UPDATE: Dwell occasion and new season postponed once more.
UPDATE 28/5/20: Fortnite has postponed its upcoming dwell story occasion and season from this weekend and subsequent week respectively.
In a weblog publish posted final night time, Epic Video games introduced that The Gadget occasion has been moved to Monday June 15 and Chapter 2, Season Three has been moved to Wednesday June 15.
“Current occasions are a robust reminder of the continuing injustices in society, from the denial of primary human rights to the consequences of racism each overt and refined towards individuals of shade,” wrote Epic Video games. “We’re very conscious of the ache skilled by our mates, households, staff members, gamers and communities.
“We consider in equality and justice, variety and inclusion, and that these fundamentals take priority over politics.
“The staff is raring to maneuver Fortnite ahead, however we have to weigh the beginning of season three towards time so the staff can concentrate on themselves, their households and their communities.”
“We all know that this delay follows one other and we admire your persistence and understanding throughout these tough occasions.”
ORIGINAL STORY 4/6/20: The brand new season of Fortnite has been postponed once more, this time for an additional week. Chapter 2 Season Three will now arrive on Thursday June 11th.
This delay additionally impacts the sport’s upcoming story occasion, which Fortnite has been counting right down to the sport. This one-off occasion known as “The Gadget” will now happen every week later than deliberate: on Saturday, June sixth at 7:00 PM UK time.
Chapter 2 Season 3, which was extensively really useful for the introduction of the underwater sport, was initially deliberate for the top of April. Maybe not shocking given the worldwide transition to distant growth,