Fortnite Update 18.20 is live for everyone now

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It's about one month since Fortnite Season 8 began, and now the second major update in the form of version 18.20 is here. The 18.10 update was huge, despite not making too many sweeping changes to the game.

It might be a huge update once again with 18.20 and now the wait is over.

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Latest - Patch Notes

You can check out the new content on Epic's website, but below are the 18.20 patch notes and bug fixes.

  • Fixed an issue involving players not being able to use a Fishing Rod while in the passenger seat of a Motorboat or in the back of an OG Bear truck.
  • Fixed an issue involving Battle Pass page unlock progress not always tracking correctly.
  • Fixed an issue involving Nintendo Switch players not being heard in voice chat by players on other consoles.

Download the Update Now & File Size

The Fortnite 18.20 update is now live. The update will be much smaller than 18.10, but there is still be some cool stuff.

Below are all the update download size details if you're jumping into the game to check it out.

Fortnite Update 18.20 Release Date & Time

The Fortnite Update 18.20 released on Tuesday, 12 October. Whenever an update is uploaded to staging servers, it's typically due the following Tuesday.


There was the usual server downtime alongside the patch. Servers went down at 09:00 BST / 04:00 EST / 01:00 PST. We usually get confirmation of this the night before the update takes place. The downtime can sometimes last anywhere up to 3 hours but last weeks update saw servers return after just 60 minutes.

Fortnitemares Content

Some brand new Fortnitemares content and skins are likely to be added during update 18.20. New skins are being teased using Tarot cards and one of these cards looks like it's teasing Rick Grimes from The Walking Dead.


This would be another huge collaboration for Fortnite and could also be hinting at more than just one character. We can also see Negen's Bat and Michonne's Katana on the card!