Thanks to Fortnite Reboot Vans, being down and out during a Duos or Squads match no longer means it's the end of the line for you. As long as one of your teammates puts in the legwork on your behalf, you can return to the action in Fortnite and continue fighting toward that Victory Royale. Although this particular gameplay mechanic was seen earlier in Apex Legends, Epic has made at least some small tweaks to the process of reviving your fallen compatriots with the Fortnite Reboot Vans.
This second chance for you team could help you turn a match around, though it's not the easiest process to pull off during a heated battle, which is why we've got all the details on how to do it and where to go to give you a fighting chance of redressing the balance.
How do Fortnite Reboot Vans work?
When playing in a squad, downed teammates will drop a Reboot Card that you should snatch up ASAP. Once you've got their card, head on over to one of the many Fortnite Reboot Vans located near points of interest to get the respawn process started. You'll need to channel at the van for a short duration in order to trigger the respawn - and once you do, its car alarm will blare out and a giant beam will shoot into the sky for all to see.
Want to know how the Fortnite Reboot Vans work? We've got all the details in our video below:
Fortnite brings dead players back to life by teleporting them onto the Reboot Van's roof one by one, without any of their previous items. Interestingly, the Reboot Van will need to cool down before you or any other squad can use it again, so you can't spam respawns if enemies are taking potshots at your newly reborn teammates.
Where are the Fortnite Reboot Van locations?
After exploring the entire Fortnite map, we've identified there are 18 Fortnite Reboot Van locations altogether - one for every named place of interest on the island (except the more recently returned Risky Reels). Above is a complete map of all the Reboot Vans, ready for when you need to revive other members of your squad.
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