Fortnite season 6 release date could have been revealed by Epic Games. Here’s what we know about when season 6 could start and the season 5 end date.
The Fortnite season 5 Battle Pass is out now and is running a countdown showing how much time is left for Battle Royale players to play.
The Fortnite season 5 Battle Pass brings with it over 100 tiers to unlock and over 100 rewards for Battle Royale fans.
At the moment the countdown in Battle Pass says that Fortnite season 5 will have an end date of Monday September 17 2018.
With past season crossovers, the brand new Battle Pass began the day after the final day of the previous Fortnite season.
So that could mean that Fortnite season 6 has a release date of Tuesday September 18 2018.
Fortnite season 4 also launched on a Tuesday so Epic Games do have form in launching new Fortnite seasons on that day.
However, it’s important to bear in mind that Epic Games delayed past Battle Royale season launches.
The end of Fortnite season 4 and the launch of Fortnite season 5 was pushed back by two days.
While the launch of Fortnite season 3 and the end of Fortnite season 2 was also pushed back by Epic Games.
So, if Epic Games decides to delay Fortnite season 6 by two days then it could, alternatively, have a Thursday September 20 release date.
In terms of a start time, Epic Games typically begin server downtime for their new Fortnite seasons at 9am UK time, which is 4am eastern and 1am pacific.
So, whether Fortnite season 6 begins on Tuesday September 18 or Thursday September 20 – it’s likely that servers will be going down around those times.
At the moment, what Fortnite season 6 could feature remains a complete mystery.
You can bet there will be plenty of new skins, challenges and maybe even some new map locations in Fortnite season 6.
Fortnite season 5 started with cracks still appearing in the Battle Royale sky, new locations and rifts that transport players hundreds of feet into the air.
It remains to be seen whether these cracks will get bigger and bigger throughout season 5.
And whether the pay off to these cracks will occur during Fortnite season 5.
Alternatively, could it be possible that these cracks continue getting bigger until the start of Fortnite season 6 – and that’s when they break completely open?
Maybe that will be the point when a completely new map for Battle Royale is released, or multiple maps are available for players to choose from.
• The Fortnite season 5 Battle Pass can be purchased for 950 V-Bucks right now on PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Mobile, PC and Macs. An Android release is also planned for this summer.