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V7.40 Patch Update

v7.40 Patch Update

The v7.40 Patch Update is packed with new content! From a new weapon to the release of the Share the Love event and Overtime challenges, the update offers exciting news for all players!

Check Out the v7.40 Patch Update Here

New Weapon: Infantry Rifle

Infantry Rifle

Truly a classic, the Infantry Rifle can shoot down enemies and structures alike! This reliable weapon is a good companion to have in the battlefield.

Check Out the Infantry Rifle Stats Here

Share the Love Event & Overtime Challenges

Share the Love Event Support a Creator
DurationFeb. 8 - Feb. 22, 2019

In celebration of Valentine's Day, Fortnite will be holding Share The Love event, which features special Valentine's themed rewards, Overtime Challenges, Double XP, Featured Island Frenzy and Competitive Series!

Check Out the Share the Love Event Here

Get an Exclusive Wrap for Supporting a Creator

Cuddle Hearts Wrap

Players who will use a Creator Code for their purchases will receive an exclusive wrap as part of the event. Those who made the purchase prior to the release will still get the wrap as long as the purchase is within the event date.

Check Out the Wrap Item List Here

Earn A Season 8 Battle Pass From Overtime Challenges

New Styles for Trog, Powder, and Onesie
DurationFeb 14, 2019 ~ Feb 27, 2019

With Season 8 just around the corner, Fortnite has introduced Overtime Challenges. These challenges will let you earn more rewards while waiting for Season 8. Completing 13 challenges before Feb 27, will reward you with a FREE Season 8 Battle Pass!

Overtime Challenges & Rewards

New challenges will be released with the v7.40 content update and with new challenges comes new rewards! Get various cosmetic rewards such as new styles for the Battle Pass Skins, ONESIE, POWDER, & TROG!

Check Out Overtime Challenges Here

Unvaulted: Cupid's Crossbow


It may look extremely pretty, but it's no less deadly. The Cupid's Crossbow is back for a limited time across different Fortnite game modes.

Check Out Cupid's Crossbow Stats Here!

Account Merging Feature Now Available

Account Merging Feature

Transfer cosmetic items and V-Bucks between multiple accounts with the new Account Merging feature. Console log in details will also be linked immediately to the merged account.

Check Out How to Merge Accounts Here

Season 8: What To Expect

The Latest News Regarding Fortnite's Season 8

The Latest News Regarding Fortnite

Check out the latest news regarding the upcoming Season of Fortnite Battle Royale. The article will discuss possible themes, skins, map changes, and more!

Check Out What To Expect In Season 8 Here

Possible Season 8 Theme: Underwater

Possible Theme: Underwater

With the snowy season coming to a pass, several cosmetic items have been revealed that are related to "melting" or "ocean". This may mean that the melting of the ice will cause several bodies of water to appear on the map!

New Item: Bottle Rockets

New Mortar-like Item Revealed

Bottle Rockets Image

The Bottle Rockets is a new item introduced in Fortnite's in-game news section. It seems to be a new item that behaves like a Mortar.

Check Out The Bottle Rockets Here

v7.30 Patch Update

v7.30 Content Update Summary - January 29, 2019

The v7.30 Patch Update comes with the release of the new grenade: The Chiller Grenade, along with weapons being vaulted, and brought back!

Check Out The v7.30 Patch Update Here

New Throwable: Chiller Grenade

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The Chiller Grenade will throw you off balance, and ice your shoes when you are caught in its blast! Vehicles also get iced tires when they are hit!

Check Out The Chiller Grenade Here

Weapons Have Been Vaulted & Unvaulted

List Of Vaulted Weapons

  • Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle
  • Heavy Shotgun
  • Burst Assault Rifle
  • SMG

List Of Unvaulted Weapons

  • Suppressed SMG
Check Out The All Weapon List Here

v7.20 Content Update

v7.20 Content Update Summary - January 22, 2019

v7.20 Content Update brings with it a new item, updates to item and vehicle spawn rates, and the vaulting of some weapons!

