Fortnite – What’s Happening in Season 9

The biggest game in the world keeps on kicking. Fortnite Season 9 is now in full swing and there’s lots happening.

The Fortnite World Cup is entering its final two weeks. Coming into June there is only a single round left of Solos finals left to play; June 8 and 9.

There’s also only one round left of the Duos finals on June 20 and 21. These finals will all be held before the World Cup Grand Finals. The World Cup Grand Finals will be held in New York on July 26 through 28 and there are four Oceanic Solos players and four Duos teams who qualified.

The full Fortnite World Cup Schedule can be found here.

Fortnite Season 9

Epic Games will have a booth dedicated to Fortnite at E3 this year. Swing on over to Booth #601 in the South Hall of the LA Convention Centre to say hi.

If you prefer, there’s the Summer block party being held at the same time and you can mingle with your favourite content creators and celebs.

Another small event taking place in Fortnite is a partnership with Nike and its Air Jordan branded shoes.

Players can unlock Jordan cosmetic skins featuring the iconic sneakers and play in a limited time game mode. These skins had a new set of challenges along with them so you had a chance to unlock colour variants.

The Fortnite x Jumpman event gives all players the chance to head into The Downtown Drop mode and try their hand at free challenges. If successful, they’ll bne able to unlock the Back Board Back Bling and the nine additional variants for it. There are also four unique sprays.

John Wick made a return to Fortnite with the release of John Wick 3 Parabellum.

According to Epic Games;

The High Table has opened a new contract. It’s up to you to collect the bounty. Stay alive and collect gold tokens by eliminating the other bounty hunters. The first one to fulfill the order wins, but be careful how far ahead you get, as you will become a target for everyone else.

The Wick’s Bounty limited event gives players something new to try, new challenges and free rewards which include;

  • Gold Token Back Bling
  • One Shot Glider
  • Boogeyman Wrap
  • Bonus XP

The Fortnite shop has also been updated to include the John Wick Set which includes the John Wick outfit and the sledgehammer pickaxe.

The Wick’s Bounty Event has the following rules;

Every player begins with several gold tokens. Eliminating an enemy player pays out all of the tokens the target was carrying. The first squad to reach the specified gold token count wins the match.

Mode Details

  • Limited respawning: Each player has three lives.
  • The more tokens a player is carrying, the more visible on the map they will be when moving or shooting.
  • The top 3 token leaders will have their location shown on the map & compass at all times.

Fortnite Season 9 is chock full of things to do, challenges to complete and games to win. Stay tuned for more Fortnite news.

Andrew Harrison
Andrew Harrison
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