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‘Fortnite’ Update Changes Ziplines, Brings Back Gifting, and More

'Fortnite' Update Changes Ziplines, Brings Back Gifting, and More

A brand new replace for Fortnite is now reside and whereas we have already talked about what’s new with the battle royale recreation’s weapons and gadgets along with the brand new Additional time occasion happening now, there have been nonetheless so many different modifications which have gone stay.

From the gifting function’s return, to modifications to how ziplines work, this is every part new with the newest Fortnite patch:


  • Added Pop-Up Cup settings to default playlists
    • We’re introducing a number of bigger modifications into the default Fortnite playlist as a check. We have seen these settings in pop-up cups end in extra partaking fights and permitting gamers to realize extra constant rewards for the danger of engagement.
    • Based mostly on the constructive suggestions we acquired throughout these particular Pop-Up cups, we’re implementing the next changes:
      • 50 Well being (or Defend) based mostly in your well being when the Elimination happens.
      • 50/50/50 supplies dropped on Elimination
      • 500/500/500 Cap on supplies
      • Harvest fee elevated by 40%
    • We’ll be intently monitoring suggestions on this modification – play a pair matches and tell us what you assume!
  • Eliminated the power for the X4 Stormwing to interrupt by means of buildings and giant objects.
    • Small props will nonetheless be destroyed from direct hit from an X4 Stormwing.
  • Changes to Ziplines
    • Ziplines at the moment are work together to interact.
    • Ziplines grant fall injury immunity.
    • Ziplines now have an audio visualizer icon.
  • Last Circle changes
    • Elevated the journey distance by 48%.
    • Shrink time has been elevated from 45 seconds to 75 seconds.
  • PC, Mac, and console gamers can now crouch whereas in Edit Mode.
    • Gamepad gamers can assign this via customized gamepad controls.
    • Observe: This performance is coming to cellular quickly.
  • Turbo Constructing
    • Lowered the preliminary timer for turbo constructing from zero.15 to zero.05.
  • Added the power to swap the merchandise within the at present chosen slot with a brand new merchandise by holding work together as an alternative of tapping.
    • Added UI textual content to point out gamers they’re in a position to make use of swap.
    • Not obtainable on contact enter.
  • Flooring traps will mechanically construct a flooring piece for you if wanted. You need to have the required assets.
  • Logitech and Razer RGB peripherals will now react when doing emotes.
  • Sneaky Snowmen might be destroyed in the event that they fall from a excessive distance.
    • Stand on the top of a Sneaky Snowman to keep away from fall injury.
  • Eliminated HUD bar for the minigun overheating mechanic.
  • Adjusted the space of the Bottle Rocket sound indicators in order that they match the max distance of the sound results.
  • Added a Bottle Rocket sound indicator for the explosion of rockets.

Bug Fixes

  • Purpose Help “Snap-To” Changes
    • We’ve added a compounding time delay to the goal help “snap-to” function when spamming the Goal Down Sight button. Every button press after the primary will apply a time delay, as much as 5 seconds, earlier than the goal help “snap-to” impact is utilized.
    • We’re making this variation to stop conditions the place gamers would spam the Goal Down Sight button on enemies, which triggered the crosshair to remain locked on to targets indefinitely.
      • This alteration ought to forestall the lock-on mechanic from being abused whereas retaining the identical Purpose Help really feel. We’ll be intently monitoring suggestions about this alteration.
  • Fastened a problem the place Bottle Rockets wouldn’t align to particular slope angles.
  • Cozy Campfire logs not block motion.
  • Forestall weapon auto-reload from canceling emotes.
  • Fastened a problem that allowed traps to set off by means of lab tunnel partitions in Dusty Divot.
  • Fastened auto pickup not occurring when touchdown from skydiving.
  • Repair concern the place a participant with no traps would change to the construct software in the event that they hit the button to equip traps.
  • Fastened a problem the place glider gadgets could possibly be triggered proper after teleporting with a Rift-to-Go which might block subsequent skydiving.
  • Fastened a problem that may block constructing beneath a mounted turret.
  • Fastened a problem the place Snowmen positioned on the map would seem invisible or underneath the map.


  • Add audio when squadmates prepared up within the foyer.
  • The next audio enhancements have been made for Cellular/Change platforms:
    • Enhance skydiving wind audio.
    • Add extra variation to gunshot setting impacts.

Bug Fixes

  • Fastened the Air Horn emote solely having 1 variation on Cellular/Change.


