27 Jul 2021 8:21 AM +00:00

The Fortnite 17.21 Update is now live in-game

The Fortnite 17.21 update has arrived and players can jump in to try out its new content in just a few minutes.

With Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 7 reviving the game a bit, it's going to be pretty exciting.

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Here's everything you need to know about Fortnite 17.21 as we count down to it going live.

Latest - 17.21 Downtime Has Begun

Downtime for Fortnite 17.21 has begun and it shouldn't last too long.

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Fortnite 17.20 will have been the bigger update, but it seems like 17.21 is setting things you for exciting events coming up.

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As you can see below, players are spotting a countdown appearing in game, with it ending in 10 days. What it is counting down too, we're not sure, but hopefully it is the rumoured Ariana Grande concert.

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Fortnite 17.21 Release Time

The new Fortnite 17.21 update will go live after a period of downtime beginning at 4am EST / 9am BST.

During this time services will be down for a period of time before returning with the update ready to go.

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Patch Notes

Epic Games never give full patch notes for Fortnite updates before launch. Epic does, however, sometimes give some hints at the biggest new features.

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IT'S A BIRD...IT'S A PLANE: Epic Games have yet to reveal what good things could be coming in Fortnite 17.21

For Fortnite 17.21, no such hints or patch notes have been given just yet, but stay tuned and we'll update with the latest information as it arrives.

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File Size

Fortnite 17.21's file size is still be revealed, here's what we know so far:

  • Nintendo Switch - TBA
  • PC - 332 MB
  • PS4 - TBA
  • PS5 - TBA
  • Xbox One - TBA
  • Xbox Series X/S - TBA