Thursday, February 20th, is going to be an exhilarating day in the world of Fortnite Battle Royale with the arrival of the second season of Chapter 2. The start time for this massive update is expected to deliver a variety of new content for the community to experience and enjoy what will be an exciting day for millions of gamers. Fortunately, we have the start time for this update covered for you so that you know exactly when you will be able to jump into all of the new content that will be waiting when the servers come back online on February 20th.
Fortnite Chapter 2 - Season 2 Start Time
The official status Twitter account for the high-profile game posted an update that revealed that the server downtime for the update that will bring the second season of the game's second chapter would begin at 1 AM PST/ 3 PM CST/ 4 PM EST on Thursday, February 20th.
Note: With the launch of the new Season, patch sizes will be larger than normal.— Fortnite Status (@FortniteStatus) February 19, 2020
Now, the exact length of time that the servers will be down is unknown. However, past seasonal updates usually take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour, so players will likely have to wait a little while before they the server downtime is complete following the start time of the new period of content.
This particular patch size will be larger than usual, so the community may have to wait longer than usual following the season's official start time before they can see what Epic Games has changed in the famous title.
Do you want to learn more about Fortnite besides the start time for the second season of the title's second chapter? If so, be sure to check out our dedicated hub for the battle royale title or three of our most recent pieces of coverage below:
- Fortnite Chapter 2 Second Season Map Changes Guide
- Fortnite Chapter 2 - Season 2 Update Patch Notes Guide
- Fortnite Chapter 2 Second Season Battle Pass Rewards Guide