Fortnite fans reckon its time rifts will close by the end of next week

Fortnite's latest season is all about the wild effects of the time rifts that appeared in the game's map, from teleporting burgers to the second coming of the dinosaurs. However, according to Fortnite Battle Royale Leaks, the same source which recently uncovered Fortnite's new heavy sniper rifle, those time rifts are closing. 

According to tweets from the Fortnite data miner, the time rifts in Fortnite's sky will start closing later this week, and will totally vanish on or before Tuesday, August 21. After exploring the game's files, Fortnite Battle Royale Leaks also shared some images of the rifts at different stages of their impending closure: 

There's been no mention of the miniature rift portals located at ground-level around Fortnite's map, so those may well stick around after the sky is patched up. If you're wondering where to find them, check out our handy guide.  

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Austin Wood
Staff writer, GamesRadar

Austin freelanced for PC Gamer, Eurogamer, IGN, Sports Illustrated, and more while finishing his journalism degree, and has been a full-time writer at PC Gamer's sister publication GamesRadar+ since 2019. They've yet to realize that his position as a staff writer is just a cover-up for his career-spanning Destiny column, and he's kept the ruse going with a focus on news, the occasional feature, and as much Genshin Impact as he can get away with.