The runaway success of Fortnite OG continues, and so you don’t get any FOM-OG, we’ve got everything you need to know about the update - with when and what to expect from next OG revamp.


As we alluded to, a lot of players have taken up the pickaxe to explore familiar pastures in the original map from a time when Covid and the pandemic would have been disregarded as the crazed ravings of a doomsday cult.

Each week is seeing a new (old) season, and it’s no different this time. You can check out how the whole thing has played out and what’s yet to come in our Fortnite Season OG schedule.

You can also get a glimpse of all the skins, loot, weapons and vehicles in the Fortnite OG Battle Pass.

But enough from us! Read on to see when Fortnite Seasons 7 and 8 will drop and what goodies you’ll get.

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When is the Fortnite Season 7 and 8 update?

The Fortnite Season 7 and 8 update released on Thursday 16th November.

This was the penultimate for Fortnite Season OG, following on from Seasons 5 and Season 6 on 3rd November and 9th November respectively.

Following this, there is only be one Season left, Fortnite Season 9 and X. Due to the huge success of Fortnite OG, we may very well see a similar time-travelling treatment of other seasons, if Epic wants to capitalise on the nostalgia factor that has seen so many players returning to the game.

Who knows what they have in store for us with the next Chapter after Fortnite Season OG ends? Regardless, it won’t be long now till we find out, with a Fortnite Big Bang event scheduled for 2nd December!

What time will the Fortnite Season 7 and 8 content arrive in the UK? Our best guess

Fortnite Season 7 and 8 will launch in the UK at 2pm GMT Thursday 16th November by our best estimate.

This is due to the fact that the previous updates have all arrived around about this time, and there hasn’t been any cause for concern for it receiving any sort of delay.

Epic has always been fairly punctual regarding Fortnite updates, but if there is any delay announced, then we will update you as soon as we possibly can.

If you’ve exhausted what’s on offer in Season 6, you might want to check out the best Fortnite parkour map codes before you jump into Seasons 7 and 8.

What to expect from the Fortnite Season 7 and 8 update

Fortnite Season 7 and 8 will bring big changes to the map, including the snowy and pirate-themed areas found in the original seasons back in 2018.

Epic put out a tweet teasing the return of Haunted Hills, too, but it's unclear if this will make an appearance at this time.

Epic clued us in on what loot to expect well ahead of time in the Fortnite OG battle pass, but as a quick look, we’ve got everything coming listed down below.

Weapons & Loot

Returning weapons in Fortnite OG
Returning weapons in Fortnite OG. Epic Games
  • Flint Knock Pistol
  • Minigun
  • Quad Launcher
  • Poison Dart Trap
  • Gilder Redeploy
  • Buried Treasure


Classic vehicles returning in Fornite OG
Classic vehicles returning in Fornite OG. Epic Games
  • Pirate Cannon
  • Stormwing

We’ll no doubt see challenges involving some of this loot, too. We foresee a lot of Pirate Cannons trying to shoot down Stormwings and Glider Redeploys in the near future.

Make good use of all the loot, weapons and vehicles while you still can before the next Chapter!

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