Fortnite season 7 arrives with Santa, planes, and lots of snow

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The snowy seventh season of Fortnite is finally here. Today, developer Epic detailed the latest season for the battle royale game, which, as always, brings a number of significant changes. Most notably are shifts for the island itself, with new ziplines scattered around and a brand-new location called Frosty Flights. There’s also a new kind of vehicle — Stormwing planes — that should dramatically alter how players get around. The winter theme also means lots of snowy areas, which include slippery surfaces for players to contend with.

As always, a new season also means a new battle pass, which in turn will earn players all kinds of rewards. There are winter-themed skins, including one called Sergeant Santa, as well as a new cosmetic item…

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