When does Fortnite Season 9 start? Everything we know so far

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I know, I know, we've only just started the latest season, but that doesn't mean it's too early to start thinking about Fortnite season 9. After all, developer Epic Games has a habit of seeding in clues about what's coming next in Fortnite from the very start of the previous season. So we're not going mad, honest. So now begins 10 weeks of speculation, data digging and more until we know what to expect from Fortnite Season 9. Here's everything we know so far...

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When does Fortnite Season 9 start?

Fortnite Season 9 starts on Thursday, May 9. The current season, Fortnite Season 8, ends on Wednesday, May 8, so we expect for Season 9 to start the day after, as is the norm with the way Fortnite Seasons work. 

How much will the Fortnite Season 9 Battle Pass cost?

If you want to pick up the Fortnite season 9 Battle Pass in order to unlock the full challenges and additional perks, you'll need to spend 950 V-Bucks. The smallest bundle of V-Bucks is 1,000, and costs £7.99 / $9.99, which is all you need to unlock the battle pass. 

Of course, if you're wondering how to get free Fortnite V-Bucks, you can earn them throughout the previous season, so just make sure that you've got 950 in the bank by the time May 9 rolls around.

What will be in the Fortnite Season 9 Battle Pass?

Epic likes to keep the specifics of what will be in the Fortnite season 9 battle pass under wraps until right before the season launches, but we can of course make a few educated guesses. There will be new skins, pets, emotes, harvesting tools, and, most importantly, dances. Because Fortnite isn't Fortnite without a little boogie. 

What will happen in Fortnite Season 9?

Fortnite Season 8 has been all about pirates and volcanos so far, after a series of of Fortnite earthquakes devastated the map. There's currently no clue as to what will happen in Season 9, but we'll bring you all the latest Fortnite leaks and rumours as they happen. 

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