Fortnite iOS, Android update patch notes: Surprise maintenance release fixes BIG problem

Fortnite iOS, Android update patch notes: Surprise maintenance release fixes BIG problem

Fortnite developer Epic Games has released a brand new update for Battle Royale.

The new Fortnite update is only available on iOS and Android devices, where it can be downloaded right now.

According to the Fortnite update patch notes, the new release addresses a big problem with game crashes and stability.

The news was announced by Epic Games on Twitter: “We’ve released a maintenance patch on iOS and Android to address stability and the HUD sometimes disappearing after exiting a vehicle.

“On iOS, this patch addresses the issue involving an increase in crashes on iPhone 11 devices.”

Elsewhere, the update fixes a problem with the Vix and Aquaman Outfits on iOS and Mac.

“This patch also addresses the iOS/Mac issue involving parts of the Vix and Aquaman Outfits appearing untextured grey,” Epic continues.

“We’ll provide an update when this issue is resolved on Mac.”

The update lands just hours before the premiere of Tiger Shark King within Party Royale.

Episode one of Tiger Shark King will premiere in Party Royale on August 10 at 7pm UK time.

The news was announced in an Epic post online: “Before Tiger Shark King premieres during Shark Week on August 14 on Discovery Channel, catch an exclusive early premiere in Fortnite starting Monday, August 10 at 2 PM ET!”

And don’t worry if you miss the episode at 7pm, because Tiger Shark King will be re-broadcast on the hour, every hour, for the next 24 hours.

“Ready to witness shark-infested waters? Dive down to Party Royale’s Big Screen and watch as Dr. Austin Gallagher uncovers the mystery of a 14-foot tiger shark’s attacker.

“It could be an unknown species of mega-shark — or even a cannibalistic tiger shark…Looking for more ways to celebrate the return of Shark Week?”

The Shark Week celebrations continue with special items in the Fortnite item shop.

This includes the  Cozy and Comfy Chomps Outfits, Sharky Slappers Pickaxe, and Sail Shark Glider.

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