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Season 5 of Fortnite: Battle Royale, with the slogan "Worlds Collide", started on July 12, 2018 and ended on September 26, 2018. It was originally supposed to end on September 24th, 2018 but Epic Games extended the end date to match with the 1 year anniversary of Fortnite being Free to Play. You can see a full list of all cosmetics released this season here.

This season's theme revolves around world collision, taking things from the real world to the Battle Royale Island.

How did it Start?

Season 5 continues the storyline that was started in Season 3.

The Crack in the Sky created by the Blast Off event caused the fabric of space-time to destabilize around the island, connecting the island directly to The In-Between, an extra-dimensional nexus hub that exists within The Zero Point. Only days before Season 5 began, rifts began forming around the island, sucking away objects from the island and bringing in new ones from other realities connected to the In-Between.

At the beginning of the season, entire locations from different realities were brought to the island through the rifts on the ground. Moisty Mire was replaced with a giant desert, along with a large resort town, an ancient town, scrapyard, and a cafe. The dirt racetrack to the east of Retail Row was revamped and upgraded to a full-scale concrete motorcourse track. Two more major changes occurred to the island. The farm Anarchy Acres was replaced with a luxury golf course called Lazy Links, and a large Viking Village was dropped on top of a mountain near Snobby Shores, complete with a large viking ship. Dusty Divot became overgrown with vegetation, and the research facility there started to fall apart, same with the Hero Mansion and Villain Lair. The Durr Burger head that was transported into the real world was, again, sucked through a rift and transported back to the island, and could be found on top of a hill near Pleasant Park. Around each of the affected areas, rifts could be found, which transported loopers high up into the sky when entered.

The Season 5 Storyline

Not that much activity happened throughout the first half of the Season. Risky Reels was fully repaired and the new Tilted Towers building finished construction, it was revealed to be a summer-themed sporting goods store.

The remains of the Dusty Depot warehouses were converted into a cafe called Dusty Diner. The damaged warehouse was converted into a museum, with a balcony where visitors could learn of the history of the comet and its impact

Around halfway through the season, The Enforcers arrived to the island through rifts, likely working for the Imagined Order to bring stability to reality before the rifts could change anything else on the island. They returned several objects that were rifted from the island during Season 4, including the Motel Sign and the Tomato Town Mascot. However, at Tomato Town, instead of bringing back the Mascot, the Enforcers brought back an ancient statue of the Tomato Mascot, likely by accident, and Tomato Town was completely annihilated and replaced with Tomato Temple not long after, likely coming from an alternate reality to the island which contained an ancient version of Tomato Town. This is further supported by the fact that the temple contained the Tomato mascot, indicating that the ancient reality was where the mascot was transported to at the end of Season 4. The Enforcers most likely worked for the Imagined Order, working to close up the rifts around the island before they bring any more changes to reality, and to bring order to everything. Nevertheless, the Enforcers' plan seemed to be working, and the space-time fabric around the island was slowly stabilizing. Rifts on the ground were closing up, and the Crack in the Sky was slowly shrinking. If the Imagined Order were indeed employing the Enforcers, then they would have likely manipulated The Zero Point (since it was in their possession in the vault) to close up the rifts around the island.

As the Crack in the Sky continued to rapidly close up, it suddenly turned purple and began producing odd sounds. Within the next few days, purple lightning bolts began shooting out of the crack, all targeting a hill near Paradise Palms, containing a large stone rock surrounded by a ring of cacti. Each lightning strike picked off one cacti one-by-one, until a larger lightning bolt destroyed the large rock. What happened next shook the storyline up even further.

The Arrival of the Cube and End of Season

The Crack Closure event occurred on 24th August 2018, with a gigantic lightning bolt striking out of the rift, lasting for around 10 seconds. When it was over, the Crack in the Sky was seemingly exhausted of energy and disintegrated in the sky, finally ending its reign over the island after an entire season. The closure event marked the beginning of the age of Kevin (nicknamed by the loopers), a giant, purple cube which was transported onto the island. It produced weird sounds and weird rune-like symbols occasionally flashed over its surface. It behaved with hostility towards players, shooting a powerful lightning bolt at them that would give them 30 damage and send them flying away. The Cube was revealed in Chapter 2: Season 7 to have possibly been a Last Reality creation, since their Mothership possessed thousands of them in a dedicated storage room. Whether the cube was controlled by The Last Reality during this stage is unknown, but the Cube began rolling once every 43 minutes, heading towards Fatal Fields. It passed to the north of it, and activated, imprinting a strange rune-like symbol in the ground, creating an anti-gravity dome surrounding the rune in the process. After 24 hours of printing the rune, the cube moved onwards, and resumed its cycle of rolling every 43 minutes.

