Fortnite videogame has always been released in seasons. Season 5 is obviously not the first. Season 4 was released in May 2018 and it was on until 11th of July, 2018. The new season, season 5 comes with new features like variety of cars, new locations: paradise Palms and Lazy links. It also comes with new challenges. Season 5 is expected to run for 10 weeks and season 6 is expected by September 2018.
The purpose of season 5 is to keep the players excited and to get them engaged in the new challenges. Fortnite fans are also enjoying the game, in order to meet their needs more seasons have to be created.