Fortnite Season 5 is finally here — here are the biggest changes

Fortnite Season 5 is finally here — here are the biggest changes

Fortnite Season 5
Epic Games

“Fortnite: Battle Royale’s” newest Battle Season is here, and it’s a doozy.

In Fortnite, the changing of seasons brings a new theme to the game’s Battle Pass, and often many cosmetic changes to the map. For example, in the days leading up to the beginning of Season 4, the game hinted that a meteor shower would change the island forever. When the meteor did hit, it caused a large crater in the enter of the map, turning Dusty Depot into the craterous Dusty Divot.

This time around, a one-time in-game event — involving a rocket launch and rifts in the space-time continuum — was a signal to players that this new Season would include massive changes to the island, and that transition to Season 5 would be the biggest one yet.

Here’s what’s new in Fortnite today: