Fortnite Update 2.52 Now Out, Here Are the Issues Addressed in v11.40

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Epic Games has released the first official Fortnite update of 2020, and it’s live now! Called Fortnite update version v11.40 by Epic, console gamers will see this as Fortnite update 2.52. Clocking in at 3.9GB on PS4, check out the known issues tackled by Fortnite update 2.52.

Fortnite update 2.52 known issues addressed and fixed (v11.40):

General:

Visual issues with certain cosmetics.

Description
Several cosmetics have various visual inconsistencies or issues, detailed below.

  • Spectrum Contrail no longer changes colors. UPDATE: Resolved with v11.40
  • Havoc’s face pokes through his mask.
  • The Riot Control Baton Pickaxe is not held properly when using the Point It Out Emote.
  • Several Crackshot Styles have inconsistent neck lengths.

Platforms
All

Unable to go through gifting process.

Description
Players on consoles may get stuck and unable to progress through gifting process if they do not have 2-Factor Authentication.

Discussion Thread
Internal

Platforms
PS4, XBOX, Switch

Workaround
Enable 2FA on your account. Details for activating here: https://www.epicgames.com/fortnite/en-US/news/2fa

Battle Royale:

Overtime Challenge “Visit different bus stops” not tracking for all bus stops.

Description
Not all bus stops count towards completion of the “Visit different bus stops” Overtime Challenge – Remedy vs Toxin.

Discussion Thread
https://www.reddit.com/r/FortNiteBR/comments/emakdj/visit_bus_stops_challenge_only_counts_pleasants/

Platforms
All

Work Around
Many bus stops do count – including the ones by Sweaty Sands, Pleasant Park, and Slurpy Swamps.

Star Wars Legacy entries disappeared.

Description
Players’ Star Wars Legacy entries have disappeared.

Discussion Thread
Internal

Platforms
All

Work Around
None

F” key not enabling proper movement after direction remap.

Description
After direction is remapped from a non-“F” key to the “F” key, the key may not allow for proper movement.

Discussion Thread
Reddit thread

Platforms
PC

Editing quickly can cause players to remain in Edit mode.

Description
Editing quickly can cause players to remain in Edit mode, even if they’re not editing anything.

Discussion Thread
Reddit thread

Platforms
All

Work Around
Perform any other action to exit Edit mode.

Sniper Rifle crosshairs may disappear when players fall into a Hideout.

Description
Falling into a Hideout (haybale, dumpster, port-a-potty) while holding a Sniper Rifle may cause the crosshairs to disappear.

Discussion Thread
https://old.reddit.com/r/FortNiteBR/comments/ec9zu4/sniper_without_a_reticle/

Platforms
All

Work Around
Equipping a different item when falling into a hideable will not trigger this.

Creative:

Featured Island portals aren’t working correctly

Description
Some of the Featured Island portals are not working correctly.

Platforms
All

Discussion
Internal

Workaround
Try a different portal for the same island if the first portal doesn’t work correctly or reload the island again.

Bandage Bazooka doesn’t respect infinite ammo and reload settings

Description
The Bandage Bazooka will not respect the infinite ammo and reload settings applied by a game.

Discussion Thread
Internal

Platforms
All

Work Around
None

Save the World:

Goin’ Commando Hero Perks not applying

Description
Multiple Goin’ Commando Hero Perks are not working correctly, they all have the same root cause.

Discussion Thread
Internal

Platforms
All

Occasional Difficulty Upgrading Schematic Perks with Controller

Description
Players may have issues upgrading perks on a weapon if they press upgrade while leveling the schematic.

Discussion Thread
Internal or Reddit

Platforms
All

Work Around
Wait for the schematic to level before upgrading the perks to prevent the issue, or switch to a different weapon with the triggers to get out of the bad state.

Beehives can sometimes cause semi-permanent damage

Description
Beehive causes semi-permanent tick damage when walking into damage cloud after eliminating the bee hive lobber.

Discussion Thread
Internal

Platforms
All

Work Around
To prevent issue: don’t walk into hives after eliminating the lobber who was the source of the beehive.
If issue has occurred, try taking damage form a different beehive or using adrenaline rush.

Mythic Melee’s hitching with Shadowstance.

Description
The 2 mythic melee weapons have major hitching when using a hero with shadow stance.

Discussion Thread
Internal

Platforms
All

Riot Control Baton Animations

Description
The Riot Control Baton animations display incorrectly in STW.

Discussion Thread
Internal

Platforms
All

Mobile:

FPS drops and hitching on Mobile.

Description
Players may experience FPS drops and hitching. Lower to mid-end devices are more affected, but this issue has been noticed on all devices.

Discussion Thread
Internal

Platform
All

Work Around
None.

Mobile players may get stuck in Fire Mode selection.

Description
Players may become stuck in a loop on the Select Fire Mode screen.

Discussion Thread
Internal

Platform
Mobile

Workaround
Restarting the client will resolve this issue

As you can see, Epic has once again chosen not to release the official patch notes outside of the game’s Trello board. If you spot anything not mentioned here, let us know down in the comments.

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