Fortnite Season 5: Patch notes, skins, weapons, modes and more

Following a series of sharp, inventive teasers both in the game itself and across social media, Epic Games is finally ready to unleash Season 5 into the wonderful world of Fortnite. Worlds are about to collide as the hugely popular battle royale experience is set to receive a bunch of new changes and content to mark the big occasion.

Trusted Reviews has compiled everything you need to know about Fortnite Season 5 including all the latest news, updates, skins, weapons, server status and more.

What is Fortnite Season 5?

The anticipation behind Fortnite Season 5 has been bigger than all those that came before it. This is largely due to how Epic Games introduced the concept of ‘worlds colliding’ through an in-game event that saw a series of cracks form in the sky.

We presume this is a way for Epic Games to introduce whatever themes and locations it wants in future seasons and updates, and the fifth is a sign of this as it introduces Vikings, Secret Agents, Norse Gods and more into the fold. Of course, these are unlockable skins.

Fortnite Season 5 release date – when is it out?

It’s out now on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch and iOS now servers are finally up and running. 

Fortnite Season 5 Skins – how do they look?

You can catch a sneak preview of this season’s current skins below including lifeguards, vikings, secret agents and more. Worlds certainly have collided, and it’s got one sharp aesthetic.

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Fortnite Season 5 Map – A whole new area

Season 5 has brought some big alterations to the map of Fortnite Battle Royale. So much so it could completely transform how we approach the game for a while. Unlike PUBG, which introduces new maps, Epic Games is opting instead to iterate upon existing ones. You can check it out below:

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Fortnite Season 5 Update – What are the big changes?

As expected from a new season, Fortnite has plenty of exciting new things for players to discover. Whether its vehicles, weapons or inventive changes to the existing map; Fortnite has plenty of stuff for us to dig into. We’ve compiled all the big additions below:

All Terrain Kart (Battle Royale)

Following in the footsteps of Fortnite’s silly shopping trolley, this vehicle seems somewhat more effective for navigating the map and running down enemies.

Rifts (Battle Royale)

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These unusual gaps in the world of Fortnite Battle Royale can be found across the map. What they do is currently unknown.

Fortnite Season 5 Save The World – New missions and loot?

Don’t worry, Epic Games hasn’t forgotten about Fortnite purists and their love for Save The World. Season 5 introduces a new Road Trip Event featuring an inventive Western theme.

Players can earn an assortment of new skins and weapons through the Flintlock Weapon Set, so you’ll be looking nice and stylish when faced with undead hordes. As always, you can find the full list of patch notes on Epic’s website. 

Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass – What’s in it?

The Season 5 Battle Pass is now available for 950 V-Bucks, providing players with a substantial path of progression including plenty of skins, emotes, sprays, weapons and more. All themed around the “Worlds Collide” moniker, there’s a silly amount of variety on display here.

Fortnite Season 5 Trailer – how does it look?

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