Epic has released a post on Reddit outlining the release date of Season 5 as well as an upcoming Double XP weekend for Fortnite Battle Royale. Here’s the summary:

Season 5 start date

Season 5 will now begin on July 12th at 4AM EDT/8AM GMT with Season 4 having a two day extension.

Double XP weekend

From June 29th (4AM EDT) until July 2nd (3AM EDT), players will receieve an additional +100% match XP to help towards finishing off Season 4.

SOURCE: Reddit

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