When does Season 9 begin?
Fortnite Season 9 went live on May 9, after the servers were shut down for updates. When the servers returned, Epic tweeted the new season trailer .
According to the trailer, thethat took place on May 4, had a lasting effect on the island. The two destroyed areas, Tilted Towers and Retail Row, are now being replaced by futuristic versions of the Neo Tilted and Mega Mall locations. The volcano also changed and is now known as the Pressure Plant.
Epic tweeted on May 14 that the first official release, version 9.01, would be at 1:00 am on Wednesday, May 15 th.