Fortnite Update 14.40: Release Date Confirmed, Patch Notes, Downtime Confirmed, Downtime, Fortnitemares 2020, Mythic Weapons, and More!

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Fortnite has rolled out tons of content for the Marvel-themed season.

Its most recent patch some new LTM's for casual players as well as balance changes around weapons. But this patch didn't include anything for the Fortnitemares 2020 event.

As it stands, we assume the next patch, Update 14.40, will kick off Fortnite's Halloween event.

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These detail the main content coming to the game and can be viewed down below thanks to Lucas7yoshi.

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Update 14.40 Confirmed!

The Fortnitemares Halloween event is looming.

We expect it will kick off with Update 14.40, which has been confirmed for 21 October.

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CONFIRMATION: Update 14.40 is coming, and Fortnitemares will soon begin!

According to the most recent announcement, downtime for the new update will begin at approximately 4am EST, which means the update will be live soon after!

Release Date

Typically, Epic has released patches every two weeks, as they no longer do weekly patches.

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This time however it seems we are back to weekly patches, as the newest Fornite update, Patch v14.40, will follow this format.

Patch Notes

By now, most of you are well aware that Epic does not like to release patch notes for whatever reason.

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Instead, we must rely on Epic Games creators to post the patch notes on Twitter the night before the update.

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Expect the notes to be revealed late the night before the update.

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StonewallTabor posted the following image the day the season released, as it was a part of the releases comics Marvel and Fortnite collaborated on.

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Fortnitemares 2020

We are all waiting for news on the annual Fortnitemares event from Epic.

We typically hear official news during the week of Halloween, which is when this update is set to release.

With a new patch, Update 14.40, coming soon - we are hoping it's finally time!

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Since the season is Marvel-themed we can suspect Epic has some cards up their sleeves.

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