Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 has arrived following a brief Fortnite OG season, and although it will make a return, this season is poised to be one of Fortnite’s most substantial updates. Beyond enhancements to the main battle royale mode, numerous additional modes are set to debut soon.
1. New Map – Fortnite Chapter 5:
A fresh map has been unveiled for Chapter 5, boasting 11 Points of Interest (POIs) spread across grassy and icy biomes. Highlights include a speeding train circling the island and opulent manors and hotels serving as the lairs for this season’s bosses.
2. New Bosses and Society Medallions:
Five new bosses, including the formidable Valeria and even Peter Griffin, have been added. Defeating these bosses earns you Society Medallions, valuable tools that provide buffs and unlock vaults filled with potent loot.
3. Car Cosmetics:
Cars in Fortnite are now customizable with new skins and cosmetic accessories. Entering any car transforms it to match your selected skin. Additionally, if you own certain cars in Rocket League, such as Octane, Cyclone, Jäger 619, or Lamborghini Huracán STO, they are automatically unlocked in Fortnite.
4. Match Quests:
The Daily Quest system has been replaced with Match Quests. In the lobby, you can select one of three random quests for each match, earning 5k XP upon completion. Bonus rewards are available for completing multiple Match Quests in a single day.
5. Weapon Mods:
New weapons added in this season can now be modified with various accessories, such as barrels, extended magazines, iron sights, and more. Mod-compatible weapons may already have mods based on their rarity, but you can also create or swap mods by using a Mod Bench and spending Bars.
6. New Weapons and Items:
A diverse array of weapons and items has been introduced, including the Grapple Blade for agile movement and melee strikes, the Cluster Clinger with explosive Cluster Bombs, the Ballistic Shield for blocking bullets while firing a pistol, and several new standard weapons like the Hammer Pump Shotgun, Frenzy Auto Shotgun, Nemesis Assault Rifle, Striker Assault Rifle, Thunder Burst SMG, Hyper SMG, Reaper Sniper Rifle, and Ranger Pistol.
Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 brings a wealth of content and changes, making it one of the game’s most exciting updates to date.