The Fortnight servers were down in the early hours of this morning in order for Patch 1.7.2 to be deployed.

The developers of Fortnight; Epic Games– have shared some the new EA 1.7.2 Patch Notes for the game, which explain some of the biggest changes.

You can read all about whats new in the world of Fortnight below.

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BATTLE ROYALE

GAMEPLAY

You can now switch between teammates while spectating.
Fixed an issue which caused enemy players to instantaneously appear once they emerged from behind an object.
This issue occurred frequently if shadows were disabled in the game options.
Fixed a bug which allowed players to jump indefinitely.
Fixed an issue which caused DBNO (Down, But Not Out) to trigger jump pads.
Fixed an issue which caused crosshair hit-markers to sometimes not show up.

WEAPONS

Medium Ammo stacks increased from 10 to 20.
Rocket Ammo spawn rate decreased by 25%.
Players no longer display their weapon while DBNO (Down, But Not Out.)

CONTROLS

Added a new sensitivity sliders for “Targeting Multiplier” and “Scoped Multiplier” to the Game Options.
Removed mouse smoothing.
Players can now tilt the camera higher and lower than before.

PERFORMANCE

Reduced the time it takes to load into the map from the matchmaking lobby.
General improvements to loading times and frame rate.

AUDIO

Increased the distance that building audio can be heard.

Fortnite Battle Royale

SAVE THE WORLD

GAMEPLAY

The maximum number of daily Mutant Storms that can be completed has been increased from 3 to 4.
Increased the number of possible Mutant Storms that can spawn.
Stonewood was 3 is now 5.
Plankerton was 3 is now 8.
Canny Valley was 3 is now 9.
Twine Peaks was 3 is now 10.
Adjusted the crafting requirements for the Trash Cannon:
Previous recipe:
3 Ore
12 Mechanical Parts
15 Blastpowder
New recipe:
10 Blastpowder
8 Mechanical Parts
2 Ore

HEROES

Players should no longer get stuck by the Shockwave ability animation if knocked back by the effect.
The “Going Commando” ability will now correctly deal damage from long distances.
Fixed an issue which caused the Raider Headhunter’s support bonus to be calculated incorrectly.
In most cases, this will decrease the support bonus you receive.

GENERAL

Fixed a number of client crashes.

PC/MAC ONLY

Fixed an issue which caused an “insert disk” message to appear for some users immediately after startup.

UI

Corrected text and symbols on the Inventor and Gadget cards.

KNOWN ISSUE

Players are occasionally shown different rewards on the Victory and Mission rewards screens.
For example: Players may be shown Level 5 loot on the Victory screen, and then shown an icon for Level 4 loot on the Mission Rewards screen. The player is actually receiving Level 5 loot.
The icon shown to players on the Mission Rewards screen is incorrect and will be fixed in a future patch.

Stay Tuned for more Fortnight news and updates in the future.

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