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All currently known Fortnite bugs, glitches, and issues as of June 30th, 2019

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Below you can find a list of all current known issues in Fortnite’s Battle Royale, Creative, and Save The World modes as well as Mobile (iOS/Android) and Nintendo Switch-specific issues; according to Epic’s Trello board.

The purpose of this the Fortnite Trello board is to provide awareness of top community issues and their status. Listed on the board will be Epic’s highest priority issues that they are working to resolve in the next couple of releases.

Found a bug? Report it! Check out the Battle Royale bug reporting forums and Save the World bug reporting forums. You can also report bugs in-game via the Main Menu > Feedback > Report a Bug.

Battle Royale Top Issues

Players may not receive the Nana Cape despite meeting the requirements to do so.

Description: Players who complete Bunker Jonesy’s Collect 40 Fortbytes Challenge are unable to receive the Nana Cape, the reward for the challenge.

Discussion Thread: Reddit thread 1 Reddit thread 2

Platform: All

Work Around: None known.

JIRA: FORT-185230

Wraps appearing different from icon whe viewed in Locker

Description: Wraps viewed in the Locker can appear differently than their icon. This is a visual only issue and the Wrap still appears correctly when applied to a weapon/vehicle.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Work Around: None

JIRA: FORT-180705

Getting stuck under opponent-placed ramps.

Description: If on the ground and an opponent places a stair that goes above the player model, it can sometimes force a player to be stuck in the ground.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Work Around: None

JIRA: FORT-172831

Traps may remain after breaking the structure attached

Description: Traps may remain after breaking the structure attached

Discussion Thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/FortNiteBR/comments/bwxaxy/trap_eats_heavy_sniper_shot/?st=jwjc9zdf&sh=06695883

Platform: All

Work Around: None

JIRA: FORT-173131

Players can sometimes fall off ziplines immediately after getting on them.

Description: Players can sometimes fall off ziplines immediately after getting on them.

Discussion Thread: Reddit thread

Platform: PS4

Work Around: None known.

JIRA: FORT-178317

Lighting in v9.20 is darker than intended.

Description: We are currently investigating lighting in Fortnite being darker in v9.20 vs v9.10.

Discussion Thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/FortNiteBR/comments/bxrriq/v910_vs_v920_lighting/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app

Platform: All

Work Around: None

JIRA: FORT-182088

Some situations where the Chug Jug will complete its animation but not grant HP + Shield

Description: Some situations where even though the animation for the Chug Jug appears to finish, a player will not be granted the Health or Shield they should.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Work Around: Try not switching to a weapon to quickly after the Chug Jug animation completes.

JIRA: FORT-165417

Language swapping no longer instantly applies to most of the UI elements

Description: Changing Language in-game no longer instantly applies to most of the UI elements as it did before.

Discussion Thread: N/A

Platform: All

Work Around: Restart the game client to complete the language change.

JIRA: FORT-181242

Traps are sometimes invisible to players.

Description: Traps sometimes rise into structures’ ceilings and therefore cannot be seen by players.

Discussion Thread: Reddit thread

Platform: All

Work Around: None known.

JIRA: FORT-178205

Pick up Issues

Description: Players may experience issues picking up items

Discussion Thread: [Reddit] https://www.reddit.com/r/FortNiteBR/comments/c2oplk/new_glitch_with_the_recent_update_picking_up/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=ios_app

Platform: All

Work Around: None

JIRA: FORT-185670

Style challenges from past seasons appearing even though completed

Description: We�re currently investigating an issue with Style Challenges from previous and current Battle Passes, even though they are completed.

Update:: We’re working on a fix that will prevent this issue from occurring to any more players moving forward.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Work Around: None

JIRA:

Player models sometimes swap with another player’s model after a squad formation change.

Description: If a player swaps with another player from another group in a Large Party, the player who was swapped will sometimes have the first player’s model.

Discussion Thread: Reddit thread

Platform: All

Work Around: None known.

JIRA: FORT-180253

Muted/Muffled audio

Description: Audio sounds muted or muffled in the latest update. We will have a fix in an upcoming release.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Work Around: None at this time

JIRA: FORT-181883

Crashes on all platforms in all modes.

Description: We’re aware of an issue causing players to experience an increase in crashes on all platforms in all modes. We’re investigating this issue and will provide an update when it is fixed.

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: All

Work Around: None known.

JIRA: FORT-181539 FORT-181540 FORT-181321

Dark Vertex Back Bling – Make Good

Description: We are going to be granting all players who purchase the Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition Xbox One S Bundle a Dark Vertex Backbling in the near future.

The grant has been completed!

