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Has the French Fortnite Facebook page confirmed the Fortnite map update release date?
The Fortnite map update is almost here

The official French Fortnite Facebook page has given us a date of when we can expect to see the new Fortnite map update.

Fans of the game have been anxiously awaiting the new map changes ever since the big new update was announced, with many expecting it to be released earlier this week.

However, a post by the Facebook page has given us the biggest clue yet of when we will finally get to explore the new Fortnite map.

So when will we see the new update and what can we expect?

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When is Fortnite map update expected to be released?

The French Fortnite FB page has suggested that we should expect the new map update to be available on Thursday 18th January.

They did warn that delays could happen, so don’t get too disappointed if the update ends up arriving slightly later.

The Facebook page said ‘Keep in mind that the release date of the update can be postponed if the Quality Assurance team finds some horror during testing. In general, it’s always worth waiting in these cases’.

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What will be in the new Fortnite update?

As well as the usual bug fixes and small tweaks, the newest update is set to be one of the biggest yet.

Epic Games has confirmed that there will be new map additions for the first time since the game was launched last year.

It has been confirmed that it will include a number of new points of interest, with a lot of focus going onto the west side of the map.

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This includes a city being introduced, as well as new named areas and more emphasis on ‘biomes’ such as the swamp and mountains.

Players can also expect a new underground mine that will encourage close combat shotgun battles.

Epic Games has continued to add new content every week with a continually growing number of players joining the free-to-play game.

Recent additions to the game have included new weapons, smoke grenades and a healing campfire.

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