Fortnite Update 8.50 PATCH NOTES: Avengers Endgame event start, Server Downtime and Skins (Pic: EPIC GAMES)

Fortnite Update Confirmed

Epic Games have finally announced when the games next forthcoming update is due to drop, telling fans on Twitter:

"*Snap* Balance will be restored. Downtime for the v8.50 update starts tomorrow, April 25 at 5AM ET (0900 UTC)."

For those who need reminding, this is 10am BST in the UK.

Stay tuned for further updates as we get them.

Balance will be restored. Downtime for the v8.50 update starts tomorrow, April 25 at 5AM ET(0900 UTC).

— Fortnite (@FortniteGame) April 24, 2019

Original Story – Fortnite Battle Royale, Save the World and Creative players are gearing up for Epic Games next BIG Update and because of some Avengers Endgame foreshadowing, it's coming a little bit later this week.

We normally see Fortnite Updates arrive on a Tuesday or at the very latest, Wednesday. However, here we are, still waiting with an assortment of Marvel Avengers tie in posters to quench our thirst instead.

The Impending update will likely be announced later tonight, potentially with details on when the update is dropping and whether the game will require any server downtime.

We imagine it will, simply because it seems as though the game is preparing for an event like no other, timed to perfection to coincide with the launch of Marvel's next big cinematic Hollywood blockbuster.

Round numbered updates also normally coincide with more substantial content launches for the game and that's what we're expecting to see in 8.50 tomorrow.

We're suspecting this update will drop in the morning, so be prepared for some downtime between 9-11am BST.

As per usual we'll likely have new patch notes to entertain us in the meantime, which normally drop around 20 minutes before downtime begins.

Keep reading for a look at some of the upcoming changes we're expecting to see in the 8.50 Update.


Avengers Endgame LTM

Epic Games has confirmed another Avengers themed content drop following the wildly successful Thanos mode released last year.

But there's been little to no details on exactly what this could entail.

For now, we can probably rule out anything as flamboyant like new skins but all the posters so far hint that we might be able to wield some of the weapons our Marvel heroes.

In all three posters so far it's very telling that we see the Captain America shield, Thor axe and Iron Man… erm gauntlets? You know, His arms.

Equally so, we imagine, more out of keeping fans happy, that the Thanos LTM will also return.

Beyond that, your guess is as good as ours. Hopefully, we can avoid anything as catastrophic as an in-game snappRead More – Source

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