When does Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 end? Season 2 start date

The Witcher anticipating the Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 end dateEpic Games

With Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 coming to an end, many fans are wondering what the finale date is – and when Season 2 will begin.

The launch of Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 brought some huge changes to the popular battle royale, introducing Reality Augments, an entirely new map, and a Battle Pass featuring Doom and The Witcher.

If that wasn’t exciting enough, then you might already be looking ahead to the next Fortnite season and all the fresh content we’ll get like crossover skins and new weapons.

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Below, you’ll find all the details we know about the Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 end date, as well as the Season 2 start date and what to expect from it.

A screenshot from Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1Epic Games

When does Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 end?

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 is expected to end on Friday, March 10, 2023, at 2AM ET, which is when downtime begins in preparation for the next season.

This date has now been officially confirmed – although there has been some confusion as Epic Games have previously reported both March 8 and March 10 as the end date on different occasions.

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If the Chapter 4 Season 1 end date does move around again, we’ll keep you updated right here.

When does Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 start?

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 will officially begin on Friday, March 10, 2023.

We don’t know what time downtime will end yet, but it’s usually a good few hours between seasons as Epic Games prepare all the new content.

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What is the theme of Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2?

Although this hasn’t been confirmed by Epic Games, a few reliable Fortnite leakers have claimed that Chapter 4 Season 2 will have a ‘Futuristic’ or ‘Neo-Tokyo’ theme which will be reflected across the map.

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The first official teaser for the new season was shared on Twitter on March 7. Not only does it appear to back up the rumored theme, but it also seems to confirm that the new season will be called MEGA.

It’s been reported that an updated version of fan-favorite Chapter 1 location Lucky Landing will appear in the upcoming season, alongside a brand new Neo-Tokyo themed location.

Leakers have also claimed that the new season will feature katana weapons, a new pistol and shotgun, futuristic motorcycles to ride, and some kind of ‘glowing tube’ that you slide on.

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In terms of big pop culture crossovers – which Fortnite fans have come to expect at this point – it’s been reported that Resident Evil characters Leon Kennedy and Claire Redfield will appear in the Item Shop.

While it’s too early to say what will happen in Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 in terms of storylines, players can expect the usual Battle Pass, map changes, and a weapon shakeup like always.

Now that you know the Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 1 end date, check out some more guides below:

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