Dev Tracker — Blog

Fortnite has grown quick, fast and in a hurry! We’re humbled and happy to welcome so many of you into Fortnite. The community started as a tiny seed of online testers, now with your help it has blossomed into so much more. You’ve had lots of great suggestions and feedback about Fortnite and we’re listening! 

Here’s what you’re saying about RNG:
 

"Everything is RNG gated including heroes you can play. When you finally do get something decent, RNG determines the bonus stats as well. So you have RNG (llamas) upon RNG (loot from llamas) upon RNG (bonus/random stats on loot)" - /u/Dustin1280


We are delivering features that ease that feeling and increase your reward choices. We've added more quests, more storm rewards for evolution ingredients and more activities that easily allow you to get what you want. And guess what, we want to do more!

Here’s what you can expect soon:

Event Currency Store -  You will be able to purchase event-specific items with event currency (like “Halloween Candy”) during some events. You can go to an event vendor and spend your “candy currency” on event items or event llamas. Coming in December

Hero Rarity Evolution - Our goal is to give you the ability to evolve heroes into greater rarities. This means you can take a grey, common hero and gradually level them up to an orange, legendary hero. (Finally!) Coming in December

Here’s what you’re saying about clarity:

“I have just played for around 2 hours, yes I get the in-game stuff. But out of game.. what the hell is going on I am literally so confused I don't understand it.
Collecting survivors? how to change characters, how to use the weapons a Llama gave me, it's utterly confusing and there was somebody watching me play who was just as lost.” - ParaPlays (Forums)


We need to make the UI and UX easier for you to understand. Your goals and how to get your LOOT should be crystal clear. We have some rough spots to iron out and here’s how we’re going to do that: 

Here’s what you can expect soon:

  Accessing Inventory From Everywhere - One of your popular requests. And we built it. It’s going into the game as fast as we can get it in! Access your loot anytime, anywhere. Coming in December 
Examples of your frustrations:
When you were given rewards you couldn't easily inspect them. You may not have known what happened to the cool weapon you just earned after a looting spree. This was bad on so many levels. We’re going to improve it.

Collecting Stuff - You want better ways to manage schematics, survivors and items, so do we. The first step is context sensitive menus that allow you to save time when adding those to your collection book, leveling up cards, or evolutions. Going through a rolodex of menus to “favorite your items” shouldn’t be a hassle. Coming in December 

Quest Map  - You should know where to go and what to do when you play. We want you to be able to easily examine your quests, figure out how to complete them and see what loot you’ll receive. The ability to select and examine future quests, so you can plan for them, is a specific example of how we see this playing out. Coming in January 
Here’s what you’re saying about repetition:
 

"One of the major complaints is people get bored after a while because the game is repetitive. I mean the first few dozen hours the missions do follow several missions types(Rescue survivors, Destroy Encampments, Atlas, Retrieve Data, Ride the Lightning).." - /u/mog0war


As Fortnite grows we want to evolve and polish all the stuff you’re used to like Survival and Challenge the Horde. We also want to give you new and exciting experiences. So we’re planning to introduce MINI-BOSSES into the game.

Here’s what you can expect soon:

Like a “Mini-Boss”:
You will see these new baddies in different parts of the game and they will spice up gameplay with a variety of new behaviors. We want to add flavor to your basic encounters and shake up your moment-to-moment battles. This gets us one step closer to true boss creatures. Coming in December 
  Here’s what you’re saying about the endgame:

"The game is unfinished, which means that progression is relatively pointless - you can enjoy the game equally as much at all power levels." - /u/REXnor


Once you get about 60+ hours into the game, the quests become more procedural. We will continue building the story-driven campaign as well as offering events and more competitive experiences for end-game content.

Here’s what you can expect soon:
Survival v2: We want events to give you the things you care about when you’re just starting out or as you’re powering through end game content. You’ve helped us make Survival mode better with a lot of great suggestions. Giving you the ability to vote skip days was one popular request we’ll be putting into the next round of Survival. Coming in December 
We see this as our an initial step down the path of addressing some of your top concerns, and it is something we will continue to do. You can expect more communication discussing our direction in working on solutions for your top issues!

You’ve sent us hundreds of thousands of Fortnite suggestions, advice and feedback. It takes a lot of time, energy and passion to let us know how we can make Fortnite the best it can be. 

