"Fortnite: Battle Royale's" Season 5 is finally here, with a ton of new cosmetics, challenges, and even a new vehicle.
However, if you open up Fortnite right now, the first things you'll notice are the changes and additions to the game's map. The rifts have brought landmarks from entirely separate time periods, and even new biomes, to the island, and players are still uncovering all the latest additions.
Here are all the new points of interest and other changes to the island:
As many dataminers had predicted, the Season 5 map features a large swatch of desert landscape where Moisty Mire used to be.
In its place we now have Paradise Palms, a sandy resort area complete with cactuses, tumbleweeds, and lots of palm trees.
It's likely that Paradise Palms is at least somewhat inspired by the tourist destination Palm Springs, California, especially given Epic Game's recent decision to plant a real-life replica of the Durr Burger in the California desert last week.
This point of interest will likely be a hub for finding the new driveable golf carts, because it features a large golf course where players can actually tee up!
The area was hinted at earlier this week when a large anchor was spotted on the hillside, no doubt dropped there by a rift.
This area is especially exciting for the game because the mountain top is covered in snow, another biome the game has never seen before.
The area surrounding the tents that were erected to study the meteorite at the beginning of Season 4 is now overrun with trees, grass, and ponds — a far cry from the desolate crater we knew and loved just a few days ago.
Fortnite Insider, a dedicated fan blog, even captured a video of the statue, which now sits on a hilltop to the Northeast of Pleasant Park.
In the meantime, check out the official trailer for Season 5:
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