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Fortnite Season 5 Is Here With Tonnes of New Content

12 July 2018

It's finally time to begin the Fortnite Season 5 Week 1 challenges, which promise loot and boosts for those dedicated Season 5 Battle Pass owners.

The All Terrain Kart can fit you along with three others in your squad so that you can go traversing across the different biomes that are dotted around the Fortnite map.

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Viking ships, desert outposts, and ancient statues have appeared across the island. With the 5.0 update now installed, you're ready to grab your freshly-launched Battle Pass and start powering through those objectives! All four members of a squad can climb inside, but also work together to enable higher jumps using a well-timed lean. Update v5.0's patch notes inform the centres of Storm Circles 7, 8 and 9 can now shift in random directions, as opposed to shrinking as normal. This should make it a little bit more challenging for players who prefer to camp as the Storm closes in. But it's a mere dint in the $100 million kitty Epic Games has set aside for a number of tournaments over the next few years, which shows just how much excitement there is around this game.

The patch notes details a lot of tweaks that have been made to the game such as adjusted.shotgun spread patterns, heavy shotguns now firing 10 pellets instead of 5 along with bug fixes.

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One of the biggest gameplay adjustments involves the shotgun, with the development team creating a short amount of time between switching between two of the weapon. "Fortnite" players will now earn XP when they revive their teammates in 50vs50 and Teams of 20 matches, according to Engadget.

For Switch players, V5 adds gyro motion control options to the game.

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Fortnite Season 5 Is Here With Tonnes of New Content