Fortnite: Battle Royale will get its first major update of 2018 next week. The map is getting new spots to shake things up on the current map.
Speaking in a video, Eric Williamson talks through the upcoming map update. In this, he details what you can expect from the new POIs and Biomes being added to the map.
In addition to that there’s some nuggets of information about the Holiday Trees/Chests!
The changes will include,
- Newly named areas on the West side of the map to balance out sweet spots.
- A new City area.
- Better defined Biomes to break up the map into clear sections.
- General quality of life tweaks.
With regard to the Holiday Trees, they will be leaving with the change to the map, but Williamson assures players that other seasonal treasure chests and such feature in future.
You can catch the video in the Tweet found below.
Map Update dropping next week for FNBR, including new spots to juice up the current map. Dive into our first Dev Update of 2018! pic.twitter.com/A8SVxD3IhM
— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) January 12, 2018
While the map remains as it is, you can use our guide to the best landing spots in Fortnite: Battle Royale.