Check Out v7.20 Content Update Here

New Item: Sneaky Snowman

v7.20 Content Update Summary - January 22, 2019

Hide away from enemies in the most adorable disguise ever! The Sneaky Snowman will let you blend into the Winter island!

Check Out the Sneaky Snowman Guide Here

v7.20 Patch Update

v7.20 Patch Update Summary - January 15, 2018

A new weapon and a new item will make its debut in the v7.20 patch! Look out for the new Scoped Revolver weapon and the Gliders item!

Check Out the v7.20 Patch Update Here

New Weapon: Scoped Revolver

v7.20 Patch Update Summary - January 15, 2018

Turning the Revolver into a long-range weapon, the Scoped Revolver will allow players to connect powerful shots even at a distance!

Check Out Scoped Revolver Weapon Stats

New Item: Gliders

v7.20 Patch Update Summary - January 15, 2018

Bring out your Glider at any time with the Gliders item! It has the same mechanics as the previous Gliders deployment implementation.

Check Out Gliders Item Guide Here

Sniper Rifle Trajectory Changes

v7.20 Patch Update Summary - January 15, 2018

Changes have been made to several Sniper Rifles to adapt the same bullet trajectory as the Heavy Sniper Rifle. This equates to a decrease in bullet drop for the following sniper rifles.

Check Out the Sniper Rifle Weapon List

v7.10 Content Update # 3

v7.10 Content Update # 3 - January 8, 2019

The last part of the v7.10 update brings with it the new Suppressed Sniper Rifle, return of the Dual Pistols, and various weapon and vehicle stat balances.

Check Out v7.10 Content Update # 3 Here

New Weapon: Suppressed Sniper Rifle

v7.10 Content Update #3 Summary - January 8, 2019

The all-new Suppressed Sniper Rifle will allow player to silently take out enemies from a distance! You can find the weapon across all game modes now.

Check Out Suppressed Sniper Rifle Weapon Stats

Return of the Dual Pistols

v7.10 Content Update #3 Summary - January 8, 2019

The Dual Pistols makes their return to Fortnite after months of being vaulted! With tweaks to its stats, it's very different from how it was before!

Check Out the Dual Pistols Weapon Stats

v7.10 Content Update # 1 & # 2

v7.10 Content Update Summary - December 30, 2018

Three part mini-updates are on its way during the holiday season, each bringing new contents and items! Check out the details in the summary article below.

Check Out the v7.10 Content Update Here

Boom Box Introduced To The Game!

New throwable item "Boombox" is a non-lethal throwable weapon, solely meant to break down enemy buildings with powerful shockwaves.

Check Out the Boom Box Here

v7.10 Patch Update

v7.10 Patch Note Summary - December 18, 2018

Release of the Driftboard has been delayed to focus on quality of life improvements in update v7.10. Find out what changes were made in our update summary!

Check Out The v7.10 Update Here

v7.01 Patch Update

v7.01 Patch Note Summary - December 11, 2018

The first update of season 7 will introduce a sword - the Inifinity Blade - to Fortnite! Find out about the other changes in our update summary!

Check Out The v7.01 Update Here

Infinity Blade Introduced To The Game!

Infinity Blade Guide - Damage, DPS, Stats & Tips

A treasure is hidden in Polar Peak! Are you skilled enough to effectively wield the Infinity Blade? We give you a run down of what to expect when you encounter this weapon!

Check Out The Infinity Blade Here

Appearance Of The Block

Fortnite, Latest News & Update, Appearance Of The Block

A mysterious concrete block has appeared and flattened Risky Reels! This new area will display the best creations made in Fortnite's new Creative Mode! Check out the details in the link below!

Check Out The Block Here

Remember To Adhere To The Code Of Conduct

Remember to always follow the Code Of Conduct posted in Fortnite's blog to keep every submission, clean and fun for all players! Epic will not hesitate to take action against those who violate this code.