The Cube continued to roll around the island, breaking everything in its way in the process. It printed seven runes around the island in a cube-like formation. After the final one was printed, the cube rolled into Tilted Towers and crushed the brand-new Sporting Goods Store that was just opened. The cube proceeded too head to Loot Lake, where it rolled into the water. What happened next is not entirely clear. The cube seemed to have dissolved in the water, spreading its matter across the entirety of the lake. This, however, does not really make sense, since the cube was revealed to have been intact and under the central Loot Lake island in Season 6. Therefore, it can be assumed that the Cube sank underneath lake, dispersing its energy across the surface of the lake and deactivating underneath the central Loot Lake island as seen in Operation: Sky Fire, where the cube deactivated and turned black.

Thus, The Cube left behind seven strange runes surrounded by anti-gravity domes, and a bouncy, purple lake, as Season 6 approached...

Battle Pass

The Battle Pass costed 950 V-Bucks, the same as the previous 3 seasons. This Battle Pass introduced a new type of cosmetic: Toys.

Since this season, you can complete outfit challenges even after the season ends. The Omega and Carbide challenges were locked, however.

Battle Pass Outfits

Rewards

Premium Tiers

Huntress (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Drift (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Tic-Tac-Toe - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Go - Emoitcon - Fortnite.png
Sushi - Spray - Fortnite.png
Cruiser - Glider - Fortnite.png
Huntress
Tier 1
Drift
Tier 1
Banner Icon
Tier 3
Go
Tier 5
Sushi
Tier 6
Cruiser
Tier 7
Shopping Cart - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Basketball - Toy - Fortnite.png
Boogie - Spray - Fortnite.png
Norse Emblem - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Dolphin - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Balloon Axe - Pickaxe - Fortnite.png
Banner Icon
Tier 8
Basketball
Tier 11
Boogie
Tier 12
Norse Emblem
Tier 13
Banner Icon
Tier 14
Balloon Axe
Tier 15
Pool Party - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Abstrakt - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Lanterns - Skydiving Trail - Fortnite.png
Drift - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Strawberry Paws - Spray - Fortnite.png
Redline (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Pool Party
Tier 16
Abstrakt
Tier 19
Lanterns
Tier 20
Banner Icon
Tier 21
Strawberry Paws
Tier 22
Redline
Tier 23
Prickly - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Golf Ball - Toy - Fortnite.png
Huntress - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Lucha GG - Spray - Fortnite.png
You're Awesome - Emote - Fortnite.png
Sun Hat - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Prickly
Tier 24
Golf Ball
Tier 27
Huntress
Tier 28
Lucha GG
Tier 29
You’re Awesome
Tier 31
Banner Icon
Tier 32
Sun Strider - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Runic - Skydiving Trail - Fortnite.png
Stop - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Good Vibes - Spray - Fortnite.png
Conquest - Glider - Fortnite.png
Durrr - Spray - Fortnite.png
Sun Strider
Tier 34
Runic
Tier 36
Stop
Tier 37
Good Vibes
Tier 38
Conquest
Tier 39
Durrr
Tier 40
Beach Ball -= Toy - Fortnite.png
Jailbirds - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Embarrassed - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Sun Strider (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Fake Door - Spray - Fortnite.png
Golf Tee - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Beach Ball
Tier 43
Jailbirds
Tier 44
Embarrassed
Tier 46
Sun Strider
Tier 47
Fake Door
Tier 48
Banner Icon
Tier 50
Alarm - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Drift - Spray - Fortnite.png
Rearguard - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Ice Cream Truck - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Fancy Golf Ball - Toy - Fortnite.png
Flytrap - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Alarm
Tier 52
Drift
Tier 54
Rearguard
Tier 55
Banner Icon
Tier 56
Fancy Golf Ball
Tier 59
Flytrap
Tier 60
Palm Trees - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Swipe It - Emote - Fortnite.png
Omen - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Tattered - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Ice Crystals - Skydiving Trail - Fortnite.png
Spider Badass - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Banner Icon
Tier 62
Swipe It
Tier 63
Omen
Tier 66
Tattered
Tier 67
Ice Crystals
Tier 68
Banner Icon
Tier 69
Sledgehammer (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Norse Llama - Spray - Fortnite.png
Fancy Beach Ball - Toy - Fortnite.png
Checkered Flag - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Red Knight - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Tasty - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Sledgehammer
Tier 71
Norse Llama
Tier 72
Fancy Beach Ball
Tier 75
Banner Icon
Tier 76
Red Knight
Tier 77
Tasty
Tier 78
Splashdown - Glider - Fortnite.png
Potato Aim - Spray - Fortnite.png
Snorkel - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
TP - Skydiving Trail - Fortnite.png
Bad Apple - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Bandolier - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Splashdown
Tier 79
Potato Aim
Tier 80
Banner Icon
Tier 82
TP
Tier 84
Bad Apple
Tier 85
Bandolier
Tier 86
Rook (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Cobra - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Fancy Basketball - Toy - Fortnite.png
Stinky - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Tomatohead - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Yummy - Spray - Fortnite.png
Rook
Tier 87
Banner Icon
Tier 88
Fancy Basketball
Tier 91
Stinky
Tier 92
Tomatohead
Tier 93
Yummy
Tier 94
Breakdown - Emote - Fortnite.png
Pot Of Gold - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Skull and Beard - Spray - Fortnite.png
Ragnarok (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Breakdown
Tier 95
Pot Of Gold
Tier 97
Skull & Beard
Tier 99
Ragnarok
Tier 100

