Season 5 of Fortnite can wrap down, but developer Epic Games still has some surprises in the shop for players before the season breaks up. In front of PAX West, the studio announced that it will launch a new High Stakes event in Fortnite: Battle Royale next week, which will include a new limited time mode, a special set of challenges and more.
Details about the High Stakes event are still low, but it seems to be the theme of gambling and heists. The new LTM will be called Getaway, although Epic has not shared further information yet about what will cause. Players will also have a number of High Stakes challenges to complete and get their hands on the new Wild Card skin. You can look at the latter below.
Epic will give fans their first look at the High Stakes event during the PAX West Stream. The power will be broadcast on the official Fortnite Twitch channel and scheduled to run "weekend long" begins tonight August 31 at 6:00 PM PT / 9 PM ET.
Before the High Stakes event, Epic has added a similar theme to Ace Pack to the Fortnite store. Like the Starter Pack before it, this package can only be purchased once per account and includes two cosmetic items: the new Ace Outfit and Swag Bag Back Bling, which looks like a duffelpose filled with money. The package also comes with 600 V-Bucks, which gives it a particularly good value even if you do not care about the included cosmetics. You can buy it for $ 5.
Fortnite's 5.30 content update recently arrived, and it introduced another item to Battle Royale: Shockwave Grenade, a new type of weapon that launches the players a long distance when enabled. Epic has also recently released a new set of weekly challenges, which has players searching between big seats and using rifts. You will find guides for all season challenges in our complete season 5 challenge guide.