The Fortnite Team

The Fortnite Team

14 Apr

The sounds (and fashion!) of the Coachella music and arts festival come to Fortnite. From now ‘til May 16, turn to Icon Radio in your Joyride vehicle for a line-up of artists featured in Coachella 2022! And just as the festival itself lasts two weekends, this weekend and next will see the drop of new Coachella-themed items in the Item Shop.

Hear Coachella Artists on Icon Radio 🎵

Fortnite Coachella Icon Radio

Icon Radio will air songs from over 30 artists featured in Coachella 2022! While driving around in battle, turn to Icon Radio to add good vibes to your side.

Open the Pit with Wilder and Lyric

Dropping on Thursday, April 14, at 8 PM ET are the first wave of Coachella items! This wave includes t...

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12 Apr

The Battle Royale v20.10 Apr 12 hotfix brings some returning tools to the fight! And speaking of fight, get ready for the Battle for Condo Canyon:

The Battle for Condo Canyon

The Resistance has won the Battle for Daily Bugle! Funding Stations for an Armored Battle Bus and set of Turrets can now be found at the POI. 

It’s not time to get complacent, though: the fight against the IO continues in the Battle for Condo Canyon. Drop into this POI and help the Resistance starting now! (Like in the last battle, heed that Huntmaster Saber is overhead. 🐅)

Battle for Condo Canyon in Fortnite

Resistance Rising

Raiding IO Blimps is a key tactic of the Resistance, and now there’s another ite...

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10 Apr

Exhibit Neo-expressionist art on the Island.

Influential even to this day, the art of Jean-Michel Basquiat is on display for you to display. Two Back Blings based on Basquiat pieces are available now in the Item Shop, both showcased below:

Basquiat’s Tuxedo Back Bling

Fortnite Basquiat's Tuxedo Back Bling

Based on Basquiat’s Tuxedo (1982).

Crowned Rex Back Bling

Fortnite Crowned Rex Back Bling

Based on Basquiat’s Pez Dispenser (1984).

Express yourself in a new way in Fortnite.

06 Apr

Enjoying the no-build action of Fortnite Zero Build? The Zero Build Trials begin on April 6 at 4 AM ET and will run until April 10, 2022, at 11:59 PM ET! Earn in-game items by completing Challenges presented on the ...

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05 Apr

Nothing is true; everything is permitted.

Ezio Auditore soon strikes in the Fortnite Item Shop! The Ezio Auditore Outfit will become available in the Shop starting April 7, 2022, at 8 PM ET. This Outfit includes Ezio's Hidden Blade Pickaxe, which only Ezio has the ability to wield! Equip this Pickaxe by using the Outfit’s built-in Assassin’s Strike Emote

Ezio Auditore Outfit, Ezio’s Hidden Blade Pickaxe, and Assassin’s Strike Emote

Put Ezio’s hood up or down in the Locker.

Making her Fortnite debut at the same time Ezio arrives in the Item Shop, Eivor Varinsdottir continues to weave her own destiny. The Eivor Varinsdottir Outf...

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The v20.10 adds a new weapon to take care of those pesky vehicles, and an update to the Wildlife, Creature, and Guard spawners. 

Battle Royale Weapons

20BR S20 Week2 3 MOTDs HomingRocket 1900x600

Rock vehicles with the Anvil Rocket Launcher. With the Anvil Rocket Launcher, look into its scope and lock onto your vehicle target. Once your target’s locked, fire a rocket that’ll go flying its way!

Update: Wildlife, Creature, Guard Spawners

We’ve increased the max health of Wildlife, Creatures and Guards by up to 10 times the previous amount! 

Other Feature Updates

  • Additional fantasy music added to the Radio device, and sfx to the Speaker device.

Prefab & Gallery Updates

20CM DrillandBlimpProps Social...

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Ahoy Commanders,

We have a loaded Status Report sailing in, so let's get right to it.

Homebase Status Report - Initiate!

Fortnite Save The World Scury Shoals Venture Season

Scurvy Shoals returns with a new modifier on April 5 (8 PM ET)

The Scurvy Shoals is back, along with the treasure filled Pirate Llamas! This high sea venture is going to feel a little different this time around, as it will introduce a new modifier and bring back a returning one.

Bouncy Husk

Things will get quite turbulent with the new Bouncy Husks modifier! With this modifier, Husks, Huskies, and Mist Monsters all have increased health, but they are more susceptible to knockbacks, especially fro... Read more

Battle lines are tested, an old favorite gets a new purpose, and a new AR is set to enter the fray. Introducing the Fortnite v20.10 update, check it out by playing either no-building Zero Build playlists or the recently returned Battle Royale playlists. That's right - building is back on the island!

The Battle for Daily Bugle

The Daily Bugle

IO and Resistance forces have gathered at The Daily Bugle in a major skirmish on the Island. Drop in and help the Resistance push back to gain amazing loot for the whole squad! Just be careful, Huntmaster Saber is on the prowl overhead.

Heavy Sniper Rifle Reworked

The Heavy Sniper Rifle is back in business and has been overhauled to combat the recent rampage of vehicles. Its hig... Read more

02 Apr

There are many ways to celebrate Lantern Fest. One that delights us is to decorate rooms, buildings, and streets with lanterns. For this illuminated Fortography, we invite you to visit select locations on the Island featuring beautiful lanterns. 

Fortnite Lanterns Location Lantern Fest

When you arrive to one of these locations, make sure to capture your favorite Lantern Fest moment with a screenshot! Share it using #Lantography2022 on Twitter by April 8 at 11:59 PM ET. 

