Fortnite v12.50: What to expect

Epic have confirmed that Fortnite v12.50 will be coming tomorrow, April 29. The downtime will begin at the traditional time of 2 AM EST.

We never know exactly what each update will hold, but we can make a few educated predictions. Here’s what you can expect in tomorrow’s update.

Bug fixes

Bug fixes are the most predictable part of each update – especially with the lack of official Fortnite patch notes.

We have a short list for you, this week, with only three bugs listed as ‘Fixed in next update’ on the Community Issues Trello board. Here they are:

  • Framerate and resolution drops in v12.41
  • Local Challenges not appearing when entering new area.
  • “Block damage with a Kingsman” Challenge not tracking progress.

Epic are failing to acknowledge several bugs that continue to be an issue in Fortnite. The reloading bug has been in the game for several updates, with no word from Epic. Hopefully, this will be one of the unlisted fixes in v12.50.

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Arsenic LTM

The Arsenic – or Infected – LTM has been in the game files for a few updates. This is the PvP zombie-style game mode where survivors fight against infected players.

We don’t know when this is coming to the game, but we can hope to see it when v12.50 goes live. The Travis Scott event is behind us, which opens the door to a new fan-favorite LTM.

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New Weapon(s)

We also saw a couple of leaked weapons in the v12.40 patch, including some Dual-Wield Pistols and a new Charge Shotgun. You can take a look at the details on those, here.

The Dual-Wield Silenced Pistols will likely be similar to the ones that Deadpool uses. The shotgun could be something that we’ve never seen before, however. There’s even a chance that it could be of Mythic rarity.

According to data miner Hypex, the shotgun will allow you to charge it for more damage. It will be very interesting to see if this comes to the game in v12.50.

There are also a few general expectations for v12.50. We may see Overtime Challenges – but it seems a bit early for those. We’ll also get some advancements on the Doomsday Device and whatever is happening at The Agency.

As always, we’ll have you covered with the v12.50 patch notes, leaks, cosmetics, and everything else when the update goes live, so stay tuned!

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