Fortnite season 9 was one of the most diverse, yet well-received seasons in the battle royale’s history. Epic Games seems to be updating the game more and more frequently. Players are often annoyed by the large downloads and space the updates take on their gaming systems. However, with those updates often comes new weapons and items, places to explore, and an ever-changing game meta. The Fortnite season 9 map brought us multiple new locations. Furthermore, it featured multiple forms of mobility: zip lines, the slip stream, the Pressure Plant, and even a few rifts. Mobility is something that most Fortnite streamers and casual gamers often crave in the game.
This article will serve as both an image and video archive, as well as a tribute to one of the best seasons in Fortnite history.
Fortnite Season 9 Map
In a live, worldwide event, the volcano in the north eastern area of the map sent large rocks plummeting down onto the land. These rocks completely decimated the areas they landed in. The most popular drop zones affected were Retail Row and Tilted Towers. This event was streamed live by virtually every popular Fortnite streamer. Notably, the King of Tilted Towers himself, Nickmercs, was the least excited by the changes to the Fortnite season 9 map.
Nickmercs dominated the Fortnite controller scene and established a name for himself by always dropping in the hottest zone on the map: Tilted Towers. His pain could be seen on his face and heard in his voice when he watched his beloved city become nothing but a pile of ash and rubble.
However, from the ashes the city rose again and came back with a futuristic design. Now known as Neo Tilted, the city’s towers were fully rebuilt and the area looked like a bustling and thriving city with lights akin to Tokyo.
The most striking addition to the area was the slip stream which went around Neo Tilted’s perimeter. By simply entering the stream, players could fly around the city. Moreover, players could get across the entire map in a matter of seconds by simply riding the stream. Players could cover long distances and redeploy their gliders after exiting the stream. Even with all the new additions, it still wasn’t the Tilted Towers everyone came to know, love, or despise. However, it was still a popular drop zone on the map throughout the season.
Another area of the map surrounded by the slip stream was the former Retail Row. In the future, this area transformed and became the Mega Mall, a metropolis and futuristic shopping center. The former Retail Row had numerous shops to explore and loot. In contrast, the bulk of Mega Mall was taken up by one large shopping mall in the center of the area. Again, it was surely not the same Retail Row that players had come to love. However, it was still a good effort by Epic Games to bring a futuristic look to the entire map. Furthermore, the slip stream gave the area the added bonus of easy mobility.
Pressure Plant in the Fortnite Season 9 Map
One of the tallest areas on the map was the volcano. This active volcano allowed players to glide in to its very depths. From there, players would be shot up high into the sky and be able to glide across to the next circle. Luckily, when the volcano became the Pressure Plant, players still had this ability. The center of the pressure plant had similar properties to the volcano. Here, players could soar up high in the sky due to some sort of fans in the center of the area.
Again, this mobility was extremely convenient and gave players strong incentive to land here.
Season 9 was undoubtedly a very eventful era in the life of Fortnite: Battle Royale. This archive will constantly be updated with more images, videos, and information. Please subscribe to Keengamer below and follow me on Twitter and my blog for all the latest updates and everything Fortnite.
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