Fortnite Season 8’s latest update is here with the 18.21 patch notes, bringing the new Cube Town POI, a new Ariana Grande skin, a Ghostbusters collab, and new Fortnitemares Quests. Here’s everything included in Fortnite v18.21.
As Fortnite Season 8 rolls on, Epic Games have released another exciting content drop with the 18.21 update patch notes. This brings the highly-anticipated Cube Town POI, a new Ariana Grande skin and NPC, and more updates to 2021’s Fortnitemares Halloween event.
Here’s everything you need to know about Fortnite Season 8’s 18.21 update patch notes.
Fortnite 18.21 update down time
Fortnite entered downtime for the 18.21 update on October 19 at 12:30 AM PT / 3:30 AM ET / 8:30 AM BST.
Fortnite’s servers are now live again, so you can dive into all the content the 18.21 update has to offer.
Fortnite 18.21 update patch notes
New Fortnite Cube Town POI
It’s long been leaked that the new Cube Town POI will arrive in Fortnite, it’s now arrived with the 18.21 update. All of Season 8’s Cubes have now converged in the center of the island and reportedly formed a brand-new POI.
The center of the map has now been renamed ‘The Convergence’ and will have arrived after downtime ends.
New Fortnite Ariana Grande skin and NPC
Dataminers have discovered that Ariana Grande will return to Fortnite with the brand-new Spacefarer Ariana Grande. And to top it off, she’ll arrive on the map as an NPC along with her own Punchcard Quests.
For completing her Monster Hunter Questline, players will unlock the All-Weather Extractor Pickaxe (Dark Style), and Fortnite Crew subscribers will also get the Brite Style.
Fortnitemares Horde Rush, Quests & rewards
Halloween draws nearer, so plenty of games are celebrating the season with spooky events. The 18.21 update has reportedly brought the Fortnitemares Quests and rewards that players can start completing and earning.
These Quests will be alongside the Punchcards, offering players a ton of Halloween-themed goodies such as the Raven’s Curse Spray, the Midnight Showdown Loading Screen, and Wrathful Breakout Contrail.
Also, Horde Rush returns as part of the update! This round-based mode tasks players with surviving increasingly difficult waves of Cube Monsters, and there will be challenges and rewards for the mode.
Fortnite Season 8 Ghostbusters: Afterlife collaboration
The latest Ghostbusters movie will hit cinemas soon, and as is usual for Fortnite, there will be a collaboration as part of Fortnitemares.
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There will reportedly be Ghostbusters challenges and rewards, such as the No Ghost Backbling, to earn alongside the Fortnitemares Quests and Ariana Grande punchcard.
Fortnite 18.21 major bug fixes
There’s only one major bug fix for the 18.21 update, where Shotguns have returned to Team Rumble after being disabled.
- Fixed an issue that caused us to disable Shotguns in Team Rumble. Shotguns are now re-enabled in the mode.
And that’s everything we know about Fortnite’s 18.21 update! Stay tuned to Charlie INTEL for all further Season 8 news.
For more Fortnite, you can check out the Dune skins and cosmetics that are set to arrive in the store soon.
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