Fortnite Update 1.000.029 Chapter 2 Season 7 Patch Notes

Epic has released the Fortnite update 1.000.029 June 8 patch, or what the studio calls the big Chapter 2 Season 7 v17.00 title update! This brings a slew of new content, new events and more to the game! Head on below for the official list of fixes, and of course, the datamined content that points to what new stuff we’ll be seeing down the road.

Fortnite Update 1.000.029 Patch Notes (v17.00):

Info straight from Epic Games:

PC gets a new visual upgrade! Detailed here.

The Primal Season — and Makeshift weapons — will soon be extinct. Craft ‘em while you got ‘em. Downtime for Chapter 2 Season 7 begins at 2 AM ET (06:00 UTC).

With the launch of the new Season, please note that patch sizes will be larger than normal on all platforms.

In Season 7, we’re adding the ability to cancel your Shakedown of an opponent.

Hitting Reload or the same button/key you used to pick the opponent up will immediately drop them mid-shake, cancelling any accidental interrogations.

Creative New Content:

  • HUD CONTROLLER DEVICE
  • HUB ISLAND TEMPLATE
  • PREFABS & GALLERIES GET GLASS
  • MATCHMAKING CHANGES WITH PLAY MENU

GAMEPLAY UPDATES

We’ve made quality of life changes to the following areas

  • XL Grid Island
    • New XL Grid Island Material matches the Spatial Thermometer grid spacing.
  • New Resources
    • We’ve added the following resources from Save the World for use in games:
      • Fibrous Herbs, Flower Petals, Rough Ore, Planks, Rough Mineral Powder, Simple Mineral Powder, Fine-Grain Mineral Powder, Char-Black Mineral Powder, Oxidized Mineral Powder, Quartz Crystal, Stringy Twine, Simple Twine, Study Twine, Peaky Twine, Carved Twine, Blast Powder, Rusty Mechanical Part, Simple Mechanical Part, Study Mechanical Part, Sleek Mechanical Part, Efficient Mechanical Part, Rotating Gizmo, Copper Ore, Silver Ore, Malachite Ore, Obsidian Ore, Brightcore Ore, Shadowshard Crystal, Sunbeam Crystal.
      • These can all be found in the Consumables tab.

DEVICES

  • Added the HUD Controller device.
    • This device allows you to hide individual elements of the player HUD during the game to remove any unnecessary clutter from the play experience.
    • The following HUD elements can be disabled with the device: All, Mini Map, Info Box, Storm Timer, Player Count, Elimination Counter, Round Timer, Round Details, Build Menu, Player Inventory, Team Info, Health, Shields, Experience UI (Battle Pass), Wood/Stone/Metal/Gold Resources, Reticle, Pickup Stream, Equipped Item Info.
  • Added a new option to the Trick Tile device.
    • Reset After: (Range from 1 second – 10 minutes)
    • This causes the Trick Tile to reset automatically after the specified amount of time has elapsed.
  • Added a new option to the Sequencer device.
    • Send Player Information: Yes, No (Default: No)
    • If set to Yes, the sequencer will pass the player who activated it as the Instigator to any devices triggered by the pulse.
  • Added Class restriction settings to the following devices:
    • Player Spawn Pad, Player Checkpoint Pad, Teleporter, Conditional Button.
  • Added new functionality to the Vending Machine.
    • All 3 items added to the Vending Machine can now have their resource costs set separately in Wood, Stone, Metal or Gold.

DEVICE VISUAL UPDATES

  • We’ve updated the visuals and added a glossy effect on the following devices:
    • Player health device
    • Save point device
    • Race manager device
    • Race checkpoint device

GAMEPLAY FIXES

  • Fixed several issues with the Damage Volume device.
  • Fixed an issue where the Creature Placer was not spawning fiends correctly.
  • Fixed an issue that caused player Pickaxes to change when using Changing Booth.
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Bows from doing damage to the Choppa.
  • Fixed an issue where games were not waiting for the full duration of the auto-start timer before starting the game.

