Fortnite Season 5 Adds a New Squad Vehicle, Desert Biome & More

Another leaked Fortnite skin is revealed

It's finally time to begin the Fortnite Season 5 Week 1 challenges, which promise loot and boosts for those dedicated Season 5 Battle Pass owners.

Check out the Season 5 trailer and Battle Pass promo video below.

As always, if you're struggling to complete any of the above challenges, be sure to check out our Fortnite hub area, where you'll find a bunch of guides ready to help, as well as other Fortnite-related news and information.

Photographer bowled by celebrating players keeps snapping
After dominating the first half, it seemed that England was on course to their first World Cup final since 1990. Quick as a flash, he picked up his camera and took some remarkable close-up shots of the Croats' joy.

NATO Summit Overshadowed by Defense Spending Spat
Lieu went one step further, drafting an illustrated message to mock the president for his hostile comments to US allies. He added the US and Germany have a good relationship.

Brits set for NATIONWIDE protests ahead of London trip
Both of those accords were the result of years of painstaking diplomacy by European leaders - and Trump unilaterally trashed them. The first Labour Live event has been organised by the Labour Party. "We don't know when". "It seems so un-American".

On the biomes front, Paradise Palms, Lazy Links and a Desert have entered the fold, and a few as yet unnamed places of interest-"viking ships, desert outposts, and ancient statues"-have also popped up across the island". But we have had a chance to read over the V5 patch notes, which have given us a glimpse at what the game is going to look like when it returns later today.

Play Fortnite Battle Royale, the completely free 100-player PvP mode.

There's also a new vehicle, the All Terrain Kart (the ATK) which will accommodate your whole squad. The roof of the kart also acts as a bounce pad. Squads will also be able to jump the ATK over obstacles. Lean back and release at the same time for a higher jump. Epic has brought some of them down to earth in the form of Rifts. It's unclear what these Rifts can do, but players will be testing it out once the game's servers go live. The center of the 7th, 8th and 9th Storm circles can now shift in random directions instead of just simply shrinking. Rather than their bullet spread being randomised, they'll now fire in a consistent manner, meaning you'll be able to learn where within their arc will actually get hit. Also, after firing a shotgun, you won't be able to use a different shotgun for a short amount of time, presumably to avoid players weapon switching to fire off shotguns faster than they were created to be shot. There will now be a delay when players switch from firing one shotgun to another. "Fortnite" players will now earn XP when they revive their teammates in 50vs50 and Teams of 20 matches, according to Engadget.

Related:

Comments

Latest news

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries must pay 2 percent of GDP immediately
Although administration officials point to the long-standing alliance between the United States and the United Kingdom, Mr. Trump had "very direct language" but "when it comes to the core message we actually all agree", Stoltenberg later said.

S&P 500 posts highest close since February 1; futures fall late
The S&P 500 posted 21 new 52-week highs and no new lows; the Nasdaq Composite recorded 142 new highs and 30 new lows. Advancing issues outnumbered decliners for a 2.53-to-1 ratio on the NYSE and a 2.16-to-1 ratio on the Nasdaq.

‘Strange and counterproductive’: Kerry slams Trump’s remarks at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit
And it comes just days before Trump sits down with Putin at the conclusion of his closely watched European trip. "We have agreed that we're committed to the pledge increasing defense spending to 2%".

Liu Xia: Nobel laureate's widow allowed to leave China for Europe
Diplomats begin to pressure China to let her leave for Germany in accordance with her husband's last wishes. Hua said she "could not see any link" between Liu Xia's departure and the high-level Chinese visit.

Father fights for life and limbs after contracting flesh-eating bacteria in river
But the New Jersey Health Department says if anyone has open cuts or scrapes, it's best to stay out of the brackish water. According to the CDC , most people become infected with the bacteria after eating raw or undercooked shellfish.

WATCH Matteo Guendouzi reveal all in first interview
But Arsenal won the race for Torreira and the player's agent has lifted the lid on the scrap the Gunners emerged successful from. Strengthening the midfield was a top priority for Emery this offseason, and he's made some moves to try and make that happen.

Thailand Cave Rescue Successfully Concluded
The 12 boys, all part of a youth soccer team, went missing with their 25-year-old coach more than two weeks ago. He also thanked the King and the Royal family for extending their support during times of crisis, like these.

Neill Blomkamp to direct new RoboCop sequel
In Blomkamp's words, "He (Rhodes) has added elements that are pretty awesome, to a sequel that was set in the world of Verhoeven". The director says that he agreed to do the new project because he loved the first movie so much when he was a kid.

Kim Jong-un Blew Off Mike Pompeo to Visit a Potato Farm
Kim Jong Un put potatoes ahead of Mike Pompeo during a U.S. visit to agree denuclearisation details, state media has suggested. Instead, North Korea appears as though it's conducting business as usual.

Russia, Greece spat and diplomatic tit-for-tat
Kathimerini claims that the Russian side tried to intervene in the Balkans issues the Greeks regard as particularly sensitive. It marks a rare downturn in diplomatic relations between Athens and Moscow, who have shared close ties for decades.

Stop Taking Multivitamins to Help Your Heart. Researchers Say They Don't Work
Taking multivitamin and mineral supplements do not prevent heart attacks, strokes or cardiovascular death. Fruits and vegetables already have a proven track record in lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke.

Croatia become smallest nation to reach World Cup final since 1950
England coach Gareth Southgate said his team set a "new benchmark" by narrowly falling short of a place in the World Cup final. He added; "I think it's going to be very tight, Croatia are not going to be a pushover, by any means".

Woman arrested in beating of 92-year-old man on sidewalk
Borjas had been driving by, she said, and wanted to stop, but the woman threatened to hit her vehicle with the brick. A GoFundMe campaign created for Rodriguez last week had raised almost $300,000 by Wednesday afternoon.

Adult film star Stormy Daniels arrested in Ohio strip club 'setup': Lawyer
He said he expected his client to be released on bail and that she would be charged with a misdemeanor for allowing touching. DailyMail.com have contacted the Columbus Police Department for comment.

Comeback kings Croatia have unfinished business at the World Cup
Lukaku would need a fantastic performance against England in the third-place play-off to nudge Kane off top spot. He returned Wednesday to cheer on Croatia with almost 500 of his closest friends.

Other news