You’ve helped build an awesome community and set a high bar for every person working on the Fortnite team. I want to personally say, thank you for enabling Fortnite to exceed even our wildest expectations.
 
Heya Folks,

We’re kicking off the spookiest time of the year in a big way with our Fortnitemares Event, which comes with a brand new zone - Hexsylvania. Get lost in the deep levels of the catacombs, the endless halls of flickering candles or the thick fog creeping across the map!

Horde Bash will be departing on Thursday, Oct. 26 at 4:00 a.m. EDT. If you haven’t challenged the horde yet, try your hand and maybe grab one of the unique Scavenger Heroes!

What will Hexsylvania bring?

In addition to a spooky lobby background you’ll find:
  • ~25 Story Quests
  • Spooky Creatures
    • Pumpkin Head Husk
    • Vampire Taker
  • Spooky Llama
    • Buy it with candy! :D
  • Eight new themed Heroes all getting into the Hexsylvanian spirit! 
    • Each Class/Gender
  • New Weapons
    • Pumpkin Launcher (How else will you defeat the Pumpkin Head Husks??)
    • Grave Digger



Mark your calendars because the Fortnightmares will begin haunting your sleep starting on Thursday, Oct 26. And fear not, all existing currency from our Horde Bash event will be converted up to 1,000 scavenger tickets! 

Pick up those last few Scavenger Llamas, there is a spooky spectre on the horizon. 

 

The Horde Bash update is coming on Thursday, Oct. 5, and along with some enraged husks, it brings a new mode, new weapons, new Heroes, and more!

Challenge The Horde Mode

It all starts in a staging area. You’ll have unlimited time, but limited resources to build a portable horde fort. Once you've designed the perfect fort, exit the staging area and party with up to three friends. Your forts will be ready for action when your team hits the ground. As you survive, you’ll receive more resources and more rewards to Challenge The Horde.

Scavenger Event

With the new update comes a new event llama. The Scavenger Llamas holds four new Heroes, nine weapons, two new Defenders. Earn the Scavenger currency by completing quests and playing the new Challenge The Horde mode. The Scavenger weapon set is delicate, but they’re all cheap to craft.

New Heroes

Introducing Scavenger Heroes with new, never-before-seen perks.

  • Raider Soldier - Loves the shotgun and close encounters.
  • Ammo Harvest Outlander - If you need ammo, this is your Hero.
  • Trap Specialist Constructor - Get a damage boost & durability boost.
  • Energy Thief Ninja - Generates and leeches energy from melee combat.

And More!

Along with modes, weapons, defenders and Heroes … the update includes over 25 new progressions quests with rewards that range from Scavenger tickets to Legendary items!

The Horde Bash update is coming on Thursday, Oct. 5, and along with some enraged husks, it brings a new mode, new weapons, new Heroes, and more!

Challenge The Horde Mode

It all starts in a staging area. You’ll have unlimited time, but limited resources to build a portable horde fort. Once you've designed the perfect fort, exit the staging area and party with up to three friends. Your forts will be ready for action when your team hits the ground. As you survive, you’ll receive more resources and more rewards to Challenge The Horde.

Scavenger Event

With the new update comes a new event llama. The Scavenger Llamas holds four new Heroes, nine weapons, two new Defenders. Earn the Scavenger currency by completing quests and playing the new Challenge The Horde mode. The Scavenger weapon set is delicate, but they’re all cheap to craft.

New Heroes

Introducing Scavenger Heroes with new, never-before-seen perks.

  • Raider Soldier - Loves the shotgun and close encounters.
  • Ammo Harvest Outlander - If you need ammo, this is your Hero.
  • Trap Specialist Constructor - Get a damage boost & durability boost.
  • Energy Thief Ninja - Generates and leeches energy from melee combat.

And More!

Along with modes, weapons, defenders and Heroes … the update includes over 25 new progressions quests with rewards that range from Scavenger tickets to Legendary items!

Greetings Fort Friends,

On Oct. 2 at 4:00 a.m. EDT the Survive the Storm event will be ending, so make sure you get those final runs in and grab that last Hydraulic weapon you’ve been chasing (Rocket Launcher pls).

But, what’s next?

The Horde Bash event, featuring...  

