Fortnite's developers have now confirmed that the v14.30 patch for PC, PS4, Xbox and Nintendo Switch is on the way and another Marvel hero is ready to join the Battle Royale. Here are the expected patch notes for this October 13 patch.
The Battle Royale island was taken hostage by superheroes during Season 4. We already had a good idea of what would happen in the third big update between Fortnite and Marvel on Tuesday. Here's everything we know about this v14.30 patch for Fortnite.
When will the Fortnite v14.30 patch be released ?
Epic Games has officially announced that maintenance for Fortnite v14.30 will begin on Tuesday, October 13. The downtime for this Fortnite update will start at 4 AM ET (08:00 UTC), count a couple of hours before the patch is officially available.
Captain Marvel joins the Battle Royale
Marvel superhero Carol Danvers, better known as Captain Marvel, is expected to join the Battle Royale with the patch v14.30.
Epic Games has yet to confirm her arrival, however several leaks and teasers have already been largely in that direction. There are leaks coming from Sizzyleaks, particle effects destroyed in the Battle Royale, and much more.
The main clues come from the code name of the next character "Cherry". This name is attached to a number of light effects that appear to be the residue of Captain Marvel's energy discharges. Obviously, it's not a Marvel hero named Cherry, but rather someone whose name starts with a C.
Most people think it's Captain Marvel. If this season 4 theme is centered on the Marvel universe and superheroes then everything suggests that she has its place in the game, she is one of the strongest heroes in the Marvel universe.
Concerning the traces that can be seen on the ground. Well, it all revolves around the character having a "Fireball" ability. This, again, corresponds to Captain Marvel's ability, because one of his greatest powers is to use fire explosions of energy from his hands.
Danvers also appeared in one of the multiple crossovers between Fortnite and Marvel in book.
We will keep you informed when the date of confirmation of his arrival is announced.
The return of Fortnitemares in 2020
It's October, so that means Halloween is coming ! This terrifying time of the year also means "Fortnitemares" in Fortnite and we should soon have confirmation of this.
The changes on the map for the Halloween event may not come directly with the release of the patch, but it is certain that dataminers will be able to dig deep to find information about it as soon as possible.
And it's already done ! Yes it is. Epic Games has seen 4 of its Fortnite skins packs leaked on the internet during the 14.30 patch. No official information has been released, but it can be assumed that they will arrive for the "Fortnitemares" Halloween event.
That skins packs may be coming in for the occasion. Indeed, the ShiinaBR dataminer has revealed several skins packs, without giving any information on price or release date.
Lately, Epic Games has been less inclined to add new content to Fortnite, perhaps with the biggest surprises for the end of the year and the holiday season. We're not only talking about Christmas, but also Halloween, which is fast approaching and is the occasion for many games to propose unique events with the traditional arrival of cosmetic elements related to fear : vampires, pumpkins...
Usually, the skins come out quite quickly after being entered in the game files. Moreover, 2 of the 4 packs seem clearly designed to celebrate Halloween: death masks, creepy dolls, demonic guilds... we are in the theme. As a result, everything suggests that these packs - or at least 2 out of the 4 - will be released on the occasion of Fortnitemares, the Halloween event of the Battle Royale.
All 4 Bundles of this patch pic.twitter.com/PAW34kC9bZ— ShiinaBR - Fortnite Leaks 🎃 (@ShiinaBR) October 13, 2020
The last pack is no longer a secret today, it should be of particular interest to Marvel fans, since it is nothing less than a Daredevil skin with its weapons and glider. The blind superhero joins the cast and strengthens the partnership between Epic Games and Marvel.
With these new skins, Fortnite players will be able to chain the Top 1 in style this year ! You can also found our Fortnitemares Hoodies if you want to be ready for the event.
Unlock Daredevil with the Marvel Knockout Super Series
Fortnite players will be able to get their hands on the new Daredevil skin before its release in the Shop by winning one of the Marvel Knockout Super Series of the v14.30 patch. These knockout cups will begin on Wednesday, October 14. There will be four of them throughout this new Marvel X Fortnite update.
"A new Marvel hero arrives in Fortnite and sets off a competition never seen before on the island."
🎉 Marvel Knockout Super Series🎉— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) October 12, 2020
→ 4 Tournaments
→ Marvel Knockout LTM
🏆 Early access to new Marvel outfits
⌛ Daredevil Cup Oct 14
Assemble your team of superheroes to participate in the Marvel Knockout Super Series which consists of four competitive cups based on the Marvel knockout game mode. These four cups will lead to a final tournament with $1,000,000 cash prize that will conclude the Marvel Knockout Super Series on November 21st. All players participating in all four cups will receive the exclusive Nexus War Glider.
Patch 14.30 news and bug fixes
The patch 14.30 fixes some bugs encountered in the game.
To begin with, Galactus’ growing presence is scrambling the loot machines. Combat Shotguns has been improved and are now more effective at all ranges!
- Audio of Last Forever Emote playing even with licensed audio muted.
- Hulk Smashers Pickaxe has the default dual Pickaxe animation.
- Difficulty editing Banner with a controller.
- Placing a map marker cancels movement.
- Inventory shuffling after respawning in Team Rumble.
- Grass is not removed when placing objects on the ground.
- Some players not granted items after first round in some team games.
More improvements and new features are coming soon during this month.