25 Sep 2020 5:23 PM +00:00

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2 is delayed. AGAIN. New Physics Engine being implemented

News has just been revealed by prolific Fortnite leaker Hype X that the start date for Chapter 2 Season 2 of Fortnite has been delayed till February 20th!

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The event was originally scheduled to start on February 6th sparking speculation that the season may revolve around Valentine's day!

However, it looks like this won't be the case!

What can we expect in Chapter 2 Season 2 when it finally starts?

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New POI’s?

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BACK AT IT – The new Season will bring some BIG changes

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Pretty much every season of Fortnite has introduced some sort of new POI, whether it is the aftermath of a destroyed POI or a brand new one.

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Little is known about the season-ending event right now, a lot of fans have speculated that the “Chaos Agent” is developing a plan to unleash some sort of monster upon the map.

Be sure to be on the lookout for potential chaos happening on the map in the coming weeks, this could be the start of a brand new POI!

Any Guesses?

New fortnite map
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BIG CHANGES – The bottom right of the map is most likely to be affected!

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It is hard to say right now where the map changes could come. However, if we were to guess where we could see some possible changes, it would probably be somewhere in the bottom right of the map.

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This area is where the landmark location “Cape Cod” is located. A lot of speculation has been around the Visitor who infamously caused “The End” event is located here.

Perhaps we will see some sort of massive building or destruction of surrounding mountains?

New Physics Engine

Epic Games recently shared a blog post revealing Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 2’s release date, as well as some massive news regarding Fortnite's shift to a new physics engine in early February.

In a blog post from the Fortnite Team, they share the news that Fortnite will be moving to a new physics engine in the coming weeks.

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CHANGE IS COMING: This is the first time Fortnite has seen a major engine update since it launched

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The post said:

“Beginning with the release of the 11.50 update in early February, Fortnite will be moving to Unreal Engine’s Chaos Physics Engine.” 

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There will undoubtedly be some issues when the change is first implemented, but it will be “closely monitoring feedback and making improvements over time.”

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ASHES TO ASHES: Buildings will now crumble away, rather than just vanishing when destroyed

Furthermore, switching to the "Chaos physics engine" allows a build to collapse if it gets shot or exploded, rather than just disappearing.

This is something that Fortnite players have been calling out for, so it's great to see the development team listening to the demands of the community.

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