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12/02/2020

The hunt is on in Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 5!

Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 5 is here, which means it’s the perfect time for new and longtime players to jump in! If you haven’t tried it, Fortnite is a free 100-player Battle Royale game that’s divided into Seasons – each offering new surprises as the Season progresses. While taking part in each Season is free, purchasing a Battle Pass will give you additional content like Outfits, Gliders, and more. 

Since the new Season is just starting, let’s learn a bit more about it.

Fortnite Chapter 2 - Season 5

Chapter 2 - Season 4’s final battle against Galactus has saved Reality, but the Island is still in danger. As a result of that battle, the Zero Point has become exposed, putting the Island’s Characters at risk of escaping the Loop.

From beyond the Zero Point, Agent Jones has enlisted the help of the best hunters across Realities to stop anyone from escaping.

With the Zero Point exposed, new locations have also arrived from beyond the Loop. Locations such as the Colossal Coliseum and a dense jungle from a society unknown. There’s also a new desert biome with crystalline sands. Using the new ability to burrow, sink underground and speed through the sands in this curious desert land.

Chapter 2 - Season 5 Battle Pass

If you’re looking to enhance your experience, the Chapter 2 - Season 5 Battle Pass is also available for 950 V-Bucks. As part of its 100 unlockable rewards, it includes a collection of seven unlockable hunters, including The Mandalorian. They are:

  • Menace - The ancient gladiator. 
  • Mave - Shapeshifting jungle defender.
  • Mancake - “Stacked” bank-robbing outlaw.
  • Lexa - Bearer of secrets and cybernetic armor.
  • Kondor - Samurai from the future.
  • Reese - Intergalactic beast hunter.
  • The Mandalorian - Bounty hunter from the outer reaches of the galaxy. 

Expand your Nintendo Switch storage with a microSD card

Please note that Season 5 requires a downloadable 11.5 GB update. If you need extra storage space for your Nintendo Switch™ system, you may want to purchase a compatible microSD card. Storage space is used for all kinds of stuff, such as digital games, updates, DLC, and screenshots or videos you take using the Capture Button. To learn more please go to https://support.nintendo.com and search for “microSD Card FAQ.”

To download Fortnite for free, visit https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/fortnite-switch/.

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