Fortnitenew season of, nicknamed “PrimitiveKicks off today with old-school weapons and new playable characters, including Lara Croft. The story resumes after the end of the Zero Crisis Finale – a unique game solo mission which sees players trying to restore the reality breaks caused by the Zero Point Energy Orb – and a short cutscene starring Agent Jones (which you can watch below).
You are then immersed in a modified landscape that includes an arrow looming in its center, which houses the zero point. During the finale, the orb emitted a mysterious pulse that transformed the island into a pristine wilderness home to vicious animals and docile prey, from fierce wolves to tame chickens.
The cataclysm also wiped out all modern technology, replaced by more traditional firepower, including pistols, shotguns and bows. Along with huntable wildlife, this powers the game’s new crafting mechanic that lets you craft an improvised arsenal of bows and other weapons using junk.
As usual, there are new crossover characters, including survivalist expert Lara Croft and (later) Brazilian soccer star. Neymar. However, we’ll have to wait and see if Primal can match the to attach extravagance it was season 5. Those who buy a Battle Pass will also receive a bunch of new skins and cosmetic items. They include DC’s Raven Teen Titans, Robo Ray, Dread Knight, Raz, Spire Assassin and a new gladiator version of Peely.