• 'Fortnite' Season 5 Is Here, and the Rest of the Week in Games

    6 days ago - By Wired

    It's been a busy week in gaming. Let's catch up.
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  • So Why Is Fortnite Season 5's Only Historical Link Vikings?

    6 days ago - By Forbes

    Fortnite has been invaded by Vikings after time rifts have opened, but why are they season 5's only historical figures?
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  • Four 'Fortnite' Leakers You Should Follow Ahead Of Season 5

    6 days ago - By Forbes

    While it's fun watching the upcoming content and mysteries of Fortnite unfold in real time, it's also kind of a fun metagame to try and learn as much as you can, as early as you can.
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  • Epic Posts One Last Teaser For Tomorrow's Big 'Fortnite: Battle Royale' Season 5 Launch

    6 days ago - By Forbes

    A new image has gone up teasing Fortnite season 5. Check it out here.
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  • It Feels Pretty Clear What Fortnite's Road Trip Challenge Skin Is Going To Be

    6 days ago - By Forbes

    The ultimate prize for Fortnite: Battle Royale's Season 5 is the Road Trip challenge skin, and I feel like I have a pretty good guess what it's going to look like.
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  • All Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass Rewards: New Skins, Sprays, Emotes, And More

    All Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass Rewards: New Skins, Sprays, Emotes, And More

    6 days ago - By GameSpot

    The Battle Pass for Season 5 of Fortnite is now available and it's got a whole load of new rewareds for players to work towards unlocking. For those unfamiliar with it, the Battle Pass is available to purchase in-game for 950 V-Bucks and can be leveled up by playing the game. As you level up the pass, new items are unlocked, and there are around 100 rewards which, according to developer Epic Games, "typically takes between 75 to 150 hours of play" to unlock. We've got a complete rundown on how the Battle Pass works. When you purchase a Battle Pass, you'll immediately get access to the...
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  • Fortnite Season 5 Update's Patch Notes Detail New Vehicle, Map Areas, Rifts

    6 days ago - By GameSpot

    Season 5 of Fortnite has finally arrived, with developer Epic Games updating the game to introduce new content and tweaks. The patch is currently being pushed out on all platforms across the world, and Epic has released the full Fortnite Season 5 patch notes for what's included. For the battle royale mode, the highlights include the All Terrain Kart, a new vehicle that can carry an entire squad. In addition to that, the map has also been updated with new locations such as Lazy Links and Paradise Palms, and a new desert biome. There's also been some adjustments to the way the Storm circles...
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  • Fortnite Season 5 Live Now With Map Changes, New Skins, And Battle Pass

    Fortnite Season 5 Live Now With Map Changes, New Skins, And Battle Pass

    6 days ago - By GameSpot

    A major Fortnite update-v5.0-has been released, which means players that jump into game now will find a fresh crop of content to enjoy. This is all part of Fortnite Season 5, which introduces the All Terrain Kart, the Lazy Links and Paradise Palms locations, a new desert biome, skins , a Battle Pass, and more. It also adds in Rifts, which provide new adventures for players to take on. Fortnite's servers went down on July 12 at 4 AM ET / 1 AM PT / 8 AM GMT so that Epic Games could conduct the necessary maintenance to roll out the update. The downtime lasted around an hour and 30 minutes...
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  • Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass: Price, New Skins, Free V-Bucks, And How It Works

    Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass: Price, New Skins, Free V-Bucks, And How It Works

    6 days ago - By GameSpot

    With a new season in Fortnite : Battle Royale comes a new Battle Pass. Season 5 is officially live, and with it, we have the Season 5 Battle Pass. For those already familiar with past versions, the basics of how it works have not changed dramatically-you'll play, complete challenges, rank up, and earn rewards-hopefully including the sought-after level 100 skin, Ragnarok. There are a variety of new skins available along with other cosmetic rewards, and we've also gotten a new category of item called "toys" that you can obtain and then play with during a match. There are, however, some key...
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  • Fortnite's Lightning Bolt Locations: Where To Search Floating Lightning Bolts

    Fortnite's Lightning Bolt Locations: Where To Search Floating Lightning Bolts

    6 days ago - By GameSpot

    Season 5 of Fortnite: Battle Royale is officially underway, which means players now have a new set of challenges to complete and Battle Pass rewards to unlock. Epic has kicked off the first week of Season 5 with seven new tasks of varying difficulty. We've already detailed where to find the Risky Reels treasure map , and now we've put together a guide to help you complete the other challenge that might give you some trouble this week: searching seven floating Lightning Bolts. Like other challenges that task you with tracking down certain items, the Lightning Bolts can be found in various...
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  • Nintendo Switch's Fortnite Season 5 Update Brings Motion Controls To The Game

    Nintendo Switch's Fortnite Season 5 Update Brings Motion Controls To The Game

    6 days ago - By GameSpot

    Fortnite Season 5 has begun, introducing a ton of new map changes as well as outfits and other doodads to collect. If you're playing on the Nintendo Switch, though, you have one more surprise waiting for you. That version added gyroscopic motion controls, according to today's patch notes. That should make aiming easier for those who swear by gyro controls, as popularized by games like Splatoon. You can adjust this option in the settings menu. This is one of many changes introduced in the Season 5 rollover. Others include an All-Terrain Kart that can carry an entire squad, new locations...
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  • Fortnite Season 5 Mobile Update Adds Autofire; Here Are The iOS Patch Notes

    6 days ago - By GameSpot

    Fortnite 's Season 5 officially launched today, bringing with it new challenges , a whole new area of the map with the World Collide event, Rifts to send players skywards, and Karts to transport your whole team. Along with all the new additions are a few tweaks and changes on the game's mobile version, including the addition of autofire. Autofire, which enables the player's weapon to automatically fire when the aim is over an enemy in range, can now be enabled. This new option should make the touchscreen controls easier to manage, as you previously had to swipe to aim and tap to fire with...
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  • Fortnite's Map Gets Some Big Changes For Season 5

    Fortnite's Map Gets Some Big Changes For Season 5

    6 days ago - By GameSpot

    Epic Games has kicked off Season 5 of Fortnite , coinciding with the release of the big 5.0 update. This doesn't include a new map-we still have just the one-but the island has changed pretty significantly across PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and iOS. Here's what to look forward to next time you boot up the game. A number of the map tweaks are significant enough that they warrant prominent mentions in the 5.0 patch notes. Having diversified the map previously with new biomes, another of these-desert-has been introduced for Season 5. And it's done so in a big way, as the southeastern...
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  • Fortnite Ragnarok Skin: Season 5 Battle Pass's Awesome New Level 100 Reward

    Fortnite Ragnarok Skin: Season 5 Battle Pass's Awesome New Level 100 Reward

    6 days ago - By GameSpot

    Fortnite Season 5 has kicked off with a distinctly historical theme. As we may have guessed from the Scandinavian axe teaser, Viking paraphernalia plays a big part in this season, including its biggest XP chase. The Legendary "Ragnarok" skin is the level 100 Battle Pass reward, but it also lets you customize your look as you upgrade it-provided you can unlock it in the first place. Reaching level 100 is no easy feat in and of itself; Epic estimates it takes 75-150 hours to unlock everything the Battle Pass has to offer. Once you're there, you can accumulate XP to unlock six different...
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