A Fortnite Chapter 2 update is now available to download, while a new story trailer has revealed what’s in store for players in Season 1 of the revamped battle royale game.
Following hot on the heels of a leaked Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 1 Battle Pass trailer featuring an aquatic theme, a Fortnite Chapter 2 cinematic trailer has been released.
As previously rumoured, the launch trailer reveals the star of Fortnite Chapter 2 – a lush new island map, as well as four new characters, which you can view at the top of this page.
The game’s latest update, ushering in Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 1, is now available to download too.
New features include the ability to heal teammates with the bandage bazooka and celebrate with group emotes.
The latest update also introduces a “streamlined” arsenal of upgradeable weapons.
Fortnite season X came to an end on Sunday night during a live event which saw the game’s original map sucked into a black hole.
The Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 1 Battle Pass trailer suggests water is set to play a significant role in the updated battle royale game. It features a waterfall, high-speed boat battles, plus characters swimming and fishing.
In one scene, a player is seen carrying what appears to be a downed teammate over their shoulders, while in another a player conceals themselves in a dumpster before springing out to surprise opponents.
The trailer also promises “new ways to level up” including upgradeable battle, survival and scavenger medals.
Epic recently introduced a skill-based matchmaking system for Fortnite battle royale’s core modes in a bid to create a more even playing field and said it plans to add bots to Fortnite’s non-competitive playlists starting in Chapter 2 Season 1.