Fortnite Season 3 is one of the greatest changes yet to Epic’s praised popular battle royale game, turning the game world into an extraordinary aquatic arena.
On top of the huge map upgrade, Fortnite Season 3 adds new features, skins, weapons, and the DC superhero, Aquaman. Here is what you need to know.
Fortnite Season 3 Launch Date
Fortnite Season 3 was released on June 17, so all the players can enjoy now all the new stuff. This season follows June 15’s The Device event, which witnessed a significant chunk of the Fortnite map get lost underwater after Midas enabled his Doomsday Device.
Check out the trailer below!
Fortnite Season 3 Gameplay
Fortnite Season 3 adds a lot of gameplay changes that are related mainly to the new underwater map. The game world has some terrifying sharks that can steal players’ items, but they can also ride them using their fishing rod, zipping around the map.
New Marauder enemies have also been added to turn every battle royale more turbulent. Players can use, too, the Build-a-Brella feature to create their custom umbrella.
Fortnite Season 3 Aquaman and Battle Pass
The Fortnite Season 3 Battle Pass brings many new outfits, including The Eternal Knight and The Celestial Sonia. Players will also receive a lot of summer-themed weapon skins, and back bling and fun new dance emotes.
The Battle Pass costs 950 V-Bucks, and players can earn up to 1500 in return just by finishing challenges. Such a thing means that players will have enough money to buy the new Aquaman outfit.
The smallest bundle of V-Bucks you can buy is 1,000 V-Bucks, which is $9.99. And then, there is the highest package that costs 2,800 V-Bucks, $24.99.
Fortnite Season 3 New Map
Early rumors and leaks highlighted some parts of Rickey Reels, Lazy Lake, The Rig, Frenzy Farm, Misty Meadows, The Shark, and several other water-adjacent parts that were changed a lot or flooded. Those rumors proved to be accurate, as most of the game map is now underwater, with water traversal a significant piece.
Epic states that the water in Fortnite Season 3 map will recede over time, displaying more locations than ever seen. So, we should expect the game world to look very changed on a week-by-week basis.