The new Fortnite season has arrived, with Chapter 4 Season 4 available to play!


Named Last Resort, the latest new season in Epic Games’ battle royale is bringing with it plenty of new character skins - including none other than Ahsoka Tano - alongside plenty of other new additions and upgrades.

The vampire Kado Thorne has made the island his home and has been draining its wealth and resources. It’s up to you (and everyone else) to thwart his plans and plan the ultimate heist of new map locations using the new getaway vehicle.

Read on for the Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 patch notes to find out everything that’s been changed and added as part of the v26.00 update. Also, find a list of new battle pass skins and watch a couple of trailers down below, too.

When is the Fortnite new season start date?

The Fortnite new season start date is Friday 25th August 2023. It has been revealed by the developers.

The previous season ended early in the morning, and the game was down for quite a few hours, with the developers from Epic Games taking their time behind the scenes.

That's all in the past now, though — the update has landed and you should be able to install it now to play the new season of content!

What is the UK start time for Fortnite Season 4?

The Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 start time here in the UK should, hopefully, be around 2pm BST on Friday 25th August.

Unfortunately, there is no official word from Epic Games on the start time of the new season, all we know is that it’s set to begin today, 25th August. The previous season went live at 1:30pm BST, so it should be around the same time - don’t be surprised if it’s a little later, however, as we’ve seen no sign of the update as of 1:30pm when writing.

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The end date and time of the new Fortnite season is 3rd November 2023 at 11am UK time.

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 patch notes

Epic Games is yet to release the full patch notes for Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4, but we do know plenty about what’s being changed and added this time around.

A new season means plenty of new content and a brand-new battle pass. Several new skins have been revealed for the battle pass (more on those below) and we know of new locations, weapons, and items, too.

The map is being updated to include new locations Sanguine Suites, Relentless Retreat, and Eclipsed Estate - all of them strongly defended bases filled with valuable items, cameras, laser grids, and guards. The pesky vampire Kado Thorne has also taken hold of Rumble Ruins, Slap Juice factory and a tower in MEGA City.

Get into the new heavily guarded locations with help from new items and weapons including the Rocket Ram, Infiltrator Pump Shotgun, Scoped Burst SMG, and Twin Mag Assault Rifle. The Business Turret will take out enemies when you’re not around, you should find these new items and more within the new Heist Bags.

Finally, a new drivable escape vehicle Nitro Fang has been added to the game, which makes use of a handbrake for better turning capabilities.

Check out the full list of changes and additions on the official Fortnite website. We’ll update this page with the correct release timings and patch notes when they’re revealed.

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 battle pass skins

Epic has revealed the following new skins will be added to Fortnite as part of the Chapter 4 Season 4 battle pass:

  • Nolan Chance
  • Piper Pace
  • Fish Thicc
  • Mae
  • Antonia
  • Khaby Lame
  • Kado Thorne
  • Ahsoka Tano (will be added later in the season)

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 3 news and trailers

You can check out everything Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 is about in the gameplay trailer which details the new villain and shows off the new skins along with a number of items and weapons. Watch it below:

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