July 13, 2024

Over time, Fortnite has executed all of it. It’s gone to sea, conflict, area, alternate timelines, and the tip (and subsequent reboot) of the world. Most significantly, it just lately hosted a Girl Gaga takeover. With its upcoming season 5 although, Fortnite is taking a classical strategy to its theme and venturing to the land of Greek mythology.

Over the weekend, a large hand emerged from the bottom close to an in-game amphitheater (intelligent!) with a chest in its clutches, prompting gamers to crack it open. Gamers, who’ve been eager to the incoming Greek theme because of the normal drip-feed of teases from Epic and leaks from dataminers, proceeded to spend the weekend taking pictures the chest, which boasted a well being pool the dimensions of Mount Olympus. When it lastly reached zero, the field opened and a fiery vortex erupted from its contents. Seems that wasn’t simply any common chest, however in truth, Pandora’s Field. And Fortnite gamers unleashed it. You already know, that factor the mythology and retellings of it have at all times warned in opposition to. Method to go, y’all.

Now, the battle go skins have—in conventional trend—leaked simply forward of season 5, set to kick off on March 8, additional confirming the Greek theme. Among the many skins are some staples of Greek mythology, comparable to Zeus, Aphrodite, and Medusa, the latter of which can reportedly have a minimum of two pores and skin variants accessible Odyssey, an NPC who sprung up within the recreation across the identical time as the large hand and Greek-themed modifications to the map, will even seemingly obtain a pores and skin that will likely be a free reward for ranked play subsequent season. Different skins on the battle go appear to run by means of many of the pantheon, together with Hades, Artemis, Ares, and Aphrodite. Even Cerberus appears to make an look.

One of many extra vital rumors circulating across the Greek-themed season is that Epic may introduce an alternate pores and skin for God of Battle protagonist Kratos, who already obtained a pores and skin years in the past that’s in keeping with his look in the latest set of video games. In line with stated rumors, Kratos’ alternate pores and skin could be a throwback to his look at first of the sequence, when he took on the Greek pantheon. Simply please, nobody recreate the tip of Kratos’ battle with Poseidon in Fortnite. As soon as really was sufficient.

This subsequent season would be the first new one because the starting of Fortnite Chapter 5, which introduced with it three new video games inside Fortnite: Fortnite Pageant, Rocket Racing, and Lego Fortnite. It’s at the moment unclear if any modifications from the brand new season of the battle royale mode will ripple outward into the opposite video games, however it received’t be lengthy now until we discover out.