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Fortnite’s Marvel season debuts in new trailers, battle pass detailed

Thor’s bringing the Marvel Universe to Fortnite in the new cinematic and battle pass trailers

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Fortnite’s new season has finally arrived and after a week of comic-prequel teasers, we finally have confirmation of that season 4 is all about bringing the Marvel Universe to the Fortnite island, thanks to the season’s first trailer. The trailer dropped at 2 a.m. ET on Thursday, the same time that the game began maintenance for the season’s first patch.

The trailer opens with brief snippets of heroes like Iron Man, She-Hulk, and Wolverine as they’re transported from their worlds to the Fortnite island. Each of these small scenes includes some impressive action, in a slightly more realistic style than we’ve seen with previous Fortnite cinematics.

Eventually, once all of the various Marvel heroes and villains arrive, we see the full line-up which includes: Iron Man, Thor, She-Hulk, Groot, Wolverine, Mystique, Storm, and Doctor Doom.

The Marvel characters face off against some of Fortnite’s most iconic characters, before Thor steps in between the two sides and reveals that he summoned Marvel’s finest to the island to help defend it from Galactus, the Devourer of Worlds, on his way from the deepest reaches of space.

In addition to the cinematic trailer, Epic also released the trailer for Fortnite’s new Chapter 2 season 4 battle pass. Thor introduces each of the characters and we see them running around the Fortnite map, which suggests that all of them will be showing up as unlockable outfits in this season’s battle pass.

While the trailer definitely has a few hints as to what will be in this season’s battle pass, we’ll have to wait until Epic posts the pass online, or in-game, to find out the exact rewards will be this season.

Fortnite Chapter 2 season 4 will officially start when the game returns from its patch downtime, which should be sometime around 3 a.m. ET on Thursday, Aug. 27.

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