  • Stats v2
    • The power to trace your whole play in a single place and view it throughout all platforms.
    • This consists of the power for cellular and Change gamers to view their stats in-game.
    • Breaks up stats by every particular person Restricted Time Mode.
  • Gamers now obtain a pop-up immediate informing them if a participant they lately reported has had motion taken towards their account.
  • When eradicated by the Storm, as an alternative of claiming “You Eliminated Yourself”, the textual content now says “Eliminated by the Storm”
  • Improved look and implementation of Dangerous Community Indicator and up to date Dangerous Connection Indicator UI to trace dangerous vs extreme ping.
    • Yellow signifies poor standing, purple signifies extreme standing, flashing purple signifies dropped sign
  • Slash instructions have been improved and re-enabled in chat home windows.

Bug Fixes

  • Fastened a problem the place you might change between totally different tabs within the background should you have been within the Participant Suggestions menu.
  • Fastened lacking Take away Marker map icon on Mac.
  • Fastened Battle Move information not displaying correctly within the foyer in sure instances.
  • Fastened a problem the place elimination counts and names for teammates weren’t calculated correctly in giant staff modes.

Replay / Social

  • Fastened a problem inflicting weapon animations to typically play twice for every shot fired in replays.
  • Gifting returns for a Restricted Time
    • The Gifting function is again for a restricted time! You’ll be capable of ship or obtain presents from buddies till February 22.
    • Fastened a problem that might end in incorrect or duplicate get together suggestion textual content bubbles to seem within the foyer.

Save the World

  • Weekly Frostnite Problem 7: Prime It Off
    • The storm shrinks a lot quicker and is extra damaging. Maintain that Burner crammed!
      • Survive for 30 minutes, 3 times, to gather the Week 7 Problem Banner.
      • Survive for 30 minutes to earn:
        • Love Ranger Jonesy
        • 1500 Gold
      • Obtainable on February 13 at 7 PM ET.
  • The Seasonal Gold cap has been eliminated.
  • Problem quests tied to console achievements and trophies will now award banners.
    • Gamers who’ve already accomplished these quests may also obtain these banners in a present field.
    • PC gamers will even be capable of full these quests and obtain the banner rewards.
    • Shout out to the Save the World Group for this suggestion!
  • The next quests now seem within the Challenges quest class:
    • Gifted Builder
    • Go Gnome!
    • Guardian Angel
    • Loot Legend
    • World Explorer
    • Unspeakable Horrors
    • Performs Properly with Others
  • Improved AFK dealing with in Save the World.
    • Iterative enhancements on idle detection. Idle gamers will obtain an in-game notification to contribute to the workforce earlier than being kicked from the match
    • Gamers will now obtain a notification when one other participant is kicked from the match for being idle.
    • That is the primary of a number of modifications coming to enhance AFK detection.

Bug Fixes

  • Fastened a problem with Mac shoppers not detecting lacking Save the World content material when making an attempt to launch missions.
  • Fastened a problem in Battle the Storm that induced the Atlas to be invisible to gamers that joined in progress.
  • Fastened a problem in Restore the Shelter which triggered the shelters modules to seem as put in on the shelter when participant constructed buildings close to the shelter took injury.
  • Fastened collision points on Restore the Shelter and Evacuate the Shelter that allowed enemies to stroll via them when the shelter protection was not lively.


  • Up to date the rework outcomes to point out the assets returned
  • Gadgets within the X-ray tab of the Merchandise Store are not flagged as “New” if they’re in your assortment e-book.

Bug Fixes

  • Fastened navigation failing when choosing a disabled evolution when evolving a schematic from the gathering e-book.
  • Fastened a problem with the evolution affirmation button turning into improperly disabled in some instances.
  • Fastened a problem with the tutorial within the analysis display popping up with no textual content/picture
  • Added scrolling to the Founders Buff tooltip description textual content so that it’ll correctly present the textual content in different languages
  • Fastened a problem with lure picker wheel being unresponsive to mouse clicks after choosing a lure class.
  • Fastened the rework merchandise picker to measurement the tiles appropriately after a listing replace
  • Fastened a problem the place the refund warning dialog that popped up whereas evolving a refundable schematic. This was resetting the chosen evolution making it not potential to evolve to sure evolutions
  • Banner Gadget ought to not incorrectly seem because the default banner in sure conditions.
  • Fastened a problem the place spectator textual content would solely present the primary time the participant entered spectator mode.
  • Fastened lure fast bar slot not updating when equipping sure traps.
  • Participant drones ought to correctly seem when returning to house base from the mission completion display.
  • The “Open pending” button on the Loot tab of the Merchandise Store is now anchored to the appropriate aspect.
  • Fastened a bug that would forestall Improve movies from enjoying within the frontend.

