Fortnite 2.4.2 Update Is Now Live, Patch Notes Detail Valentine’s Day Celebrations

Fortnite 2.4.2 Update

Downtime for the Fortnite 2.4.2 update has now ended, and all players will be able to boot up the game and matchmake without worry. Gameplay will now be considerably shaken up, what with all of the new features included in the Fortnite 2.4.2 update.

The @FortniteGame Twitter account confirmed that services have been restored:

Find the full list of Fortnite 2.4.2 update patch notes below:

Fortnite 2.4.2 Update: Battle Royale


The Shooting Test #1 Limited-Time Mode has been switched to Solo only.
Known Issue: The Shooting Test does not save progression for stats or challenges.

Shotgun headshot damage increased to 200% (was 150%).

Scoped Assault Rifle is now 100% accurate when zoomed in.

Scoped Assault Rifle no longer has damage fall-off.

Bug Fixes

Players will no longer slide off rooftops.

Fix for Item Shop panels disappearing after completing a V-buck purchase through the Store Tab.

Fix for collision inconsistencies in certain basement corners.

Fixed a hole in the terrain south of Retail Row.


Removed harsh high-frequency sound from the Chomp Jr pickaxe.



This weapon fires Arrows, which are an unlimited ammo type.

Found from floor loot and treasure chests.

This weapon comes in both Rare and Epic variants.

Fortnite 2.4.2 Update: Save the World

This is a light week for patch notes, but fear not! We have plenty to bring you in the following weeks. Quests, events, bug fixes, quality of life improvements and more. Below you can see our current roadmap for big things to expect in upcoming Save the World updates.


Known Issue: Chests have low-resolution graphics on the results screen

Bug Fixes

Trophies will now properly be awarded to PS4 players

In other Fortnite news, Epic Games is slowing down the development of Paragon to focus on Fortnite, here’s the latest community stats showcase, and get a look at the future updates coming to the game.

Source: Epic Games

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