How long is a Fortnite Season and Chapter?

How long is a Fortnite Season and Chapter?

Fortnite Chapter 3 is just around the corner, and Fortnite fans are curious how long this new storyline will last in comparison to the previous ones. A Chapter typically lasts for between 2 and 3 years while seasons can last 12 to 14 weeks within Fortnite Universe.

Chapter 2 Season 1 was, however, Fortnite’s longest-running episode. It lasted for 18 weeks. It was followed by Chapter 2 Season 2, lasting 17 weeks. This shows how important the first few seasons can be in setting the story. Below are all of the season start and finish dates in Fortnite.

Chapter 1

Fortnite Chapter 1 was launched on Dec. 13, 2017, with each season lasting approximately 10 to twelve weeks. It came to an abrupt halt with the black hole event that took place Oct. 13, 2019, during which the servers were unavailable for 36 hours.

  • Season 1: 7 Weeks (Oct. 25, 2017 – Dec. 13, 2017).
  • Season 2: Nine weeks, Dec. 14, 2017-February 21, 2018,
  • Season 3: Nine weeks (Feb. 22, 2018, to April 30, 2018).
  • Season 4: 10 Weeks (May 1, 2018 – July 12, 2018, 2018)
  • Season 5: 11 Weeks (July 12, 2018 – Sept. 27, 2018, 2018)
  • Season 6: 10 Weeks (Sept. 27, 2018 – Dec. 6, 2018, 2018)
  • Season 7: 12 Weeks (Dec. 6, 2018 – Feb. 28, 2019,)
  • Season 8: 10 Weeks (February 28, 2019 to May 9, 2019,)
  • Season 9: 12 Weeks (May 10, 2019 – Aug. 1, 2019,)
  • Season X: Ten weeks (Aug.2 2019 to Oct.13 2019).

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Chapter 2

Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 1 began on October 15, 2019. Each season lasted approximately 14-18 weeks. Season 8 will end on December 7, 2021.

  • Season 1: 18 Weeks (Oct. 15, 2019, to February 20, 2020).
  • Season 2: 17 Weeks (Feb. 20, 2020 – June 17, 2020).
  • Season 3: 10 weeks (June 17, 2021 to August 27, 2020)
  • Season 4: 14 Weeks (Aug. 27, 2020 – Dec. 1, 2020).
  • Season 5: 15 weeks (Dec. 2, 2021 to March 15, 2021).
  • Season 6: 12 weeks (March 16, 2021, June 7, 2021).
  • Season 7: 13 Weeks (June 8, 2021 – Sept. 12, 2021).
  • Season 8: 12 weeks (Sept. 13. 2021 to December 4, 2021).

Fortnite Chapter 3 is expected to be played for at least two years. Each season lasts between 12 and 16 week.

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