Fortnite Patch V8.20.1 Released To Resolve Minor Issues

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Patch v8.20.1 for Fortnite was released on Friday. This patch addresses issues that cropped up with the v8.20 update. While the new patch is exciting to see, it doesn't offer any new content or major changes. This one is just for bug fixing and tweaks.

Fortnite v8.20.1 Patch Notes

Details of the update are listed below:

Battle Royale

- Fixed an issue where spectator numbers would not update, even after the spectator had left the game.

- Fixed an issue that caused players to be unable to queue in the correct division level in the - Arena game mode when the party leader was in a lower division.

- Fixed an issue which caused the Poison Dart Trap to be hidden behind certain wall assets.

- Fixed an issue where trap placement on walls would be blocked if a stair structure was attached to the wall.

- Fixed an issue that prevented players from getting removed from the Baller when hit by a Boogie Bomb.

- Fixed an issue preventing friend invites from displaying in the social panel.


- Fixed an issue where Creature Spawners wouldn’t activate within the correct range after it has been resized.

- Fixed an issue where the Phone Tool would emit two beams rather than one after copying multiple times.

- Fixed an issue that prevented non-damaging traps (Ice Block, Bouncers, etc) from functioning if the Game was not started.

- Fixed an issue where any Baller vehicle that was placed on an Island prior to v8.20 could not use the boost.

- Fixed an issue that prevented vehicles from being damaged by Music Sequencer when damage was turned on.

Save the World

- Re-enabled the X Marks the Spot sub-objective.

- Fixed an issue where the X Marks the Spot objective was removing items from player inventories.

- Fixed an issue that was causing B.A.S.E to incorrectly hover over player built structures.

It was also announced that if Fortnite players are experiencing an issue not listed in this latest update, they can inform the development team through its official social media channels. Players can also use the in-game Feedback feature under Options.

So what do you think? Are you excited to see the Fortnite v8.20.1 patch? What do you hope is included in the next update? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below.

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