A brand new vehicle has been added: the All Terrain Kart or ATK.
The roof acts as a bounce pad.
The new season has also been preceded by Fortnite items, including Llamas and the Durr Burger sign appearing in real life locations around the world. Squads will also be able to jump the ATK over obstacles.
On the biomes front, Paradise Palms, Lazy Links and a Desert have entered the fold, and a few as yet unnamed places of interest-"viking ships, desert outposts, and ancient statues"-have also popped up across the island".
The biggest change pertains to the new Rifts that are scattered all throughout the "Fortnite" battle royale map. Polygon speculates that it might even transport players to an entirely different map. Where storm circles would normally just shrink, Epic has decided that the seventh, eighth and ninth circles should move in random directions, giving campers a whole new headache to deal with.
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Those familiar with Fortnite will know that switching between two shotguns has become a staple of the elite who play the game, allowing for multiple up close shots in quick succession to down an opponent. However, the first storm circle will now only ever do 1 damage, no matter how long you're stuck in it. Epic Games has also made it a bit more hard to "double pump" in season 5.
"Fortnite" season 5 also adds indicators on how many pellets hit when players are using shotguns.
The patch notes details a lot of tweaks that have been made to the game such as adjusted.shotgun spread patterns, heavy shotguns now firing 10 pellets instead of 5 along with bug fixes.
In 50v50 or 20v20 modes, you'll now get bonus XP up to three times per match for reviving teammates.
Season 5 of Fortnite is finally here and the patch notes have already been released.