Fortnite Season 6: Latest Info on the New Map, Skins, Battle Pass

Fortnite Season 6 Has Arrived, Includes Pets, Shadow Stones, and New Skins

'Fortnite' Season 6 brings Halloween content and adorable pets

Fortnite Season 6 continues the tradition of hiding Battle Pass stars inside of unlockable loading screens, allowing players further ways to rank up their unlockable tiers.

Season six doesn't disappoint, with massive alterations to the Battle Royale map, adorable pets that accompany you into battle, and lots more.

The Fortnite season 6 Battle Pass can only be purchased with V-Bucks - the in-game currency used in Fortnite.

This is one of the main new additions and it can be found in the centre of Loot Lake.

Why it matters: Just when you think you've got the flawless Fortnite Battle Royale strategy figured out, Epic drops a new update that radically alters how the game is played.

"We are investigating an increase in crashes on Xbox", a Fortnite representative wrote on the game's official Twitter account. This season they're tied to the Hunting Party challenges and we've already figured out where to find the first set of hidden battle stars.

You won't be able to use weapons after consuming a Shadow Stone, which lasts for around 45 seconds. You can even get speed and jump boosts, combined with fall damage immunity.

"This new consumable creates a massive fortress to defend against and repel enemies", boasted Epic Games in an earlier blog post and honestly? FortniteIntel points out that Wailing Woods now has new cabins along with an underground bunker.

There are three pets in all being introduced in season 6, and they're all exclusive to the Battle Pass. Season six brings pets that you can carry on your back, including dogs, dragons, and chameleons.

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