How long did Fortnite last?

Answered by Jason Smith

How long did Fortnite last? Well, Fortnite has been around for quite some time now, and it has taken us on quite the journey. From its humble beginnings as a cooperative shooter game to becoming a global phenomenon, Fortnite has certainly made its mark in the gaming world. So, let’s dive into the full timeline of all the Fortnite seasons to date and explore how long each season lasted.

Season 1, also known as the “Season of Battle Royale,” kicked off on October 25, 2017. This inaugural season lasted for a whopping 10 weeks, concluding on December 13, 2017. It was during this season that Fortnite Battle Royale started gaining traction and capturing the attention of gamers worldwide.

Season 2, titled “Season of the Battle Pass,” began on December 14, 2017, and lasted for 69 days, ending on February 21, 2018. This season introduced the Battle Pass, a tiered system that allowed players to unlock various cosmetic items as they progressed through the levels.

Season 3, aptly called the “Season of the John Wick,” commenced on February 22, 2018, and ran for 70 days until May 1, 2018. This season saw the addition of new locations, including the iconic Tilted Towers, and featured a collaboration with the action movie franchise, John Wick.

Season 4, known as the “Season of the Comet,” began on May 1, 2018, and lasted for 70 days until July 12, 2018. During this season, a comet appeared in the sky, signaling the upcoming changes to the map. This season also introduced the popular superhero-themed Battle Pass, with iconic skins like Omega and Carbide.

Season 5, the “Season of Worlds Collide,” kicked off on July 12, 2018, and ran for 76 days until September 27, 2018. This season brought a variety of new locations, including the desert biome and the rifts that transported players to different areas of the map. It also introduced the All-Terrain Kart (ATK), a fun vehicle for traversing the island.

Season 6, named the “Season of Darkness Rises,” started on September 27, 2018, and lasted for 69 days until December 5, 2018. This season introduced the Shadow Stones, which allowed players to become invisible for a short period. It also brought about changes to the map, with the addition of corrupted areas.

Season 7, the “Season of Ice Storm,” commenced on December 6, 2018, and ran for 78 days until February 28, 2019. This season introduced the winter-themed biome and the iconic Infinity Blade weapon. It also featured a collaboration with the popular television show, “NFL.”

Season 8, titled the “Season of Pirates,” began on February 28, 2019, and lasted for 69 days until May 9, 2019. This season introduced the volcano and pirate-themed locations, along with a new vehicle called the Baller. Players also witnessed the destruction of Tilted Towers and Retail Row during this season.

Season 9, known as the “Season of Neo Tilted,” kicked off on May 9, 2019, and ran for 73 days until July 31, 2019. This season introduced futuristic-themed locations, including Neo Tilted and Mega Mall. It also brought about changes to the map due to the volcanic eruption in the previous season.

Season 10, aptly named the “Season X,” started on August 1, 2019, and lasted for 71 days until October 13, 2019. This season celebrated Fortnite’s first anniversary and brought back various fan-favorite locations from previous seasons. It introduced the concept of Rift Zones, which transformed certain areas of the map into nostalgic versions from the past.

Chapter 2: Season 1, simply referred to as “Chapter 2 – Season 1,” began on October 15, 2019, and lasted for a record-breaking 128 days until February 20, 2020. This season marked a new beginning for Fortnite, with a new map and a fresh start for players. It introduced fishing, swimming, and a more streamlined approach to the Battle Pass progression.

Chapter 2: Season 2, titled “Chapter 2 – Season 2,” started on February 20, 2020, and ran for 69 days until April 29, 2020. This season introduced a spy-themed storyline, with new locations like The Agency and The Yacht. It also introduced the concept of secret agent skins and missions.

Chapter 2: Season 3, the “Chapter 2 – Season 3,” began on June 17, 2020, and lasted for 71 days until August 26, 2020. This season brought a flooded map, with players being able to swim and use new water-based vehicles. It also introduced the Aquaman skin and challenges, tying in with the release of the Aquaman movie.

Chapter 2: Season 4, appropriately called “Chapter 2 – Season 4,” started on August 27, 2020, and ran for 71 days until November 30, 2020. This season featured a crossover with Marvel, bringing iconic superheroes like Iron Man, Thor, and Wolverine into the game. It also introduced various Marvel-themed locations and abilities.

Chapter 2: Season 5, the “Chapter 2 – Season 5,” kicked off on December 2, 2020, and is currently ongoing at the time of writing this answer. The length of this season is yet to be determined, as it typically lasts for several weeks.

So there you have it, a detailed timeline of all the Fortnite seasons to date and how long each season lasted. Fortnite has certainly evolved and changed over the years, keeping players engaged with its constant updates and collaborations. It will be exciting to see what future seasons hold for this ever-evolving game.