Brace for Season 4 Impact

Sheri Evans
May 2, 2018

With the arrival of the Comet, Season 4 also brings us a super hero theme for the season's skins.

Fortnite originally launched into paid early access with its Save the World campaign, a co-operative wave-based shooter where players defend the world against a zombie invasion.

In addition to seven new skins, including the Carbide and Battlehawk Skin, you get three new gliders, six contrails and two harvesting tools. This is how it breaks down.

Season 3 changed how Seasons worked by increasing the number of tiers (and therefore rewards), but keeping the amount of time needed to unlock everything the same from Season 2. Further, for $150 you can unlock the Fortnite Battle Royale Season 4 Battle Pass without having to earn it.

Season 3 ended on May 1, at 3:30 am EST and 12:30 PST with downtime beginning a half hour later. Snoop Dogg's iconic dance can now be bought for 500 V-bucks as the "Tidy" emote.

The release notes (hit the source link) is pretty long and worth skimming through when you have a free moment. So $99.99 is the cheapest way to hit level 100 in Season 4 without playing. Here's everything you need to know. If you buy the smaller V-bucks packs you will spend nearly $140 on leveling up, but you can still save and level up for $99.99 if you buy the biggest bundle of V-Bucks. That means you'll nearly immediately unlock these two skins, as you rise through Tier 6. Season 4 also introduces a whole host of changes to the game such as structures on the starting islands now being destructible and headshots being prioritised when other body parts are in the way. The mobile version made $15 million in a single month.

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Epic continues to make the Battle Pass a bigger and bigger reward system for players. The rocks will grant them low gravity for some period, allowing them to jump higher and move faster.

Like previous Battle Passes, this one is bought exclusively with V-Bucks-there's no real-world money option.

Here's the new Fortnite map, as tweeted by @ESFortniteGame.

"Brace for Impact" starts the new Fortnite Season 4, and we're looking forward to discovering what else is going to bring.

Players have speculated where the meteor would crash on the Fortnite: Battle Royale map as smaller meteors fell on different parts of the map.

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