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8.51 Patch Notes
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Date 2 May 2019
Major Patch 8.51
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Battle Royale

What's New?

  • Shadow Bomb
    • Become one with the shadows! Engulf yourself in darkness with this latest item, becoming invisible to enemies, increasing your speed, and allowing the ability to perform double jumps.

Weapons + Items

  • Shadow Bomb
    • Shrouds yourself in shadow, briefly becoming invisible to enemies.
      • 6-second duration
      • User becomes more visible to others near the end of the effect.
      • Increases your movement speed, provides the ability to double jump, and wall jump.
        • Players are unable to attack, build, or loot while under the effects of the Shadow Bomb.
    • Rarity: Uncommon
    • Can hold a maximum of six
    • Can be found from Floor Loot, Chests, Supply Drops, and Supply Llamas.

Gameplay

Bug Fixes & Improvements

  • Sound effects for Jetpacks were occasionally playing much louder than they should be.

UI

Bug Fixes & Improvements

  • The Victory Royale UI animation was displaying for all players in Limited Time Modes with respawning enabled.

Creative

What's New?

  • Diner Prefabs!
    • Grab a table for two, or the entire kitchen, with these delectable, new Diner prefabs.

Weapons + Items

  • Shadow Bomb
    • Shrouds yourself in shadow, briefly becoming invisible to enemies.
    • 6-second duration
    • User becomes more visible to others near the end of the effect.
    • Increases your movement speed, provides the ability to double jump, and wall jump.
      • Players are unable to attack, build, or loot while under the effects of the Shadow Bomb.

Prefabricated

  • New Prefabs and Galleries based on Fortnite Battle Royale’s restaurants and diners.

General

Bug Fixes and Improvements

  • Any Suggested Friends could not be added to friends.

Save the World

Save the World

  • Duet
    • Create a Duet between you… and the Husks!

Weapons + Items

  • Duet
    • A high damage assault rifle that's good for sustained fire due to its large magazine capacity.
    • Available in the Weekly Store from May 1 at 8PM ET until May 8 at 8PM ET.