New leaks have revealed an alien invasion is in the works for Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 7.
Then information came to light thanks to credible Fortnite Twitter informant @iFireMonkey. Pieces began to dribble in as early as 4:30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, May 25. Everything from code segments to graphics, icons, posters, and audio clips have been posted to their Twitter account. Supposedly, a select few Fortnite content creators have received a case with a DVD player and a white CD disc that has “They’re Coming” scrawled on its surface enclosed.
Others have received postcards in the mail expressing a similar sentiment.
According to the code, the project has been at least codenamed “Awful Duck.” The significance of that name is unknown, however, its function is both simple and appropriate for the event. Allegedly, the new mechanic will involve players being abducted, fully healed, and dropped into a different randomized location on Fortnite Island.
The event will feature its own questline that sets players on the task of investigating an alien mystery. Audio lines from NPCs have already been uncovered and leaked on @iFireMonkey’s profile.
Additionally, two Foreshadowing Quests have gone live as of 10 a.m. yesterday morning: “Repair Damaged Telescopes (5)” and “Investigate Downed Black Helicopter (1).” Three other quests remain and will likely be released as the week goes on.
It appears that the DVD packages have only been sent to Australian creators. Those in the United States have only reported receiving various postcards. These carry a phone number which, went called, has a different message every day.
It looks like Epic Games is taking advantage of the recent UFO hype sparked by a collection of information released by the US government confirming the existence of them.