Wednesday, 20 March, 2019

'Fortnite' Season 8 Is Here With A Pirate Cannon

Fortnite Season 8 is Live With All Sorts of Pirate-Themed Items and More Fortnite Season 8 Heats the World up With Volcanoes, Pirates, and Ninjas
Lori Graves | 04 March, 2019, 01:39

Today we witnessed what's supposed to be the last quake in Season 7, and the starting process of Season 8. As usual, the Battle Pass will cost 950 V-Bucks on all platforms. It is mostly created to encourage players to explore the new area and make doing so (thanks to the enhanced mobility) enjoyable. The brand new season means that the Ice King is out and pirates are in!

A Fortnite Season 8 auto-run bug has become the bane of players' lives.

Additions to the game this time around include brand new locations like Lazy Lagoon and Sunny Steps, new weapons like the Pirate Cannon and a giant volcano with risky lava overflowing from it.

The first major change gamers will notice is the removal of Wailing Woods and The Block.

There are Volcano Vents dotted around the map which launches your player up into the air.

Once you've dived into the game, it's easy to understand why millions of players are simply hooked to it.

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Outside of all that themed content, Season 8 also adds a "danger" point mechanic that takes a cue from rival battle royale game Apex Legends' inventive ping system.

Once you're on the ground, you can now play with Pirate Cannons. It will also be able to dole out 100 damage to enemies on direct hit and 50 damage on a nearby hit.

Common quality assault rifle from 26.83% to 56.30%.

Rare quality assault rifle from 16.17% to 10.91%.

Legendary quality assault rifle from 1.82% to 1.13%.

This first new batch include a few that could prove tricky, primarily because Season 8's world event has made significant changes to the map and introduced new areas that players will not yet be familiar with.

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