Fortnite season 2 debuted at the beginning of 2020 and was a collaboration between Epic Games and Marvel. After crossovers with Avengers and Star Wars, Fortnite teamed up with Marvel’s anti-hero Deadpool. Players were able to unlock an official skin themed after the crazy merc with a mouth by completing weekly challenges. Since the season has ended, many are still wondering if you’re able to gain access to the content from it, including the Deadpool skin.
Here, we’ll go into everything you’ll need to know about the Deadpool skin in Fortnite.
Can you still unlock the Deadpool skin?
Unfortunately, no, you cannot gain access to the Deadpool skin in Fortnite anymore, due to the conclusion of chapter 2 season 2. With each season, the game features new challenges and themes, meaning the previous season and its contents go away. This is in attempts to keep things fresh and to ensure players keep checking back in.
Season 2 ran from February 20 to June 17, 2020, and included a large variety of features, including changes to the map, a new Battle Pass, new weapons, factions, and updates to the game’s menus. It was also the season that featured the historical Travis Scott concert, which millions of players attended. The length of season 2 was extended by Epic Games, due to the COVID pandemic, and was the longest season of Fortnite, overall.
To unlock the Deadpool skin, players had to complete this character’s weekly challenges, which required you to find a number of collectibles, like his shorts and pistols, and other tasks related to the anti-hero. You also had to buy the Battle Pass in order to partake in Deadpool’s challenges, much like the way it works in the game’s current season.
There are biweekly Deadpool challenges that pop up over the span of this season, catering to each character and providing ample entertainment. One of the silliest challenges required you to find Deadpool’s plunger and destroy toilets in a specific location. While a lot of games conjure up random challenges, Epic Games really tries to make their challenges fit each character’s personality and theme.
The ultimate purpose of these challenges is to gain access to the character’s skin to utilize throughout the game, but you can also access Deadpool-themed objects. For example, you’d gain access to a banner, a couple of different sprays, Deadpool gear, a loading screen, and even multiple variations of the Deadpool costume. Another challenge you can try will unlock more goodies such as the traditional red costume, an unmasked version, and the X-Force skin if finished.
As it stands with Fortnite‘s season 4, the main focus is on Wolverine, who has his own set of challenges similar to Deadpool’s. It follows the same formula of completing challenges related to that character, with the eventual goal of unlocking his skin to use in-game.
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