Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 release time countdown

The Khaby Lame skin in Fortnite.
Credit: Epic Games

The Khaby Lame skin in Fortnite.
Credit: Epic Games
August 25, 2023: Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 is out now! Brush up on the main map changes here.

With Season 4 on the horizon, you may be wondering when the Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 start date will be. We're now nearing the end of Chapter 4 Season 3 in Fortnite. Season 3 introduced the Wilds to the Island: an area marked with swamps, ruins, and raptors.

Fortnite seasons usually last between 10 and 12 weeks, so the end of the current season is just around the corner. Season 4 will likely mark the final season of Chapter 4, with the release of Chapter 5 expected around November this year.

For more on the game, check out the latest Fortnite map changes and weapon changes we know about with Chapter 4 Season 4 on the horizon. We've also got a guide on everything in the Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 battle pass, plus news on the Khaby Lame skin.

Official teaser of the new weapons, skins, and map changes in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4.
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Credit: Epic Games
Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4: Last Resort - "Start the clock."

When will Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 start?

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 3 is scheduled to end on August 25, 2023 at 6 AM BST or 2 AM ET. The exact start time for the beginning of Season 4 was initially unknown, however it was expected that the Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 start date would be on August 25, at around 9 AM BST. This has been confirmed by the in-game news feed, which states "Are You In? August 25."

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 release time countdown

The Jujutsu Kaisen "Break the Curse" event also ended at the same time as Chapter 4 Season 3, leading into the launch of Season 4.

The Fortnite X, formerly Twitter, account has been teasing the release of the new season for the past week. This has led to a lot of speculation regarding what the new theme would be. We now have confirmation from Epic Games of the Season 4 theme and title.

Chapter 4 Season 4 has a heist theme. This is somewhat similar to the espionage theme we had in the highly popular Chapter 2 Season 2. The new season has been given the title of "Last Resort".

The new season of Fortnite is set to bring a lot of new exciting features to the game, including some changes to the map, new weapons, and a new battle pass.

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