Fortnite

v6.01 Patch Notes

Stay Frosty,

A ‘cool’ trap debuts in Battle Royale and pummel those Husks with a new weapon in Save the World.

Chiller (Battle Royale)
Don't get cold feet! Freeze your foes and slide around for a quick getaway.


Playground Custom Options (Battle Royale)
More options have been added for you to play around with. Tweak starting health, gravity and more!

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Lead Sled Hammer (Save the World)
Knock those Husks into the ground with this new weapon.

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Known Issues

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Battle Royale

Limited Time Mode: Playground

Playground Custom Options
  • Added more options to Playground. Allowing you to change settings such as starting health, time of day, gravity, and more!

Weapons + Items

  • Chiller added. 
    • Common Trap.
    • Can be placed on floors, walls, or ceilings.
    • Drops in stacks of 3 in Treasure Chests, Supply Drops, Vending Machines, Supply Llamas, and floor loot.
    • Applies icy feet to friends or foes, causing them to slide around with low friction.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue that could cause vehicles to become uncontrollable.

Gameplay

  • Made improvements to the motion controls for the Switch to make it feel more accurate and responsive.
Bug Fixes
  • Removed a change that was inadvertently introduced in v6.01 which caused Bonesy to bark more than was intended.
  • Pets are now hidden along with your character when the camera is too close to you.
  • Toys now respect the streamer mode setting for player names in minigame messages.
  • Slightly increased the hitbox size on the Fancy Tomato to match its visual size.

Audio

  • The following adjustments have been made to Glider audio tells:
    • Muffled the audio if there isn’t a clear line of sight between you other gliding players.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue where incorrect audio would play when a teammate was eliminated.

UI

Bug Fixes
  • Added star ratings to the UI elements of all trap items.

Mobile

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where players occasionally couldn’t interact with items.

    • NOTE: This fix has been delayed as we continue testing and will be available in a future release.

Save The World

Heroes

Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue where Keep Out!!!’s damage area was smaller than intended.

Weapons + Items

  • Lead Sled Hammer added to the Weekly Store.
    • A fast-swinging hammer that gains speed with each hit.
    • Leap Attack: Heavy attack that jumps to the targeted foe and damages and knocks down nearby enemies.
    • Available Wednesday, October 3 at 8 PM ET until Wednesday, October 10 at 8 PM ET.
  • Obliterator Sniper Rifle added to the Weekly Store.
    • A slow firing Sniper Rifle with high base damage and a heavy kick.
    • Shots pierce through walls and husks alike, and can quickly obliterate structures.
    • Available Wednesday, October 3 at 8 PM ET until Wednesday, October 10 at 8 PM ET.
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed an issue where the Walloper Hammer sometimes wouldn’t do damage while using the Leap Attack.
  • Fixed an issue that could cause a hitch while using the Leap Attack with the Walloper Hammer.
  • Elemental visual effects on weapons are now hidden along with your character when the camera is too close to you.