Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 1 came early and players are excited. The Island from Chapter 2 has been flipped, uncovering a whole new map, so here is everything new in Chapter 3 Season 1 of Fortnite.


Fortnite Snow Biome
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Enjoy warm weather? To the east are tropics, with coastal keys, palm trees, and overall great weather. The Tropics are home to The Seven. The “Sanctuary” is a compound right next to the coast, where players get a view of the huge rock statue of “The Foundation” or more popularly known as ‘The Rock’.

Fortnite Tropics
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Do you like even warmer weather? If so the south might be the place for you. In the south, player can find the desert and its not barren on interesting locations. Chonker’s Speedway is were players can go to race off road cars and vehicles, or player can go to Condo Canyon for a nice and relaxing time. And something that can catch players attention is the returning Butter Barn.

Fortnite Desert
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The Ranger Assault Rifle
Fortnite Ranger Assault Rifle
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This Rifle was made just for distance. The rifle is great medium range and extremely useful at long range.

The MK-Seven Assault Rifle
Fortnite MK-Seven Assault Rifle
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This rifle was built from “he Sevens” Technology. This rifle is a medium range rifle with a very fast fire rate. This rifle has a red dit sight that players will be able to look down.

The Striker Shotgun
Fortnite Striker Pump Shotgun
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This Pump Shotgun shoots many pellets and hits players for hefty amounts of damage.

The Auto Shotgun
Fortnite Auto Shotgun
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This automatic shotgun has crazy force. This shotgun might not deal as much damage as the other shotguns, but its fast fire rate will make up for the lost damage.

The Sidearm Pistol
Fortnite Sidearm Pistol
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Do not underestimate this pistol. The Sidearm Pistol is a very accurate weapon that can deal high amounts of damage from close to medium range.

The Stinger SMG
Fortnite Stinger SMG
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This SMG deals lots of damage to builds and enemy’s. It is normally used in close to medium range battles.

The Hunter Bolt-Action Sniper
Fortnite Hunter Bolt-Action Sniper
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The Bolt-Action deals very high damage to players, getting up to 3 shots per in each clip.


Earning the crown (or snatching it)
Fortnite Victory Crown
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Placing high in round of Fortnite will get you a Victory Crown. You will then start your next match with a crown on your head.

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The crown will stand out to many players, and players will come after you if they are hungry for another victory crown. Hold on to the crown for more XP during your match, and if you win while wearing the crown , you will receive an exclusive emote showing off the total number of Crowned Victory’s you earned during the new season.

Here are how crowns are given out:

  • Solo: Top four players
  • Duos: Players in the top two teams
  • Trios: Players in the top team
  • Squads: Players in the top team

Maneuvers & Mobility

if you find yourself running downhill, try sliding to evade enemy fire. While sliding, you are still able to shoot and build. Hold the crouch button to slide, whether you are going downhill or not.

Fortnite Sliding
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If you want to start to get fancy swing after you slide. On December 11 at 10 AM ET, players will be able to get the Spider Man Web-Shooters. Use then to swing around on building or around the map.

Fortnite Spider-Man's Web-Shooters
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Retreating can also be helpful. When your knocked down, you can now crawl away faster to help reach safety. You are also able to pick up items and open chests. (“Please note that Down But Not Out players on opposing teams can no longer be shaken down.”)

The Weather

Fortnite Tornado
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As many players can expect, the Storm is a brute force on the Island, but meteorologists are starting to predict more weather in the forecast. Later in Chapter 3 Season 1, player will see effects of lightning tornadoes.

Source(s) Epic Games

Image Credit: Epic Games, Gamepur

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