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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 release date

Here is everything we knew about Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 release date, why it was the last episode in that chapter, and who was in the battle pass.

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 release date - a giant purple cube is corrupting the world around it.

When was the Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 release date? The previous Fortnite season was out of this world, featuring an ongoing alien invasion, the reveal of the Man of Steel, more Street Fighter skins, and a concert from Ariana Grande herself. The next season, though, would mark the end of Chapter 2, and the pre-release information indicated that people were in for a hell of a time.

With the coming of the Cubed season and the introduction of the Cube Queen, it seems the island’s troubles weren’t solved after repelling the aliens. Here’s everything we knew about the Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 release date going into this final chapter, including all the skins we knew ahead of time.

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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 release date

The Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 release date was Monday, September 13, 2021.

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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 battle pass

This season had the Cube Queen take over the center of the map, summoning the Sideways to appear during matches to distract the loopers as she prepared her final plan. Players were also able to convert gold into funding for new tech to repel the Cube monsters and try to stop the Cube Queen’s plans.

Chapter 2 Season 8’s marquee guest character was Carnage, the blood-red symbiote counterpart of Venom from the Spider-Man series. The battle pass also included Toon Fish, which you could customize with different unlockable colors for completing challenges and finding palettes across the map.


Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 theme

The Cubed season marked the return of the cubes, including one legendary Cube returning at the end of Season 7. The mysterious Cube Queen had been controlling the cubes this entire time, but it seemed that one had broken free of her spell – our beloved Kevin. Season 8 also saw the debut of ‘the Sideways’, a strange realm with Cube monsters that act similarly to zombies in previous Halloween updates, and references the Upside Down portal in Stranger Things, an alternate dimension home to the dangerous Demogorgon.

There was also a ‘Fallen Light‘ starter pack bundle that contained the ‘D’Ark’ outfit, the ‘Shattered Hope’ back bling, and the ‘Dark Blessing’ harvesting tool.

And that’s everything we knew about the Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 8 release date and themes prior to launch. The game has changed a lot since then, so here is the current Fortnite map if you’re looking for up-to-date info. If you’re looking for a different game to play with your mates, check out our best co-op games list to see how strong your friendship really is.