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16 Feb 2021

When does Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 start?

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 is due to end in one month, assuming it doesn't get delayed.

This gives Epic Games time to release one more update, in addition to the 15.40 update that released roday.

But when is Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 due to start?

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6 Start Date

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 5 began on December 2nd 2020, and is expected to end on Tuesday March 16th.

This puts Season 5 at around 16 weeks long, much longer than the expected 10 weeks that a season is meant to be.

So far we have seen some Overtime Challenges and will continue to see them throughout the rest of the season.

15.40 Update

The latest Fortnite update, 15.40, has been released, bringing back a fan-favourite weapon, as well as many other changes.

Epic Games announced the new update along with what to expect.

The Flint-Knock Pistol has been added back into the game, along with the return of the Air Royale and Floor Is Lava LTMs.

Here is a list of all of the fixes and changes that have been added in the 15.40 update.

Battle Royale

Total Bars appearing as 0 in a match.

Purple XP Coins disappearing when driven through (without granting XP).

Matchmaking doesn’t start if unreadied player leaves early.


Phone Booths do not respect island settings when players change Outfits.

Save the World

Mythic Lead Survivor portraits appear only as silhouettes.

Locating a Durrr Burger not counting towards the "Locating: Burger Break!" Ventures quest.

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