Fornite: Season 5 Preview
KSI Packers - News Team Writer
There is some pretty big news and speculation coming out of the Fortnite Franchise regarding Season 5, scheduled to release on July 12th! In case you missed it, the rocket within Snobby Shores launched on June 30th. Once the rocket broke the atmosphere, a robotic voice could be heard and the rocket came crashing back down to the surface. The rocket traveled all around the map through various portals, eventually shot out from Loot Lake creating a huge rift in the sky. This has caused a lot of the speculation surrounding what exactly is going on in Fortnite. The rift in the sky has been getting bigger and bigger each day. This is similar to how developers treated the comet in Season 4. Places around the Fortnite map, such as Motel, Tomato Town, and Lonely Lodge have seen smaller but growing rifts.
Promotional Teaser Image released by Epic Games promoting Fortnite: Season 5
According to Steven Ry, an IGN Staff Member, data miners have also found files for new areas and points of interest on the map. Could we be getting a brand new map once Season 5 drops? Epic Games released a teaser image for Fortnite: Season 5 that has everyone drawing even more speculation. The teaser image depicts the rift that is found in the sky currently around the map but also what appears to be an Egyptian type Sphinx. One Reddit user believes the character is Bastet, an Ancient Egyptian goddess, but developers have yet to comment on the true intentions of the image. This Reddit theory however would certainly fit into the theories that many have about Fortnite: Season 5 being based upon time travel. We can read and hear all these speculations and theories but one thing is for certain: No one will known the true meaning behind Fortnite: Season 5 until it drops on July 12th! So gear up and get on that hype train for Fortnite: Season 5!
Check out more information about the theories surrounding Fortnite: Season 5 on IGN: http://www.ign.com/articles/2018/07/09/fortnite-season-5-teaser-image-unveiled