Fortnite Announces The Daredevil Cup, Marvel Knockout Refresher, and More in Latest Update

Epic Games have took to their blog to announce and detail the latest update for their free-to-play battle royale shooter — Fortnite!

The new update, which is available right now, will allow players to compete for a chance to unlock the brand new Daredevil outfit. Players will be in competition as Marvel Knockout Super Series takes the stakes to the next level. In addition to the brand new unlockable outfit, Epic Games have also noted details about the upcoming $100,000 tournament, and some changes that were made to the LTM.

Check out the full detailed message form Epic Games down below:

A new Marvel Hero comes to Fortnite — setting off a competition on the Island like never before.

Assemble your Super Hero team to compete in the Marvel Knockout Super Series — featuring four competitive cups centered around the Marvel Knockout game mode. These four cups will build up to a final, $1,000,000 tournament to conclude the Marvel Knockout Super Series happening on November 21. And as an added bonus, any player who participates in all four of the cups will receive the exclusive Nexus War Glider. 

The first cup celebrates the Man Without Fear himself, Daredevil. Winners will get ultimate bragging rights — early access to the Daredevil Outfit before the Item Shop release! 

CUP 1: THE DAREDEVIL CUP

Become the Guardian Devil of the Marvel Knockout LTM by competing in the first cup of the series — the Daredevil Cup — this Wednesday, October 14. Top teams in each region will earn the Daredevil Outfit early before it hits the Item Shop. Learn more in the official rules.

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The remaining three cups will be scheduled for next month. We’ll begin to announce them with more information starting at the beginning of November.

MARVEL KNOCKOUT REFRESHER

Marvel Knockout is a spin on Operation: Knockout that sees your team utilize super-powers to be the best team on the tournament bracket. Battle alongside your team against foes in a 4-round knockout fight! Each round your team will be given a different set of powers to battle opponents with mirrored abilities!


In recent Fortnite news, Epic Games has recently held a collab with the hit sensation K-Pop boy band — BTS.

The limited-time event allowed players to watch an all-new music video, as well as receive some awesome free new merch. If you’re a BTS fan or just interested in learning more about the collab, make sure to check out the full article right here!

Fortnite is now available for all platforms for free! Are you excited for the upcoming character, game mode, and more provided via the new update? Let us know in the comments below!

source: Epic Games