Fortnite’s Update v28.00 (4.08) Early Patch Notes – Chapter 5 Season 1 Underground
Explore the early patch notes for the newly released Fortnite v28.00 (4.08) update, marking the start of Chapter 5 Season 1 Underground on December 3, 2023.
Epic Games concluded Chapter 4 with a spectacular Big Bang live event, temporarily bidding farewell to the OG map. However, it won’t be long before the OG map makes a comeback.
Epic Games celebrated breaking a new record with over 100 million players in November, prompting the decision to bring back the Fortnite OG map in 2024. Although an official release date is yet to be announced, rumors suggest it may coincide with the second season of Chapter 5, expected to launch in March.
Speaking of Fortnite Chapter 5, leaks hinted at racing, music, and Lego game modes, all surprising additions for the first season. The Big Bang live event showcased the essence of the new chapter and season, including the introduction of the Lego Fortnite open-world game mode.
While details about how the Lego mode functions remain unknown, players received a preview of the map, confirming its release on December 7th, just four days after the launch of Chapter 5 Season 1: Underground.
The Rocket Racing Fortnite game mode, revealed in the second phase of the live event, features updates in the game files over the past months, with data miners leaking significant content. A leaked “garage” lobby tab hints at the inclusion of Rocket League-owned cars in Fortnite, and car skins are confirmed for the Chapter 5 Season 1 Battle Pass.
The racing game mode is set to release on December 8th, a day after the Lego Fortnite game mode. The final game mode, Fortnite Festival, introduced in the third phase of the Big Bang live event, resembles Guitar Hero and is scheduled for release on December 9th, 2023.
In addition to the game modes listed above, the v28.00 Fortnite update includes various elements. Stay tuned for updates on the download file sizes for different platforms, Battle Pass details with Peter Griffin confirmed as part of the new season, weapon mods and attachments, new movement mechanics like wall climbing and hurdling, additions to the loot pool with the Grapple Blade, introduction of Lamborghinis and other cars, and a brand new Fortnite map for Chapter 5.
Keep an eye on this article for further updates and the complete patch notes once available. Share your excitement in the comments section below for the release of the 28.00 (4.08) Fortnite update.