Weapons + Gadgets

  • New: Yeoman Sniper might be out there within the Weekly Retailer.
    • A strong rifle that fires high-velocity piercing arrows that deal very excessive injury and impression.
    • Can solely hearth as soon as earlier than reloading.
    • Obtainable on February 13 at 7 PM Japanese Time till February 20 at 7 PM Japanese Time.
  • Dragon’s Fist returns to the Weekly Retailer.
    • A slow-swinging hammer that offers hearth injury with highly effective knockback.
    • Overhead Smash: Heavy assault that does improve injury and knockback.
    • Out there on February 13 at 7 PM Japanese Time till February 20 at 7 PM Japanese Time.

Bug Fixes

  • Sweet well being pick-ups spawned from alterations (Sweet Corn and Gum Drops) will not make the decide up sound once they despawn with out being collected.
  • Bulk crafting, when in a zone, now awards crafting rating based mostly on the whole craft rely as an alternative of 1 merchandise.
  • Fastened a problem that prevented schematics obtained after 7.20 from giving invested RE-PERK and PERK-UP again when recycled.
  • Fastened a problem with Guardian’s Will and Spectral Blade that granted the incorrect supplies after being recycled.
  • Leap Assault now appropriately resets bounce peak when used, stopping fall injury if close to the bottom.
  • Hit Markers not present when capturing one thing that can’t take injury.
  • Fastened the 1-star Dragon’s Fury having the wrong energy degree when crafted
  • Fastened a problem the place the Jabberwocky launcher was dealing an excessive amount of impression.
    • This Schematic will probably be flagged as eligible for “Item Reset” on account of this variation.
  • Fastened a problem that restricted the number of Mythic Lead Survivors in X-Ray Llamas
  • Fastened a problem that brought on dupe safety to not work in X-Ray Llamas
  • Fastened a regression the place melee weapons wouldn’t all the time do injury on the primary assault after equipping.
  • Adjusted collision quantity measurement for Crossbow and Heartbreaker, making them more easy to fireside by means of the window of the Riot Husky’s defend.

Gameplay / Enemies

  • It’s now attainable to put flooring traps and partitions with out first needing to construct a flooring constructing piece.
    • You are able to do this by opening the Lure menu and choosing a flooring Lure.
    • If there’s a legitimate spot to put the Lure, a flooring constructing piece will routinely be constructed for you, with the Lure.
  • Sensitivity dealing with conduct unified throughout all recreation modes.

Bug Fixes

  • Fastened a problem the place Subzero Zenith performed the fallacious physique measurement idle within the frontend.
  • Storm Defend: Fastened a problem the place if the participant died instantly after getting into a storm defend, they might nonetheless endure storm defend injury upon respawning.
  • Fastened a problem that prompted a sniper scope to be caught in your display when spectating an ally in Frostnite.
  • Hover Turret now self destructs if the participant that forged it’s eradicated. Doesn’t apply to DBNO.
  • Fastened the drop charges for the “Ray on a Rooftops” Canny Valley quest merchandise.
  • Fastened a problem that brought on gamers to randomly fall by means of the ground.
  • Kicking a participant within the foyer whereas in zone ought to now appropriately kick the participant from the sport.
  • Flinger conduct has been up to date :
    • Not makes use of ranged assaults towards gamers.
    • Solely use their melee assaults towards gamers at very shut vary.
    • Might take a couple of steps to swat gamers away, then they return to utilizing ranged assaults towards the target.
    • Use their roar earlier than throwing much less typically.
    • Melee injury towards partitions has been elevated.
    • Ranged assault injury elevated to match the Lobber.
    • Throwing and melee animations have been sped up barely.
    • Enemies thrown by the Flinger will not fall out of the sky when they’re broken.
    • Eliminated ranged weapon resistance from the Flinger and elevated well being.
  • Poison Lobber projectiles do setting injury on impression once more.
    • It will permit them to get to gamers and problem them extra simply.

The newest replace is now stay on Xbox One, PlayStation four, PC, Nintendo Change, and cellular units.