Fortnite Foreshadowing Quests Arrive, Hint At Season 7 Alien Theme
Their release date is yet to be revealed.
While Fortnite challenges normally launch weekly on Thursdays, Epic is known to add other challenges at other intervals. New Foreshadowing Quests have arrived, with more to come in the days ahead, and they're separate from the weekly challenges. More excitingly, they may be hinting at an alien theme for Fortnite Season 7.
Shared first by a number of dataminers, some Foreshadowing Quests are now available, but not all of them according to leaks. As of now, there appear to be five Foreshadowing Quests, with the first two live in the game as of May 25. Here's the list:
Fortnite Foreshadowing Quests
- Repair damaged telescopes (0/5)
- Investigate downed black helicopter
- Use CB radio (0/5)
- Place warning signs at crop circle (0/5)
- Destroy spooky TV sets (0/5)
While these quests may or may not hint at the Season 7 theme, they certainly have a consistent theme of their own, that being aliens. Furthering this theory is the associated NPC dialogue that players will read as they embark on these challenges. Things like Farmer Steel decrying, "Pranksters, aliens, whatever you are. If you come for my corn, there's gonna be trouble" seems to suggest these quests, and perhaps Season 7, will dabble with the unknown. Naturally, Fortnite's resident conspiracy theorist Bunker Jonesy is involved too, saying to players at one point, "it's almost like someone doesn't want us looking at the stars."
So the closer we get to the end of this season without these Foreshadowing Quests to be released, almost basically confirms that these will be Quests Foreshadowing for the new season. pic.twitter.com/xdy5qLQ1ye— FortTory (@FortTory) May 23, 2021
Meanwhile, The Foundation, whom fans have all but confirmed is secretly The Rock, is still stuck in the Zero Point, so Epic will likely need to resolve this storyline somehow, perhaps with aliens. The Fortnite Season 7 theme has been a topic of conversation for weeks already, but that's a subject that tends to heat up the closer Fortnite gets to its seasonal changeovers, like that we are about to experience on June 8. Players are also still waiting to find out if there will be a season-ending event, though at this point they're customary and it would be a surprise if there weren't an event.
The Foreshadowing Quests have debuted alongside the latest Fortnite patch, which we covered in the 16.50 patch notes.
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