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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 COUNTDOWN LIVE: News, Updates, Leaks And Rumours For PS4, Xbox One, PS5, Xbox Series X, Switch, Android And PC

Chapter 2 Season 5 is almost here! 

The long-awaited season is coming towards the tail end of the month, and players have not been more excited.

The season-ending event is gearing up to be one of the largest EVER, as Galactus looks to destroy the Fortnite map once and for all.

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Now, we are looking ahead to what is in store for the new season; along with what could possibly happen during the event.

Here's all the news leading up to the new season! 

New Teaser - 1st December

Another teaser has been posted on social media.

Check it out below! 

Teaser #2pic.twitter.com/ndkfUh60IE
— HYPEX (@HYPEX)
December 1, 2020
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Galactus Event Live - 1st December

Upgraded Battle Bus Replaced - 1st December

The Upgraded Battle Bus has been replaced with the normal Battle Bus according to @ShiinaBR.

Event Playlist Added To API - 1st December

The official event playlist has been added to the API!

  • Name: "THE DEVOURER OF WORLDS"
  • Desc: "Defend the Island to save all Reality!"
  • Image Tag: "Galactus Is Here"
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Galactus Update - 30th November

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Photo via @VastBlastt

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Final Countdown Timer - 30th November

This is what the in-game counter will look like when the countdown ends. 

Final stage of the in-game countdown! pic.twitter.com/0GEj6JQqyq
— mix (@ximton)
November 28, 2020

Galactus Event Will Show Flashbacks Of Old Events? - 26th November

According to several dataminers, the new event has had assets from older events updated - suggesting we will get flashbacks from old events.

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Skin Leak - 25th November

ximton on Twitter has posted a photo of a leaked Galactus wearable skin.

We can assume this will be in the item shop after the event! 

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Drive The Battle Bus? - 22nd November

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ShiinaBR on Twitter has noted the following text blurb has been added into the game files: 

"You do know how to drive the Battle Bus... right?"

Perhaps we will be able to take control of the battle bus during the event!

New Battle Bus - 21st November

FortTory has noted that the third stage of Tony Stark's battle bus is now live in-game! 

As well, players should see the event countdown within the lobby now.

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