16 Mar 2021 9:15 AM +00:00

How to play the Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 event

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 is now live, which means the Zero Crisis Finale event for Season 5 is too.

Ushering in a vastly changed map and some new characters, the event is pretty exciting.

Here's everything you need to know about how to play it in Fortnite.

How to Play Season 5 Event

The first thing you're going to need to do is download the update file. It'll be a different size depending on you platform, but it could be up to around 30GB.

Once you're into the game, you'll be shown the Cinematic Story Trailer that debuted this morning. You can check it out below.

The Season 5 event will then begin, with you playing as the character you just met and being led through the new world by Agent Jones.


We don't want to spoil anything but keep playing for something quite spectacular.

The Fortnite Season 5 event will also start the moment you load up Fortnite after downloading the update.

The trailer will play and you'll be straight into it. You also don't have to wait for anything else anyone else.

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The event is fully playable alone, so you can jump in whenever you like. You'll simply be playing it before jumping into the Season 6 content.

And you'll want to play it too. It does a great job of setting up what you can expect from the new season and what's changed on the map.

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