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Ali-A explains why Fortnite’s secret bunkers still can’t be opened

Published: 15/Jul/2020 15:07

by Daniel Cleary


YouTube star Alastair ‘Ali-A’ Aiken has explained why he thinks Fortnite’s secret metal bunkers still can’t be opened or used since they were added to the game early in Chapter 1.

Fortnite has undergone tons of map changes since it was first released in September 2017, although there have been some elements that have remained unchanged since the game’s earlier seasons.

Among these unchanged features are the hidden bunkers, which have remained relatively untouched and are still scattered around the Fortnite map in Chapter 2, Season 3.

underwater bunker in Fortnite
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Some of these secret bunkers have been hidden underwater in Chapter 2, Season 3.

While these mysterious bunkers were first added to Wailing Woods in Chapter 1, Season 4, they have still not been opened and have continued to puzzle fans about what their purpose could be.

After another one of the bunkers resurfaced, following the July 11 map changes, YouTuber Ali-A has explained why he thinks they have yet to open up in the battle royale map.

Following Season 2’s Device event, where it was revealed that “talking Fortnite skins” were in control of the map, Ali-A revealed that they might have a certain use for these bunkers.

“This is what I believe the bunkers are used for, simply an access point for the controllers of the Fortnite battle royale world to enter the map, change and do whatever they want to it, and head back out again,” he explained during his latest upload.

The YouTuber shared that, while no one has seen these bunkers open up, they are likely used during the downtime around a big update and ahead of major map changes.

“The Fortnite servers go off for a few hours every other week for big changes,” he added, “we have downtime before a new season and magically we come back to new changes within the Fortnite world.”

Ali-A also claimed that these bunkers could play a massive part in the future storyline, with one of these “talking characters” potentially slipping up in a later season and allowing players to discover what lies behind the bunker.

However, the YouTuber’s theory has not been confirmed by Epic and the devs will likely wait for players to find out in-game before revealing just why these bunkers exist.


When is Fortnite Season 5? Fortnitemares Midas’ Revenge, Season 4 end date, theme, more

Published: 26/Oct/2020 13:00 Updated: 26/Oct/2020 13:17

by Daniel Cleary


Fortnite’s yearly Fortnitemares event has finally arrived, but when does Season 5 arrive?

Fortnite’s new season dropped on August 27,  introducinging tons of changes to the Fortnite World with the likes of new Marvel-themed points-of-interest, superhero characters, and abilities for fans of the battle royale to enjoy. Midas’ Revenge adds even more for fans to sink their teeth into.

Fortnitemares 2020 Midas Revenge Skin,
Epic Games
Midas’ Revenge has introduced new skins with their yearly event.

When does Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 5 start?

With only a few days to go of Fortnitemares’ Midas’ Revenge event, Chapter 2 Season 4 has over a month left, with an expected end date of November 30th, as reliable Fortnite leaker HYPEX claims.

The Baba Yaga skin has just been released alongside the Ghostbusters bundle, with more soon to come. The skin is ‘Rare’ and part of the ‘Coven Fresh’ set, costing 1,200 V Bucks.


After the Fortnitemare event, the fifth season of Fortnite’s Chapter 2 should follow immediately, along with some more major changes and a new theme.

Will Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 5 be available through Apple?

A portion of the mobile player base is currently unable to download Fortnite Season 4, due to the ongoing legal feud between Epic Games and Apple, with Apple blocking all future Fortnite updates on the App store.

While the feud is being resolved, there have been suggestions that Season 4 could potentially be extended for Apple users, although that remains to be seen.

Epic Games has already extended seasons in Fortnite Chapter 2, but there has been no sign from the developers that they have any intention of doing so this time around.

What will Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 5’s theme be?

With Fortnite Season 4 being based completely around Marvel characters, there have been rumors that a DC-themed season could come next.

The Fortnite devs have already introduced members of the DC Comics universe as seen with Aquaman and Black Manta in Season 3’s recent Splash Down events. They may go a step further at the next opportunity, adding more familiar faces.

Epic also revealed plans for a Joker bundle that is expected to be released towards the end of Season 4, which could be used to build hype for the upcoming season.

With a new Batman movie also in the works, it would not be too surprising to see another partnership between DC and Epic but as for now, fans will have to wait until Season 5 draws nearer.