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Fortnite confirms next season title, as goo-themed teasers leak

Paradise found.

Epic Games has confirmed the first details of Fortnite's next season, which will see elements of its battle royale Island consumed by chrome-coloured goo.

The new season, which is due to launch this Sunday, 18th September, will be titled "Paradise" - though looks to be anything but.

Over the weekend, a series of social media teases set to go live officially this week were pounced on by fans, after being found early.

Fortnite is currently celebrating with a Pride-themed event.

The teases comprise three TikTok-style influencer videos, where items and people are suddenly consumed by a metallic gunge.

In-game, Fortnite has made reference to this stuff washing up on the Island. Meanwhile, more energy is now being drawn from the map's Zero Point macguffin - and soaked up by its mysterious Reality Tree.

This summer season has been a deliberately chilled affair, following the spring's climactic war between major in-game factions which wrapped up a host of dangling plot threads.

Fans are now looking for Fortnite to kick things up a gear once again - as well as get spooky as the game's annual Fortnitemares Halloween event approaches.

Following the leaks, Epic Games has now gone live with a simple splash page for Paradise showing its logo. We're expecting more on what it all means later this week.

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