  • Pre-Built Forts
  • Hordes of Husks
  • Instant Co-op Action
  • And more!

New details on the Horde Bash Update coming later this week.  

Greetings Fort Friends,

On Oct. 2 at 4:00 a.m. EDT the Survive the Storm event will be ending, so make sure you get those final runs in and grab that last Hydraulic weapon you’ve been chasing (Rocket Launcher pls).

But, what’s next?

The Horde Bash event, featuring...  

  • Pre-Built Forts
  • Hordes of Husks
  • Instant Co-op Action
  • And more!

New details on the Horde Bash Update coming later this week.  

When playing Fortnite we ask you to agree to the following code of conduct:

(TLDR: Respect other players and play fair -simple right?)
  1. Respect other players. Be graceful in victory and defeat. Discriminatory language, hate speech, threats, spam, and other forms of harassment or illegal behavior will not be tolerated.
  2. Play fairly and within the rules of the game. Don’t cheat, AFK, grief, exploit bugs and glitches, or impersonate others.
  3. Keep account information safe and private. Giving access to your account puts you at risk. Do not share your account information or the account information of others.
  4. Good luck and have fun!
If you see players not respecting the Fortnite code, please reach out to us by contacting player support . We will investigate all feedback and take action if or when necessary.

The Fortnite Code of Conduct is not final and will change over time, so check back regularly to stay up to date.

“But, I didn’t know…” is not a valid excuse. We’re all here to have fun and enjoy the game!
When playing Fortnite we ask you to agree to the following code of conduct:

(TLDR: Respect other players and play fair -simple right?)
  1. Respect other players. Be graceful in victory and defeat. Discriminatory language, hate speech, threats, spam, and other forms of harassment or illegal behavior will not be tolerated.
  2. Play fairly and within the rules of the game. Don’t cheat, AFK, grief, exploit bugs and glitches, or impersonate others.
  3. Keep account information safe and private. Giving access to your account puts you at risk. Do not share your account information or the account information of others.
  4. Good luck and have fun!
If you see players not respecting the Fortnite code, please reach out to us by contacting player support . We will investigate all feedback and take action if or when necessary.

The Fortnite Code of Conduct is not final and will change over time, so check back regularly to stay up to date.

“But, I didn’t know…” is not a valid excuse. We’re all here to have fun and enjoy the game!

Flak: Hi Stephen! How long have you been playing Fortnite?

Stephen: I've been playing since the Founder’s release.

F: What made you decide to start playing?

S: I loved the idea of the game. A zombie game with a large loot system and the freedom to create your own structures is amazing.

F: What made you decide to start a Fortnite Facebook Group?

S: I admin other gaming communities and noticed at the time there wasn't a multi platform one for Fortnite after finding multiple posts hyping the game. So, I decided to start one for those people inquiring about the game.

F: Could you tell us a little about the group?

S: We are a group where people on all platforms can get together and discuss Fortnite related content, trade materials, exchange strategies, and find other members to play with.

F: Do you have any secrets you'd like to share about Fortnite that could help new players?

S: Invest in a good melee weapon and make the radar towers. Earlier levels ammo could present an issue and having a melee weapon on hand could prove invaluable when ammo is scarce. Radar towers are a good way to learn how to make different shapes and can help you when making your own bases.

F: Wood, stone or metal?

S: I prefer a mix of all three. Metal for walls as they are the most durable, stone for supports and rooftops, and wood for flooring and staircases inside of your base.

F: Which weapon do you use the most and why?

S: Dragonfly. Its an amazing sniper rifle that will effectively one-shot smaller enemies and make short work of some of the larger ones. The fact it doesn't have a scope and it has a good rate of fire makes it a good all purpose primary weapon.

Don’t forget to check out the Fortnite Community Facebook group for Fortnite fans to find tips, tricks, people to group with and more!

 

Flak: Hi Stephen! How long have you been playing Fortnite?

Stephen: I've been playing since the Founder’s release.

F: What made you decide to start playing?

S: I loved the idea of the game. A zombie game with a large loot system and the freedom to create your own structures is amazing.

F: What made you decide to start a Fortnite Facebook Group?

S: I admin other gaming communities and noticed at the time there wasn't a multi platform one for Fortnite after finding multiple posts hyping the game. So, I decided to start one for those people inquiring about the game.

