Fortnite‘s subsequent replace would be the begin of a brand new period for the battle royale sport. On Sunday, Epic Games stay streamed a particular occasion that noticed the sport’s map blown up by rockets, a meteor, and warped into a black hole. The live stream is at the moment ongoing, specializing in the black gap which can probably reveal the brand new map that was allegedly leaked earlier this week.
The obvious leak got here by way of the Italian iOS app retailer, which launched a screenshot that features the phrases “Capitolo 2.” That interprets to “Chapter 2,” presumably the identify of the large replace that can introduce the brand new map.
While Fortnite is not any stranger to dramatic map adjustments, the lay of the land featured within the screenshot is so drastically completely different from what’s at the moment within the sport that it both must be a brand new map altogether or a collection of adjustments so dramatic that it’d as nicely be a brand new map.
Check out the screenshot for your self:
Data miners have additionally uncovered further proof extra associated to a brand new Fortnite map, together with several new points of interests hidden throughout the sport’s code that haven’t appeared within the sport earlier than. Additionally, Epic has been utilizing “The End is Near” tagline to advertise the upcoming replace. Put all of it collectively, and it actually does sound just like the world of Fortnite is about to vary in a significant manner.
While Apex Legends lately unveiled a brand new map and PUBG has launched new maps for years, Fortnite has relied on making modifications to its current map ever because the launch of the sport’s battle royale mode. It makes quite a lot of sense that Epic would take into account a extra substantial change to the sport at the moment, although, given the quantity of blowback the Fortnite group has been receiving over a few of its inventive choices which have added controversial thematic alterations to the unique Fortnite zones.
We’ll hold you up to date as we study extra about Fortnite Season 11 and Chapter 2.
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