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Fortnite 2.96 Update Patch Notes | Chapter 2 Season 5

The Fortnite 2.96 update patch notes are now available to read. The new Fortnite patch for PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Android (but not iOS). The update for today, December 1 (or December 2 in some regions) marks the start of Chapter 2 Season 5 content, including a new map, weapons, skins, and more. Read on for the full list of changes.

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Fortnite 2.96 Update Patch Notes

 Chapter 2 – Season 5: Zero Point

The Hunt Is On

The Zero Point is exposed, but no one escapes the loop, not on your watch. Join Agent Jones and the greatest hunters from across realities like the Mandalorian in a chaotic battle that will shape the future of the island…

New Hunting Grounds

New hunters means new locations from beyond the loop. Battle for honor in an ancient arena, sharpen your survival skills in the jungle, and explore the shifting crystalline sands flowing from the exposed Zero Point.

Help for Hire

As a hunter, it’s your duty to help the island’s characters in their unstable new reality. Take on their quests and bounties, get intel on your surroundings, or hire them to be your ally. Don’t want to negotiate? Challenge them to a duel and reap the rewards.

Spend Your Wages

The new characters only accept one form of payment: Bars! Earn Bars by completing quests and bounties, eliminating players, or finding hidden stashes around the island. Spend your earned bars on new exotic weapons, upgrades, intel, services and more.

New Weapons, New Tricks

New weapons let you attack in novel ways. Unleash your fiery rage with the Dragon’s Breath shotgun, switch between melee and ranged with the Mandalorian’s Amba Sniper Rifle, track your target with the Night Hawk, and more. Hunters and vendors are also working to bring you more weapons throughout the season, so keep an eye out.

Who’s Next?

The hunters on the island are only the first to arrive from outside The Loop… Throughout the season, Agent Jones will bring in even more hunters from the realities beyond. Who will be next?

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Datamined leaks

Fortnite 2.96 Update Patch Notes

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