F: Could you tell us a little about the group?

S: We are a group where people on all platforms can get together and discuss Fortnite related content, trade materials, exchange strategies, and find other members to play with.

F: Do you have any secrets you'd like to share about Fortnite that could help new players?

S: Invest in a good melee weapon and make the radar towers. Earlier levels ammo could present an issue and having a melee weapon on hand could prove invaluable when ammo is scarce. Radar towers are a good way to learn how to make different shapes and can help you when making your own bases.

F: Wood, stone or metal?

S: I prefer a mix of all three. Metal for walls as they are the most durable, stone for supports and rooftops, and wood for flooring and staircases inside of your base.

F: Which weapon do you use the most and why?

S: Dragonfly. Its an amazing sniper rifle that will effectively one-shot smaller enemies and make short work of some of the larger ones. The fact it doesn't have a scope and it has a good rate of fire makes it a good all purpose primary weapon.

Don’t forget to check out the Fortnite Community Facebook group for Fortnite fans to find tips, tricks, people to group with and more!

 

Flak: Hi Stephen! How long have you been playing Fortnite?

Stephen: I've been playing since the Founder’s release.

F: What made you decide to start playing?

S: I loved the idea of the game. A zombie game with a large loot system and the freedom to create your own structures is amazing.

F: What made you decide to start a Fortnite Facebook Group?

S: I admin other gaming communities and noticed at the time there wasn't a multi platform one for Fortnite after finding multiple posts hyping the game. So, I decided to start one for those people inquiring about the game.

F: Could you tell us a little about the group?

S: We are a group where people on all platforms can get together and discuss Fortnite related content, trade materials, exchange strategies, and find other members to play with.

F: Do you have any secrets you'd like to share about Fortnite that could help new players?

S: Invest in a good melee weapon and make the radar towers. Earlier levels ammo could present an issue and having a melee weapon on hand could prove invaluable when ammo is scarce. Radar towers are a good way to learn how to make different shapes and can help you when making your own bases.

F: Wood, stone or metal?

S: I prefer a mix of all three. Metal for walls as they are the most durable, stone for supports and rooftops, and wood for flooring and staircases inside of your base.

F: Which weapon do you use the most and why?

S: Dragonfly. Its an amazing sniper rifle that will effectively one-shot smaller enemies and make short work of some of the larger ones. The fact it doesn't have a scope and it has a good rate of fire makes it a good all purpose primary weapon.

Don’t forget to check out the Fortnite Community Facebook group for Fortnite fans to find tips, tricks, people to group with and more!

 

Our v.1.5.3 release includes a number of bug fixes for high impact issues. We are still working on a number of other bugs, and hope to have these fixed as soon as possible. Expect more of these smaller patches in the near future!

Notes

Experiencing issues updating, logging in or crashing in Fortnite? Reach out to player support here!

A server side update released late last night that resolved a number of server crashes, causing players to crash shortly before completing a Survive the Storm mission.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a server crash that sometimes caused players to crash near the end of Survive the Storm missions.
    • This fix was deployed on August 31st.
  • Fixed a Supply Drop bug.
  • Fixed multiple server crash issues.
  • Fixed multiple out of memory issues.
  • Fixed an bug preventing players from completing  Evacuate the Shelter Storm Zones in Plankerton.
  • Corrected rewards for Retrieve the Data missions.
  • Xbox players, who have not linked their account to a Epic Games account, were previously unable to login when XBOX services were down.
    • Xbox players will now be able to login even when the Xbox service is down.
  • Clarified the popup message to players who are attempting to leave a Survive the Storm missions
    • “If your team votes to fight, leaving game early forfeits rewards.”
  • Fixed an issue which sometimes caused players to not receive mission rewards.
  • Fixed an issue with enemy health at higher levels.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some players from joining Global Chat.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented players from rejoining a Survival Mode match after being disconnected.
Our v.1.5.3 release includes a number of bug fixes for high impact issues. We are still working on a number of other bugs, and hope to have these fixed as soon as possible. Expect more of these smaller patches in the near future!

Notes

Experiencing issues updating, logging in or crashing in Fortnite? Reach out to player support here!

