Below, we've got everything you need to know about what to expect from the update, focusing on the file download size of the patch.
Fortnite Update 16.40 Patch Download Size
Below are the file sizes for the 16.40 update on all platforms. If we're missing any figures, we'll try to get them as soon as possible.
- PS5 - 2.091 GB
- PS4 - 3.2 GB
- Xbox - 2.5 GB
- Switch - 2.4 GB
- PC - 1.37 GB
- Mobile - TBA
You will need to download it and wait for the downtime to be over before you can actually jump in to see what it new.
Talking of what is new, below is Epic's version of the patch notes for update 16.40. They're pretty vague, but they're the best we're going to get.
- Line ‘em up and knock ‘em down with the Exotic Marksman Six Shooter
- New summer-themed additions in Creative
- Catch a win in the next Wild Week starting May 13
We'll let you know what other new features arrive once we've got into the game for ourselves.
There will likely be some more new weapons to find, some new skins, and some different NPCs roaming the map.
Fortnite's 16.40 patch went live at 4am ET/9am BST on May 11.
The downtime began 30 minutes before that and should run for no longer than one hour after the update goes live.
Keep checking the servers after you've downloaded the update and you should be able to get in.
Once we can confirm that the downtime is over, we'll be sure to let you know.