In previous seasons of Fortnite, players had to find treasure maps hidden throughout the battle royale map, and then follow their directions to secret battle stars. Season 8 of Fortnite mixes things up a bit by having the treasure map be part of a loading screen instead of found in the game world, tasking players with visiting the location marked by the magnifying glass sitting on the map.
The loading screen in question shows a treasure map weighed down by coins, a telescope, a sword, and of course, the magnifying glass. If players look closely at where the magnifying glass is positioned, it marks a specific location on the Fortnite battle royale map. This location is in the winter biome, southwest of Polar Peak, and east of Frosty Flights, in a circle of trees.
If players visit this location, they will find ice sculptures of playable Fortnite battle royale characters. The secret battle star should pop when they near the sculptures in the center of the trees.
Of course, Fortnite battle royale players will have plenty of other challenges to complete for Season 8 Week 3 as well. They will need to make a visit to the desert biome to destroy cacti, plus they will have to get more eliminations to complete those skill-based challenges. Luckily, Fortnite has added a new feature that should make completing all of the weekly challenges much easier than in the past.
As of Season 8, Fortnite has a party assist feature that lets players share the burden for completing specific challenges. This should go a long way in helping less-skilled players better complete their battle pass and unlock all of the cosmetic items. It could also keep some players from getting too frustrated and potentially abandoning Fortnite for one of the many other battle royale games currently on the market.
With the party assist feature and the map above to follow, Fortnite players shouldn’t have too much trouble completing all of the Season 8 challenges in the game.
Fortnite is out now in early access for iOS, Android, PC, PS4, Switch, and Xbox One.