The new High Stakes event mode is now live and brings with a brand new Fortnite Ninja Fiona, a team based LTM and a quirky new item for a quick getaway.
High Stakes is here. A new team based Limited Time Mode, Getaway, pits you and your squad against new challenges for your chance to unlock FREE cosmetic rewards and brand new store items.
Utilize the talents of yourself and your crew to find the jewels contained in four safes which have been hidden around the map. The gig is simple; take the jewels and escape. Teams will compete for a jewel each. The first four teams to successfully escape to a van with a jewel will win the match. Suit up, gear up and get the job done.
- Play 10 matches of The Getaway – Get 5,000 XP
- Do 500 damage to Jewel carrying opponents – Unlock the Suited Up Spray
- Pick up a Jewel in 5 different matches of The Getaway LTM – Unlock the Cash Flow Contrail
- Complete all 3 Challenges – Unlock the Crowbar Pickaxe
New Items – The Right Tools for The Job
A new outfit, Wildcard will be featured throughout the event and features swappable masks for your squad as well as other items including a Harvester Ninja;
- Cuff Case
- Safecracker Glider
Grappler – Stick and Go
A new special item is also available to help make good your escape. The Grappler allows you to make a quick exit by sticking to any surface and then pulling you towards it.
The Grappler is and Epic item and can be found in Vending Machines, floor loot, Chests and Supply Drops and Llamas. The Grappler features a 15 shot chain allowing quick traverasal over large distances and will be discared upon charge depletion.
Harvester Ninja Fiona – Smoke Out the Joint
Fiona joins your fight. A new Harvester Ninja, Fiona can utilise smoke bombs across the map.
See You Next Week
High Stakes seems like a great new LTM sure to challenge the best players. A mad dash for jewel laden safes and then making an escape sounds like great fun and is sure to entertain the heist addict inside you.
Some of the new items shipped with High Stakes are great new additions such as the Grappler, which is surely an item which needs to be mastered in order to be used properly, and new Fortnite Ninja Fiona seems a formidable addition to any team.
See game and bug fixes on the Epic Games Fortnite Official Site here: Fortnite Patch Notes.
See the official High Stakes event page here: Fortnite High Stakes
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