With season 9 of Fortnite now available to players, there is already a range of new content for Fortnite pros and aficionados to sink their teeth into, including a futuristic tone, as well as a variety of other features, including added weapons and skins. As such, it’s reasonable to suspect there will be brand new events in the near future. In fact, in light of John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum releasing in theaters May 17, a new leak has surfaced suggesting a John Wick-related event coming to Fortnite.
The information comes from a Fortnite datamine source known frequently for hints at upcoming updates and events, such as the Fortnite New Year’s Eve event. As such, the datamine for season 9 of Fortnite includes an image on Twitter displaying some of the challenges for the upcoming Wick’s Bounty event.
According to the image below, players will have the opportunity to complete John Wick-themed challenges during season 9 of Fortnite. Two of the more basic John Wick-related challenges include winning a match of the event and playing seven matches of Wick’s Bounty. However, specific challenges like “Deal damage with the Combat Shotgun” and “Deal damage with the Tactical Assault Rifle” are explicit references to the popular action film series. Other events including collecting a designated amount of Gold Coins.
— FortTory – Fortnite Leaks & News (@FortTory) May 9, 2019
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— Lucas7yoshi_ // Fortnite Leaks & News (@lucas7yoshi_) May 9, 2019
Furthermore, Twitter user Lucas7yoshi had leaked the name of a tentative cosmetic set within the game. Simply called “John Wick” and labelled an “assassin suit” at the moment, Lucas7yoshi posted the following.
The Wick’s Bounty event is bound to generate a lot of excitement. Similar to Fortnite Battle Royale’s John Wick-inspired skin and gun in season 3 last year, Wick’s Bounty looks to expand on that in conjunction with the upcoming John Wick: Chapter 3, whose series is very beloved by action movie buffs for its frantic sequences and well-choreographed shootouts and fight scenes. Somewhat similar to the recent Avengers: Endgame event, which featured content in reference to the extremely successful superhero film franchise, Wick’s Bounty looks to add an intriguing flair to season 9.
Fortnite is currently available on Android, iOS, PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One.
Source(s): Twitter: FortTory – Fortnite Leaks & News, Lucas7yoshi_// Fortnite Leaks & News (via GameSpot)