Fortnite update 12.41
Fortnite update 12.41

Following the Game’s Server downtime, Epic Games new Fortnite update for 21 April will be rolling out. Epic Games Fortnite Status Twitter account informed its followers that the game is offline in the morning.

At 7 am, this account updated its users, stating, that the servers were offline for maintenance. According to the account, “Downtime for v12.41 has begun. We’ll provide an update when downtime ends”. Hence, this is the reason why many players will be receiving a notification that reads Fortnite servers are not responding.

Unfortunately, it is not known when the Fortnite servers will be up, however, the game directs players to the server status website. Typically, these periods of server downtime do not take longer than about two hours.

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Today, on Tuesday, 21st April, a brand new update of Fortnite will be rolled out and it’s version 12.41. Generally, this would mean that the update is just a small content update for the game. Since this update is being prepared ahead of a big in-game live event for Travis Scott’s new concerts, possibly the update could be a bigger one.

Epic Games also informed players, “Leave yourself plenty of time to download the game depending on your connection speed so you’re ready for the Fortnite Travis Scott Event.” The same Twitter account reported that, “Hi, everybody. v12.41 is scheduled for Tuesday, April 21. Downtime begins at 2 AM ET (0600 UTC).”

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The main feature fans are patiently waiting to see is the new Travis Scott skin. This will most probably have new variants. More information regarding the Astronomical Challenges which are to be launched later this week. Furthermore, there will be a lot of bug fixes too.

Fortnite Patch Notes for April 21

We have made a list of bug fixes that you would expect to see in the new update. There is no guarantee that these will be 100% fixed, nonetheless, many updates have been marked as ‘fixed in next release’. Therefore, it is assumed that they are part of Epic Games agenda.

General Issues

Issue – Midas’ Golden Touch appearing in low resolution on weapon Wraps.
Description – Weapons affected by Midas’ Golden touch will appear to be in low resolution while equipped.

Battle Royale Issues

Issue – UI disappears if cancelling Ready Up while spectating.
Description – Players on controller may get stuck spectating with no UI if their “Ready Up” is cancelled.

Issue – “Block damage with a Kingsman” Challenge not tracking progress.
Description – Skye’s “Block damage with a Kingsman” Challenge may not track progress.

Issue – Local Challenges not appearing when entering new area.
Description – Local Challenges may not appear on-screen when players enter a new area.

Creative Issues

Issue – Double-clicking item in the Chest tab may cause the game to crash.
Description – A crash may occur after double-clicking on an item in the Chest tab.

Save the World Issues

Issue – Stormking Onslaught Projectiles are not functioning correctly.
Description – The Storm King’s Onslaught projectiles are not accurate and may home towards the ground when fired.

Issue – Players may become stuck in a previous Dungeons zone while their teammates are in the next one.
Description – Players may become stuck in a previous Dungeons zone while their teammates are in the next one.

Issue – Psylock’s pickaxe does not swing properly.
Description – Psylock’s pickaxe does not swing properly when used.

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