Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 map changes and new locations

Rory Teale

The Fortnite Eminem “The Big Bang” Event signaled the start of Chapter 5 Season 1. Here are the map changes and new locations brought to the game.

The new map changes and locations have always been one of the most awaited parts of every new Season in Fortnite, with players excited to discover where will be the next best place to drop with their friends to get all the best loot.

With the huge update that came with Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1, there are plenty of new locations to experience and have fun discovering. Having said that, let’s dive in and check out everything there is to know about the Chapter 5 Season 1 new locations.

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 new map

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 new map
The latest updated map of Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 island.

You will be able to spot all the changes on the Fortnite map with a simple glance at the new layout, as it’s entirely different from the Chapter 4 map.

Formerly having a much larger snowy region which is now reduced to the east side of the map, to introducing completely new POIs that feature unique buildings and layouts, there’s a lot for you to explore in the game.

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 new POIs

Here’s a list of all the new POIs players will be able to explore, showcased in the image above.

  • Rebel’s Roost
  • Lavish Lair
  • Classy Courts
  • Grand Glacier
  • Hazy Hillside
  • Ritzy Riviera
  • Pleasant Plazza
  • Snooty Steppes
  • Reckless Railways
  • Ruined Reels
  • Fencing Fields

With Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1 just having received its first major update, there are sure to be more map changes to come as the season progresses and patches are released.

So there you have it, that’s everything you need to know about the new map in Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 1. Make sure to check out some more Fortnite guides below:

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Rory Teale writes about Gaming and Trending News for Dexerto. He is in his final year at Loughborough University, pursuing a BA in English Literature and Creative Writing. Rory is passionate about all things gaming, and spends his time playing Destiny 2, ranking up in competitive shooters, and testing his reaction skills and combos in games like Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat - and of course writing about anything and everything in-between. You can contact him at