Epic Games Detail Latest Fortnite Update Which Brings Back Fortnitemares, New Outfits, and More

Fortnite’s new update, ‘Fortnitemares’ makes its debut today on all platforms and players are having a blast unlocking all the new spooky items.

The new mode brings Halloween themed skins, challenges, new gunfight mode, and a ton more. Epic Games released the exact patch notes covering what fixes have been made to the game alongside what’s new to the game.

Skins are a big feature in Fortnite and players should be happy to see that there is a slew of new Halloween-themed skins to choose from. Right off the bat is the soccer zombie outfits which is available to pick up today in the item shop. However, more Halloween-themed skins are on the way so make sure to jump up on any skin you like quickly as it could be your last time before it’s gone forever!

Check out the full patch notes down below:


Even in a new world, you can’t hide from your nightmares… Fortnitemares returns with a vengeance.

Nightmarish Outfits have taken over the Item Shop:

  • Soccer Zombie Outfits: Don’t worry — you won’t break off your limbs while breaking a sweat.
  • The Storm King Fist Pickaxe: The vain Storm King created this Pickaxe in his own honor. 
  • The Cryptic Curse Bundle: An ethereal aesthetic. Get the the Wrath Outfit and Time Keeper Back Bling instantly and complete Challenges to unlock style options!

Want more fright in your life? Be sure to investigate The Final Reckoning Pack, which includes the mortifying Catrina Outfit, the Mourning Glory Back Bling, the eerie Willow OutfitDolly Back Bling, the ominous Blacklight Outfit, and Indigo Wings Back Bling


Squad up with your Friends and face him in the Storm King LTM to stop him from destroying the Island! (Your courage and skill will be rewarded with a special Umbrella.)


Fortnitemares has more in store. Sink your teeth into the community-made game Gun Fright, created by community developer BluDrive!

Partner up in this 2v2 showdown and drop into the middle of a fast-paced firefight. Your skill and communication will be tested over multiple rounds. 


The management at Kevolution Energy brought back The Combine to determine which employees are worth keeping. 

However, The Combine isn’t the same as it was before — an ancient evil has given it a nightmarish feel. Jump in to compete for the fastest time on the leaderboard!


Partying up with Friends is much easier when you can find them.

No matter what your Friends’ Account name is or how often they change it, you can now assign them a Nickname of your choice!

Nicknames you set are only visible to you.

In related news, Epic Games recently announced that they will be selling physical V-Buck cards at select retails. Similar to gift cards for Sony and Microsoft, users can soon pick up physical V-Bucks cards for Fortnite giving players the choice to either buy in-game money both online and in-store.

No specific retailers have been announced as of yet, but we can assume to see them popping up in stores such as GameStop, Target, and even Walmart. Select stores will even have exclusive gifts. To check out the full details about the exclusive gifts and physical V-Bucks cards, click here.

Fortnite Chapter 2 is now available to play for free on all platforms! Are you excited about Fortnitemares return? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: Epic Games