Epic Video games, the online game firm behind Fortnite, has introduced that it is going to be extending Chapter 2 – Season 2 of Fortnite for what appears to be little over a month. Season 3, which was slated for launch on Could 1, has now been pushed again to June 4 that means that the present season will final one other month – until June 4. Epic Video games didn’t present any readability on why it has taken this determination however stated that “there’s numerous content material coming” for the present season.
A brief put up by the Fortnite crew on Epic Video games web site reads, “We’re extending Chapter 2 – Season 2 of Fortnite past the unique April 30 date. Our plan is to launch Chapter 2 – Season 3 on June 4. Earlier than then, there’s numerous content material coming within the present Season. Now we have a number of recreation updates on the way in which that can ship recent gameplay, new Challenges, bonus XP, and a pair extra surprises up our sleeve!”
As to why Epic Video games determined to increase the Season 2, we suspect that the continuing coronavirus pandemic has one thing to do with it.
It’s attainable that the workforce was not in a position to sustain with the Could 1 timeline for the third season. Or, the delay may simply be as a result of the corporate had deliberate for brand spanking new extra content material in Season 2 and desires for gamers to expertise that earlier than shifting on to a brand new season. The put up on the web site provides that the crew will maintain gamers up to date via posts on the web site and on social media.
Whereas this will come as disappointing information to some gamers, different may discover the extension of Season 2 a blessing in disguise. Now, they may have extra time to finish the challenges for this present season and revel in new content material as effectively.
Notably, Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 1, which began in October 2019, was additionally prolonged until early February this yr. On the time, the corporate gave an identical clarification for the extension claiming that there was extra content material for gamers within the present Season 1.