ISLAND FIXES

  • Fixed an issue that caused the “My Island” option to be greyed out.
  • Fixed an issue that caused memory to be artificially higher on the XL Islands.

UI FIXES

  • Updated the inventory icons for the HUD Controller, Save Point and Race Checkpoint based on updated materials to the devices.
  • Added a “Customizable” inventory filter to more easily find galleries with customizable assets.

TOOLS FIXES

  • Fixed an issue that allowed the Phone Tool to be used outside normal boundaries

Save the World:

COMING JUNE 12 AT 8PM ET – THE BOWLER RETURNS TO THE EVENT STORE!

UNLEASH CANNONBALLS WITH THE BOWLER

Show the Husks you mean business with the Bowler! This launcher packs a punch and fires long-range cannon balls that damage and knockbacks groups of enemies.

COMING JUNE 19, 2021 AT 8PM ET – GET READY FOR YOUR NEXT GREAT VENTURE AND LOAD UP FOR HIT THE ROAD!

16StW BlastedBadlands Social

RETURN TO THE BLASTED BADLANDS VENTURE!

Get ready for a new Ventures Season, Commanders. The next Save the World Ventures Season sends us back to the Blasted Badlands!

Beginning June 19, 2021 at 8PM ET,  join your fellow Commanders in the Blasted Badlands and battle the Husks with the returning (and newly improved) Rage Meter modifier. Also to note, Venture Level rewards and experience gained has been updated to match previous recent Venture Seasons.

Rather than constantly draining your energy, this modifier now just prevents energy from regenerating on it’s own. Battle the Husks to refill your energy and then wreak havoc with your abilities.

Unchanged from the last Blasted Badlands Season, Rage Meter drastically reduces your ability cooldowns and increases their damage. Energy management is key here, Commanders! It’s wise to fill your energy bar before taking on the next wave of husks.

This Ventures Season is expected to conclude on September 4, 2021.

THE IMPOSTOR QUESTLINE RETURNS

Search the Blasted Badlands for a true Hero! Train Dennis to become a warrior in the Blasted Badlands Venture Zone to unlock Homebase’s own burger boss!

13StW Dennis Social

DENNIS, HOMEBASE’S FAVORITE “CHEF” RETURNS

“Who ordered the Dennis?” – Dennis

  • Standard Perk: Burger Buff
    • Eliminations have a 8% chance to drop a Burger. Burgers grant 53 base health and 5 energy every 1 second for 3 seconds.
  • Commander Perk: Burger Buff+
    • Eliminations have a 15% chance to drop a Burger. Burgers grant 85 base health and 8 energy every 1 second for 3 seconds.

10StW Mayday Social

LOAD UP THE VAN! IT’S TIME TO HIT THE ROAD

Get ready for some high intensity road trip action as you assist Quinn and company in broadcasting their Songs of the Summer. Challenges, modifiers, and obstacles await you along the way, and getting there is half the adventure. Careful, Commanders!

Week 1 of each driver is simple: Escort the van and tackle the modifier. On their second rotation, beware the modifier stacking. Load up the van and gather your group because it’s time to Hit the Road. Complete week 1 of Hit the Road to unlock Rex Jonesy.

09StW DinosaurSoldier Social

ROAM THE LANDS WITH REX JONESY!

“Hunting the competition to extinction” – Rex Jonesy

  • Standard Perk: Saurian Might
    • Every 1 second, adds 3% of current health to damage of next ranged weapon hit.
  • Commander Perk: Saurian Might+
    • Every 1 second, adds 9% of current health to damage of next ranged weapon hit.

 

SMASH THE HUSK WITH THE WALLOPER

Deliver a hefty smash with the Walloper! Grab this Massive Flintlock hammer from the Event store and deliver a devastating heavy leap attack to the Husks.

