Promising evidence indicates Tilted Towers will return in a future Chapter 3 update.
Fortnite Chapter 3 is still several hours from its official release, but that hasn’t stopped the community from playing detective. Multiple leaks have surfaced following the Chapter 2 Finale — The End. However, it’s unclear what’s accurate and what isn’t thus. Perhaps the most intriguing theory with the most plausibility points toward the return of an iconic Chapter 1 drop spot. This evidence revolves around a specific area of the partially revealed Chapter 3 map. If true, it’s the revival that Fortnite fans, old and new, have awaited.
Frozen Tilted Towers
Since the event concluded, Epic Games has been slowly revealing parts of the Chapter 3 map. So far, it’s evident that there are several snow biomes. One area, in particular, has drawn the interest of OG fans. The snowy landscape located toward the center of the map bears a striking resemblance to the beloved Tilted Towers.
Those who weren’t around back in the day might not remember, but Tilted is one of Fortnite’s most popular locations of all time. It’s gone through many overhauls over the years, and Chapter 2 – Season 6 even featured its own rendition. But Chapter 3’s Tilted could be the original.
Chapter 1 Tilted Compared to Chapter 3
TILTED TOWERS may make a return later as the snow thaws 👀 pic.twitter.com/2H6CueDK3w
— funniicat (@funniicat) December 5, 2021
Twitter user funnicat tweeted a side-by-side comparison of Chapter 1’s Titled Towers and the frozen Chapter 3 Titled Towers. As you can see, the resemblance is uncanny. Four buildings appear the same, which means we could see Tilted Towers return after the winter season concludes. One would imagine that the ice melting could reveal Tilted in all its glory.
This makes me very very happy. @aydan we might have to link up for a little reunion pal.
— FaZe Nickmercs (@NICKMERCS) December 5, 2021
It’s far too early to say for sure, but the evidence is undoubtedly convincing. If this theory comes to fruition, we can expect a wave of Chapter 1 players to return—even just for a few matches. Former Fortnite professional player Nick “NICKMERCS” Kolcheff even teased a return alongside his previous duo partner Aydan “Aydan” Conrad. The two famously fought each other in Tilted Towers before joining forces to dominate.
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