The next patch for Fortnite is close at hand as Epic Games has officially released the v9.20 date and release time. Prepare to unleash the storm!
Fortnite constantly gets morphed and shifted by updates that Epic throws at it. The latest one is v9.20 and will hit Fortnite in the very near future.
Epic Games announced the official downtime for the patch via their social media platforms.
Fortnite v9.20 downtime announced
Patch v9.20 will be a main series patch with a significant amount data being moved around. This means that downtime will be required to apply the update to your game clients.
Epic released the official start time for the v9.20 downtime via Twitter on June 5th.
Harness the Storm 🌩️— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) June 5, 2019
The v9.20 update releases tomorrow, June 6. Downtime begins at 4 AM ET (0800UTC).
We don’t know much about v9.20 other than that the ‘Storm Flip’ item will be added to the game. The files for the new items have not been leaked. The only information about the item so far came in a News page update earlier in the week.
Another important note for the v9.20 patch was revealed by Epic along with the above announcement. All real money purchases (V-Bucks, Starter Packs, etc.) will unavailable for an hour.
Real money purchases will be unavailable 1 hour before downtime begins while we perform additional maintenance.— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) June 5, 2019
Additional maintenance could mean pretty much anything from upcoming new real money purchase options to simple back-end fixes. We don’t have in-depth information at this time, but we’re sure the patch notes tomorrow will reveal more.
Be sure to follow @FortniteINTEL on Twitter to ensure that you get the patch notes as soon as they are posted. In addition, we will release articles on any new mechanics, items, and more for v9.20. We’ll see you on the ‘Storm Flip’ side.