Fortnite Chapter 3: New island, Spider-Man and Dwayne Johnson, sliding option more updates in new chapter
Three begins. Fortnite is moving on to Chapter 3 after a thrilling live event on Saturday.
The most noticeable update is the transition to a new, snow-covered island, one that features weather conditions, along with new landmarks like Sanctuary — which looks to play a big role in Fortnite lore — and the Daily Bugle. People who buy the new battle pass will be able to play as Spider-Man and (in time) The Foundation, voiced by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. The battle pass is explained in detail here:
The basic gameplay appears to have been completely reworked. Chapter 3 introduces two new mechanics — sliding and swinging — that may increase speed and verticality for advanced players. Those who enjoy the game’s creative mode can now earn battle pass XP in player-made content.
Besides that, Epic is adding persistent elements to the game. The studio explains:
Fortnite’s new chapter introduces camps, where players and their squad can recover and store things between matches. In addition, there are new weapons and goods to help you win a victory royale and claim the Victory Crown. Win to maintain the throne.
They leaked earlier on Saturday, before an incredible live event that actually turned the prior island. Since then, players have been stranded in a wide ocean. You can read our entire summary here or watch the video below:
In the meantime, we know the details for Chapter 3, but it’s unclear when gamers will be allowed to start it.