Fortnite update 24.10 patch notes, server downtime, Easter event, MORE

Fortnite developer Epic Games is about to release a new update for Chapter 4, Season 2. Fortnite update 24.10 has a March 29 release date on PS5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch and Android. Needless to say, as a numbered update, v24.10 will be accompanied by an extended period of server downtime. The game will be taken offline in full at 9am BST UK time, although matchmaking will be disabled shortly beforehand. 

The news was announced by Epic Games on Twitter, alongside a preview about what to expect.

“What do you call an egg who has visited all of the POI’s? An eggs-plorer,” reads an Epic tweet.

“Get ready to Spring into v24.10 with downtime beginning at 4 AM ET and matchmaking disabled shortly beforehand.”

Based on the tweet, Epic Games will use the update to launch the Easter event in Battle Royale.

This will likely include an egg launcher weapon, some kind of egg hunt, Easter challenges and bonus cosmetics.

According to insiders like Shiina, fans can also expect new augments, cosmetics and the release of some kind of smart pistol weapon.

Express Online will keep this article updated with all the new features once the update goes live. In the meantime, you can check out the early update 24.10 patch notes below…

Fortnite update 24.10 patch notes…


• Zip lines missing in Party Royale

– Zip lines have been temporarily removed from Party Royale. They will return in a future update.

• Some Back Bling’s appear to float and appear detached from the Highwire outfit

– Some Back Blings do not sit against the back of the Highwire outfit and instead appear to be floating.


• Wind currents are temporarily disabled

– Wind currents across the Battle Royale map were temporarily disabled due to an issue.


• Save the World Request to Install

– Players who select Save The World from Discover will be prompted to “install” Save the World. This is a visual issue only and selecting “ok” will allow you to continue.


• Some devices may be capped to 60 FPS despite selecting 90 FPS

– Some Android devices may find that despite having 90fps as the selected framerate, it will get capped at 60 FPS.

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