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When Does Fortnite Chapter 5: Season 2 Start?

Fortnite Chapter 5: Season 2 brings a new Battle Pass and content for players to enjoy. We have the details on when it drops in.

Fortnite Seasons can feel like an endurance race, with many lasting over several months. As time passes, many finish their latest Battle Pass and look for new content to earn in the game. With the arrival of Chapter 5: Season 2 of the popular game, a new Battle Pass will accompany it, and we have the intel on when players can expect it below.

When Does Fortnite Chapter 5: Season 2 Start?

Chapter 5: Season 2 of Fortnite will launch on Friday, March 8, 2024. The Season is expected to start anytime between 8 am ET/5 am PT/1 pm GMT and 10 am ET/7 am PT/3 pm GMT. This gives players just over a month to complete their Battle Pass and earn all of the rewards.

Once Chapter 5 Season 1 ends, it will have lasted 96 days in total. While this is slightly longer than most Seasons, which typically go for just over 70 days, fans have been treated to several updates to the Battle Pass. There are over 14 pages to unlock before moving on to the Bonus Rewards in this Season’s Battle Pass.

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When Does Fortnite Chapter 5: Season 1 End?

Fortnite Chapter 5: Season 1 will end on Friday, March 8, 2024, at 2 am ET/ 11 pm PT/ 5 am GMT. As with previous Seasons, the game will go into a state of downtime for a few hours while the servers for Fortnite are updated with the newest content update. It is best if players finish up the Battle Pass a couple of hours before downtime begins. There are no official details on what to expect in the newest season. However, there are rumors that Chapter 5: Season 2 will have a Greek mythology theme.

That’s everything to know about the start of Chapter 5: Season 2 of Fortnite. While you’re waiting for the new season, check out our Guide Hub for all the latest details on the game.