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After infinite rumours, numerous leaks and a good quantity of hypothesis, Fortnite followers are lastly being handled to a brand new season of content material, as Battle-Royale goes post-apocalyptic. Titled Wrecked, Fortnite Chapter 5, Season 3 has a May 24 launch date on PS5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch and Android. Coinciding with a interval of server downtime, the brand new Fortnite replace has a 7am BST UK launch time. However, when you can obtain the replace at round 7am, you will not truly be capable to get pleasure from the brand new season till downtime involves an finish. While there is no official server upkeep schedule, downtime for a brand new season tends to last more than normal, which implies you most likely will not be capable to begin taking part in Chapter 5, Season 3 till round noon.

Matchmaking can be disabled even earlier, which implies you will not be capable to be a part of a brand new recreation for round half-hour beforehand.

Dates and timings for Season 3 server downtime was introduced by Epic Games on X (previously Twitter).

“Grab the Nitro, buckle up and prepare for Wrecked,” reads an Epic Games publish. “Downtime for Ch5 S3 – WRECKED starts at 2:00 AM ET with matchmaking disabled a few minutes prior.”

As is the case for any new season, the file measurement for the following Fortnite replace can be bigger than normal, so you could have to release some house in your onerous drive.

Epic continues: “Please note: Patch sizes will be larger than usual Season releases. We will let you know when you can begin downloading the update.”

As you may see from the tweet under, Fortnite insiders like Shiina and Hypex have given followers a take a look at potential skins coming to the Season 3 Battle Pass, together with a Fallout collaboration.

Meanwhile, the picture on the prime of the web page confirms that Magneto can be added to the Battle Pass.

In addition to the Fallout crossover and Magneto pores and skin, Fortnite Season 3 can even embody collabs with Monster Jam, Fall Guys and Pirates of the Caribbean.

Rumours counsel that we might also get a Kingdom Hearts crossover in some unspecified time in the future throughout the brand new season.

In phrases of recent and returning areas, it is believed that Mount Olympus, Restored Reels and The Underworld will stay a part of the Fortnite map.

Fencing Fields will bear a metamorphosis, as will The Shark, which can be lined in sand.

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