Weird purple cubes, cowgirls, house parties … what will the next instalment of the blockbusting game bring? Here are the clues
Every three months, a large number of Fortnite’s 125 million players begin acting like medieval religious fanatics, obsessively searching the game’s island map for esoteric signs and symbols that augur coming cataclysms – or just some nice new buildings. That time is upon us again as the hit Battle Royale game is gearing up for its sixth season, due to start on Thursday afternoon.
With each seasonal instalment, Epic Games loves to foreshadow major changes to the island, new skins and fresh play modes through a combination of cryptic tweets and sudden scenic changes to the landscape. In the past, we’ve had cracks in the sky, comets and rocket ship launches, but what do we know about the game’s sixth iteration?