Epic Games usually complete the new patch update between one and a half to three hours, so fans should expect gameplay to resume by 11am BST (7am ET) this morning. Although, for the time being, names and rarities for these items are now unknown.
According to Epic Games, Fortnite's Season 4 will officially conclude at 1:00 AM PST on July 12, 2018, which will then cause downtime for the title's 5.0 patch to begin immediately thereafter. PUBG was the one to show the way for the other games in the battle royale arena, but Fortnite was quick to catch up and leave PUBG behind, tasting dust. We'll do our best to provide insight on those as soon as possible. Once the update is live, players will be able to purchase a new Battle Pass and check out the unlocks it offers. What is it that makes this game so immensely popular, and how did it come to be?
Let's be honest in the run up to the start of Season 5 you'll have undoubebly seen all the various teasers and real world events that have been going on.
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The arrest warrant for Williams explains the two shooters got back into a dark-colored SUV, so they're looking for the driver. Investigators say Mr Boatwright had been detained in jail since his earlier arrest on unrelated drug charges.
HOWEVER, we imagine that you haven't seen or heard anything about the official new skins which leaked late last night. Pacific time. At that time, the game servers will go down, and the developers will begin the process of updating servers and implementing the new season changes.
The third skin appears to be some sort of military ranger.
Equally, for those wondering, we don't see anything related to back bling, gliders or pickaxes.
Hold onto your hats.