Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 Release Date

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 Release Date
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Written by 

Arnab Baidya

Published 

9th Mar 2021 17:30

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 is currently underway and will be ending in a few days. Meanwhile, players are extremely excited about Chapter 2 Season 6 that will be starting just after Season 5 ends. The new season of Fortnite is expected to come with a bunch of new features and storylines, along with a bunch of improvements and fixes.

So, here is all the information you need about Chapter 2 Season 6 of Fortnite, from current leaks and when it is set to launch.

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 Release Date

Ant-Man in Fortnite with some additional items
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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 kicks off on March 16, 2021, the day after Season 5 ends. There is usually a day between Seasons, so players can expect some downtime before Season 6 kicks off.

What leaks are there for Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6?

A picture of Fortnite Crew with a skin and some v-Bucks
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The Zero Point portal has started destabilising, and as per the data miners, the next season will begin after it’s completely destabilised. Still, the interesting thing about the upcoming season is there is no confirmation about what it will be based on.

While a few leaks suggest that it will be an extension in the Marvel Universe as Epic introduced new Marvel skins and characters, the others indicate that it will be based on DC Comics and Batman. In addition to this, a leak also hinted that there would be a collaboration with Family Guy, a popular American animated series.

As per a few leaks, players might also be able to sell their loot items to NPCs, and when a player sells an expensive item, then the NPC will perform the ‘make it rain’ emote. Apart from this, here's some more stuff that was expected to arrive in Season 5, but might get added to Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 update:

  • Gas Flopper
  • Weapons Attachments / Abilities
  • Cars Mounted Guns & Tires
  • NPCs codenames: - Marigold / Midas, Labrador, Umami

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 Battle Pass details

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 will also come with a new Battle Pass that will introduce new rewards, including new wraps, outfits, emotes, and more. The Season 6 Battle Pass is expected to cost the same as that of the previous Battle Pass, and players will be able to purchase it for 950 V-Bucks. If you don’t want to level up your tiers and want a head start, you can also buy the Battle Bundle for 2800 V-Bucks, which will unlock the first 25 tiers along with the rewards associated with them.

 

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Arnab Baidya
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Arnab Baidya
Arnab Baidya was a freelance contributor to GGRecon.
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