Fortnite Season 5's v5.0 patch notes and opening cinematic

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Progressive challenges no longer run out at the end of a season, with players able to complete them at their own pace rather than having to rush.

There's also a new vehicle, the All Terrain Kart (the ATK) which will accommodate your whole squad.

On the biomes front, Paradise Palms, Lazy Links and a Desert have entered the fold, and a few as yet unnamed places of interest-"viking ships, desert outposts, and ancient statues"-have also popped up across the island".

The Fortnite Season 5, Week 1 challenges in full. Squads will also be able to jump the ATK over obstacles. If that wasn't enough, the roof also acts as a bounce pad. "Test your courage and step through a Rift", says Epic. It remains unclear how exactly this will work, but it's possible that players will be sucked into a Rift and be teleported to a different location.

As always with a Fortnite patch there are a bunch of fixes and performance improvements, with some changes too in weapon balancing.

The company has also seen fit to indicate how many shotgun pellets hit a rival player, providing more context as to why a point-blank shotgun shot only registered 8 damage.

Pogba dedicates France victory to Thai cave survivors
But it is thought that Mbappe or England captain Harry Kane could yet rival Ronaldo by excelling in Sunday's World Cup final. One thing to keep an eye on in this match is the legs and how exhausted the players will be, especially with Croatia.

Footage from inside Thailand cave shows trapped boys' escape route
He did not say if the coach , the only adult with the boys for nine days before they found, was able to dive and walk out unaided. UK football team Manchester United invited the team as well as their rescuers to the Old Trafford stadium next season.

Chasing Croatian football dreams to final of Fifa World Cup 2018
Really happy about today's game". "I think it's going to be very tight, Croatia are not going to be a pushover, by any means. Shane Clee, 37, an agricultural goods salesman, said: "I'm a huge footie fan, and a big Shrewsbury Town fan in particular".

The endgame will behave a bit differently now, as well, as the center of storm circles seven, eight, and nine can now shift in random directions.

As exciting as Fortnite's fourth season was, with consumable comet fragments, a Thanos crossover event, and even a surprise rocket launch, the game's fifth season might be even bigger. Shotgun spread will now be consistent with no random variation.

Perhaps the biggest news for Switch players, however, and the addition we know many of you lovely readers have been waiting for, is the addition of gyro controls exclusively for the Nintendo Switch version of the game.

In 50v50 or 20v20 modes, you'll now get bonus XP up to three times per match for reviving teammates.

Season 5 of Fortnite is finally here and the patch notes have already been released.

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