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Confused Emote Fortnite: How To Unlock The New Emote, Cost, Meme Inspiration

Confused as to why Fortnite is so popular? You shouldn’t be. With a serious amount of fan-pleasing content being added week-upon-week, the battle royale is getting more buzz by the minute. Case in point: the new Confused emote in Fortnite. Here’s how to unlock the Confused emote Fortnite, as well as offering a glimpse of what it does and where it comes from before you slap down your hard-earned V-Bucks.

Confused Emote Fortnite: How Much Does It Cost

The latest emote, which comes with the strapline ‘Seriously. What happened?’ (a hint at an upcoming meteor strike, perhaps?) can be found on the game’s storefront.

Once there, head to Daily Items where you will find the Confused Emote in one of the six tiles towards the left of the screen. Click the tile to open up the purchase menu.

The Confused emote in Fortnite will set you back 500 V-Bucks (roughly $5/£5). However, as that’s a relatively tiny amount, you will be able to grind through challenges, including the week 9 Fortnite challenges, to make sure you’ve filled up your virtual wallet.

Confused Emote Fortnite: What Does It Do

If you’ve spotted a stray John Travolta (which we’ll get to in a minute) around the wildlands of the web, this will probably ring a bell with you.

Your avatar, puzzled, looks around and finds no-one there – which is perfect for those moments when your team has abandoned you in the face of the oncoming storm, the cowards.

Confused Emote Fortnite: The Meme Origins of the Emote

Fortnite, not one to shirk popular culture, has actually taken this directly from a scene in Pulp Fiction where John Travolta’s character, Vincent, looks around and is completely bewildered. It’s since been used as a general shorthand for a reply to a confusing or baffling comment on social media.