Fortnite OG has taken us back to the Battle Royale Islands version of Chapter 1, Season 5, and this shortened, 30-day season comes with a shortened 50-tier Battle Pass. But even though Epic has far less content than a normal pass, half as many skins as usual, and no collaborations, it still charges the normal price – 950 V-Bucks. While that may be annoying, especially after Epic increased the price of V-Bucks last week, the short duration of this season means Fortnite Crew can help ease some of the hassle – a single monthly subscription gets you both the Fortnite OG Pass in and the next playthrough, presumably for the season that will be called Chapter 5, Season 1.
The way Fortnite Crew works is that for $12 per month you get 1000 V-Bucks, a skin, an accompanying cosmetic set, and the current Battle Pass if you don’t already have it. But it’s designed to let you try out the system a bit – you can earn all Fortnite Crew cosmetics by subscribing every two months. When you subscribe to Crew at the end of a month, you will receive that month’s cosmetic set And of the next month
It’s this Battle Pass perk that undoubtedly makes Crew worthwhile. And since this season only lasts 30 days, you can sign up for the crew right at the beginning of the season and be ready for the next season. Since OG is by far the shortest season Fortnite has ever had, that means this is the first time you’ll be able to do this with Crew.
The current crew skin is Drakon Steel Hybdrid – a robotic version of the Godzilla-inspired hybrid skin from Chapter 1. We don’t know yet what next month’s set will be, but it’s very possible that it will come with whatever species always related to live events they have at the conclusion of Fortnite OG, such as how last year’s Mecha Strike Commander Crew Pack was tied to the Collision event.
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