08 Jun 2021 8:35 AM +00:00

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7 Comes With Some Strange Alien Theming

The next Fortnite season has just arrived and with it comes plenty of new reveals for Season 7.

You might know it has alien theming but may not know the specifics, here's what you should know

LATEST - Season 7 is now live

Season 7 went live just a few hours ago and you can watch the latest trailer down below.

This sees relative peace on the island interrupted by the oncoming wave of aliens. Rick from Rick and Morty attempts to communicate, only to be blown up by the oncoming force.

It is clear the theming of this season's event is aliens, as we previously thought. People around the world received mysterious cards with "They're Coming" written on them and players found crop circles scattered around the place. Finally, last week, players found themselves abducted by aliens whilst playing. Of course, you could intentionally get yourself abducted if you wanted to check it out for yourself.

Fortnite Season 7 Release Date

We've been talking a lot about Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7, which is all well and good, but when is the next season actually due to start? Thankfully, we now know that it has already started, slated for release on June 8th. You can get it downloaded and ready to play right now. You can get it downloaded and ready to play right now. You might want to check how big the download size is first though.

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Last season's Battle Pass expired on June 7th, marking the end of Season 6. Season 7 followed it the next day which was of no surprise to those familiar with the game.

This means the primal theming is entirely gone this time around, replaced by the hyper futuristic remains of an alien invasion.

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