The OG standard pickaxe is back in Fortnite! We'll tell you how you can unlock the Throwback Axe for free.
With the new Fortnite Update V. 14.50, Epic Games announced some things that might appeal to players who have been in Fortnite for a long time.
In a blog post, Epic announced that on November 4, so today, the Throwback Axe pickaxe will be released on all platforms. The OG pickaxe is back, baby!
Back Into the... Past?
The Throwback Axe is the OG, classic pickaxe, which was available at the beginning of Chapter 1, Season 1 of Fortnite. Quite the throwback indeed. The good news is that fans won't have to wait long for the OG pickaxe and other items, such as the OG glider, to be available in Fortnite.
How & When Can You Get the Throwback Axe?
The Throwback Axe will be released in the game today and will be available until January 15, 2021. So, you have plenty of time to get it. It will be available in the Item Shop and the PlayStation Store on all platforms. Just log in during this time period and grab it!
In addition to the OG pickaxe, Fortnite will also bring back the standard skins from the first season of the game. These will also be available in the Fortnite Store, although it is expected that players will have to pay for them this time around. We will see what else will happen over the course of the day.
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