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Turtle BeachNovember 15, 2022

Fortnite 22.40 Patch Notes: Release Date, Skins, Size, Map, Weapons And Everything You Need To Know

Coming Soon

Chapter 3 Season 4 of Fortnite is undergoing another update today, which will be one of the finale updates of the chapter.

Fortnite's been going through one of the best periods the game has experienced from a casual perspective in quite some time, as its been soaring in popularity yet again.

Now, with patch 22.50 releasing soon we've got the latest info on what's to come!

Release Date And Time

Update 22.40 will release on November 15th, 2022.

  • Xbox One - TBD
  • Xbox Series X/S - TBD
  • PS4 - TBD
  • PS5 - TBD
  • PC - TBD
  • Nintendo Switch - TBD
  • Android - TBD
Patch Notes

In the Fortnite Battle Royale v22.40 update, a new vehicle has driven to paradise: Rocket League’s Octane! When you’re not behind the wheel, launch into the air with the Grapple Glider or join a large team in the Big Battle LTM.OCTANE’S NEWEST DESTINATION

Rocket League Octane in Fortnite
In v22.10, the Octane vehicle from Rocket League boosted into Fortnite for creators to rev up their islands. Now, with v22.40, Octane has boosted into Battle Royale and Zero Build. This Battle Royale/Zero Build version is balanced for these modes, but it still has rocket boosters, supersonic speed, and the ability to jump, double jump, dodge, take flight, and drive on walls!GLIDE TO SAFETY WITH THE GRAPPLE GLIDER

Fortnite Grapple Glider
An enemy coming right at you? Or even worse, an enemy coming right at you while they’re in an Octane? Make a swift getaway with the Grapple Glider — pull yourself into the air by aiming at a hard surface, then deploy your Glider to land in safe territory.

You can find Grapple Gliders from the ground, Chests, Chrome Chests, and Supply Drops. They have limited charges, so it’s not a bad idea to save your Grapple Glider for emergencies!HAVE A BIG TIME IN THE BIG BATTLE LTM

Fortnite Big Battle LTM
Look around you: it’s A LOT of players on your team. In the new Big Battle Limited Time Mode, you’re in a team of 40 facing another team of 40. The match begins with the Storm already circling the first zone, and you’ll see Uncommon-rarity items already in your loadout. The result? The action starts right away in this fast-paced, Zero Build LTM. To help you defeat the other team even faster, loot in Big Battle is Rare-rarity or higher.


In the v22.30 patch, the Battle Royale Island became a "starter island" for creating your own Battle Royale experience in it, or for just wandering around. You can also jump into an experience made by someone else! With this new way to explore the Battle Royale Island, we'll be vaulting Battle Lab in v23.00.

Battle Royale Island in Creative


On mobile, we have completely removed the Interact icon (hand icon) from the Fire button. Specific “Use” actions will now be represented by their own icon, meaning that, for example, eating and drinking actions will have their own icon now.


  • Octane is not included in competitive playlists.


    • Fixed an issue in which some Outfits from previous Seasons’ Battle Passes were missing colors.


Skins And Cosmetics

Weapons And Items

  • TBD

Bug Fixes

We're going to be keeping tabs on Fortnite's Community Trello board, where they'll update all the bugs and glitches they're going to be patching this update!

  • Battle Royale Issues
    • Health and shield bar doesn't show correct values
    • Driving a vehicle can sometimes clip under the map when impacting the ground
  • Creative Top issues
    • The Prop Manipulator may stop functioning after Round 1 or in-between rounds
    • Grapple Gloves can interact with Mutator Zones
  • Save the World Top Issues
    • Player running animations
  • Switch And Mobile Issues
    • The fire button for Kamehameha is disabled on mobile devices while riding on the Nimbus

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