Fortnite Update 2.84 September 1 Released (Update)

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Following last week’s Fortnite patch released after the big Chapter 2 Season 4 patch, Epic Games has released the Fortnite update 2.84 September 1 patch just now. This is an unannounced update, which means this is for fixes more than anything else. This is a relatively small patch clocking in at just 462MB on PS4.

Fortnite Update 2.84 September 1 patch notes:

Update: Epic Games’ offiical Fortnite Support account had this to say about today’s about:

We’ve released a maintenance patch on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Android to address stability and reports from players experiencing issues purchasing/gifting the Battle Pass.

Note that these are the fixes included in the official Fortnite Trello board, though we’ll update the post once Epic Games shares all the changes they’ve made today.

General Top Issues:

Setting to disable Licensed Audio for Radio not working when outside a vehicle.

Description
Licensed Audio will not be muted/disabled, if this setting is selected, for Radio audio heard outside a vehicle. Entering the vehicle as a passenger or driver should properly disable the audio.


Platforms
PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Android


Workaround
Entering a vehicle on the passenger or driver side will keep the setting working.

Creative:

Vehicles can destroy structures and props even when configured not to

Description
Vehicles can destroy structures and props even when configured not to


Platforms
PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC, Android

There’s also this issue with Battle Royale which we’re not sure if it has been fixed.

Using Silver Surfer’s Board on PS4 or Nintendo Switch sometimes causing crash.

Description
Using Silver Surfer’s Board during a match on PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch can sometimes cause a crash.


Platforms
PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch

We’re keeping an eye out and will update the post once more official details have surfaced.

Update: We’ve updated the post with the official message from Epic Games regarding this update.

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