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Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 4: release date, Marvel theme teased and everything we know

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Although Season 3 is still in full swing, Fortnite players are already wondering what Chapter 5 Season 4 could bring. Here’s everything we know about Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 4 so far, including its release date and rumored theme.

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Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3 completely overhauled the long-running battle royale, making numerous changes to the map and putting more emphasis on vehicles like never before. But, things never stay the same for long in Fortnite, and the Season 4 update is ready to shake things up once again.

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So here’s everything we know about Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 4 so far, including its expected release date and rumored theme.

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 4 Release Date

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 4 arrives Friday, August 16, 2024as confirmed by the in-game Battle Pass timer. Season 3 ends August 16 at 8 a.m. PSTthe new season will therefore begin after a short maintenance period.

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Of course, this information may change, so we will update this section with all the latest details.

Marvel Theme Teased for Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 4

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 4 is set to be another Marvel-themed season, after update v30.10 brought back the Stark Industries beacons found around the map in Chapter 2 Season 4. These can now be seen again on the island, foreshadowing the return of Iron Man and company.

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This follows a leaked roadmap earlier in the year revealing a new Marvel season. The roadmap, which has proven to be accurate so far, showed a cover image with Dr. Doom, who could be the main antagonist.

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Just like in Chapter 2 Season 4, we expect to see a new Battle Pass filled with Marvel heroes and villains. While none of the characters have been officially confirmed, rumors have suggested that a crossover between the Deadpool and Wolverine films could be coming.

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Although both characters have already appeared in the game as skins, an official tie-in to the film could mean we’ll get access to outfits featuring the features of Ryan Reynolds and Hugh Jackman, in addition to all the other characters that appear in the movie.

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The leaks also claimed that Season 3 would end with a mini-live event, similar to the Hand of the Titan event, to prepare for the new Marvel season.

However, while all signs point to Chapter 5 Season 4 being Marvel-themed, there is currently no official confirmation from Epic Games. So, take all of this with a grain of salt until an official announcement is made.

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Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 4 Leaked Weapons

Dataminers have also detected a number of new weapons and items that are expected to arrive in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 4. According to ‘iFireMonkey,’ a Springboard and Anvil V2 Missile Launcher were spotted in the files.

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These are both versions of updated items we’ve seen before. Springboards are deployable items that send players into the air and allow them to deploy their glider, while the Anvil Missile Launcher is a traditional rocket weapon.

They also claimed that Wolverine’s Claws will return to the island – a melee weapon that deals high damage at close range.

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That’s everything we know about Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 4 right now. We will update this page with more details as soon as we know more.

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In the meantime, don’t hesitate to consult the Fortnite section of our site to find out everything about the game and its new season.

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