Fortnite’s latest update has sent waves of excitement across its fan base, as Chapter 4 Season 5, dubbed “The Return of Tilted, Greasy, and Risky,” brings back some of the most cherished elements of the game’s history. Here’s a brief rundown of what’s new and nostalgic in the Fortnite universe.
- Nostalgic Map Changes: The map will evolve weekly, reintroducing iconic points of interest like Tilted Towers, which was a staple from Season 2 to Season 9.
- Classic Weapons Unvaulted: Players can now wield fan-favorites like the Assault Rifle, Pump Shotgun, and Hunting Rifle once again.
- Return of Familiar Gadgets: The Damage Trap, Grappler, and Boogie Bomb make their return to the arsenal.
- Vintage Vehicles: The Shopping Cart and All Terrain Kart are back, offering more mobility (and stunts) across the map.
- Season 6 Teaser: A hotfix scheduled for November 9 will bring back Season 6 weapons and introduce the Quadcrasher and Mounted Turret.
- OG Pass Introduction: An all-new OG Pass offers over 50 in-game items, unlockable within four weeks for 950 V-Bucks, and is included in the Fortnite Crew subscription.
- OG Shop: A daily rotating selection of classic, mashup, and fresh items will be available in the OG Shop.
Back to the Roots: Map and Weapons
Fortnite OG’s latest patch is a time capsule, transporting players back to the game’s golden days. The map will undergo weekly transformations, starting with the beloved Tilted Towers, a location that has been absent since Season 9. Alongside the map, weapons that defined earlier seasons, such as the Assault Rifle and Pump Shotgun, are back in play.
Hotfix and Hardware
Come November 9, a hotfix will plunge players into “Darkness Rises,” a theme from Season 6, with weapons like the Double Barrel Shotgun and Six Shooter making a comeback. Defensive play gets a boost with the Chiller Trap and Mounted Turret, though these will be excluded from Zero Build modes.
OG Pass and Shop: A Blast from the Past
The introduction of the OG Pass marks a new chapter in Fortnite’s seasonal offerings. With a promise of over 50 new items, players can fast-track their way to nostalgia. The OG Shop complements this by featuring a curated selection of items that change daily, ensuring that the old-school vibe stays fresh.
Fortnite’s Chapter 4 Season 5 is a love letter to its long-time fans, blending the old with the new in a dynamic and ever-changing landscape. As players gear up to revisit the past, the excitement is palpable, with the community eager to re-experience the classic Fortnite era. Stay tuned for more updates as the season progresses.