Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8: Release date, information, leaks and more

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As players enjoy all that Season 7 has to offer in Fortnite Chapter 2, they had the chance to learn more about the sudden alien invasion that kicked off the new season, while taking on new challenges to raise 473ur from the island.

With time ticking on and the season entering its fourth week, a lot of changes have been made to the map with the addition of alien parasites and the cosmic summer quests, with some players already starting to think about what will happen next. in season 8.

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It might be a little early to speculate or something, but let's talk about the launch of the next season and what we might expect to see there first.

When will Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 8 begin?

Very recently, the common period of Fortnite seasons has been found to be around 12 and 15 weeks, with some rare cases going up to 18 weeks.

However, thanks to the date revealed on the current Battle Pass, we can confirm with certainty that the current season will end on September 12, 2021, with Season 8 coming to the game in the early hours of September 13.

What will be in Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 8?

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As the seasons continue to be released in Chapter 2, Fortnite's island has evolved in different ways in each one. The chapter's main plot was all about Zero Point, a mysterious entity charged with enough power to change reality and even affect others close to it, bringing characters from other worlds into Fortnite.

Ground zero has undergone many transformations over the past year, it was visible in the sky during season 5 473ur from a plain of pink sand, becoming the center of the spire during season 6, then finally taken over by the alien mothership in season 7.

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Thus, for the long-awaited season 8, we will have more details on the fate of Zero Point, since an important character 473ur of its plot made an appearance at the beginning of season 7, being none other than the Foundation , the leader of the Seven who saved the island by keeping ground zero stable inside the top of the spire.

As the aliens took over Ground Zero, the Foundation was unexpectedly sent into the ocean, appearing through one of the rifts we've seen in the past. How he got here and what his next move will be will be a secret, for now.

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From a gameplay perspective, the reintroduction of the Battle Stars reward system for the Battle Pass is something that will exist at least for the time of Chapter 2.

Using this selective system instead of the old leveling ladder has proven to be a good change for the game community, as it has brought a new experience for hardened players and those who want to collect all the rewards. without feeling the pressure of losing the chance to get their favorites.

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As for the inside of the game, it's uncertain whether the alien weapons and artifacts will remain in the next season, as the Primal content disappeared from the start of season 7, so we may have to face a adaptation period with new content. coming in Season 8.

For the time being this will remain a mystery, but in the meantime we cannot miss the opportunity to find all the possible secrets of the epic and legendary quests of each week, and even with the small pieces we learn from the in- game events.

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