Check Out The Code Of Conduct Here

Season 7 Patch Update

Fortnite, Latest News & Update

Season 7 starts on Dec 6, 2018. Check out everything new coming to Season 7 in the world of Fortnite! Also included in the patch update is the all new Season 7 Battle Pass!

Check Out The Season 7 Summary Here

Season 7 Theme: Snow

Fortnite, Latest News & Update, Season 7 Theme

Fortnite's Official Twitter has been dropping some hints as to what theme the new season will be. "A frigid day dawns..." is the caption for the image above. A snowy theme also coincides with the holidays coming very soon!

New Challenges & Skins Coming

Other than a new theme, Season 7 will also be unveiling the new Battle Pass which contains new challenges for you to complete. Finishing these challenges will also unlock cosmetic items such as skins for you to use in the game!

Check Out The Season 7 Battle Pass Here

Fortnite Creative

SOURCE: EPIC Games' Official Site

Learn more about the new mode introduced in Fortnite to go along with the start of Season 7, Fortnite Creative!

Check Out Fortnite Creative Here

Let Your Imagination Run Wild In Your Private Island

Fortnite, Latest News & Update, Fortnite Creative

Build and create to your heart's content in your private island. Invite your friends, and make monumental wonders, your own game modes, race tracks, cinematics, and more!

v6.00 Patch Update - Sep 27, 2018

The patch update will be released on September 27, 2018 and will include Fortnite's new Season 6!

Release of Season 6

Fortnite Release of Season 6

Fortnite's Season 6 is here and it brings with it a number of updates, including changes in the map, new items and cosmetic skins, and an All-New Battle Pass to rank up!

Check Out the v6.00 Patch Notes Here

All New Battle Pass

An all-new Battle Pass awaits in Season 6 with new exclusive skins, items, and emotes like in the previous season! Rank up to get your hands on the new items.

Check Out the Season 6 Battle Pass

New Cosmetic Items: Pets

New Cosmetic Items: Pets

Have a cute friend with you in the battlefield! Pets are animated backblings of furry and scaly pals you can take with you to combat!

Check Out the All Pets Skin List Here

Unlock New Music

Players can now unlock and select music that they can hear in their lobby screen. You can select which music to play in the Locker.

Map Changes & New Areas

v6.0 Map Changes & New Areas

Explore the floating island or make your way through the Corn Field, Season 6 brings with a number of map updates and new areas!

New Consumables: Shadow Stone

New Consumables: Shadow Stone

Find Shadow Stones in corrupted areas in the map. These small cubes will let you turn into a shadow form for a certain amount of time! Shadow Form will allow you to be hidden from the enemies when stationary.

Check Out the Shadow Stone Here

Several Weapons Have Been Vaulted

v6.0 Vaulted Items

Epic Game has vaulted a number of weapons and items in the v6.00 update. Among the vaulted weapons are Impulse Grenade, Suppressed Submachine Gun, Light Machine Gun, Bouncer, and Remote Explosives.

Input Based Matchmaking for Consoles

Players on consoles will now be matched depending on the peripherals they use when playing Fortnite. Keyboard users will be matched with other keyboard users regardless of their platform for example.

V5.41 Patch Update - Sep 18, 2018

The patch update will be released on September 18, 2018 and MAY include the new item: Port-A-Fortress, and the ending of the High Stakes Event.

New Item: Port-A-Fortress

New Item: Port-A-Fortress

The Port-A-Fort is getting a major upgrade with the new Port-A-Fortress item! Defend yourself better with this new item!

Check Out The Port-A-Fortress Here

New Item: Spiky Stadium

New Item: Spiky Stadium

The Spiky Stadium is a large structure that houses lots of damage traps and bouncers! It can only be found in the Playground Mode inside Red Supply Drops!

Check Out Spiky Stadium!

