Fortnite Update 01.000.026 Out for v16.40 (PS4 3.16), Fixes & Datamined Content Listed (Update)

Epic Games has released the Fortnite update 01.000.026 patch or what the studio calls the v16.40 update. This will also show up as the Fortnite update 3.16 title update for last-gen console gamers. You can check out the changes and datamined content down below.

Fortnite Update 01.000.026 Patch Notes (v16.40):

v16.40 pays tribute:

  • 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

Once the list of fixes are released by Epic, we’ll update the post accordingly,

Here are the fixes via the Fortnite Trello board:


Visual issues on Toon Meowscles and similarly-styled Outfits on certain platforms.

We are aware of visual issues with the Toon Meowscles and similarly-styled Outfits on Nintendo Switch, the PC Performance Mode alpha, and Android.

Cannot create system-level parties between PS5 and PS4 when playing Fortnite.

When playing Fortnite, players cannot create system-level parties that include players on both PS5 and PS4.

Players on PS5 and PS4 can still party up together using the in-game party system

Trail color of the Harmonic Axes Pickaxe doesn’t always match the selected Style.

The trail color when swinging the Harmonic Axes Pickaxe doesn’t always match the selected Pickaxe Style.

Battle Royale:

Landing at a different location than intended.

Players will rarely find themselves dropped at a different location than where they were gliding towards after jumping out of the Battle Bus.

Long-pressing the Inventory Button selects first Craftable item.

When long-pressing the Inventory button to pull up the Crafting tab, players may sometimes see their first Craftable item selected instead of their equipped item if they have multiple craftable Items in their Inventory.

“Hunt Wildlife” Quest not tracking progress properly.

The “Hunt Wildlife” Quest is currently not tracking progress properly.


HUD displaying incorrect memory cost before placing device or Gallery.

Before placing a Device or Gallery, the pre-placement HUD displays the incorrect memory cost.

The correct increase in used memory before placing a device or Gallery can be seen in the Memory Used bar.

Build not properly editing when building/editing fast in Creative.

Rapidly editing / triple editing builds will sometimes not properly edit the selected piece in Creative Mode.

Prop-O-Matic features not functioning correctly.

We’re investigating an issue that is causing the Prop-O-Matic features to not function correctly.

“Recent Islands” list does not update.

We’re investigating an issue where the “Recent Islands” list does not update after entering an Island.

Small white boxes appears on Consumable thumbnails.

We’re investigating an issue that is causing small white boxes appears on Consumable thumbnails.


Players cannot change their custom controller settings while playing Nintendo Switch in docked mode.

In docked mode, players are shown a ‘Keep These Video Settings?’ message and are unable to change their custom controls.

Fortnite v16.40 Datamined Content:

Update: That seems to be it for the fixes and datamined content.

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