What is the countdown in Fortnite OG for?

What is the countdown in Fortnite OG for?
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Written by 

Morgan Truder

Published 

22nd Nov 2023 16:14

There's now a countdown in Fortnite OG, but what's it for? Below, we'll not only dive into what the timer signifies but also the larger impact it may have on the current state of the game.

Fortnite OG returned the game back to when it was first released, introducing popular items from the past in weekly updates. There's no doubt this has been one of the most successful and well-loved seasons of the game to date, with more people jumping on to play it than ever before.

But as we all know, Fortnite never stands still for too long with the map, gameplay, and more constantly evolving. Keep reading for more on the countdown recently introduced to Fortnite.

The Fortnite OG countdown explained

The countdown that has appeared in Fortnite OG is to signify when the season ends.

This season has been one of the shorter ones, racing through the items and maps of the past at breakneck speed before the new season begins. The next event in the game will be the Big Bang, which coincides with the end of Fortnite OG on Saturday, December 2, 2023, at 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET / 7 PM GMT.

Fortnite Big Bang screen
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We still don’t know what the event or the next season will bring, but it will be a fitting end to one of the most popular seasons we have ever seen in the game, one that's brought a lot of nostalgia and joy to fans.

That’s all there is to know about the countdown so far, make sure to check into Fortnite on December 2 and if you are wondering about the rarest skins in the game or how to get the super styles for this season, check out our Fortnite homepage.

Morgan is one of the Guides Writers at GGRecon. He first started writing about games for fun whilst doing his BA (Hons) in History and Film. Since then he has turned this passion into a career and was previously an Editor at VideoGamer before joining GGRecon. Despite enjoying all sorts of games, he can often be found playing Football Manager, Red Dead Redemption 2 or Sekiro.

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