Limited Time Mode: Soaring Solos

Go at it alone to be the last one standing in Soaring Solos! The Solo Game Mode that lets you redeploy your glider if you fall from large heights!

Check Out The Soaring Modes Here

The End Of The High Stakes Event

The End Of The High Stakes Event

The High Stakes Event will end during Fortnite Battle Royale's downtime for the v5.41 patch update.

Check Out The High Stakes Event Here

Removal Of The Getaway LTM

Removal Of The Getaway LTM

The Getaway LTM will not be playable anymore after the downtime, so try to finish all of the challenges beforehand to claim your rewards!

Check Out The Getaway LTM Here

V5.40 Content Update - Sep 11, 2018

The v5.40 content update will be released on September 11, 2018, and includes the new weapon: Suppressed Assault Rifle, the vaulting of the Drum Gun, and bug fixes for The Getaway LTM!

Check Out The v5.40 Sep 11 Content Update

New Weapon: Suppressed Assault Rifle

New Weapon: Suppressed Assault Rifle

The Suppressed Assault Rifle lets you take down enemies quietly so you don't have to worry about giving away your position!

Check Out The Suppressed Assault Rifle

Minor Fixes To The Getaway LTM

Minor Fixes To The Getaway LTM

Minor fixes have been made to improve gameplay for the Getaway LTM.

Check Out The Getaway LTM Here

Drum Gun Vaulted

Drum Gun Vaulted

The Drum Gun will not be available to use in the game as it has been vaulted.

V5.40 Content Update - Sep 6, 2018

The v5.40 Content Update will go live on Sept - Week 1 with the new High Stakes Event, Getaway Limited Time Mode, and the new Grappler mobility item!

Check Out the v5.40 Sep 6 Content Update

High Stakes Event Launch

High Stakes Event Launch

Time to pull off the biggest heist in Fortnite's High Stakes event! This includes the release of a new Limited Time Mode, High Stakes Challenges, and the customizable Wild Card Skin.

Check Out the High Stakes Event Here

New Limited Time Mode - Getaway

New Limited Time Mode - Getaway

Get your squad, collect those Jewel Llamas, and make your escape before any other team to win in the new Getaway Limited Time Mode!

Check Out the Getaway LTM Here

High Stakes Challenge

High Stakes Challenge

A set of challenges for the High Stakes event will be released upon its launch. Stay tuned for more information!

Wild Card Skin

Wild Card Skin

Stand out against petty criminals, looking good as you commit intense heists in the new Wild Card Skin. Select from 4 masks based on each card suit.

Check Out the Wildcard Outfit Here

Grappler Release!

Grappler Release

Here's a new way of going around the map! The Grappler will allow players to zip across certain distances, providing new offensive and defensive mobility!

Check Out the Grappling Hook Here

V5.30 Content Update - Aug 28, 2018

The V5.30 Content Update has gone live this August 28, 2018, and it introduces a new Weapon, and Game Mode!

Check Out The V5.30 Aug 28 Update Here

New Weapon - Shockwave Grenade

:New Weapon - Shockwave Grenade

A new throwable weapon is availabe in Fortnite! The Shockwave Grenade allows you to toss yourself, enemies, or teammates like human cannonballs, WITHOUT FALL DAMAGE!

Check Out Shockwave Grenade Guide!

Game Mode: Solid Gold

Game Mode: Solid Gold

The Solid Gold Game Mode only lets players use Legendary Weapons and items. Only the best of the best loadouts from here on out! This Game Mode is available to play in Solos and 50v50.

Check Out The Solid Gold LTM Here

v5.30 Update - August 23, 2018

The new 5.30 Update for Fortnite Battle Royale is live! Read more about Fortnite's latest game updates - new Item, limited time modes, and more!

Check Out The v5.30 Update!

New Item - Rift-To-Go!

New Item - Rift-To-Go!

