Epic Games Turns “Fortnite” Island Into Gotham For Batman Event

Epic Games has rolled out a new special event for Fortnite this week as Tilted Towers has been turned into Gotham City to celebrate Batman’s 80s anniversary. Along with new costumes and some Batman-themed weapons, the developers have changed part of the map into his hometown for you to do battle in. You can read the full list of changes and additions below for this limited-time event. Go fight injustice before this vanishes from Fortnite altogether.

Credit: Epic Games

WEAPONS + ITEMS

  • Batman Grapnel Gun
    • Available in Mythic variant.
    • Found from Floor Loot, Chests, Supply Drops, and Llamas.
    • The Batman Grapnel Gun comes with 10 charges. A charge is consumed each time the player is launched.
    • When the grappling hook from the Batman Grapnel Gun impacts something in the environment, the owner will be launched in a flat arc towards the point of impact.
    • At the apex of the launch, the player will deploy the Bat Cape, which can be used like any other Glider to traverse great distances.
  • Explosive Batarang
    • Available in Mythic variant.
    • Found from Floor Loot, Chests, Supply Drops, and Llamas.
    • Drops in stacks of 5.
    • Max stack size is 10.
    • This consumable item is thrown out in a relatively flat arc. It will home in towards opponents.
    • The projectile explodes when in close proximity to an opponent.
      • Explosion damage:
        • 50 damage to players.
        • 200 damage to the environment.
    • If the Explosive Batarang impacts the environment, it will stick to the spot where it lands. At that point, it behaves as a proximity mine, exploding when opponents come too close to it.
      • An Explosive Batarang that has impacted the environment can be disarmed and picked up by both the player who threw it or their allies.

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