Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3: Major POI Removals and Exciting Updates Revealed

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3: Major POI Removals and Exciting Updates Revealed

As Fortnite gears up for the launch of Chapter 5 Season 3, significant changes are on the horizon. Fans are buzzing with excitement and speculation about what the new season will bring, especially with the announcement of the removal of several beloved Points of Interest (POIs) and the introduction of a post-apocalyptic theme.

Major POIs Set to Be Removed

Fortnite's official social media channels have confirmed that four major named locations will be removed with the release of Chapter 5 Season 3. The locations set to be vaulted are:

  • Mount Olympus
  • Ruined Reels
  • Fencing Fields
  • The Underworld

"Be honest, which locations will you miss the most?" - Fortnite Spanish WhatsApp account

The removal of these fan-favorite spots marks a significant shift in the Fortnite island's landscape. These changes are not uncommon, as each new season often brings themed updates and modifications to the map, aligning with the evolving game lore.

What to Expect from Chapter 5 Season 3

The upcoming season, titled "Wrecked," promises a thrilling new setting inspired by a post-apocalyptic world. The much-anticipated Fallout collaboration will introduce iconic elements from the Fallout series, including Power Armor.

New Map and Biomes

The teasers and leaks suggest that players will navigate a desert wasteland, complete with huge vehicles and sand landmarks. A significant sandstorm event has been teased, potentially transforming the map into a harsh, unforgiving landscape.

New Skins and Collaborations

Numerous leaks have confirmed new skins and collaborations for the upcoming season:

  • Fallout: Featuring the T-60 Power Armor, likely available through quest rewards.
  • Pirates of the Caribbean: Introducing a Captain Jack Sparrow outfit.
  • Metallica: Part of the Fortnite Festival event.
  • Klombo: Available in LEGO Fortnite.
  • Marvel: Details yet to be revealed.

Battle Pass Leaks

The battle pass for Chapter 5 Season 3 will feature a range of new skins, many with a post-apocalyptic theme:

  • Nitro Carrot: A Hulk-like mutated carrot skin.
  • Red Helmet: Resembling Apex Legends' Octane but in red.
  • Blue Hair Girl: Matching a skin from the leaked roadmap.
  • Remix Dummy: A post-apocalyptic version of the Dummy NPC.
  • Skull Mask: Featuring a skull icon from the Spectrogram image.
  • Robo Mouse Girl: A skin with a Robo Mouse helmet.
  • Sandstorm: A creature emerging from the sandstorm.
  • Hephaestus: The god of fire, the final skin in the battle pass.

Launch Details

Fortnite Chapter 5 Season 3 is set to launch on May 24, 2024. Based on previous season launches, the server downtime will likely begin around 2 or 3 a.m. EDT, with the new season going live approximately four hours later. Here's the expected launch times by region:

  • 1 a.m. - 4 a.m. PDT for the west coast of North America
  • 4 a.m. - 7 a.m. EDT for the east coast of North America
  • 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. BST for the U.K.
  • 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. CEST for western Europe/Paris
  • 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. JST on Japan/Tokyo


The upcoming season of Fortnite is shaping up to be one of the most exciting yet, with significant map changes, new collaborations, and a host of fresh content. As fans prepare for the launch of Chapter 5 Season 3, the anticipation continues to build. Stay tuned for more updates and get ready to dive into the Wrecked wasteland!

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