Epic Games surprised fans with its latest announcement on Tuesday. The Season 2 of Fortnite Chapter 2 is now available until early June. Initially, it was scheduled to end on April 30. Players are getting the chance now to enjoy more of the Season 2. The devs didn’t detail why they chose to extend the current season.
But, they did hint something, stating: “We have multiple game updates on the way that will deliver fresh gameplay, new Challenges, bonus XP, and a couple more surprises up our sleeve!”
Fortnite Season 2 Extended Until the Beginning of June
It’s not the first time when Epic extended one of its seasons of Fortnite. The previous one of Chapter 2 should have ended back in December 2019. But, it turned out it needed a little bit more, about two months more. During that period, Fortnite had two main events featuring significant pop-culture franchises.
One event included a Harley Quinn crossover event for the theatrical release of Birds of Prey, while the other, a preview for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. The Harley Quinn crossover brought cosmetic skins of the main character in both her Birds of Prey and Suicide Squad incarnations. Players enjoyed a bunch of other updates, as well.
Currently, Fortnite displays a Deadpool-themed event. Players who have Battle Passes can unlock Cuddlepool and Ravenpool, two Deadpool skins after they finished some tasks. Also, by completing the Week 8 missions, players are rewarded with the unmasked Deadpool skin. The task involves searching for Deadpool’s pool floaty.
For some players who were ready for the Fortnite Season 2 Chapter 2, the news is disappointing. But, let’s think of Epic’s decision as a blessing in disguise. Most of the game developers are working hard from home due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. Epic, as you might see, is no exception to that rule.