Fortnite Update v14.50 Patch Notes: Downtime Over, Jetpacks, Next-Gen Updates, Lachlan's Pickaxe Frenzy and More!

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Things had gone quiet on the Fortnite front, despite the successes of this season's Marvel theme.

There is plenty for you to get stuck into as we approach the launch of Next Gen Fortnite!

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Here is all the new content!

Latest News - v14.50 Downtime Over!

If you tried to jump on the Battle Bus over the last couple of hours you would've been left disappointed, as the servers were down in preparation for v14.50.

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Well, it's time to get back online, as the downtime has finished and the Battle Bus is ready for you once more!

The same can now be said for PS4 players, after their extended downtime came to an end after Fortnite fixed the problems preventing v14.50 from launching on the Sony console!


Patch Notes

The night before the update, Epic sent out another round of creator patch notes at around 10:00 pm EST.

These detail the main content coming to the game and can be viewed down below thanks to claystehling!

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Jet Packs


It appears Jet Packs are back within Fortnite, Epic has noted the following:

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We saw a lot of skybase attempts crumble during Fortnitemares, and Stark Industries has a solution. Blast off with a new and improved Jet packs, found throughout the island!

Poggies Moment

For those who do not know, content creator Lachlan is getting his own skin!

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You can also partake in his in-game event this week, called Lachlan's Pickaxe Frenzy.

Lachlan Fortnite Skin Coming Soon – Icon Series Tournament
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XP Xtravaganza


Squad up! New bonus challenges are arriving this week that'll put your crew's skills to the test. Got your eye on a shiny foil style? Finish out your battle pass with these party-wide XP challenges and fight Galactus in mint condition.

Let us know what you are most excited about from this patch!

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