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When does the new Fortnite season start?

Snake from Metal Gear Solid in Fornite.
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Every new season in Fortnite is a massive event. While not quite on the scale of a new Chapter, seasons still bring about a ton of changes to the ever-evolving battle royale phenomenon to keep players engaged. New skins, abilities, missions, weapons, and a new battle pass to complete are just the tip of the iceberg in terms of new content. If one season doesn’t quite hit for you, or if you’ve already crushed all the content there was and are eagerly awaiting the next season’s start, knowing when to mark your calendar is essential. Let’s dive into when you can expect the next season of Fortnite to begin.

When does the next Fortnite season start?

We are currently in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 2, meaning the next season will be Chapter 5 Season 3. The season will roll over at 2 a.m PT on May 24, 2024. Keep in mind that there is always a period of downtime between seasons as Epic updates the game and gets it ready for whatever new content and themes will be included. So while that 2 a.m. time should be accurate for when the season will end, we can’t be 100% certain about when the servers will be back up and you can actually start playing season 3. We have no official word on what the next Fortnite season’s theme will be, nor have there been any credible leaks. If we hear anything on what to expect on May 24, we will keep you in the loop.

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