We’ll be highlighting some of our favorite screenshots in a blog post, and their submitters will receive a code to redeem the delightful Cameo Needs Loot! Emoticon.


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01 Apr

The beauteous ruler of the Wonderlands, Her Royal Majesty has flown into the Fortnite Item Shop. Available for 1,200 V-Bucks starting now, the Diamond Pony Glider will come to your side then let you surf atop its sparkling back! As the two of you fly through the sky, you’ll leave a rainbow trail in your wake. 

Diamond Pony Glider in Fortnite

The beautiful sight of Her Royal Majesty may very well bring a tear to your eye.

Elegantly drop into battle with your magical diamond binicorn.

Are you ready to share the light? Lantern Fest 2022 runs throughout April with illuminated activities including Lantern Trials, bundles and more!

Fortnite Lantern Fest


The Island is celebrating Lantern Fest too: lanterns are hanging along the streets of certain POIs. Take a picture featuring one of these lanterns (or featuring many!) and share it on Twitter using the #Lantography2022 hashtag. The submitters of some of our favorite shots will have a chance to win the Cameo Needs Loot! Emoticon.

Read the Lan...

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29 Mar

In the Battle Royale v20.00 Mar 29 hotfix, intensify the fight against Titans (or any other rival vehicle), and soon, increase the Resistance’s inventory with an unvaulted weapon. Which weapon? It's up to you!

Battle Headstrong in Fortnite Zero Build

Zero Build is a pure test of weapon, item, and traversal ability. Zero Build can be found in the Discover page as Solo, Duos, Trios, and Squads playlists. (Access the Discover page by clicking on the “CHANGE” button above “PLAY!” in the Lobby.) 

As a defense in the absence of builds, players have the recharging Overshield in Zero Build. 

Rock Vehicles with the Anvil Rocket Launcher

There’s the Heavy Turret for taking on vehicles, so how about an anti-vehicle weapon you can carry? 

20BR S20 Week2 3 MOTDs HomingRocket 1900x600...

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<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> The battle has changed! No-build Battle Royale arrives in Fortnite with the launch of Fortnite Zero Build

Zero Build is a pure test of weapon, item, and traversal ability. Zero Build can be found in the Discover page as Solo, Duos, Trios, and Squads playlists. (Access the Discover page by clicking on the “CHANGE” button above “PLAY!” in the Lobby.) 

<!--td {border: 1px solid #ccc;}br {mso-data-placement:same-cell;}--> Without building, all players have the recharging Overshield as your first line of defense in Zero Build. Zip up Ascenders to access Blimps or use Mantling to get the high-ground over your opponents. Don’t forget to Sprint between cover on your way to a Victory Royale!

Fortnite Overshield...

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27 Mar

23 Mar

Classic Spider-Man swung into Fortnite during Chapter 3 Season 1, but what about classic MJ? You just hit the jackpot: the Mary Jane Watson Outfit is now available in the Item Shop with the included Web Shredder Pickaxe! When you’re not shredding for materials, put on this guitar as a Back Bling.

Fortnite Mary Jane Watson Outfit + Web Shredder Back Bling/Pickaxe

Speaking of Spider-Man, the Green Goblin Set has returned to the Item Shop. He really won’t rest until he’s destroyed Spider-Man… 

Fortnite Attack Of The Green Goblin Loading Screen...

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Queen of the half-pipe, snowboarder Chloe Kim now prepares for the slopes around Logjam! This two-time gold medalist will soon be sliding into the Icon Series, with her Outfit and accessories becoming available starting Saturday, March 26, 2022, at 8 PM ET. But before this, dream and go big in March 24’s Chloe Kim Cup! The top-performing players in each region will unlock the Chloe Kim Outfit (+ more) prior to its Item Shop debut.

Fortnite Chloe Kim

The Kicker of the Chloe Kim Outfit: Alt Styles

Change up the snowsuit of the Chloe Kim Outfit! The Outfit comes with four alt Styles in addition to its default one:

  • Back to Back: Black snowsuit...

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20 Mar

Introducing Chapter 3 Season 2: Resistance


Fortnite Overshield

Building has been wiped out! To help maintain cover, you now have an Overshield on top of your Shield and Health. The Overshield is your first line of defense: before your Shield and Health take a hit, it’s your Overshield that’ll crack. Your Overshield will still recover if it goes all the way down to 0.

Movement Upgrades

The battle has changed, with new ways to bring the fight:


Run at the new, faster default movement speed. A faster default movement speed means a faster sprint too! This sprint is so fast that it’ll mean pocketing whatever you’re holding. Of course, sprinting super fast can't be maintain...

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New: Chapter 3 Season 2 Features

Chapter 3 Season 2 is here and in this release we’re adding all the new Battle Royale features, such as mantling, overshield, new weapons and more! We’ve compiled all the Battle Royale movement information in a section titled “Building Basics” for Creators on the ...

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Final Update

Together with the Fortnite community and Xbox, we raised $144 million USD for Direct Relief, UNICEF, UN World Food Program, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, and World Central Kitchen in support of their humanitarian relief efforts for people affected by the war in Ukraine. Our deepest thanks to everyone who contributed.

Original Post Below

Epic is committing all its Fortnite proceeds from March 20, 2022 through April 3, 2022 to humanitarian relief for people affected by the war in Ukraine. Xbox is joining us in this effort and is committing their net proceeds for Fortnite during this time, so that we can get more aid to the people of Ukraine.

Below are the humanitarian relief organizations we are supporting. They are on the ground providing emergency aid, includin...

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