Fortnite Season 2 Device Event: Everything We Know So Far

Fortnite’s Doomsday device event should be upon us soon, as it was set to start on June 6 before being pushed back by Epic Games.
Fortnite’s Doomsday device event should be upon us soon, as it was set to start on June 6 before being pushed back by Epic Games. / Photo courtesy of Epic Games

Fortnite’s Doomsday device event should be upon us soon, as it was set to start on June 6 before being pushed back by Epic Games. This is just one of many different live-service games pushing back content releases during the current state of the United States.

But that doesn't mean the content has been thrown away. It's still on the way and some believe it could arrive this week or by next week at the latest.

Fortnite Season 2 Device Event: Everything We Know So Far

But for most of the community, all information has been gathered by data miners. Epic Games has yet to reveal an official date for Season 3 or the Device event which will bring about the end of Season 2.

Based on leaker HYPEX there are three key factors for the event.

  1. The doomsday device in Midas' room disappears and then possibly moved elsewhere
  2. Event Countdown
  3. "KeyDeliveryCalendarEvent" which is an unknown quantity at this point, HYPEX thinks it might trigger the event, but is unsure

Fortnite Season 2 Device Event Start Date

Most theories believe the device event should happen on June 15 at around 2 p.m. ET. This would keep it connected to the June 6 start time as well. Yet, Epic Games hasn't confirmed a thing, so take the knowledge with a grain of salt.

Fortnite Season 2 Device Event Effects

PlayStation accidentally leaked an image believed to be connected to Season 3. It clearly shows the Fortnite map covered in water which is one of the main theories for Season 3. Most assume the device will explode, cause a wave of water to cover most of the map.