Fortnite Most Wanted Update Introduces New Rewards for Valentine’s Day

Fortnite Battle Royale v23.40 introduces the Cold Blooded syndicate, the “Heat Level” mechanic, new reality augments, and new quests you can complete for rewards. 

Happy Valentine’s Day! For this special romantic occasion, Epic Games is giving us a new Fortnite update filled with new quests and rewards players can complete for The Most Wanted event, which runs from February 14-28, 2023, and ends at 2 a.m. ET.

New Heat Level Mechanic

The new Heat level mechanic makes you visible on the minimap to other players once you get heat. To raise your heat level, you must open vaults and eliminate opponents in a match. Each new level of heat comes with bonuses that will make you more powerful in each match. 

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Cold Blooded Syndicate

In addition to being the new NPCs players can take out for free loot, the Cold Blooded syndicate also has three bosses scattered throughout the map Shattered Splits, Faulty Spring, and Brutal Bastion. Players can take out bosses for Vault Keys, which unlock special vaults containing Legendary items.

Most Wanted Quest Rewards

Completing the Most Wanted quests will raise your infamy. The following rewards are up for grabs:

  • Gold Blooded Ace Outfit
  • Cash Stash Back Bling
  • Cold Blooded Medallion
  • Solid Skull Back Bling
  • The Vault Guardian Pickaxe

Fortnite Most Wanted New Heisted Weapons

Players can obtain new weapons from Cold Blooded Vaults, which can be accessed with Vault Keycards that drop from Cold Blooded Bosses. 

The new weapons for the Most Wanted update include the following: 

  • Heisted Breacher Shotgun
  • Heisted Explosive Assault Rifle
  • Heisted Accelerant Shotgun
  • Heisted Run ‘n’ Gun SMG
  • Heisted Blink Mag SMG 

Unvaulted Weapons

In addition to the new Heisted weapons you can obtain, the following weapons have been unvaulted: 

  • Boom Sniper Rifle
  • Dual Pistols
  • Hand Cannon
  • Heavy Sniper
  • Hop Rock Dualies
  • Suppressed Pistol

New Reality Augments

The following Reality Augments have been added with the Most Wanted Update: 

  • Exotic Grab Bag: Receive a random Heisted Exotic weapon.
  • Sniper Surplus: Your Sniper Rifles will have 1 extra ammo in their magazine.
  • KeyMaster: Grants two Keys for opening Holo-Chests. 
  • Last Shots: The last two bullets of your Pistols’ magazines deal bonus damage.

What are you most excited about in the Most Wanted update? Let us know in the comments below. 

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