A server side update released late last night that resolved a number of server crashes, causing players to crash shortly before completing a Survive the Storm mission.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a server crash that sometimes caused players to crash near the end of Survive the Storm missions.
    • This fix was deployed on August 31st.
  • Fixed a Supply Drop bug.
  • Fixed multiple server crash issues.
  • Fixed multiple out of memory issues.
  • Fixed an issue in Plankerton where players were unable to complete Evacuate the Shelter Storm Zones.
  • Fixed an issue with rewards in Retrieve the Data missions
  • Xbox players, who have not linked their account to a Epic Games account, were previously unable to login when XBOX services were down.  
    • Xbox players will now be able to login even when the Xbox service is down.
  • Clarified the popup message to players who are attempting to leave Survive the Storm missions:  
    • “If your team votes to fight, leaving game early forfeits rewards.”
  • Fixed an issue with mission distribution in Twine Peaks.
  • Fixed an issue where players would not receive mission rewards.
  • Fixed an issue with enemy health at higher levels.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some players from joining Global Chat.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented players from rejoining a Survival Mode match after being disconnected.
Our v.1.5.3 release includes a number of bug fixes for high impact issues. We are still working on a number of other bugs, and hope to have these fixed as soon as possible. Expect more of these smaller patches in the near future!

Notes

Experiencing issues updating, logging in or crashing in Fortnite? Reach out to player support here!

A server side update released late last night that resolved a number of server crashes, causing players to crash shortly before completing a Survive the Storm mission.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a server crash that sometimes caused players to crash near the end of Survive the Storm missions.
    • This fix was deployed on August 31st.
  • Fixed a Supply Drop bug.
  • Fixed multiple server crash issues.
  • Fixed multiple out of memory issues.
  • Fixed an issue in Plankerton where players were unable to complete Evacuate the Shelter Storm Zones.
  • Fixed an issue with rewards in Retrieve the Data missions
  • Xbox players, who have not linked their account to a Epic Games account, were previously unable to login when XBOX services were down.  
    • Xbox players will now be able to login even when the Xbox service is down.
  • Clarified the popup message to players who are attempting to leave Survive the Storm missions:  
    • “If your team votes to fight, leaving game early forfeits rewards.”
  • Fixed an issue with mission distribution in Twine Peaks.
  • Fixed an issue where players would not receive mission rewards.
  • Fixed an issue with enemy health at higher levels.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented some players from joining Global Chat.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented players from rejoining a Survival Mode match after being disconnected.
See link for more details
Are you going to PAX West? Then come visit us at the Fortnite Booth #6508 (on the 6th floor) where members of the development and community team will be on-hand to chat with players. Throughout the day, we will randomly choose players to come and take a swing in our Llama Smashing booth! Winners could walk away with some Fortnite swag and other cool prizes. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone!

If you’re around in the early evening on Saturday, Sept. 2, we’ll be hosting a first-come-first-served Epic Games Community Meetup at Gameworks Seattle.

Come and join us for a fun filled evening on Sept. 2 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. People will be permitted to start lining up at 5:30 p.m. at the venue on 1511 7th Ave. Each guest will be provided with a game card to play in the arcade, and for those 21 and over, we’ll have drink tickets. The games and adult beverages are on us and food will be available for purchase from the Gameworks restaurant and bar. The Loft, a k a our “Home Base,” will be a place to hang out, meet other community members, and maybe even get a chance to chat with developers from Epic Games.

Gameworks is located between Pike St. and Pine St. For more information about the venue please visit the Gameworks website: http://www.gameworks.com/locations/seattle-washington.
Are you going to PAX West? Then come visit us at the Fortnite Booth #6508 (on the 6th floor) where members of the development and community team will be on-hand to chat with players. Throughout the day, we will randomly choose players to come and take a swing in our Llama Smashing booth! Winners could walk away with some Fortnite swag and other cool prizes. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone!

If you’re around in the early evening on Saturday, Sept. 2, we’ll be hosting a first-come-first-served Epic Games Community Meetup at Gameworks Seattle.

Come and join us for a fun filled evening on Sept. 2 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. People will be permitted to start lining up at 5:30 p.m. at the venue on 1511 7th Ave. Each guest will be provided with a game card to play in the arcade, and for those 21 and over, we’ll have drink tickets. The games and adult beverages are on us and food will be available for purchase from the Gameworks restaurant and bar. The Loft, a k a our “Home Base,” will be a place to hang out, meet other community members, and maybe even get a chance to chat with developers from Epic Games.

