Fortnite servers are now back online, which means you can now start your Season 5 venture. Some gamers were hoping the new season would be about Star Wars. Others were dreaming of Greek mythology, cowboys, and more… Zero Point is all of them. Of course, you will only be able to play the new Season 5 if you’ve downloaded and installed the 15.0 update.
Because some Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 leaks showed a “Mando” skin from The Mandalorian many thought the upcoming season would be all about Star Wars, but it’s much more than that. You can see the patch notes further down the page.
Epic Games has released update 15.0 on PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Android. The new 15.0 update, which introduces a new Battle Pass, new map locations, and lots more.
Epic Games has released both story and battle pass gameplay trailers for Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 Zero Point, and they reveal that we’ll get to play as heroes from different realities aka universes and time periods.
“The Zero Point is exposed, but no one escapes the Loop, not on your watch,” reads the Epic Games post. “Recruit the greatest hunters across all Realities to stop the Island from falling into complete Chaos.”
As part of the new season, players will perform missions for the new Hunters that have appeared on the island. New weapons will also be introduced, including the Dragon’s Breath Shotgun, and the Mandalorian’s Amban Sniper Rifle. New map locations include a gladiator Coliseum, a jungle area, and the Zero Point wastelands.
Check out the updated patch notes below for a look at what’s new.
The Hunt is On
The Zero Point is exposed, but no one escapes the Loop, not on your watch. Join Agent Jones and the greatest hunters from across Realities like The Mandalorian in a chaotic battle that will shape the future of the Island…
New Hunting Grounds
New hunters mean new locations from beyond the Loop. Battle for honor in an ancient arena, sharpen your survival skills in the jungle and explore the shifting crystalline sands flowing from the exposed Zero Point.
Help for Hire
As a hunter, it’s your duty to help the Island’s Characters in their unstable new reality. Take on their quests and bounties, get intel on your surroundings, or hire them to be your ally. Don’t want to negotiate? Challenge them to a duel and reap the rewards.
Spend Your Wages
The new Characters only accept one form of payment: Bars! Earn Bars by completing quests and bounties, eliminating players, or finding hidden stashes around the Island. Spend your earned Bars on new Exotic weapons, upgrades, intel, services, and more.
New Weapons, New Tricks
New weapons let you attack in novel ways. Unleash your fiery rage with the Dragon’s Breath Shotgun, switch between melee and ranged with the Mandalorian’s Amban Sniper Rifle, track your target with the Night Hawk, and more. Hunters and vendors are also working to bring you more weapons throughout the season, so keep an eye out!
All-New Battle Pass
Agent Jones has brought in the greatest Hunters across Realities to the Island. Pick up the Season 5 Battle Pass and unlock Mancake the fighting Flapjack, Mave the shapeshifter, and the ultimate bounty hunter, The Mandalorian, with his companion The Child.
The hunters on the Island are only the first to arrive from outside the Loop… Throughout the Season, Agent Jones will bring in even more hunters from the Realities beyond. Who will be next?
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