Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 includes Geralt, Doom Slayer, new UE5 features, and more
Following its latest finale event, Chapter 4 of Fortnite has started with the release of Season 1.
A new Chapter means a new map for players to explore. This latest version of the island features The Citadel, Anvil Square, Brutal Bastion, and Frenzy Fields as points of interest. Players can also make use of Snowballs, Kinetic Ore, and the Trail Thrasher bike to quickly move around this new map.
Chapter 4 Season 1 also introduces Reality Augments. At select points during each game, players will be handed a choice of two Reality Augments that offer boosts including faster reload, a glider redeploy, higher jumps, and more.
Additionally, new weapons are now available to find, such as the Ex-caliber Rifle, Thunder Shotgun, Maven Auto Shotgun, and Shockwave Hammer, which launches players and deals massive damage to anyone caught in the landing.
This new season is also accompanied by an engine upgrade. New Unreal Engine 5.1 features, including Nanite, Lumen, Virtual Shadow Maps, and Temporal Super Resolution, are now used in Fortnite to improve visuals.
Finally, there’s a new Battle Pass for players to work through. Progress in this season’s pass to unlock Doom Slayer from Doom, Geralt of Rivia from The Witcher, and more.
Fortnite is available now on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PC, and mobile.
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