Over the past a number of weeks, gamers have gotten fairly used to Fortnite’s weekly updates hitting on Tuesday. Nonetheless, on Monday evening round eight p.m. ET, Epic tweeted that the sport’s latest replace, patch v4.2, could be delayed, “we’ve found a problem that’s going to delay the discharge of v4.2 … We’ll replace you as soon as now we have a extra correct time-frame.”
Initially set to launch on early this morning, Epic wasn’t in a position to decide to any form of schedule for when gamers may count on this latest patch. Fortunately, the reply got here just below 12 hours after the patch was initially set to go stay: Epic tweeted that patch v4.2 will probably be obtainable Wednesday, Might 16, with upkeep occurring on the common time: four a.m. ET.
A 24-hour delay isn’t too unhealthy, all issues thought of. It’s good to see that Epic was in a position to work out the difficulty with the patch so rapidly, no matter it might have been. Regardless of the temporary delay on the latest patch, the fan-favorite Thanos mode, Infinity Gauntlet, nonetheless ended on Monday as scheduled.
Whereas followers weren’t essentially indignant in regards to the delayed replace, a couple of took to Reddit to joke that the brand new Burst Rifle that will probably be added in patch v4.2 may endure the identical destiny because the jetpack — an merchandise introduced close to the launch of Fortnite Battle Royale that’s nonetheless by no means been launched.