Gameworks is located between Pike St. and Pine St. For more information about the venue please visit the Gameworks website: http://www.gameworks.com/locations/seattle-washington.
Are you going to PAX West? Then come visit us at the Fortnite Booth #6508 (on the 6th floor) where members of the development and community team will be on-hand to chat with players. Throughout the day, we will randomly choose players to come and take a swing in our Llama Smashing booth! Winners could walk away with some Fortnite swag and other cool prizes. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone!

If you’re around in the early evening on Saturday, Sept. 2, we’ll be hosting a first-come-first-served Epic Games Community Meetup at Gameworks Seattle.

Come and join us for a fun filled evening on Sept. 2 between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. People will be permitted to start lining up at 5:30 p.m. at the venue on 1511 7th Ave. Each guest will be provided with a game card to play in the arcade, and for those 21 and over, we’ll have drink tickets. The games and adult beverages are on us and food will be available for purchase from the Gameworks restaurant and bar. The Loft, a k a our “Home Base,” will be a place to hang out, meet other community members, and maybe even get a chance to chat with developers from Epic Games.

Gameworks is located between Pike St. and Pine St. For more information about the venue please visit the Gameworks website: http://www.gameworks.com/locations/seattle-washington.

Experiencing issues updating, logging in or crashing in Fortnite? Reach out to player support here!

EA1.4.9 Release Notes

  • Fixed a client crash caused by in-game effects

  • Fixed a client crash caused by player’s profiles

Xbox One

  • Fixed an issue causing Home Sharing players to receive a "Purchase Check Failure" error when attempting to log in

    • This occurs while Microsoft services are experiencing limited availability

Experiencing issues updating, logging in or crashing in Fortnite? Reach out to player support here!

EA1.4.9 Release Notes

  • Fixed a client crash caused by in-game effects

  • Fixed a client crash caused by player’s profiles

Xbox One

  • Fixed an issue causing Home Sharing players to receive a "Purchase Check Failure" error when attempting to log in

    • This occurs while Microsoft services are experiencing limited availability

A big storm is about to roll through the world of Fortnite. Your mission … survive. The Survive The Storm update is coming on Tuesday, Aug. 29 and it includes the new Survive The Storm mode, special mutant Storms that pose unique challenges and rewards, new weapons, new heroes, new defenders and more! The threat is only here for a limited time, so be sure to try out Survive The Storm and grab some exclusive loot. It’s time to save your bacon!

Survive The Storm Mode
This limited-time mode will test even the most prepared Commander. Gather resources during the day while battling increasingly more difficult threats every night.

Mutant Storms
These limited-time Storms have modifiers like enraged husks or limited health. Survive these Storms and you can earn some special loot.

Hydraulic Weapon Set
Introducing the hydraulic weapon set. Scavenged from the industrial yards of Plankerton, and rebuilt into husk-destroying machines, these nine high-impact weapons can only be acquired by earning tickets as you complete mutant storms.

And More!
We’ve also got new heroes and defenders along with a host of performance enhancements and brand new art for the Canny Valley Outpost.

It’s all coming next week, if you can survive until then.

 

Experiencing issues updating, logging in or crashing in Fortnite? Reach out to player support here!

EA1.4.8 RELEASE NOTES

Bug Fixing

  • Fixed an end of match score bug that led to display of 0 XP gained. We’ve seen another issue causing 0 XP and are still investigating.
  • Fixed an issue where Xbox players were not shown a notice in the in-game client stating a new game patch was available
  • Fixed an AI-related server crash
  • Fixed an audio-related client crash
  • Corrected an issue caused by placing multiple defenders in a mission
  • Smoothed out hitching caused by placing a Level 30 BASE in a zone
  • Reduced the likelihood that players will experience sign-in errors during a Xbox Live service outage

 

Experiencing issues updating, logging in or crashing in Fortnite? Reach out to player support here!

