Fortnite Update 21.40: Release Date, Server Downtime & What to Expect

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A brand new Fortnite update for Season 3 is on its way with the 21.40 update set to bring about some changes to the battle royale as the fourth of an expected five patches scheduled for this season.

What changes can we expect in the 21.40 Fortnite update? Here is everything we know so far.

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LATEST - Fortnite X Dragon Ball Collab Confirmed for 21.40

After months of speculation, leaks and rumours, Fortnite has officially confirmed the Dragon Ball crossover as starting alongside the Fortnite Update on Tuesday.

*UPDATED* Fortnite Update 21.40 Release Date

According to various reliable Fortnite leakers and news sources, the Fortnite 21.40 update has now officially been added to Fortnite's staging servers, officially confirming our predicted date of Tuesday, 16th September 2022 as the day that the update will be added.


This update will likely see the final preparations for the reported Dragon Ball crossover set to happen around the release of the English release of a Dragon Ball movie on Friday, 19th August 2022 so expect a lot more news on that event.

We can expect the update to arrive at the usual time of 1 am PST / 4 am EST / 9 am BST.


Fortnite Update 21.40 Server Downtime.

There will be a period of server downtime between 2-4 hours for Fortnite when the 21.40 Fortnite update is added to the game. During this time, no players will be able to log into Fortnite at all. An additional 30 minutes of downtime before the update begins to ensure no players are in the game while the changes are being made.

What to Expect From the 21.40 Fortnite Update

Dragon Ball crossover expected in the next Fortnite Update.
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As mentioned previously, the one thing we can expect to see during the 21.40 Fortnite Update if the dates are to be believed is the massive Dragon Ball crossover with the game. The crossover event is expected to get its own feature on the main menu of Fortnite and come with its own challenges and outfits based on the popular anime.

the long-rumoured skating mechanic could also see its debut at this time, letting players glide across the map with ease and style.