v7.00 Patch Notes

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Fortnite New Season 7 arrives. New Creative mode, New Battle Pass, New Everything. 

Welcome to The Newest Season 7 in Fortnite Battle Royale Patch notes.

Fortnite Season 7 | Fortnite - zilliongamer

Fortnite new season 7 arrives as the Iceberg collides with the island. Discover new areas such as Frosty Flights, Polar Peak, and more! Uncover what's in the new Battle Pass, rule the skies with the new X-4 Stormwing plane, and change the style of some of your favorite weapons and items with Wraps.

Season 7 Trailer:

Check out Fortnite Season 7 trailer below. The 1:16 minutes that Fortnite player have been waiting is finally here.

News & Bug fixes:

News:

News in Fortnite Season 7 | Fortnite - zilliongamer

Weapons + Items

X-4 Stormwing Plane

Do a barrel roll! Control the skies alone or with your wingmen with the X-4 Stormwing!

X-4 Stormwing Planes | Fortnite - zilliongamer

  • 5 total seats.
    • Seats 4 passengers (on the wings) and a pilot.
  • Has a mounted machine gun. Be careful, it can overheat.
  • Players will go into the skydiving state when exiting the X-4 Stormwing.
  • Use the roll buttons for sharp turns.
    • Pressing both will fly upside down.
    • Double tapping roll buttons will do a barrel roll.
  • Can boost and airbrake for extra mobility.

Balloons

  • Balloons have been reworked so that while they are equipped, it is possible to use weapons and items.
  • Players can attach up to 3 Balloons to their back, lifting off the ground when the 3rd balloon is attached.
  • Press jump while in the air to release Balloons one at a time.
  • Reduced stack size from 20 to 10.

Scoped AR and Thermal AR

Vaulted Items

  • Note: Each new season gives us an opportunity to evaluate the current item rotation. Our goal is to have a reasonable number of items to learn, while avoiding duplicates or overlapping functionality. Based on recent (and upcoming) item additions, we've selected the following for vaulting.
    • Shadow Stones
    • Port-a-Fort
    • Chiller
    • Clinger
    • Double Barrel Shotgun
    • Shockwave Grenade

Gameplay

  • Map Updated
    • New Biome: Iceberg
    • New Location: Frosty Flights
    • New Location: Polar Peak
    • New Location: Happy Hamlet
    • Other unamed Points of Interest have also appeared across the island.
    • Icy Surfaces can be found in Snowy areas.
      • Player will slide on the certain frozen surfaces.
    • Ziplines can be found around the Iceberg and near Expedition Outposts.
      • Latch on and zip from one end to the other.
      • Aim, fire, or use items all while oveniently traveling on Ziplines.
    • Minimap updated.
  • Increased the chance of final circles ending on the outer edges of the map.

Events

New Tournament

  • Explorer Pop-Up Cup
    • Material cap set to 700/500/300 for Wood/Stone/Metal.
    • Players receive 100/50/50 for Wood/Stone/Metal on elimination.
    • Resource rate increased by 40%
    • +50 effective health on elimination.
    • Safezone Changes
      • Increased chances of Supply Drops in later circles.
      • Circle now travels twice as far but take twice as long to close.
  • Some tournaments will now feature a limit on the number of matches that can be played during an event session.

Performance

  • Optimized spawning pickups when a player eliminated.
  • Optimized the performance of the Dynamite fuse.
  • Switch audio performance improvements - failing sounds no longer hitch.
  • Minor Switch rendering optimizations to help general framerate.

Audio

  • Reduced the volume of bullet and pickaxe impact audio on the starting island.
  • Added a hit notification audio cue when a vehicle your're riding in recieves damage.

Ui

  • The Calamity, Dire, Ragnarok, and Drift Challenges have been moved to a new section at the bottom of the Challenges tab
  • Added filtering and updated the layout of the Locker.
  • Vehicle Damage Numbers have been added!
    • Vehicles now have a unique damage number pop color and show damage numbers.
  • Polished the Store layout to support a larger number of tiles without needing to scroll.
  • Minor updated to the player feedback UI to add reporting categories and a list of other players in the current tor last-played match.

Mobile

  • 60 FPS enabled on the iPad Pro 2018.
  • 4x MSAA Anti-Aliasing turned back on for IOS.
  • Improved performance on all Glaxy Note 9 devices as well as the North American variant of the Galaxy S9 Plus.
  • Added support for the Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018).

Bug Fixes:

Fortnite Version 7.00 Bug Fixes | Fortnite - zilliongamer

Gameplay

  • Fixed a bug causing weapon impact effects to play when shooting friendly players, even though no damage was being dealt.

Events

  • Fixed an issue which prevented players from receiving elimination rewards if a player they downed was eliminated by the Down-But-Not-Out timer ending or if their team was fully eliminated.

Audio

  • Fixed an issue that would cause in-air glider audio to continue playing when eliminating a gliding player.
  • Fixed an issue that  would cause vehicle audio loops to get stuck on.
  • Fixed "cracking" audio head on Mobile/Switch when shooting weapons or emoting.

Ui

  • Fixed Battle Pass information from being displayed in the lobby tab for players that have not purchase a Battle Pass.
  • Fixed the header entry in the daily Challenges screen to work correctly when clicked.
  • Moved the Nvidia Highlights button to the top right of the Battle Royale lobby to avoid conflicts with chat click zone.
  • Fixed an issue where the Two Factor Authentication screen could sometimes cause input to become unresponsive.

Replay

  • Nameplates will no longer sit above other HUD elements, such as the map.

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the black border on the iPad Pro 2018.
  • Fixed graphics settings on previous supported iPad Pro models.
  • Fixed incorrect quality settings for iPad 6th Generation.
  • Fixed occasional shadow flickerings in the game lobby.