Fortnite 12.30 update April 8 patch notes – Doomsday event, Bug fixes & more

Fortnite Battle Royale is about to receive a new update today. The latest update is coming with version 12.30 and it is expected to bring a lot of bug fixes & enhancements for the game. During the update, matchmaking will be disabled.

Downtime for the update 12.30 will kick off at 2 am ET. The upcoming patch will layout the way for the rumored Doomsday event. We have already observed a few changes on the map, as five mysterious hatches can be seen around the agency.

FortTory, one of the most prominent Fortnite leaker, has also leaked some stuff related to the Doomsday event. These leaks include a Doomsday Hatch, a Doomsday Door, and Doomsday Device.

Apart from this Fortnite 12.30 update will also fix some lingering issues in the game. Week 7 Deadpool Challenges not appearing for some players issue is expected to fix with this update. You can check below all the fixes which will arrive with this update & has been mentioned on the Fortnite official Trello board

Confirmed Fixes

  • Crash when changing styles for cosmetics in the Locker (already fixed in previous patches for PC, Android and iOS)
  • Codaxe Pickaxe disabled
  • Low Quality PlayStation 4 Map Textures

Other Noted Bugs on Trello


  • Controllers may not vibrate when the player takes damage
  • Midas’ Golden Touch does not change items gold
  • Reports of FPS drops since v12.00

Battle Royale

  • Week 7 Deadpool Challenges not appearing for some players
  • Grenade temporarily disabled
  • Party Assist for Missions temporarily unavailable
  • Unable to Matchmake when Splitscreen’d
  • Split Screen: Game freezes when leaving the party
  • Unintentional Carry or Shakedown on controller
  • Difficulty picking up items with the Use button
  • Replays not saving
  • Hit Indicators showing wrong direction
  • Increase in Sniper Rifle projectile discrepancies
  • Buildings and structures may appear in low detail
  • “Pull a player or Henchman with a Harpoon Gun” Challenge not working with Henchmen
  • Visualized Audio pulses icons instead of being solid

Creative Mode

  • Players may see a seam running through the middle of an island while playing on mobile devices

Save the World

  • Stormking Onslaught Projectiles are not functioning properly
  • Spawn rate for Lobbers is too high during encounters
  • Love Lobbers’ projectiles are able to damage player-built structures


  • Forced 30 FPS on some Samsung devices
  • Shadows darker than expected
  • Ping Markers display 0m
  • Extra Build buttons display Wall icons
  • Video playback disabled on Android
  • Assets and Characters turning pink

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