Fortnite Season 7 Launches with New Features, Locations, and a Badass Santa

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There are three stages to this Season 7 week 1 challenge in Fortnite, and the first tasks you with dancing on top of a crown of RVs.

If you have played Fortnite since the release of Season 7 on December 6, there is a big chance that you have been exposed to the constant X4-Stormwing planes flying around the map.

Today sees the launch of Season 7 in Fortnite (downtime for the update is taking place at the time of writing) and, as usual, there are lots of changes and additions taking place to keep things fresh.

Fortnite Season 7 will gain an additional two weeks of being live due to the Winter holidays meaning that it'll end on February 28.

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Do a barrel roll! The planes were spotted in the Fortnite Creative video yesterday, with some YouTubers not blurring the new aerial vehicle, but players thought it may only be available in Fortnite Creative, which is clearly not the case.

Beyond that, the Battle Royale map has undergone a series of changes. You'll find the most planes at a new location called Frosty Flights, which has a couple of airplane hangers along with a long airstrip. Some water on the map has also frozen over, allowing fast but slippery movement.

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