Fortnite Update 20.40 Patch Notes, Downtime, Obi-Wan Launch, PlayStation V-bucks AND MORE | Games Entertainment

Fortnite developer Epic Games is preparing to release a 20.40 update for the PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X / S, Xbox One, PC, Android and Nintendo Switch. The new Fortnite update will be released in the UK on May 17, with a launch time of 9 a.m. BST. Of course, as a major upgrade, the new Fortnite upgrade will come with server downtime that is expected to take several hours.

Epic Games posted this news on Twitter and a brief announcement about what to expect.

Epic Tweeters: “Free up space to deal with! An update to version 20.40 is scheduled for May 17th. Downtime will begin at 4 p.m. morning ET and matchmaking will be turned off 30 minutes in advance.

According to Twitter, Epic Games will use the update to deepen the storyline of IO and The Seven.

The following tweet confirmed plans to release a shared V-bucks wallet, which means you can now use PlayStation V-bucks on other platforms.

Recent rumors suggest Epic Games will finally include Obi-Wan Kenobi in the game along with influencer Ali-A.

See the full list of Fortnite update 20.40 patch notes below.

Notes for the 20.40 Fortnite Update…

New features…

• Fortnite general wallet for V-bucks.

– V-Bucks purchased on PlayStation can be used on all platforms that support Fortnite Shared Wallet (PlayStation, Xbox, PC, Android and cloud games services).

General issues…

• Players do not receive toasts when playing at a party with another player

– Players will not receive social toast notifications when they join a match party with other players.

• Traps can sometimes not be set immediately

– Players may experience trapping problems when you press the “place” button or the key in quick succession.

Battle Royale Issues…

• Missing Anvil Rocket Launcher user interface

– The Anvil Rocket Launcher does not show that it locks into vehicles as intended. He still captures while shooting, but doesn’t show it.

Creative issues …

• Observers disappear when a player leaves the game

– We are aware of an issue that causes tracking devices to disappear when a player leaves the game

• Tracking device

– We are aware of an issue that prevents the Team Monitor from updating properly when it is used by multiple teams.

• Joining an ongoing creative game can block a new player until the end of the round

– Players may find that re-joining an ongoing creative game may result in a complete loss of functionality.

• Vending machine

– We are aware of an issue that is causing performance issues when using the vending machine in Creative Island.

Save the world from problems…

• Legendary privileges cannot be changed using Perk Recombobulator.

– As of the 20.30 upgrade, players have not been able to upgrade to change their legendary privileges in their schemes.

• Destroyed beds are not included in the assignment

– Two active task lines (Sleep on It from Blockbuster Questline and Destroy: Good Morning from Ventures) instruct players to destroy beds. Most beds are not included in the task when they are destroyed

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