Fortbytes are totally new in Season 9 of Fortnite. They are a series of collectible computer chips. As you collect all 100 chips you ill decode a secret message and unlock rewards and reveal the secrets of Season 9
There are 18 Fortbytes unlocked on day 1 and a new chip will be available each day. Most of the unlocked chips will be awarded after achieving different levels, finishing a certain amount of times in a certain position, and getting XP. For example, you will unlock Fortbyte chip # 96 when you reach Battle Pass level 80, unlock chip #1 when you gain 175000, and Fortbyte #57 when finish in the top 10 in Squads, Duos, or Solo 25 times.
However some will be unlocked after to do specific tasks like Fortbyte #36 you need to use the Sentinel skin and find the Fortbyte on a frozen island. This one is not too hard as there are only 2 frozen islands and the chip is on the northern island.
You will need to get all the chips in season 9 to unlock the rewards, there will be no carry over into season 10.
Where to Find the Fortbytes!
Fortbyte #26 Location: Accessible With The Bunker Jonesy Outfit Near A Snowy Bunker
Fortbyte #80: Accessible by Using Bunker Basher to Smash Rock at Volcano Rim
Fortbyte #88: Found Somewhere within Map Location J3
Fortnite Fortbyte #22 – Accessible by Using Rox Spray in an Underpass Location Guide
Fortbyte #08: Found within Junk Junction
Fortbyte #55: Found Within Haunted Hills Location Guide
Fortbyte Challenge #92: Accessible by Using Rock Love Spray Near Lavafall
Fortbyte #47 Location – “Found Between a Reboot Van, Pirate Camp and a Crashed Battle Bus”
Fortbyte #24 Location – “Found In Fatal Fields”
Fortbyte #36 Location – “Accessible by Sentinel on a Frozen Island”
Fortnite Fortbyte #13 Location – “Found At A Location Hidden In Loading Screen 2”