Fortnite Season Chapter 2, Season 2 (C2S2) is almost here, as the big patch is slated to arrive on February 20. Developer Epic Games has now confirmed the patch for C2S2 will be larger than in the past. In a post on Twitter, the studio said players should expect larger-than-normal patch sizes beginning with C2S2 and continuing in the future.
Epic did not share the specific file size for the new C2S2 update, but those details should become clear soon.
Note: With the launch of the new Season, patch sizes will be larger than normal.
— Fortnite Status (@FortniteStatus) February 19, 2020
Server downtime for C2S2 is expected to begin on February 20 at 1 AM PT / 4 AM ET across PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC, and mobile. The season officially launches at 9 AM ET / 6 AM PT.