Fortnite’s v14.50 patch is already available on PC, Xbox One, PS4, and Nintendo Switch, preparing the game to be released on Microsoft and Xbox next-generation consoles while bringing Jetpack with support. Tony Stark’s assistant.
Fortnite Season 4 is all about superheroes, with characters like Dr. Doom and Stark residing on the island as they prepare for their battle against the wicked Galactus.
While Iron Man’s own development center has been transported to the island, it appears he’s using his workspace to help people on the island, making some adjustments to Jetpack and Offer them free to those looking for Victory Royale.
Jetpack is back
Fortnite fans haven̵7;t seen Jetpack since June 2018 when they were ported from the Battle Royale mode, but after some activity at Stark Industries the item is back and seems “new and improved. “.
How they are tweaked has yet to be confirmed, but it’s likely we’ll see them return in different variants as we did before, with some offering longer flight times depending depending on the rarity.
Jetpack’s return means players have plenty of ways to fly through the sky while spinning around the map, with Choppas still present on the island.
Fortnite for Xbox Series X & PS5
Along with the return of Jetpacks, Epic Games has used the v14.50 patch as a way to release some final preparatory steps for the game’s launch on Sony’s next-generation consoles, and Microsoft next week.
With “faster load times, animations and physics as well as 4K resolution at 60 FPS”, it all comes as part of the Xbox Series X and PS5 game upgrade process, players have can expect faster load times and improved graphics as they jump out of the Battle Bus.
Lachlan Icon Series skin
Australian YouTuber’s long-awaited Lachlan Power Skin Icon is finally making an appearance as part of this update, with this theme to be released on November 12, though he will be giving some Code early on November 8.
The cosmetic set will of course include his skin, but also comes with a pickaxe, back powder and emoji. Players can also earn it for free by participating in the Lachlan’s Pickaxe Frenzy tournament on November 7.
Fortnite v14.50 fixes
As always, Epic Games is working to fix some of the annoying bugs that have affected the game in recent times, using their official Trello boards to provide updates on their progress.
Epic has yet to update their Trello just to confirm what has certainly been fixed in this patch, but using the ‘Fixed in Next Game Update’ tag we have a good idea of what will happen. We will be sure to update this post with full fixes once the developers have confirmed them.
- Remember Basher animation problem.
- The gas cans are temporarily disabled
- Cozy Chomps and Ravage Outfits appeared as Ramirez.
- THWIP! Estate is not awarded.
- Baller movement is unnatural after exiting.
- There is no “Back to Center” option in the Creative Play server.
- The Group Size setting does not work correctly when an In Progress Join is set to Next Round Join.
- Nintendo Switch audio may be delayed or lose hours.
Buffs / Nerve
- Nerfed Tony Stark’s Repulsor Cannons tracking abilities
- Gasoline now explodes with less force
- Thor’s Sky Strike damage reduced from 80 to 60
- Wolverine Spin Slash damage reduced: Primary (65 to 45) Small (25 to 10)