Discussion Thread: Reddit Thread

Platform: All

 

Creative Mode Top Issues

It is possible to load into an invisible island after entering the same island twice

Description: When returning to the Hub and changing Island, the rift will not have a loading period. Re-entering the rift will still bring the Player to an invisible island.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Workaround: Leaving match, or closing the Client, and joining a new server make the Islands available again.

JIRA: FORT-160841

Last collected collectible is not appearing in the next round

Description: When you run through a map more than one time during one session, there is a small chance that the final coin you have to collect wont appear. As you collect the 10th coin, the game ends, and that coin might be missing the next game.

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: All

Workaround: None known

JIRA: FORT-180296

Certain actions on a controller require double-tapping to perform

Description: When switching between combat mode and build mode, sometimes players are required to double tap a button to perform an action.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: Any with a controller

Work Around: Leave the match and reenter

JIRA: FORT-173274

Fog effect not working correctly

Description: Players will notice an inconsistency with the fog effect.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Workaround: Players could use the floor fog effect as a replacement

JIRA: FORT-166010

Creative maps changing direction when published

Description: There are reports that Creative maps are changing directions upon publishing. The mini map also changes, rotating 180 degrees.

Discussion Thread: Reddit thread 1 Reddit thread 2

Platform: All

Work Around: None

JIRA: FORT-181850

Terrain issues with Canyon island

Description: Part of the mountain textures are exposed, revealing a flat textured wall jutting from the side of the cliff.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Workaround: None at this time

JIRA: FORT-179644

Server ends when a game is completed after a storm has finished closing

Description: Creative servers close upon game completion if a storm created by the storm device closes.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Workaround: None

JIRA: FORT-181876

Previously placed Billboards are affected by changes to text wrapping.

Description: Changes to text wrapping in the latest patch have impacted text on previously placed billboards.

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: All

Workaround: None at this time

JIRA: FORT-180393

Creative Disconnects

Description: Equipping items from the Creative inventory may cause disconnects from Creative sessions.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Workaround: None at this time

JIRA: FORT-181551

It is difficult to interact with objects inside of the Barrier device

Description: it is at times difficult to interact with structures and objects in proximity of the Barrier device.

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: PC

Workaround: Place ‘Barrier’ device after interacting with objects.

JIRA: FORT-172498

Players get sent back to a previous checkpoint

Description: Players can sometimes be sent back to a previous checkpoint. This occurs when two players try to spawn on the same checkpoint spawn pad at the same time, or near the same time.

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: All

JIRA: FORT-175780

Using phase mode causing character to be stuck in a weird state

Description: Players may get stuck in phase mode or be unable to jump if they are not using default keybinds. We are checking into this issue

Discussion Thread: Reddit

Platform: All

Workaround: Use default keybinds until a fix is implemented

JIRA: FORT-169697

 

Save The World Top Issues

Epic rarity Gammatron 9000 will not upgrade to Legendary schematics

Description: The Epic rarity Gammatron 9000 will not upgrade to it’s Legendary variant when attempting to upgrade it.

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: All

Workaround: None

Jira: FORT-179723

Weapons given to defenders during ‘Wargames’ missions are not returned

Description: Weapons given to defenders during ‘Wargames’ missions are not returned after the mission is completed.

Discussion Thread: Reddit Thread

Platform: All

Workaround: None

Jira: FORT-178257

Plasmatron 9000 has a slower than intended fire rate

Description: Plasmatron 9000 may have an inconsistent/slower fire rate that may delay or prevent overheating.

Plasmatron may not have a consistent fire rate when holding down the fire button or rapidly tapping, adding fire rate alterations has the weapon overheat more consistently.

Discussion Thread: Reddit Thread

Platform: All

Workaround: None

JIRA: FORT-183782

Slow field border is extremely light around the edge

Description: Slow Fields visual is extremely bright around the edges.

Discussion Thread: Reddit Discussion

Platform: All

Workaround: None

Jira: FORT-182059

Husk power level does not scale correctly when starting a Wargames match

Description: Husks power levels are not scaling correctly when a Twine PL player plays down into Stonewood or Plankterton.

Discussion Thread: Reddit Discussion

Platform: All

Workaround: None

Jira: FORT-184088

Players may crash when freezing fire smashers

Description: Players may crash when using hero abilities or traps that freeze smashers.

Discussion Thread: Reddit Discussion

Platform: All

Workaround: Avoid using any hero abilities or traps that freeze.

Jira: FORT-185182

Trap durability isn’t restored after playing Endurance mode

Description: Trap durability and wall health isn’t properly restored after failing a SSD Endurance mission.

Discussion Thread: Reddit Discussion

Platform: All

Workaround: None

Jira: FORT-184729

Phase Siphon and Run and Stun perks are not functioning when Phase Shifting through enemies

Description: Outlanders using Phase Siphon or Run and Stun may not be impacting husks.

