Fortnite Season 5 Update Downtime Officially Revealed by Epic Games

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The game played host to a odd missile launch, a gnarly rift was torn in the sky, and now the developers at Epic Games are gearing up to begin Season 5 tonight.

When does "Fortnite" Season 5 start? PUBG was the one to show the way for the other games in the battle royale arena, but Fortnite was quick to catch up and leave PUBG behind, tasting dust. Today, the developer revealed that the Fortnite servers will officially be down starting at 4:00 a.m. EDT (1:00 a.m. PDT) so that they can properly implement the new content into the game. We're kicking off an 8-week series of competitions where we'll be awarding $8,000,000 in prize money.

The war between the two tip games in the battle royale genre has been going on for less than a year now, but that does not mean that it has not been a fierce one.

As we mention, we'll find out the answers to a lot of these questions very soon, but the servers need to come offline before we can learn anything - including the new patch notes. Season 5 will begin simultaneously across all platforms.

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Fans can most likely expect to see more teaser images prior to the official end to season 4 Wednesday, July 11.

Epic Games has been teasing fans with posters and hints for the last week offering clues into the new theme of Season 5, but we might once again get a new trailer that helps shine a light on the new season.

Players who buy the new Season 5 Battle Pass will be able to join in on the weekly challenges, grinding through the tiers to collect new skins and cosmetics.

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