Free Tiers

Crazy Castle - Spray - Fortnite.png
Drift - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Gentleman's Dab - Emote - Fortnite.png
Let's Rock - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Viking Ship - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Uplink - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Crazy Castle
Tier 2
Drift
Tier 4
Gentleman’s Dab
Tier 6
Let's Rock
Tier 8
Banner Icon
Tier 11
Uplink
Tier 14
Downshift - Glider - Fortnite.png
Pixels Royale - Spray - Fortnite.png
Lug Axe - Pickaxe - Fortnite.png
Pool Party - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Dinosaur - Banner Icon - Fortnite.png
Calculated - Emote - Fortnite.png
Downshift
Tier 22
Pixels Royale
Tier 26
Lug Axe
Tier 30
Pool Party
Tier 38
Banner Icon
Tier 42
Calculated
Tier 46
High Explosives - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Glitch In The System - Skydiving Trail - Fortnite.png
Trap - Emoticon - Fortnite.png
Laser Chomp - Spray - Fortnite.png
High Explosives
Tier 50
Glitch In The System
Tier 54
Trap
Tier 58
Laser Chomp
Tier 62

Achievement Rewards

Beach Umbrella - Umbrella - Fortnite.png
Frozen Shroud - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Permafrost - Pickaxe - Fortnite.png
Rift Edge - Pickaxe - Fortnite.png
Beach Umbrella
Victory Royale
Frozen Shroud
125,000 XP
Permafrost
250,000 XP
Rift Edge
100,000 XP

Road Trip Rewards

Enforcer (New) - Outfit - Fortnite.png
Subjugator - Back Bling - Fortnite.png
Road Trip - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Fairway Fun - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Track Record - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Poolside Paradise - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Enforcer
Complete 7 Quests
Subjugator
Complete 7 Quests
Road Trip!
Complete any Week
Fairway Fun
Complete 2 Weeks
Track Record
Complete 3 Weeks
Poolside Paradise
Complete 4 Weeks
Blast From The Past - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Opening Night - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Signing Back In - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Tomato Trek - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Six-Sided Mystery - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Dark Reflection - Loading Screen - Fortnite.png
Blast From The Past
Complete 5 Weeks
Opening Night
Complete 6 Weeks
Signing Back In
Complete 7 Weeks
Tomato Trek
Complete 8 Weeks
Six-Sided Mystery
Complete 9 Weeks
Dark Reflection
Complete 10 Weeks

Map Changes

Chapter 1 Season 5 - Map - Fortnite.jpeg

Things from the past and present in the real world start to appear in the Battle Royale Island, amd Some Locations were taken away replaced with new ones.

New Features

Update v5.00 (July 12th, 2018)

Content Update v5.00 (July 17th, 2018)

Update v5.10 (July 24th, 2018)

Content Update v5.10 (July 31st, 2018)

Update v5.20 (August 7th, 2018)

Update v5.21 (August 15th, 2018)

Update v5.30 (August 23rd, 2018)

Content Update v5.30 (August 28th, 2018)

Update v5.40 (September 6th, 2018)

Content Update v5.40 (September 11th, 2018)

Update v5.41 (September 18th, 2018)


Teasers

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