Discussion Thread: Reddit Thread

Platform: All

Workaround: None

Jira: FORT-181541

Player’s screen may sporadically zoom in and change in color when jumping into a rift.

Description: Players screen my zoom in and change colors when jumping into a rift. This issue may resolve it self after exiting the rift or it may continue to persist.

Discussion Thread: Reddit Thread

Platform: All

Workaround: None

Jira: FORT-178046

Defenders are unable to shoot with the Sci-Fi pistol / overheat mechanic.

Description: Defenders may be unable to shoot when given a Sci-fi pistol / weapon with the overheat mechanic. We’re aware and working to get this issue resolved.

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: All

Work Around: None

Jira: FORT-177380

Structures Health do not scale properly in SSDs and Wargames

Description: Wall health does not properly scale when doing Wargames and Storm Shield Defenses.

Discussion Thread: Reddit Discussion

Platform: All

Workaround: None

Jira: FORT-177296

 

Mobile Top Issues

Dedicated fire button does not function after anchoring Baller Grappler with tap to fire

Description: When using the Baller players may not have the function of the dedicated fire button when using tap to fire

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: Mobile

Workaround: Exit the vehicle or double tap the right side of the device screen

JIRA: FORT-167385

Audio

Description: Players are reporting various audio issues. Reports include audio being too loud, muffled, and no control over the volume.

Discussion Thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/FortNiteMobile/comments/c06fkl/v921_megathread_and_other_important_links/

Platform: Mobile

Workaround:

JIRA: FORT-183678 FORT-183682 FORT-183691

Chest in Neo Tilted is unopenable

Description: Player can not open chest

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: Mobile is affected the most but this can affect all platforms

Workaround: N/A

JIRA: FORT-177419

Graphic Settings

Description: Some devices have had there ingame graphic setting selection lowered while we work on crashes on those selected devices.

We’re are working with Apple on affected devices to address memory concerns with Fortnite on the new OS for iOS devices. We’ll update when we have more information.

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: Mobile

Workaround:

JIRA: FORT-171315

Nintendo Switch – Voice chat

Description: Voice chat may have issues depending on the device being used.

Discussion Thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/FortniteSwitch/comments/a9qd71/fortnite_switch_microphone_issues/

Platform: Switch

Workaround: None Known

Jira:

Nintendo Switch-Aim Assist functionality performs poorly with certain weapons

Description: Players have reportedAim Assist is performing poorly with certain weapons.

Discussion Thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/FortNiteBR/comments/bchetf/switch_issues_update/ekqsjfl/?utm_source=share&utm_medium=web2x

Platform: Switch

Workaround: None Known

Jira:

Virtual Keyboard not typing in login screen for Android

Description: Virtual keyboard for login screen isn’t populating text after typing.

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: Android

Workaround: The player will need to use the standard keyboard. In order to change your keyboard, you will need to go into your phone settings. For more information please see the following site to change your keyboard back to standard.

How to use the floating keyboard on Galaxy S9 and S9+ with Android Pie update?

Jira: FORT-160038

Controller L3 and R3 functionality

Description: Players who use a controller on iOS are currently not able to use L3 and R3 functionality. Apple has released an update to allow this functionality and we are working on including this feature for iOS. Some hardware is still limited in supporting L3 and R3.:

Discussion Thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/FortNiteMobile/comments/al1hfk/controller_support_megathread/

Platform: iOS

Workaround: None

Jira: FORT-145601

Letterboxing occurs on iPad

Description: New iPad Pros do not use the entire screen and have slight black borders.

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: iOS

Workaround: None Known

Jira: FORT-127434

Android Voice Chat

Description: Players are experiencing voice chat issues on the Android platform.

Discussion Thread: Internal

Platform: Mobile

Workaround:

JIRA: FORT-165561

FPS counter is not displayed ingame

Description: FPS counter is not displayed ingame only in the lobby.

Discussion Thread: https://www.reddit.com/r/FortNiteMobile/comments/bxmuuv/anyone_elses_fps_counter_appear_in_the_lobby_but/

Platform: Mobile

Workaround:

JIRA: FORT-179314

Editorial

Opinion: Ninja Battles is what we thought professional Fortnite would be

Ninja Battles has shown us that there’s a massive opportunity in invitational Fortnite tournaments.

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When competitive Fortnite was first announced, fans imagined Team Liquid going up against TSM and FaZe. Tfue and Cloakzy were battling Chap and 72hrs for the win. TSM boasted Myth, Daequan, and Hamlinz – three of the best players in the world at the time.

Those were the old days of competitive Fortnite, and they are way behind us. There’s been a massive changing of the guard, partially due to the open qualifiers for major tournaments.

These qualifiers were fantastic for unknown Fortnite players who have since grown their brand. Would people like UnknownxArmy or even Bugha have been invited to the World Cup if it was an invitational? We’re not sure.