10BR RadLlama Social

THE RADDEST LLAMA OF THEM ALL RETURNS

The Rad Llama is back! Exchange 500 Hit the Road tickets and get your rock on with 4 Rad Heroes and 5 Boombox Weapons.

 

Issues Addressed by v17.00:

General:

Unable to equip cape Back Blings on Rebirth Raven’s Rachel Roth Style.

Description
Players are unable to equip cape Back Blings on the Rachel Roth Style of the Rebirth Raven Outfit.

Shanty for a Squad Emote out of sync when joining already-singing players.

Description
The Shanty for a Squad Emote may sound out of sync when players join in on the Emote with already-singing players.

Battle Royale:

Unable to craft Mechanical Bows or Primal Fire Bow in core modes after playing in competitive mode.

Update
With the release of Chapter 2 Season 7, Mechanical Bows and Primal Fire Bows are not present in Battle Royale.


Description
Players will be unable to craft Mechanical Bows or the Primal Fire Bow when playing in core modes after playing in a competitive mode.


Workaround
Restarting the game will fix this issue.

Chapter 2 Season 7 Trailer:

Fortnite v17.00 datamined content:

Battle Stars are back as i leaked last month!

Lever Action, Snipers & Launch Pads are back!

Most things that I was told last week were true so here’s something else..
There will be small aliens that stick to your head, they take 40 HP but they make you run faster & jump higher!

I was also told that this is a Puzzle Chest, please take it with a grain of slat, it might change!
You are supposed to do a pickaxe puzzle to open it! https://t.co/N0atCEAGUa

Another insider thing i knew last week, there will be a new “Alien Parasite” that sticks to your head and takes 40 HP slowly, but it makes you run faster and jump higher!
2 Ways to take it out is to jump in water or if a friend/enemy shoots you!

The Mothership above the map will abduct you, take you there to loot henchmen chests for 15 seconds and it’ll throw you back to the map!

I was also told that there will be a new item that if you throw it it creates a no gravity kind of and its shaped like a box where everything is slow.. When you spam space in it it ejects you in the direction you want!

We will also get a Cactus consumable at some point, i think it launches you or makes you bounce or something..

Dr Slone NPC also has a “clone”, no idea what its for yet 🤔

A big Beachball prop will appear during summer, so we will most likely get Summer Challenges & Rewards again!

Drivable UFOs around the map:
– have a 100 spawn chance
– you can reboot a friend with them, takes 10 seconds
– Damage to players on explode: 70
– Damage to builds on explode: 500 https://t.co/VP5k8vsI1y

The season’s description: “As the Season progresses and the war escalates, new weaponry will be deployed and the battlefield will be shaken up.”
via @AussieAntics

Items that can be crafted with “Nuts And Bolts”
– Aug (With ARs)
– Lever Action Shotgun (with a Pump)
– Rapid Fire SMG (with a silence SMG)

Here’s how to get rid of Alien Parasites that stick to you: “Detach and ignore you for a few seconds if you touch fire, water, or enter a prop”
Also other text related to them: “An Alien Parasite has attached to you! Enjoy enhanced mobility in exchange for some health!”

When you shoot the Fleeing Llamas they will leak with loot & they can teleport SOMETIMES close to you!

Season 7 ends on September 12th!

Infos about the Cosmic Chest!
– Take turns smashing weak spots to open the Cosmic Chest
– The Cosmic Chest activates when the entire squad is nearby
– A teammate just found a Cosmic Chest! They need your help to open it! https://t.co/r4qtOSpTSc

IO Guards & “Lonely Henchman” will make a return but with most likely low spawn chances/places!

We will get a Summer Henchman NPC this season:
– His Description: Nothing, not even an alien invasion, will keep him from enjoying his vacation.
– He carries a Grey AR (as of now)
– His Speeches: https://t.co/JN6B1xxIRR

We will get a Macarena Emote this Season!

That seems to be it for the datamined content.

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