Epic Video games has now, following its sneaky tease last Friday, revealed full particulars of Fortnite’s upcoming heist-themed Excessive Stakes limited-time occasion, which involves Battle Royale mode later this week.
Excessive Stakes’ centre-piece is the brand new The Getaway limited-time mode, which is designed for squads and – as was revealed throughout Fortnite’s PAX West livestream over the weekend – units groups free throughout the Battle Royale map in quest of jewels.
These jewels are present in safes which fall from the sky connected to Provide Drop balloons. As soon as a jewel has been retrieved, a crew should then safely transport it to a getaway van elsewhere on the map. The primary 4 groups to efficiently get a jewel right into a car – all whereas avoiding the barrage of gunfire from competing squads, after all – win the sport.
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Excessive Stakes’ second part comes within the type of three new challenges, every of which awards a particular event-exclusive merchandise as soon as accomplished. By taking part in ten matches of the brand new Getaway mode, for example, gamers will earn 5,000XP.
A card-suit-themed spray, in the meantime, is awarded to gamers that handle to deal 500 injury to jewel carrying opponents, and there is a decidedly spiffy contrail – which spews money out behind skydivers in the beginning of a match – for people who decide up a jewel in 5 totally different Getaway matches. Lastly, gamers that full all challenges get a Crowbar harvesting instrument.
All these rewards pair properly with the extraordinarily swish event-exclusive paid cosmetics that Epic has additionally now revealed in full. The Wildcard outfit, with its gloriously sharp white go well with, comes with 4 totally different masks variants – sporting both a coronary heart, a membership, a diamond, or a spade – in addition to the Cuff Case again bling. The brand new Protected Cracker glider completes the set.
Fortnite’s Excessive Stakes occasion will start later this week.