IMG: Fortnite Twitter

From a viewership perspective, however, it can be difficult to keep track of the constant turnover in the competitive scene. The leaderboard might be filled with names you’ve never heard of in any given tournament. It’s a double-edged sword that leaves some longtime Fortnite viewers behind.

Now, we have Ninja Battles: an invitation-only tournament that also features some of the biggest names in the competitive scene. Sure, there were a few content creators thrown into the mix, but winning the tournament was no small feat. Many of the household names in competitive Fortnite took part in the event, and the prize pool was a large one for an online tournament.

Ninja Battles Week 1 was an unquestioned success. The best news coming out of the event is that we have five more weeks of competition. After one week, it’s already shown us the version of competitive Fortnite we expected to see, all along.

Of course, there was some controversy during the tournament. ZaxRow has been banned after his cuss-filled post-game interview, and Clix issued an apology after leaving early. On top of that, the lack of Arena Mode caused each game to end in a heal-off.

These pros have seen the error of their ways, however, and Ninja Battles will take place in Arena Mode going forward. Ninja stated that the tournament gave him “old competitive Fornite” vibes, and he was dead-on. This was what many of us wanted competitive Fortnite to be.

The participants, largely, loved their experience as well. Nearly every competitor praised the tournament on Twitter. There were no complaints, no in-game controversies, no accusations of teaming – nothing that’s been plaguing the mainstream competitive scene for over a year.

We have several more weeks of Ninja Battles to look forward to, but hopefully, it doesn’t end there. Ninja Battles has shown us that invitational tournaments might be the best format for Fortnite – at least from a viewership perspective.

The FNCS and all other Fortnite tournaments will have their place, but the true ceiling of competitive success may lie in private, invitational tournaments.

Let’s hope that organizers, teams, and companies take note of this success and support this version of the competitive scene going forward. If we get more of what we had last night, then competitive Fortnite has some massive potential.

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Clix apologizes for leaving Ninja Battles for a Fortnite Cash Cup

Clix apologizes for choosing the Fortnite Cash Cup over the in-progress Ninja Battles tournament.

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Ninja Battles showed us that invitational Fortnite tournaments might be more entertaining to watch than those with open qualifiers. It also proved that they can be just as toxic.

The professional Fortnite community is notoriously young, with the densest number of competitors in their teens. After Ninja Battles Week 1, we saw two high-profile pros issue apologies for their actions during the tournament.

The first to apologize was ZexRow, who has since been banned from future events due to his cuss-filled rant on Ninja’s stream. You can read more about that situation in our full article here.

Clix followed with an apology of his own. Was it for calling Ninja – the tournament organizer who put up his own money to host an event – “literally f**king dogs**t”? Not exactly.

Clix issued an apology for leaving the event early and leaving his teammates, BrookeAB and Furious, high and dry. He stated that he talked to the duo before the tournament and warned them that he’d be leaving. In his apology, Clix admitted that he “could’ve handled things better.”

Clix, whose team finished in 17th place, left before his final match to play the Duo Cash Cup with FaZe Sway. The pro made it seem like a no-brainer as to why he was leaving.

Clix released this apology a few hours after the event concluded, but it remains to be seen if he’ll receive an invite in the future. BrookeAB was the one who was invited from the squad, so Ninja could very well tell her not to invite him again.

There’s a lot of drama in the competitive Fortnite scene, even in a wholesome event like Ninja Battles. One thing’s for sure: this was one of the most entertaining Fortnite tournaments in recent memory.

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Epic nerf Fortnite aim assist on PC yet again

Epic Games have released another Fortnite aim assist nerf for PC players.

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Here we go again – another reported nerf to controller aim assist on PC in Fortnite. Will this one be enough to satisfy the keyboard and mouse (KBM) community? Will it be the final iteration of aim assist? Probably not, but let’s get into it.

This update flew under the radar for most players, as Epic didn’t officially announce this change to the public. Data miners reported on the change with the updated files, and pros began to test it out.

According to Hypex, the new values are as follows:

  • PullInnerStrengthHip -> from 0.6 to 0.45
  • PullOuterStrengthHip -> from 0.5 to 0.38
  • PullInnerStrengthAds -> from 0.7 to 0.52
  • PullOuterStrengthAds -> from 0.4 to 0.3

This seems to be a relatively substantial nerf, but we’ll have to wait and see what happens when controller players get their hands on the updated values. According to early reports, console players should be unaffected.

At some point, it seems like Epic are going to nerf aim assist on PC to the point where it will be more beneficial to use a console. This is a bit hyperbolic but could be a legitimate outcome.

We’ll keep you posted if and when professional controller players speak out on the aim assist topic. For now, not much has happened on that front – suggesting that little has changed.

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