Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 Release Date and Time, Revealed

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4 Release time and date

The launch of Season 4 of Chapter 4 of Fortnite is practically imminent, with Epic Games planning to release the next season of their popular battle royale in late August. As expected, this caused great excitement among the players and fans, who were clamouring for a release date. The wait is over, now that we finally can confirm the release date and time for the start of Season 4. 

With so many fans anticipating the new Season, we’ll share everything that we know so far. This includes the official confirmation of the start dates for all major global regions, as well as what players can expect. There are still a few unknowns to consider, such as what the new Battle Pass will be like. However, that’s something we’ll report on as more information becomes available. For now, let’s dive into the release date for Season 4 of Chapter 4 in Fortnite.

When will Season 4 be released in Fortnite?

The current season of Fortnite, Season 3, is coming to a close. More specifically, Season 3 will last up until Friday, August 25, at 2 AM ET. Traditionally, there will be a period of time when Fortnite servers are down for maintenance and upload of the new season. This will allow players to update their clients, starting with the close of the previous season. 

What time does Fortnite Season 4 start?

After the servers come back online after server downtime, the new Season 4 will be playable for everyone. Here’s what’s the season launch start time for major global regions.

When does Fortnite Season 4 start in the US?

For the major regions in the USA, the next season will be released as follows:

  • US Pacific Time: August 24, at 11 PM
  • US Mountain Time: August 25, at 12 AM
  • US Central Time: August 25, at 1 AM
  • US Eastern Time: August 25, at 2 AM

When does Fortnite Season 4 start in the Europe and UK?

In Europe and the UK, the next season will launch at:

  • UTC: August 25, at 6 AM
  • UK BST: August 25, at 7 AM
  • EU CET: August 25, at 8 AM

When does Fortnite Season 4 start in India and Japan?

For the Asian countries of India and Japan, the next season will be released at:

  • India IST: August 25, at 11:30 AM
  • Japan JST: August 25, at 3 PM

When does Fortnite Season 4 start in Oceania?

Last but not least, for Australia and New Zealand, the new season launches at:

  • Australian Eastern Time AEST: August 25, at 4 PM
  • New Zealand Time NZST: August 25, at 6 PM

Countdown to Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 4

For your convenience, you can refer to our countdown to find out exactly when the new season will begin. Check back regularly and track the progress towards the launch.

What is the new content in Fortnite Season 4?

As with every new season, there will be plenty of new content for players to dig into. There isn’t much that has been officially confirmed, but we can go according to rumours and leaks from past months. Based on previous seasons and what leakers have divulged so far, here’s what players can expect in the new update with Season 4:

  • Battle Island new map changes, including new biomes and named locations
  • New mechanics
  • Gameplay changes
  • New weapons and unvaulted weapons
  • New Battle Pass, with new outfits, skins, cosmetics, and V-Bucks
  • Improvements to UEFN and Creative mode

The new Fortnite season will be released across all platforms, including PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and Android. This includes both current-gen and old-gen platforms. As the new season draws closer, players can expect Epic to release more details and teasers. 

According to previous seasons, it follows that this new season will last for around three months. This means that it will likely end in November or December. Of course, it’s too early to speculate about the end date when we have the season start to look forward to. We will keep monitoring the announcements and update if any new developments emerge.

Meanwhile, check out our other Fortnite guides, such as How to Download Fortnite and Best Warmup and Edit Course Codes in Fortnite.


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