Fortnite servers for Battle Royale players are down right now as Epic Games begins to roll out the games latest PS4, Xbox One and PC update.

Although Battle Royale is offline first, this new patch includes changes for both Fortnite modes, including Save The World.

For Battle Royale players the big changes come from small tweaks to weapon aim assist, as well as consumable drop rates.

As with every patch there is obviously a long list of important bug fixes and performance improvements.

Interestingly Epic Games have also introduced “the second iteration of the inventory screen” (which you can see below) with changes made to help suit player bases using either a controller or keyboard and mouse.

This comes ahead of a new limited-time event mode which will be announced and showcased at The Game Awards on December 7.

Although that’s not today UK people, it’s early Friday morning when this announcement will be made. Incidentally, Fortnite are nominated for Best Multiplayer title of 2017 at the prestigious award ceremony.

Lastly, a special bonus has been revealed for Save The World players but only on Xbox One to celebrate the launch of Xbox One X.

However, these Xbox Exclusive heroes are granted to all players who have purchased a Founders Pack on Xbox and only after completing the quest “Loot Llamas”.

The heroes include:

• Soldier: Commando Renegade
• Constructor: Guardian Knox
• Ninja: Jade Assassin Sarah
• Outlander: Trailblazer Jess


The official Fortnite Battle Royale Patch Notes can be found below:


Decreased chance of getting Bandages from Treasure Chests and Supply Drops by 35%.
Reduced aim assist on controllers.
This should make it easier to lead targets with Sniper Rifles.
The updated aim assist system allows us to iterate easily. Let us know how you think we can improve aim assist.


Improved network priority for doors, which reduces the likelihood of seeing players run through a closed door.
Improved network priority for chests, which reduces the likelihood of them appearing to remain closed for a short time after opening them.
Players will no longer fall through the world if they are eliminated while jumping.
Gliders will no longer deploy if a player uses a Launch Pad in the DBNO state.
Player will no longer jitter while falling and skydiving.
Dancing no longer goes on cooldown if it fails to play.
Chests in attics no will longer spawn loot on roofs or outside walls.
Fixed an issue which caused players to sometimes survive fatal fall damage with 1 HP.
Fixed an issue causing teammates names to jitter.
Fixed an error message that players would sometimes receive when being invited to a BR match when they hadn’t completed the Save the World tutorial mission yet.

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