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What Is The New Update In Fortnite? Check The New Update Today And 15.40 Patch Notes

What Is The New Update In Fortnite? Are you wondering what is the new update in Fortnite? Get the 15.40 Patch Notes to download in Fortnite here if you are in search of, what is the new update in Fortnite. Apprise yourself about the latest information on the Fortnite updates and what has the new update got instore for all the Fortnite players. With the new update, you might be able to fix the issues that appeared earlier on the game. Let's get started and know more about the new update in Fortnite.   

by Sheetal Kumbhar S | Updated Feb 17, 2021 07:24 AM

What Is The New Update In Fortnite? Check The New Update Today And 15.40 Patch Notes

What Is The New Update In Fortnite?

Fortnite is an online video game released on July 21, 2017, developed by Epic Games. You can play the game on Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS, PS 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, and Classic Mac OS. Developed by Epic Games, Fortnite is one of the most loved video games globally. As we already know, with every update, the game becomes more interesting and gets rid of the past issues and problems. This is common to almost all the games that exist. Just like other games, there is a new Fortnite update as well. Fortnite update this time has come up with 15.40 patch notes. The bottom line is that Epic Games has geared up for a huge update for Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, PC, and Android too. Read further to know more about the new update in Fortnite and the patch notes to download the same.

What Is The New Fortnite Update Today?

Notice that the "Short Nite film festival" will be available from 7 PM GMT on February 20 for the fans. Fortnite new update 15.40 goes live on February 16, 2021, and the servers were taken offline for the same. The new update for Fortnite was made available to download for Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, PC, and Android from 9 AM UK time. 

  • Nintendo Switch- 3GB

  • PlayStation- 2.5GB

  • Xbox- 2.3GB

What Are The General Issues Being Reviewed?

  • Long loading screen after completing a session on PlayStation/Xbox

    • We're investigating an issue that is causing players to experience a long loading screen after completing a session on PlayStation and Xbox consoles.

  • Cannot create system-level parties between PS5 and PS4 when playing Fortnite

    • When playing Fortnite, players cannot create system-level parties that include players on both PS5 and PS4.

What Are The Mobile Issues Being Reviewed?

  • 3D resolution reset itself even if the player saved the settings

    • The 3D reset itself to 75% on each launch of the title, even if the player saved their settings to 100% in the last session.

  • Players cannot change their custom controller settings while playing Nintendo Switch in Docked mode

    • Players are shown a 'Keep These Video Settings?' message and are unable to change their custom controls.

What Are The Battle Royale Confirmed Fixes?

  • Total Bars appearing as 0 in a match

    • Players may on rare occasions load into a match without their total Bars available, showing 0 in their persistent stash.

    • Don't worry, your total collected Bars are still tracked - but collecting Bars in the match where they appear at 0 will not add to your cumulative total.

  • Purple XP Coins disappearing when driven through (without granting XP)

    • When driven through, Purple XP Coins disappear without granting XP.

What Are The Confirmed Fixes In Creative Mode?

  • Phone Booths do not respect island settings when players change Outfits.

    • We're investigating an issue that is causing Phone Booths to not respect island settings when using the island setting "Start With Pickaxe" to "No."

What Are The Battle Royale Problems Being Reviewed?

  • Bars in competitive playlists appear to overwrite total Bars

    • In competitive playlists, players do not have access to their persistent stash of Bars.

    • Instead, they are granted a set amount at the beginning of each match. This is intended.

    • However, your end total of Bars in competitive playlists may appear in the Lobby in place of your persistent stash. This is a visual issue only.

  • Cars not always dealing damage on impact

    • Cars do not consistently damage objects or players upon impact.

  • Rift Fish temporarily disabled

    • Due to an issue, Rift Fish has been temporarily disabled.

  • The camera may hitch near a car after exiting

    • Players and Spectators may notice inconsistent camera behavior or stuttering after being near a Car they recently drove then exited.

Also Read>>Download Fortnite for PC | How To Download Fortnite For PC?

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What Is The New Update In Fortnite? FAQs

1. What is Fortnite?

Fortnite is an online video game released on July 21, 2017, developed by Epic Games.

2. Where can Fortnite be played?

You can play the game on Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS, PS 4, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows, and Classic Mac OS.

3. What is the new update in Fortnite?

The new update has got 15.40 patch notes to download. 

4. How much space would the new update in Fortnite require?
  • Nintendo Switch- 3GB
  • PlayStation- 2.5GB
  • Xbox- 2.3GB
5. When did the new update of Fortnite go live?

The new update for Fortnite was made available to download for Xbox Series X/S, Nintendo Switch, PS5, PS4, PC, and Android from 9 AM UK time, February 16.