Fortnite Season 5 Is Here With Tonnes of New Content

Fortnite season 5 map changes

Fortnite is now offline on all platforms while it's getting patched and updated ready to support Season 5.

The new season has also been preceded by Fortnite items, including Llamas and the Durr Burger sign appearing in real life locations around the world. With the 5.0 update now installed, you're ready to grab your freshly-launched Battle Pass and start powering through those objectives!

A brand new vehicle has been added: the All Terrain Kart or ATK. If that wasn't enough, the roof also acts as a bounce pad. You'll also be able to see how numerous pellets from a shot hit the target, which will be displayed by marks within the reticle, allowing you to see at a glance how effective your shot was. The height of the jump will depend on how well players are able to lean back and release at the same time.

As expected, the biggest changes are within the map. Epic has brought some of them down to earth in the form of Rifts.

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In addition to these new features, "Fortnite" season 5 comes with a number of tweaks and fixes for the battle royale gameplay. This should make it a little bit more challenging for players who prefer to camp as the Storm closes in. Shotgun spread is now consistent with no random variation, the suppressed SMG has been amended to fall in line with other SMGs and the hunting rifle aim assist has been reduced to match other sniper rifles. Heavy shotguns have been given a 10 pellet magazine, instead of 5, and the ability to double pump has been reduced with the introduction of a shot delay. Epic Games has also made it a bit more hard to "double pump" in season 5.

For Switch players, V5 adds gyro motion control options to the game.

So what exactly do you get for completing the Fortnite Season 5 Week 1 challenges?

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