The Pre-Season, sometimes referred to as Season 0, was the season in Fortnite: Battle Royale before Season 1. There was not much going on in this season, and it was more of a “test” phase for Battle Royale.

Features and Updates

Update v1.6 (September 12th, 2017)

Update v1.6.3 (September 26th, 2017)

  • Multiple QOL changes.

Update v1.6.4 (September 29th, 2017)

Update v1.7 (October 5th, 2017)

  • Bug fixes and QOL Changes.

Rocket Launcher, Submachine Gun.

Update v1.7.1 (October 12th, 2017)

  • Stats added.
  • BattlEye added to Anti-Cheat detection
  • Multiple QOL changes.

Update v1.7.2 (October 17th, 2017)

  • Voice Chat added to PC only.
  • Multiple QOL changes and Bug fixes.
  • Hotfix (October 19th, 2017)
    • Added Brazil and Asia servers to PC and PS4.


  • In some of the early stages of Battle Royale, gamemodes such as Duos were yet to be released. The only gamemodes available were Solos and Squads.
  • The Battle Pass did not yet exist, nor did any cosmetics for that matter.
  • The map had been created, first with 9 named locations, and then Dusty Depot, Salty Springs and Tomato Town were named on October 12th, 2017.
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