The vending machine was leaked in Fortnite a few days ago, but now the vending machine has been confirmed as a new item for Fortnite by the official Fortnite team. Here’s the official announcement that let us know that vending machines were legit!
From this, we can expect vending machines in Fortnite within a couple days (a week at the longest). From what the announcement read, it appears that with vending machines you will be able to
“Trade in spare materials for extra gear!”
This is really exciting in case you have an excess of one material and need a shotgun or an assault rifle for example. Stay tuned for more vending machine news or new item news in Fortnite!