'Fortnite' Week 1 Free Tier Location & Road Trip Challenge Loading Screen

Fortnite Season 5 has arrived alongside new content and Weekly Challenges. In addition, players can unlock secret Battle Pass tiers called Road Trip Challenges. Finding these secret Battle Stars gets you closer to unlocking the fully customized Ragnarok and Drift skins at the end of the season.

How to Unlock the Free Week 1 Road Trip Tier

Just like the Blockbuster Challenges in Season 4, Road Trip Challenges require you to complete every single Weekly Challenge for a given week. The list of challenges is below alongside links to relevant guides.

Free Challenges

  • Deal damage with SMGs to opponents (500)
  • Search a Supply Llama (21)
  • Clinger, Stink Bomb or Grenade Eliminations (three)

Battle Pass Challenges

  • Search Chests in Snobby Shores (seven)
  • Search floating Lightning Bolts (seven) [ Guide]
  • Follow the Treasure Map in Risky Reels [ Guide]
  • Eliminate opponents in Retail Row (three)

Once you finish all these challenges, you'll see the loading screen shown below. The map location featured in the picture is precisely where you need to go.

Fortnite Road Trip Week 1 loading screen
The Road Trip Week 1 Loading Screen tells you where to go. Epic Games/Gamers Instinct @ YouTube

The Secret Battle Star Location for Week 1

In case you can't tell from that image alone, the secret Battle Star is found between Pleasant Park and Lazy Links. Just head to the location marked below.

Fortnite Road Trip Week 1 battle star map
It's located at this spot on the map between Pleasant Park and Lazy Links. Epic Games/HarryNinetyFour @ YouTube

Here's what the area looks like when you get there.

Fortnite Road Trip Week 1 battle star location
Here's what the secret Battle Star location looks like. Epic Games/Gamers Instinct @ YouTube

This Battle Star will only be visible after you've completed every Weekly Challenge listed above. Finish the Road Trip Challenge each week, and you'll be well on your way to unlocking the coolest cosmetics for Fortnite Season 5.

Fortnite is in early access across PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC and iOS.

Are you aiming to complete all of Fortnite's Road Trip Challenges for Season 5? Did you find the secret Battle Pass tier? Tell us in the comments section!