Fortnite Week 3 Secret Battle Star Location Guide (Season 7 Snowfall Challenge)

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Fortnite Week 3 Secret Battle Star Location Guide (Season 7 Snowfall Challenge)

Season 7 of Fortnite rolls on with a new set of challenges to complete on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices. As usual, if you manage to finish all of the tasks from a given week, you'll complete a corresponding Snowfall challenge--this season's equivalent of the Hunting Party challenges from Season 6. In turn, you'll unlock a special loading screen, which not only features a cool piece of artwork, but also a subtle clue pointing to a free item hidden somewhere in the game.

Just as in Season 6, the item in question is either a free Battle Star (which levels your Battle Pass up by one tier) or a Banner (which you can use as a profile icon) depending on how many weekly sets of challenges you've completed. If you've finished three weeks' challenges, you'll be rewarded with the loading screen pictured below. It depicts a group of characters standing in the hangar of Frosty Flights, one of the new areas introduced to Fortnite's map at the beginning of the season.

Fortnite Secret Battle Star Location For Week 3 (Season 7 Snowfall Challenge Guide)

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Fortnite Secret Battle Star Location For Week 3 (Season 7 Snowfall Challenge Guide)

Season 7 of Fortnite rolls on with a new set of challenges to complete on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile devices. As usual, if you manage to finish all of the tasks from a given week, you'll complete a corresponding Snowfall challenge--this season's equivalent of the Hunting Party challenges from Season 6. In turn, you'll unlock a special loading screen, which not only features a cool piece of artwork, but also a subtle clue pointing to a free item hidden somewhere in the game.

Just as in Season 6, the item in question is either a free Battle Star (which levels your Battle Pass up by one tier) or a Banner (which you can use as a profile icon) depending on how many weekly sets of challenges you've completed. If you've finished three weeks' challenges, you'll be rewarded with the loading screen pictured below. It depicts a group of characters standing in the hangar of Frosty Flights, one of the new areas introduced to Fortnite's map at the beginning of the season.

PUBG Adds New Vikendi Snow Map On Mobile

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Hot on the heels of its release on PC earlier, Vikendi has arrived in the mobile version of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. The new snow map is now available on both iOS and Android as a free update, and it comes alongside a handful of other new features.

Unlike PUBG's other maps thus far, Vikendi is 6x6 km large, making it smaller than Erangel and Miramar--both of which are 8x8 km--but larger than the 4x4 Sanhok. Its defining feature is its snow-covered terrain, which encompasses mountains, open fields, frozen lakes, and deserted villages.

The map also boasts some unique elements, including an exclusive vehicle--snowmobiles. Players will also be able to take part in snowball fights on the spawn island. You can take a closer look at the map in the trailer below.

Should You Play Borderlands 2 In VR?

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Should You Play Borderlands 2 In VR?

For all its mechanical issues, there is one very crucial reason why Skyrim, another major game that got an after-the-fact VR port, worked so well: It was breathtaking to be in that world. There were dragons and dangers and perils, naturally, but there was also peace, serenity, beauty, and an undeniable sense of grandiosity. These are all things that, unless you're specifically making a horror game, make a virtual experience worthwhile. The biggest problem, then, with porting Borderlands 2 to VR is that right from its first minutes, Pandora is such an ugly, cruel, obnoxious place that immersion works against it.

That's the tip of the iceberg as far as Borderlands 2 VR goes, however. By and large, it's still the same game, with all the problems it's always had. Story-wise, every aspect of the game either actively insulting you or trying to kill you at every turn with little to no respite can get grating. Gameplay-wise, it is still very much the old MMO-inspired shooter it's always been, where the goal is more about increasing your stats and collecting better loot than the sheer thrill of killing maniacal wastelanders ad nauseum. Even still, the game has its charms: the sheer variety of weaponry and enemies, the wild comic cel-shaded art style, and a sense of humor that, when it lands, lands big. These are the things that Borderlands 2 VR maintains.

Free Steam PC Game For A Limited Time: Lego The Lord Of The Rings

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Free Steam PC Game For A Limited Time: Lego The Lord Of The Rings

Sure, you could peruse the Steam Winter Sale for big discounts on PC games. Or you could hop on over to the Humble Store and grab a copy of Lego The Lord of the Rings for free. All you need is a Humble account and a willingness to subscribe to the Humble newsletter (you can always unsubscribe later), and you can add it to your library. No other strings are attached. Get your copy here.

The only problem is that the deal doesn't last long. It goes away December 22 at 10 AM PT (1 PM ET). It's also possible codes for the game will run out, so head to the Humble Store quickly to secure your freebie.

As for the game itself, like the book and film trilogy it's based on, it follows the adventures of Frodo Baggins, an unlikely hero who ends up transporting a ring of great power into the realm of the enemy to see to its destruction. The big differences are that many parts of the game are made of destructible Legos, and it's suffused with the Lego franchise's signature brand of humor.

Telltale's The Walking Dead Final Season Becomes Epic Store Exclusive

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Skybound Games has announced that the final two episodes of the PC version of Telltale's The Walking Dead: The Final Season will be exclusively available through the Epic Games Store. The PC version of the previous two episodes of the final season will also be added to the store.

This does not apply to anyone who's already purchased the Season Pass for TWD: The Final Season. If you've purchased the Season Pass through another PC game store--such as Steam--then you will still get the last two episodes through said retailer. However, if you've been buying episodes of the PC version of The Final Season individually, then you'll have to go through Epic for the last bits of the story.

"The team at Epic owns a major chapter in the history of the game industry," wrote Skybound Games CEO Ian Howe and president of interactive Dan Muray in a prepared joint-statement, according to Variety. "We're excited to work together on their latest transformative event with the launch of the Epic Games Store. Epic stepped up to the plate immediately to work with us in order to bring the original team back together and ensure fans will receive the completed season of Telltale's The Walking Dead: The Final Season."

For Honor Welcomes Assassin's Creed's Ezio To The Battlefield

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For Honor is mingling with another Ubisoft property, with a limited-time Assassin's Creed crossover event. The "For the Creed" event will run from December 20 to January 10 and will feature familiar Assassin's Creed characters with trappings of the animus.

During the duration of the event, you can play a special 4v4 Dominion mode called "Assassini e Templari" in which you capture zones to lure out one of two commanders: Ezio Auditore da Firenze or Cesare Borgia. Defeating either commander gives you 300 points, and reaching 1000 points and defeating the opposing team during the breaking period will win the match.

The maps rotating in the Assassini e Templari mode will feature animus glitches and soldiers will be themed after the factions in the AC series. Your drop attacks will appear as Leap of Faith and air assassination animations, and game modes will be displayed using an animus theme. Some game modes will also be narrated by Warren Vidic of the Animus Project.