Fortnite surprise update patch notes for Xbox, PS5 & PC

Hamza Khalid
Fortnite update patch

Epic Games introduced a surprise update to Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 6 on March 19, and here’s every new change that this patch has brought to the battle royale.

When Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 6 went live, it brought a plethora of exciting new content for players to enjoy, such as the map changes, wild animals to tame, and a feature for crafting weapons. Now, Epic Games have brought some more changes to the game.

Fans on the PC, Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, and Xbox consoles received a surprise in the form of a new update. It serves as a maintenance patch that is meant to get rid of bugs, and improve the players’ experience.

Fortnite Season 6

Fortnite Season 6 March 19 update patch

The new maintenance patch went live on March 19, 2021. You’ll be able to download the update after opening Fortnite or completing a current match.

Epic Games have confirmed that this patch will become available for Android users at a later date. Here are the official patch notes:

  • Missing textures in some galleries in Creative mode.
  • Unable to drop specific stacks of materials or ammo in Creative mode.

If you’ve placed any props with missing textures in Fortnite Creative islands, then they will need to be replaced now. There are also a few other bugs in Season 6 that have been scheduled to be fixed by the developers.

According to the Fortnite Trello board, some major issues that are being investigated are the missing Season 5 legacies, duplicate XP notifications in Legendary quests, and decreased visibility from inside the Storm.

One particularly irritating bug is plaguing the T-800 Terminator skin, as wearing the outfit will cause the arm and a leg to disappear. This is also on the Trello board, so we expect them to issue a fix for it soon.

The size of the update is approximately 1.5GB, so there could be various other bug fixes and updates that are in this maintenance patch. Once we learn what these are, we’ll be sure to update this page.

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