After many months of waiting, and getting let down, the Jetpack is officially coming to Fortnite. Included in today’s in-game news is a notice that it will be coming next patch. This is followed by leaks from the community that pointed out some Week 5 challenges related to the Jetpack.
Jetpack Confirmed In-Game
In today’s in-game news section, the Jetpack is mentioned to be coming for a limited-time, possibly hinting at a new LTM involving the jetpack.
According to Fortnite datamining account, @FNBRLeaks on Twitter, Week 5 features a new challenge that points to having to use the Jetpack.
Furthermore, an LTM labelled ‘Shotguns’ in the game files has some more in regards to a ‘Close Encounters’ LTM, which has the description of “Close quarters combat with Shotguns & Jetpacks! If you find a jetpack, double-tap the jump button to take off. Keep the button held down to apply thrust. Make sure to land before it runs out of fuel!”.
We will update this post with more information as it becomes available.