Everything we know about Fortnite season 4 and the Marvel crossover event

Fortnite Chapter 2 season 4 is right around the corner, but most of the details about the new season are still a mystery. While previous seasons have had teaser images ahead of their release, this one has entire prologue comics which seems to suggest that a Marvel crossover is in the works.

Before the season officially kicks off, here’s everything we know about Fortnite season 4.

When does Fortnite Chapter 2 season 4 start?

Fortnite’s new season is set to begin on Aug. 27. While there isn’t a specific time that Fortnite seasons start, in the past it’s been somewhere around 3-5 a.m. ET.

What’s the theme for this Fortnite season?

While Epic hasn’t exactly told players what’s going on, the comics that have been released seem like pretty clear hints that a Marvel Comics crossover event will provide the main theme for the season. The in-game preview comics have shown Thor arriving on the Fortnite island and getting into a massive brawl with some of the game’s most recognizable characters.

What does this mean for the new season?

As of Tuesday, Aug. 25 — two days before the season starts — we have a few good hints. Without giving anything away from the actual Thor comic series (we’ll have spoilers on that later if you want to read them), Thor has come to the Fortnite island to warn the residents that Galactus, the Devourer of Worlds is on his way, but something about the island makes Thor lose his memory. He briefly fights some of Fortnite’s most iconic characters, then Galactus arrives, jogging Thor’s memory of his true purpose. Just as Galactus arrives, Thor sends a message to Lady Sif back on Asgard asking for her help, so she’s likely on the way to Fortnite as well.

With Lady Sif, Thor, and Galactus all possibly hanging out in Fortnite this season, there could be some massive and sudden map changes while these gods battle it out across the island. On top of that, we can probably expect some new PvE elements and new…