Epic Games have released their version of the v11.40 Fortnite update patch notes that went live recently.

The last major Fortnite update was v11.30 which was released more than a month ago. Epic announced that the v11.40 update would be coming today with downtime starting at 4 am ET (9 am UTC).

Server downtime for the update has ended and Epic Games have released their version of the patch notes for today’s update which you can check out below:

Heavy Assault Rifle
Heavy Assault Rifle
  • 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.
  • Reduced material costs for upgrading weapons at Upgrade Machines.
  • Added the following items to Battle Lab:
    • Flint-Knock Pistol (Common and Uncommon)
    • Shockwave Grenade
    • Impulse Grenade
  • The iPad Pro (2018 release) now supports 120 FPS.
  • Clickable thumbstick buttons (L3 and R3) are now usable on supported iOS controllers.
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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.
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Thanks, Fortnite Insider, for all the news!
Epic, really couldn’t fix the friends list, continuous, scrolling to the top? SMH!


Wtf more improvement for iPad players 120Hz? Really? Im owned Razer Phone with support 120Hz and dont turn on for me? THX EPIC For stfu boost iPad players and declared android players GG EPIC GG….


No Android device is as strong as recent iPads and iPhones so don’t daydream.




Apple sucks.