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Major Fortnite Skin Leak Reveals Iconic Sci-Fi Villain

A brand new Fortnite leak has revealed that an iconic sci-fi villain will soon be coming to the game in the form of a new skin.

Fortnite cosmetic leaks have coming in fast recently, with word of a new Kevin the Cube skin coming soon. Plus, there's a rare "members only" emote that you can only get for a very limited time.

But, the big reveals are reserved for character skins from larger franchises. Season 5's "hunters" theme led to wild speculation, but we've had some great characters join Fortnite. Star Wars' The Mandalorian opened the season, and now we have The Predator joining the new v15.21 update.

Fortnite The Mandalorian
Fortnite Season 5's The Mandalorian

But, one leak has caused guessing like no other. A franchise character that has been discussed a million times over, and has driven fans mad with anticipation.

And it looks like we finally have an answer for who is joining the game.

The "Typhoon" Fortnite Skin Leak

A skin discovered in Fortnite's code with the codename "Typhoon" has been wildly discussed and theorized about.

At first, it was thought that none other than Tomb Raider's Lara Croft would take the position of the new skin.

It certainly made sense; she counts as a "hunter", as her search for treasure and secrets in tombs helps her fit the season's theme. The code associated with the codenamed skin implied it to be "reactionary" too, meaning that the skin would change as it took more damage.

This makes perfect sense, given Lara's appearance in 2013's Tomb Raider reboot changing as she became more injured.

Lara Croft Tomb Raider for Fortnite
Lara Croft in Tomb Raider (2013)

Plus, it was thought that "Typhoon" as a codename would directly correlate to her game series. While codenames often don't directly associate themselves with the skin's recipient, 2013's game began as Lara's ship crashes, as a result of a typhoon.

Players began to wonder if this was the confirmation they needed.

But, now it seems that this has been proven wrong. The second guess of fans and theorizers has been Samus Aran of the Metroid series. But, given this leak, it doesn't look to be her.

It may disappoint fans, but it doesn't look like this new skin is Lara. But we've got a pretty good idea who it is now. And it's one for you Sci-Fi action-adventure fans.

The Terminator Fortnite Skin Leak

That's right! We have been given reason to believe that The Terminator will be coming to Fortnite from a different dimension. A new leaked video from hacker HYPEX has shown what looks to be a location from the '80s classic Terminator 2: Judgement Day.

The location shown in the video is the backroom in Terminator 2 where the very first Terminator's arm is discovered. The clip is also playing clanging music from the film's score.

The type of Terminator that will be coming to Fortnite is still debated, as the franchise has seen many different types of weaponized machines in the past. But, given the location of the teaser video, it's safe to assume it'll be either Arnold Schwarzenegger's T-800, or Robert Patrick's T-1000.

This isn't the first time characters from the Terminator franchise have appeared in video game DLC form. The T-800 Endoskeleton and Sarah Connor arrived in Gears 5 last year as part of a DLC pack to promote the new movie, Terminator: Dark Fate.

Plus, Arnie's T-800 recently arrived in Mortal Kombat 11, so if you wanted to clobber Scorpion as the iconic Terminator, now you have your chance.

Gears 5 The Terminator
The T-800 and Sarah Connor in Gears 5

Fortnite is looking to have an incredible amount of new content coming soon. Leaks have confirmed Fortnite weapon mods to be coming to the game, as well as some returning fan-favorite vehicles.

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