Lastly, after 4 lengthy months, Epic has launched the subsequent season within the second chapter of its hit sport Fortnite. As gamers had hoped, this replace was a serious one, clocking in at round 7GB in measurement with changes to many elements of the sport, each big and small. If you’re simply getting off college or work and planning to fireplace up Season 2, listed below are the largest changes you should know about.
Fortnite C2 Season 2 has a spy theme as demonstrated by the trailer printed under (this is identical video that performs when you signal into the sport for the primary time post-update). The sport’s varied updates, particularly the 2 new areas and the Battle Move/Challenges display, carefully observe this theme.
Five new POIs
The sport retains all of its outdated Factors of Curiosity (POIs), however has acquired 5 new ones, most of them small. These areas may be simply noticed by wanting on the map — Epic has them greyed out with three query marks on prime in order that you can inform the place you nonetheless want to go to. These 5 new areas are known as:
A few of these new areas are full of bots known as the ‘Henchmen.’ As with the Stroomtroopers we noticed in the course of the Star Wars crossover, these Henchmen are machine-operated and able to chasing after you and taking pictures you on their very own. One of many season’s preliminary challenges requires you to deal harm to those Henchmen.
Yow will discover them on The Yacht close to Steamy Stacks and at The Rig, which is the oil rig off the coast close to Holly Hedges. The Henchmen aren’t current in Crew Rumble mode, so maintain that in thoughts when attempting to finish challenges.
Previous weapons are new once more
Epic has returned Distant Explosives and the Grappler to the sport, two objects that have been beforehand out there, however then vaulted. The Distant Explosives are by far the simplest to search out they usually work precisely the identical as they did the primary time round (as does the Grappler). A couple of different weapons have additionally reappeared, together with the suppressed SMG, sniper, assault rifle, and pistol, the drum gun, increase bow, tactical assault rifle, and the heavy sniper rifle.
No extra traps
Sure, it has lastly occurred: as with the Bounce Pad earlier than it, Epic has eliminated Traps from the sport. The change was stunning contemplating how lengthy this merchandise has been out there; many gamers have integrated Traps as a part of their sport technique, leading to many complaints. Nevertheless, some gamers have praised the removing of this merchandise, claiming that it was too sneaky and ruined the expertise.
The improve stations stay out there in Fortnite C2 Season 2, however they don’t fairly work the identical. Along with not upgrading the SMG, these stations now take a lot longer to really improve a weapon, which means you received’t have the ability to spend your time harvesting, solely to rapidly stage up your whole gear.
That’s proper. The subsequent big Fortnite crossover will contain Deadpool, a personality that can in some unspecified time in the future be out there to buy with V-Bucks from the sport’s Merchandise Store. Teasers about the character may be discovered within the Season 2 trailer above.