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When Does Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 5 Start? - Dates & Times

Get ready for yet another exciting season of Fortnite. Here's the date and time when Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 5 starts.
When Does Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 5 Start? - Dates & Times

Epic Games knows how to keep its popular battle royale alive, continually bringing new exciting content and features to Fortnite. These additions include a new map, points of interest, weapons, skins, and more. As a result, it's no surprise players keep returning to the battle royale game.

With Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 4: Paradise in full swing, many players wonder what the next seasonal update might have in store. But more importantly, players are left with the burning question of when the current season will end and when Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 5 will start. Fortunately, we have the answer.

Update on 24 November 2022 - This article was updated and checked for the latest 'Fortnite' news and leaks. We added details about the Finale event.

When Is The Next Season Of Fortnite Coming Out?

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Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 5 will start on 3rd December 2022. (Picture: Epic Games)

First, it's worth mentioning that Epic Games never reveal the official start and end date of each Fortnite season. Instead, we can only infer when the next season of Fortnite will release through the in-game Battle Pass or by insights from credible leakers.

That said, Fortnite Chapter 3, Season 4: Paradise will end on 2nd December 2022, lasting roughly 76 days (or 2.5 months) from its initial release date. This means that Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 5 will begin on 3rd December 2022. The current season will draw to a close with the Fortnite Fracture Finale event on 3rd December 2022 at 4 p.m. ET (the event will last for 40 minutes). 

Players can expect to experience server downtime after the finale event, resulting in matchmaking being temporarily disabled and Fortnite servers not responding for several hours; this usually happens from about 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. UTC but may vary dramatically for any number of reasons.

However, once the server maintenance period is over, the next season of Fortnite will be live to play. Please note that Epic Games could change the start date and time of Fortnite Chapter 3 Season 5 at any moment; in this regard, we will update this article with the appropriate changes.

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Fortnite servers will experience downtime when the new season rolls out. (Picture: Epic Games)

And that's about it, I think. We will update this article with new information regarding the next Fortnite season's start date and time, so you might want to bookmark this article for easy future reference (you're welcome).

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Featured image courtesy of Epic Games.