Epic Games postpones release of Fortnite's new season
New Delhi : Epic Games has officially postponed the release of its new season of Fortnite until June.
Chapter 2, Season 3 of Fortnite was scheduled to be released in just two weeks, but the company has decided that they will continue with the extension of current season till June.
Fortnite is one of the world's most popular video games, and has more than a million of players across the world.
The company has not mentioned any reason behind the delay which is happening for the second time.
In a blog post announcing the delay to Season 3, the Fortnite team said it would extend and add new features to the current season.
"We have multiple game updates on the way that will deliver fresh gameplay, new challenges, bonus XP [experience points], and a couple more surprises up our sleeve," the company wrote.
The first season of Chapter 2 was launched in October 2019.
Like many other games, the coronavirus lockdown has boosted the number of players for the game.
"A delay might impact [Fortnite's] viewership in the same way other popular games tend to plateau between updates, but it will ultimately persevere," said Doron Nir, co-founder of live streaming services provider StreamElements.