Fortnite V.16.40 Game Update Scheduled for Release Today

Game company Epic Games has announced that a new update for battle royale game Fortnite is scheduled for release today.


According to the developers, v16.40 game update will be released today, May 11. There will be a downtime for this update and it will start approximately 4:00 AM ET/ 8:00 UTC.

Here are the short patch notes for v16.40 game update:

  • Line ‘em up and knock ‘em down with the Exotic Marksman Six Shooter
  • New summer-themed additions in Creative
  • Catch a win in the next Wild Week starting May 13
  • As part of this update, we’ll be vaulting the Exotic shotgun The Dub

Fortnite is now available on PC, Android, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.