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Epic Games Fortnite v11.40 update patch notes

Epic Games Fortnite v11.40 update patch notes

An introduction to the patch note of v11.40 is available. All the changes and new features contained in the update can be found in this article.

Epic Games Fortnite v11.40 update patch notes

After almost a month without a patch note, Fortnite was updated this Wednesday morning and Epic Games has published on its website several patch notes in due form for the Creative mode, Save the World and of course the Royal Battle mode.

It's this last part that interests us the most:

Patch Note

  • Introducing Sidegrading: the Heavy Assault Rifle returns.
  • In non-competitive playlists, you can now use Upgrade Machines to “Sidegrade” your Assault Rifle into a Heavy Assault Rifle.
Convert your Assault Rifle to a Heavy AR with the Upgrade Stations

Epic Games has just announced the release of their Fortnite 11.40 update. It includes a new feature at the Upgrade Stations: the sidegrading.

  • Reduced material costs for upgrading weapons at Upgrade Machines.
  • Added the following items to Battle Lab: Flint-Knock Pistol (Common and Uncommon), Shockwave Grenade, and Impulse Grenade
  • The iPad Pro (2018 release) now supports 120 FPS.
  • Clickable thumbstick buttons (L3 and R3) are now usable on supported iOS controllers.

Bug fixes

  • Players’ Star Wars Achievements have returned to the Legacy timeline.
  • Resolved an issue involving the “F” key not enabling proper movement after direction was remapped to it.
  • Resolved an issue involving editing quickly causing players to remain in Edit mode.
  • Falling into a Hideout no longer causes the Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle’s crosshairs to disappear.
  • Resolved an issue involving the “Visit different bus stops in a single match” Remedy vs. Toxin Challenge not tracking progress for some bus stops.
  • The Spectrum Contrail again changes colors while in motion.
  • Continued to make improvements regarding FPS drops and hitching on mobile devices.
  • Resolved an issue involving mobile players getting stuck in a loop on the Select Fire Mode screen.
  • Resolved an issue involving console players being unable to progress through the gifting process if they did not have Two-Factor Authentication enabled.
Guan Yu one of several new leaked skins in Fortnite patch notes 11.40

The deployment of Fortnite patch notes 11.40 has enabled dataminers around the world to discover new leaked Fortnite skins, such as the Guan Yu, which will be released in the coming weeks.

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