Last night, Fortnite quote goodbye to its Marvel season in a game-changing live occasion which cleaned away all trace of its superheroes.
Today, Fortnite returns – around 9am UK time – and gets the pieces from that huge cliffhanger. We’re back on a familiar map – though with some significant modifications.
For those who choose Fortnite to concentrate on its own story and initial characters, there appears plenty more of that in the brand-new Chapter 2 Season 5 – albeit with a visitor look from Star Wars’ Mandalorian and Baby Yoda.
This season, the fit representatives supervising Fortnite’s truth are attempting to stop more characters from leaving its loop. That implies Agent Jonesy has actually gone into the video game himself and is working with a group of fugitive hunter to assist. (Which describes Mando.)
“The Zero Point is exposed,” the brand-new season’s news release checks out, “however nobody gets away the Loop, not on your watch. Join Agent Jones and the best hunters from throughout Realities like The Mandalorian in a disorderly fight that will form the future of the Island…”
In-video game, there’s the capability to handle brand-new missions and bounties which award Bars, a currency utilized within matches to employ characters as allies or invest in weapons from suppliers.
The fight pass consists of Mancake – a cowboy constructed of flapjack, a cool-looking anime character, a tough-looking skeleton gladiator and the Mandalorian himself, to name a few.
Season 5’s map includes a big desert, covering the main location where the Zero Point now hangs exposed. New sights consist of a gladiator arena called Colossal Coliseum, a hill location called Hunter’s Haven, a strange walled location called Stealthy Stronghold, and a brand-new remix of an old location, Salty Towers.
(Long-time Fortnite fans will keep in mind the ongoing matching of concepts from the video game’s very first Chapter, such as the 5th season intro of a desert location then.)
Below lies our very first (main) take a look at a few of this season’s fight pass characters, consisting of the abovementioned flapjack cowboy.
Finally, this season’s news release concludes with an appealing line about other (probably non-Battle Pass, so paid-for) crossover characters coming later on this season:
“The hunters on the Island are just the very first to get here from outside the Loop… Throughout the Season, Agent Jones will generate a lot more hunters from the Realities beyond. Who will be next?”
Famous imaginary fugitive hunter, eh? Surely Boba’s a great shout? Or… Greedo? And from computer game… Agent 47? Thane?! Samus Aran?!!