The Rift-To-Go is a brand new item introduced in V5.30 that players can carry in their inventory to create rifts on the go. Rifts teleport you into the sky, above the area you are located in.

Check Out Rift-To-Go Guide

New Limited Time Mode - "Score Royale"

New Limited Time Mode - Score Royale

Score Royale is an new limited time mode introduced in V.5.30! Rack up those coins and eliminate your enemies to win in the new Score Royale Limited Time Mode! In this game mode, whoever collects the most points, wins!

Check out Score Royale - Limited Time Mode

v5.21 Content Update - August 15, 2018

The new 5.21 Update for Fortnite Battle Royale is live! This update brings with it a new weapon, two new Limited Time Modes, and some gameplay changes!

Check Out The v5.21 Update!

New Weapon - Heavy Sniper Rifle!

New Weapon - Heavy Sniper Rifle!

Available in Epic & Legendary Tier, the new Heavy Sniper Rifle is a devastating weapon both viable to wreak havoc to both enemies and structures!

Check Out The Heavy Sniper Rifle Guide!

New Limited Time Mode - "Soaring 50's"!

New Limited Time Mode - Soaring 50

Take your battle to the sky with the all new "Soaring 50's" LTM! In a new twist to the classic 50 vs 50 mode, this new mode allows you to redeploy your Gliders when falling from heights; allowing for much greater mobility!

Check Out Soaring 50's!

New Limited Time Mode - "Sniper Shootout"!

New Limited Time Mode - Sniper Shootout

Sharpshooters rejoice! "Sniper Shootout" LTM is back again with some adjustments. Grab your Sniper Rifle and engage in an intense Sniper battle! This is a great chance to test out the new Heavy Sniper!

Check Out Sniper Shootout!

v5.20 Content Update - August 7, 2018

New Weapon - Double Barrel Shotgun!

New Weapon - Double Barrel Shotgun

Coming in Epic & Legendary, the all-new Double Barrel Shotgun allows you to fire two shots in rapid succession!

Check Out v5.2 Update News!

v5.10 Content Update - July 31, 2018

The Guided Missile Returns!

Guided Missile Returns

Scan the battlefield from the sky and rocket ride with your friends! The Guided Missile has been tweaked and has finally returned to Fortnite!

Check Out the Guided Missile Guide!

New Limited Time Mode - Fly Explosives (Battle Royale)

New Limited Time Mode - Fly Explosives

Fortnite has released a new Limited Time Mode where players can take to skies and rain explosives from the above. Have a blast with friends and put on that Jetpack because the Fly Explosives is here!

v5.10 Content Update - July 24, 2018

Playground Mode Is Back!

Playground Mode Is Back

Playground Mode is a returning limited-time game mode in Fortnite. Here players can practice their building, and weapon skills, create structures, play with friends, and more without any pressure!

New Weapon - Compact SMG

New Weapon - Compact SMG

Introducing a new weapon, the Compact SMG! Eliminate the competition with this new weapon!

Check Out The Compact SMG Guide!

Fortnite's 1st Birthday Celebration Event

Start End
July 24, 2018 August 7, 2018

It's a Happy 1st Birthday to Fortnite! We'll be having an in-game event with challenges and rewards!

Join in on the fun and let's all wish Fortnite a Happy Birthday!

Check Out The First Birthday Celebration!

Other Notable Changes

Fortnite Other Notable Changes
Check Out The July 24 Update!

v5.00 Content Update - July 17, 2018


Fortnite NEW SMG

A new weapon has dropped in the world of Fortnite! The new submachine gun has a high drop rate and can cause powerful damage to opponents.

Pick one up and try it out for yourself!

Check Out Submachine Gun Stats!

v5.00 Content Update - July 12, 2018

Season 5 Opens

Fortnite Season 5 Opens

Fortnite Season 5 is here! Map changes, All Terrain Karts, viking ships & moai statues, updated weapons and new challenges await you.

Check Out Fortnite's Season 5 Summary

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