Fortnite: Season 9 Battle Pass guide – Skins, cost and rewards
A complete overview of Season 9's Battle Pass.
Our Fortnite Season 9 Battle Pass page contains everything you need to know about the new additions to the Season 9 Battle Pass, including cost, new skins and other cosmetic rewards.
Season 9 is officially upon us and it’s brought with it some drastic changes to Fortnite’s map and some of the most unique cosmetic items to date.
In the same vein as previous Battle Passes, Season 9 contains 100 tiers filled with brand new cosmetic items, progressive outfits and the like. If you’re coming into the game fresh, it can be a tricky system to get your head around. It’s tied to some pretty fundamental aspects of character progression, like experience points, Battle Stars and weekly challenges.
You’ll also need to spend real world money on the Battle Pass, so it’s important you know what you’re actually purchasing and whether it’s worth it. To help you out, we’ve put together all the information you need to know about Season 9’s Battle Pass, what it does and how you can go about unlocking all the new stuff it has to offer.
For a complete overview of everything that’s been introduced with Fortnite Season 9, make sure you have a read through our Season 9 guide. It contains everything you could possibly want to know!
Fortnite Season 9 Battle Pass: What’s included?
As with previous iterations of the Battle Pass, Fortnite’s Season 9 Battle Pass features 100 tiers of unlocks. Essentially, go about playing the game and you’ll start earning EXP and levelling up your Battle Pass. In turn, you’ll reach new tiers and unlock whatever’s hiding behind them.
You’ll earn new outfits, emotes, pickaxes, pets and other bits and bobs to make your character stand out from the crowd.
Purchase the Battle Pass and you’ll unlock access to premium weekly challenges which will also help you rank up your Battle Pass further.
Season 9 Trailer
First up, here’s Season 9’s trailer which we’d highly recommend watching.
How much does it cost?
Season 9’s Battle Pass costs 950 V-Bucks, which equates to around £8/$10 in real world currency.
There’s also a more expensive option called the Battle Bundle. It’s priced at a much steeper 2,800 V-Bucks, but will grant you a slew of new cosmetics and bonuses right off the bat.
You’ll instantly get access to:
- Rox Progressive Outfit
- Sentinel Outfit
- Bunker Jonesy Outfit
- Sentinel Wrap
- Ripe Rippers Harvesting Tool
- Turbo Spin Glider
- Ripe Wrap
- 300 V-Bucks
- 1 Music Track
- 70% Bonus Season Match XP
- 20% Bonus Season Friend Match XP
We’ll have the complete Season 9 skin list very soon, but for now we’ve shared some images from the trailer which will give you a better idea of what to expect.
Season 9 Battle Pass Skins
Here’s a look at all the new skins exclusive to Season 9’s Battle Pass.
How to level up your Season 9 Battle Pass
Below we’ve put together a quick rundown on how you’ll go about levelling up your Battle Pass during Season 9.
- Play matches and complete weekly challenges to earn Experience Points.
- The EXP you earn will level you up, and in turn, you’ll earn Battle Stars.
- Battle Stars are the currency you’ll need to accrue in order to level up your Battle Pass.
- The more Battle Stars you earn, the more you’ll level up your Battle Pass and unlock cosmetic items.
How to earn EXP and level up fast
There are a number of different ways you can earn EXP in Fortnite, but for the most part you’ll just need to grind out as many games as possible. If you’re looking to squeeze out as much EXP from each match as possible, here are a few ways you can do so.
- Survive for as long as possible.
- Secure as many kills as possible.
- Play with friends who also own the Season 9 Battle Pass for the EXP bonus.
- Win as many matches as you possibly can.
- Reach certain milestones in the Battle Pass and you’ll receive an EXP bonus modifier. Make use of these by, well, playing the game even more!