EA1.4.8 RELEASE NOTES

Bug Fixing

  • Corrected a display issue causing the end of match scoreboard to sometimes not show the appropriate amount of XP gained
  • Fixed an issue where Xbox players were not shown a notice in the in-game client stating a new game patch was available
  • Fixed an AI-related server crash
  • Fixed an audio-related client crash
  • Corrected an issue caused by placing multiple defenders in a mission
  • Smoothed out hitching caused by placing a Level 30 BASE in a zone
  • Reduced the likelihood that players will experience sign-in errors during a Xbox Live service outage

This week we, chat with Fumiko, a Fortnite Veteran who has been slaying Husks since OT5. We asked Fortnite Executive Producer, Zak Phelps why he thought Fumiko would be a good choice for Player of the Week. He said, “Fumiko brings analytical depth and thoughtfulness to player experience and engagement. She also applies her analytical knowledge to player groups and gives feedback on improving group interaction. As a casual then dedicated player, Fumiko has given invaluable feedback on improving game mechanics across all types of players.”

Flak: Hi Danielle, what made you decide to start playing Fortnite?
Fumiko: My friend game me a key to the Alpha and I’ve never turned back.

Flak: Which hero class is your favorite?
Fumiko: Outlander

Flak: Why are they your favorite?
Fumiko: The speed combined with Keen Eyes and Anti-Material charge make this hero BEAST!

Flak: Which weapon do you use most and why?
Fumiko: Currently I’m using Founder’s Drumroll, Room Sweeper and the QuickShot with my Outlanders’ pistol perk.

Flak: What do you like most about Fortnite?
Fumiko: The community building combined with creativity of Fortnite is like no other game. It didn’t take long to meet new friends and I’m always trying to make more.

Flak: What is your favorite trap and why?
Fumiko: My favorite trap combination is the launch pad under a slant that shoots them out to floor spikes. This keeps them off the walls and brings the damage needed to take husks out!

Flak: Do you have a favorite Fortnite moment?
Fumiko: My favorite moments are always the ones that make me laugh! The first moment that comes to mind is when my friend was building a two gate. He put launch pad on top of one atlas, that launched him on to the second atlas, that also had a launch pad that threw him off the map. It was cray!

Flak: Can you share any secrets about Fortnite that will help new players?
Fumiko: Of course! Be careful not to upgrade your weapons too soon, you want to make sure the materials are easy to find. Pay close attention to your support bonuses they can make all the difference! And be on the look out for players that you enjoy playing with, friend them, it helps to have a good crew at the higher levels.

 

 

This week we, chat with Fumiko, a Fortnite Veteran who has been slaying Husks since OT5. We asked Fortnite Executive Producer, Zak Phelps why he thought Fumiko would be a good choice for Player of the Week. He said, “Fumiko brings analytical depth and thoughtfulness to player experience and engagement. She also applies her analytical knowledge to player groups and gives feedback on improving group interaction. As a casual then dedicated player, Fumiko has given invaluable feedback on improving game mechanics across all types of players.”

Flak: Hi Danielle, what made you decide to start playing Fortnite?
Fumiko: My friend game me a key to the Alpha and I’ve never turned back.

Flak: Which hero class is your favorite?
Fumiko: Outlander

Flak: Why are they your favorite?
Fumiko: The speed combined with Keen Eyes and Anti-Material charge make this hero BEAST!

Flak: Which weapon do you use most and why?
Fumiko: Currently I’m using Founder’s Drumroll, Room Sweeper and the QuickShot with my Outlanders’ pistol perk.

Flak: What do you like most about Fortnite?
Fumiko: The community building combined with creativity of Fortnite is like no other game. It didn’t take long to meet new friends and I’m always trying to make more.

Flak: What is your favorite trap and why?
Fumiko: My favorite trap combination is the launch pad under a slant that shoots them out to floor spikes. This keeps them off the walls and brings the damage needed to take husks out!

Flak: Do you have a favorite Fortnite moment?
Fumiko: My favorite moments are always the ones that make me laugh! The first moment that comes to mind is when my friend was building a two gate. He put launch pad on top of one atlas, that launched him on to the second atlas, that also had a launch pad that threw him off the map. It was cray!

Flak: Can you share any secrets about Fortnite that will help new players?
Fumiko: Of course! Be careful not to upgrade your weapons too soon, you want to make sure the materials are easy to find. Pay close attention to your support bonuses they can make all the difference! And be on the look out for players that you enjoy playing with, friend them, it helps to have a good crew at the higher levels.