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Fortnite's Map Gets Some Big, Welcome Changes For Season 5

Posted On: Jul 12, 2018   |   Posted By: GameSpot

Fortnite's Map Gets Some Big, Welcome Changes For Season 5

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 corner of the map has been replaced. Moisty Mire , which was never a terribly interesting region to begin with, is gone. In its place, we have a large desert, the centerpiece of which is a new named location, Paradise Palms. This looks like a fairly unnatural town in the middle of a desert, like a neighborhood on the outskirts of Las Vegas. Just to the north, the race track remains in place, though it's now been paved....

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