comments section below.

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Fortnite Update Today v15.40: Server Downtime, Status, Patch Notes

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Epic Games have announced the new Fortnite update, v15.40.

It’s been almost two weeks since Epic Games released the last major Fortnite update, v15.30. The update introduced two new exotic weapons into the game which were teased by Epic with the news feed being updated to show the new weapons.

Although there was no Fortnite update last week, Epic introduced the Valentine’s Fortnite 2021 event. It’s different to what we’ve seen in the past as there aren’t any additional challenges to earn extra rewards. Instead, Epic decided to allow players to earn free rewards through the Community Team Battles.

Fishstick Valentines Day
Fishstick Valentines Day

Players can also earn a free pickaxe if they complete any of the normal week 11 challenges. However, the pickaxe won’t be granted until the start of Fortnite season 6, which should go live in the middle of next month unless there any delays to the season.

Breathless Blade Pickaxe
Breathless Blade Pickaxe

Epic Games have announced there’s a new Fortnite update coming and here’s everything you need to know.

New Fortnite update server downtime

The Fortnite status account tweeted out that the v15.40 Fortnite update will go live on February 16th. The server downtime for the update is scheduled for 4 AM ET (9 AM UTC) with matchmaking being disabled half an hour before.

15.40 Fortnite update
15.40 Fortnite update

v15.40 patch notes

As you’ll already be well aware, Epic no longer publish patch notes for any of the bug or patch updates. However, they began sending out emails to everyone in the support-a-creator program that highlighted what the changes were in the update.

However, for the past couple of updates, Epic have been outlining the new features or changes coming in the update on the Fortnite Status Twitter account.

In a reply to their tweet announcing the new Fortnite update, Epic stated that there would be a favourite weapon or item being unvaulted that’s a favourite amongst the player base. Characters will also have more exotics in stock for allies or enemies to acquire.

New Fortnite Update v15.40
New Fortnite Update v15.40

Air Royale and Floor is lava will also be added in the v15.40 Fortnite update along with adjust object/building level of detail in PC Perf Mode. Hopefully that’s not all we get in the new 15.40 Fortnite update, but we’ll keep you updated with the latest once the patch drops tomorrow.

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