Update 17.50 has been leaked, and it includes new skins and other cosmetics.


Update 17.50 has been leaked, and it includes new skins and other cosmetics.

Today is the release of Fortnite version 17.50, and leaks have revealed the new skins and cosmetics that are included in the patch.

Epic Games has launched Fortnite update 17.50 today. The next Fortnite patch went live at 9 a.m. BST on Tuesday, August 31, and dataminers quickly posted leaks. HYPEX, a well-known Fortnite leaker, was one of them, and he compiled information on the new skins arriving with Fortnite update 17.50.

The fearsome-looking The Burning Wolf and Trespasser Elite skins, as well as the beautiful Bloom skin, appear to be included in the new Fortnite update.

The new Joyride and Warrior of the Wastes loading screens were among the other cosmetics displayed.

Skins from larger Fortnite sets were also among the cosmetics that were leaked.

The Plant Based Patrol set, First Shadows set, Gray Matter set, Fortnite Champion Series set, Advanced Forces set, Morty C-137 set, Guardians of the Galaxy set, Free Shake set (which includes the new Joy skin), and J Balvin set are the ones to look out for.

The Outer Space Handshake, which appears identical to the classic handshake between Dutch and Dillon in Predator, is one of the other revealed cosmetics.

Dataminers searching around version 17.50 revealed details about the future Legendary challenges as well.

The following are the specifics of these challenges…

• Use Alien Weapons to inflict harm (500, 2,500, 10,000)

• Use IO Tech weaponry to inflict damage (500, 2,500, 10,000)

• Bars to spend (3,000, 15,000, 30,000)

Aside from rumors, Epic Games has verified that the update 17.50 download includes one new feature.

The Fortnite Crew Legacy set is a new reward for Fortnite Crew members included in the most recent Fortnite patch.


“On August 31 (with the release of the v17.50 update), we’re unveiling an exclusive new prize for Fortnite Crew subscribers: The Fortnite Crew Legacy Set!” Epic Games wrote in a blog post. This set comes with a Back Bling and an unlocked Pickaxe, both of which serve as evolving reminders of your Fortnite Crew membership.

“For every month you stay active as a subscriber, you’ll gain access to a new Stage of the Legacy Set, up to a total of six Stages. During your membership, the Stages will unlock on the 14th of each month (at 8 p.m. EDT / 7 p.m. EST).”

In case you’re curious, here are the specifics on each. “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”


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