22 Jun 2021 12:17 PM +00:00

Here's What Fortnite Update 17.10 Contains

Fortnite update 17.10 is live and players are loving the changes so far but it hasn't been the smoothest rollout.

Here's what we know so far about the Fortnite update 17.10 patch notes.

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We have the official patch notes from Epic on Update 17.10. They're not hugely extensive and mostly tease in-game events like the Abductors taking players to the mothership.

Not long after the update rolled out, it was found that Believer Beach was completely missing from the map. This is believed to be a bug/glitch and not part of the Cosmic Summer event.

It also looks like the weekly challenges and alien artifact releases will be shifted to Thursdays at 3pm BST as opposed to the erratic released they're suffered from the last two weeks.

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Once these challenges and artifacts are live, we'll post the usual guides to help save you the hard work of going in blind.

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Fortnite Update 17.10 Is LIVE!

Get logged on to your preferred system and download the update which comes in at 2.13GB.

Due to the size of the update, it shouldn't be too much of a strain to download and fit on your hard drive.

The legend that is iFireMonkey has also put together a video looking at the content that has been added as part of Update 17.10

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17.10 Rolling Out

Downtime has now begun for 17.10, with information on it starting to come out.

It should be live on all platforms imminently and will add various new skins, emotes, and more to the game.

It will even get the game ready for the Cosmic Summer Event that's due to start later today.

Release Date - Start Time

Fortnite 17.10 will go live on Tuesday, June 22, and server downtime will run from 3:30am EST to 7am EST according to the current schedule.

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This downtime can be extended pending technical issues, but Epic Games is good about keeping to their promises here.

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Patch Notes

Fortnite 17.10 has no official patch notes just yet, and Epic typically don't release typical patch notes that detail each change. Instead, we'll learn about the new content from hints given out as the update approaches.

Here's what we know so far about what's coming in the Fortnite 17.10 update patch notes:

  • Arena season kickoff with a reset
  • A new way to get inside the Mothership
  • Removal of NPCs in Fortnite Competitive playlists
  • The arrival of the Cosmic Sumer Celebration event
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Fortnite Cosmic Summer Celebration Event Teased

The Thanos tournament has captivated Fortnite players leading up to the launch of the new 17.10 update, and another event is coming very soon!

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This new event is the Fortnite Cosmic Summer Celebration, and Epic sent out an invitation for the event with some info via Twitter.

All we know so far is that it will kick off at 9am EST on Tuesday, June 22, and will be at Believer Beach.

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