v8.40.1 Resolved Issues

v8.40.1 Resolved Issues | Fortnite - zilliongamer

Epic Games has released the v8.40.1 client update on April 19 at 6AM ET ( 1000 UTC) to fix some issues that appeared after releasing the v8.40 update.

Battle Royale

Fixed the following issues:

  • Players were incorrectly being shown that they were being dropped to a lower division in Arena.
    • This was a visual-only issue,players were not actually being moved to a lower division and the correct division for each player is now displayed in-game.
  • Blackheart's beard was growing uncontrollably in the Deep Fired Food Fight LTM and would cover most of a player's screen.He has visited a barber and his beard is back to its previous glory.
  • Bushes were not appearing in any game modes after playing a match in the Air Royale LTM.
  • Nameplate and ally indicators were missing from the UI in the Deep Fired Food Fight LTM.
  • Extra buttons on mobile devices were not functioning properly when quickly alternating between clicking dedicated weapon select and building button.
  • Players were experiencing increased hitching toward the end of games. 

Creative Mode

  • Made stability improvements specific to Creative Mode.

Save the World

Fixed the following issues: 

  • Fixed an issue that would cause players to constantly get kicked out of matches.
    • Note: This is currently only a PC fix.Epic Game will have a fix for console players early next week.

All Modes

Fixed the following issues:

  • Throwable items were not dealing damage if it was the last item consumed in a stack.
  • The countdown for the item shop was showing an incorrect time.
  • Too much memory was being used while playing on PC.

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