Fortnite new map changes and additions for Season 6 explained

A look at the new locations you can explore in Season 6's map.

Fortnite's map has been updated with a number of new locations and changes with the arrival of Season 6 and new Season 6 Battle Pass skins.

This map reflects the theme of the season - Primal - which sees the Zero Point and desert location in the centre be replaced with a more prehistoric feel, including several new locations, such as Boney Burbs and Colossal Crops.

As with previous Chapter 2 seasons, you have to visit all of these locations in person before they reveal themselves on the map. But if you want to know exactly where you're going, this map page will come in handy.

On this page:

Zero Crisis Story Cinematic for Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 6

Fortnite new map image and changes at a glance

Fortnite's Season 6 map has a major difference compared to previous seasons - a new, prehistoric zone spreading out from the previous Zero Point in the centre of the map.

The new Season 6 map looks like this:

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The map for Fortnite Chapter 6.

Within it are named locations, many of which only appear when you visit for the first time:

  • Boney Burbs (previously Salty Towers)
  • Colossal Crops (previously Colossal Coliseum
  • The Spire (previously the unnamed Zero Point in the centre of the map)
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There are, of course, other changes - including some new landmarks which aren't named on the map, as well as tweaks to the likes of Weeping Woods, which has seen the prehistoric theme spread out to.

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The new Season is here! Check out the Fortnite Season 6 Battle Pass skins, the new Fortnite map changes and the Victory Umbrella. Recent additions include Off-Road Tires, setting structures on fire, raptors and the Hunter's Cloak.


Fortnite new map comparisons

For some comparisons, here's how it looked at the start of Season 5:

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Here's how the map looks before and after you've uncovered the new locations at the beginning of the Season 4:

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And the start of Season 3, which saw the map flooded:

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The new Boney Burbs, Colossal Crops and The Spire locations will no doubt all feature in Challenges as part of the Fortnite Season 6 Battle Pass over time - so best get used to them.

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