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Fortnite's Week 5 data mined, treasure map in Snobby Shores

Published: 23:46, 08 August 2018
Epic Games
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The struggle between Epic and Fortnite data miners persists and so far - data miners seem to be winning. Fortnite's Season 5 challenges have been cracked open and Epic will have you hitting golf balls and following treasure maps around.

First up are the three free challenges, which in case you've just woken up from a coma, is Epic's new way of handling challenges - three free and four Battle Pass challenges. Naturally, there's a caveat in that taking home the weekly prize requires completing four objectives.

The first challenge is searching through 7 chests in Junk Junction, which is likely to take two or more drops. Using three rift portals takes care of the second task, both of which should earn you five stars each.

The last free Fortnite challenge is eliminating three opponents in a match but you'll probably nail it while gunning for the first two. This challenge is traditionally the hard one, so it should earn you 10 battle stars.

Fortnite's Battle Pass challenges promise to be a bit of a livelier affair, with the first challenge being dealing 300 damage to players with a Clinger, Stink Bomb or Grenade. Then comes the part where Epic has you golfing - you'll have to hit a golf ball from tee to green on five different holes. Guess it's a good time as any to take that golf cart out for a spin too.

The former two Fortnite challenges should be classified as easy and bring in five battle stars each, while the following two are usually rated as hard and earn you 10 battle stars each. The first one is following the treasure map found in Snobby Shores, which we should have the map for as soon as the challenges are live. Last but not the least is eliminating three opponents in Shifty Shafts.

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In related news, Epic seem to have decided to make a separate matchmaking pool for Fortnite's console players who use keyboards and mice. Hopefully, this prevents another from happening, as it does somewhat blemish the entire event. Not for iDropz_bodies though, most likely for 130,000 reasons.

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