Fortnite Season 5 Adds Four-person Vehicle

Posted by | July 12, 2018 | Mobile, News, PC, PlayStation 4, Switch, Video, Xbox One | No Comments

The rip in space-time caused by the exploding missile near the end of last season has caused worlds to collide in the fifth season of Fortnite. Fortnite Season 5 begins today, adding 100 new rewards, a four-player vehicle, and some major changes to the island.

The new Battle Pass will run you 950 V-Bucks (about $10), and allow you to start unlocking the new rewards. You’ll get two exclusive outfits right away, Huntress and Drift. The Top Tier 100 reward is the ultra-cool horned skull skin featured in the trailer below, called Ragnarok.

Like Season 4, you’ll be able to complete weekly challenges, called Road Trip Challenge, to unlock a secret skin. The Battle Pass also adds the usual mix of gliders, skins, contrails, and back blings. Toys also return from Season 4, letting you play with them once they’re unlocked. The toys in Season 5 include Basketballs, Beach Balls, and Golf Balls.

The new vehicle is the All Terrain Kart (ATK). It’s a golf cart that can hold up to four players at a time. The roof acts as a bounce pad. Players riding in the rear can help the ATK jump over obstacles by leaning into the jump at the same time. In a nod to Mario Kart, drifting rewards you with a speed boost.

A new desert biome has appeared on the island with two new locations: Paradise Palms and Lazy Links. Lazy Links replaces Anarchy Acres while Paradise Palms is a new location in the south west. Objects from Earth history, like a viking ship, have also appeared on the island, changing the landscape of the battlefield through various rifts. Players can also enter these rifts to be teleported around the map.

Fornite Season 5 is available now. Fortnite Battle Royale is free to play on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and Mobile.

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