Season 5 is here, and fans can already explore what the new patch has to offer.

Battle Royale went down this morning at 9am BST, and the update was completed around 11am BST.

Players then rushed to update the game, eager to check out the new additions.

While there is plenty of new content to explore, including new maps and POIs, you have to buy the Battle Pass to enjoy the full extent of the update.

While the game itself is free to download, you have to fork out real money to buy the Battle Pass.

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FORTNITE SEASON 5: What is Battle Pass? How to buy and how much does it cost?

What is the Battle Pass?

You can play Fortnite Season 5 for free, but if you want to unlock all the additional challenges, you will need the Battle Pass.

It is essentially a Fortnite season pass, which unlocks 100 Tiers.

This allows players to work their way through the levels to unlock new skins and cosmetics.

Players can unlock each tier by gaining experience points or by using V-Bucks.

If you have the Battle Pass you can compare yourself to other players on the leaderboards.

How much does the Season 5 Battle Pass cost?

Following the launch of Fortnite Season 5, a brand new Battle Pass has been released.

Epic Games revealed the cost of the Battle Pass on their official website.

The post said: “New Season, new Battle Pass. 100 levels, over 100 new rewards. Available in-game right now for 950 V-Bucks.”

Epic Games makes its money through micro transactions and V-Bucks, which is Fortnite’s in-game currency.

V-Bucks can be purchased with real money or collected through completing challenges.

If you buy the Battle Pass with V-Bucks you will pay £8/$10, which is 950 V-Bucks.

The full cost of V-Bucks are below:

• 500 + 100 bonus (plus the Rogue Agent outfit and Catalyst Black Bling backpack) - £3.99/$4.99

• 1,000 - £7.99/$9.99

• 2,500 + 300 bonus - £19.99/$24.99

• 6,000 + 1,500 bonus - £49.99/$59.99

• 10,000 + 3,500 bonus - £79.99/$99.99

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Fortnite Season 5 Battle Pass price cost what is how to buy how much Epic Games

Alternatively, if you want to unlock each Battle Pass tier individually it will cost 150 V-Bucks.

If you finish the entire Battle Pass you will end up with 1,300 V-Bucks, which is 35 more than you spend.

The Battle Pass has 100 levels per season, and 12 of those levels reward you with 100 V-Bucks.

The Season 5 Battle Pass will run run through the entire duration of Season 5.

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