Fortnite Fixes Latest Bugs in v8.4.1 Update – April 19 Patch Notes

Fortnite v8.41 Update - Patch Notes

Fortnite released one if it’s major updates, v8.4 on April 17, 2019. The patch including a new weapon “Infantry Rifle”, as well as a host of new content including the popular Air Royale limited time game mode. However, along with the v8.4 update came a some bugs that players were not too happy about. To fix the v8.4 bugs a patch was released v8.4.1 on April 19, 2019 to try and fix some of the issues.

Patch v8.4.1 went live on April 19, 2019 at 6:00 AM ET / 3:00 AM PST. Fortnite players are required to update their client to continue playing. The major bugs that players were experiencing being dropped to a lower division in arena, bushes not rendering, and extra buttons appearing on mobile devices that weren’t functioning buttons. Most of the issues and more have been resolved. Feel free to read the complete patch notes to see what has been resolved in the Fortnite v8.4.1 April 19, 2019 update.

Fortnite v8.4.1 April 19 Patch Notes

Battle Royale
Fixed the following issues:

  • Players were incorrectly being shown that they were being dropped to a lower Division in Arena.
    • This was a visual-only issue, players were not actually being moved to a lower Division and the correct Division for each player is now displayed in-game.
  • Blackheart’s beard was growing uncontrollably in the Deep Fried Food Fight LTM and would cover most of a player’s screen. He has visited a barber and his beard is back to its previous glory.
  • Bushes were not appearing in any game modes after playing a match in the Air Royale LTM.
  • Nameplate and ally indicators were missing from the UI in the Deep Fried Food Fight LTM.
  • Extra buttons on mobile devices weren’t functioning properly when quickly alternating between clicking dedicated weapon select and building buttons.

Creative Mode

  • Made stability improvements specific to Creative Mode.

Save the World
Fixed the following issues:

  • Fixed an issue that would cause players to constantly get kicked out of matches.
    • Note: This is currently only a PC fix. We will have a fix for console players early next week.

All Modes
Fixed the following issues:

  • Throwable items were not dealing damage if it was the last item consumed in a stack.
  • The countdown for the Item Shop was showing an incorrect time.

Are you experiencing an issue that’s not listed here? Let us know on any of our official social channels or by using the in-game Feedback feature found in Options.

  • How to use the in-game Feedback report system:
    • While in-game, open the Options menu
      • Navigate to the Feedback Button
        • Create a Bug report to provide us with logs of the issue

When reporting issues please include information such as:

  • Description of the issue
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