Fortnite Update 12.50 Patch Notes Battle Royale

fortnite update 12.50 is officially live, and despite not doing much with regard to gameplay, its tweaks have big competitive ramifications. The Heavy Sniper and PC aim assist got nerfed, and there seems to be a new mode called Party Royale. Read our unofficially compiled patch notes below.

Fortnite Update 12.50 Patch Notes

Battle Royale

Fortnite Heavy Sniper
‘Fortnite’ update 12.50 nerfs the Heavy Sniper and PC aim assist. Read the full patch notes below. ‘Fortnite’ is available on PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PC and mobile.EPIC GAMES
  • Risky Reels is now a named locate fortnite generator If you see a grayed out area on the Chapter 2 map, that’s what it is.
  • Party Royale mode incoming: Party Royale is a new experimental and evolving space. Leave your weapons and mats behind. We plan to run some tests here this Friday @ 9 p.m. EST. These are subject to change, but feel free to come by and check it out.
  • Heavy Sniper Nerf: 150 > 126 damage body shot but can still one-shot builds.
  • PC Controller Aim Assist Nerf: Everything will operate at 60hz just like console controller aim assist.

Fortnite Creative

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‘Fortnite’ update 12.50 adds some prefabs and fixes some bugs.EPIC GAMES

Gameplay

Bug Fixes

  • Players can no longer access My Island settings while in a game.
  • Fixed an issue where players cannot activate or deactivate phase mode using a controller.
  • Fixed an issue where players can respawn in game modes that has one elimination per round.

Creative Tools + Phone

​​​​​​Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where phone tool settings would be ignored when placing prefabs or gallery items from the quickbar.
  • Fixed an issue where the Cost Preview for items placed from the quickbar were not showing the proper cost on first placement of asset types.
  • Fixed an issue where players would be able to access the phone tool after placing a spawn plate outside of the island volume.
  • Fixed an issue where “Open” and “Add to Quick Bar” settings bound to the same button when building with a Controller in the Content Browser.
  • Fixed an issue where a previously selected player built structure preview appears when selecting the hotkey to build traps while holding the phone tool.
  • Fixed an issue where the search bar loses focus when words are added then deleted.
  • Fixed an issue where some assets had overly bright background in the Inventory.
  • Fixed an issue where a copied asset would lock in place after a player fell.

Prefabs & Galleries

  • Added the Lily Pad to Slurp Swamp Prop Gallery
  • Added a Shrub and Lily Pad to Nature Shrub Gallery
  • Added two different wooden roof corners to the Pueblo Gallery

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where the coloring of the tiles from the Snow & Mud Floor Gallery would not visibly match up.
  • Fixed an issue where an unselectable Coconut would spawn after destroying the palm tree when placing the “Paradise Palms Hotel Pool.”
  • Fixed an issue where some of the assets, from the Frenzy Farm Prop Gallery, had too high of health.
  • Fixed an issue where the wood destruction effect appears when the Fire Pit is destroyed.
  • Fixed an issue where some assets from the Diner Prop Gallery and Frenzy Farm Prop Gallery are not fully in the preview volume.
  • Fixed an issue where a wall section was rotated the wrong way, in the Frenzy Farm House Prefab.

Devices

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed items spawned from various devices not firing their pickup transmitters if they were combined with another item that wasn’t dropped from a spawner device.
  • Fixed an issue where the Class Selector would block line of site visibility of the Perception trigger.
  • Fixed an issue where Capture Area colors would not update when a player would switch teams.
  • Fixed an issue where the Speaker device would not be activated by a Sequencer Device if set to Not Visible in game.
  • Fixed an issue where Trick Tiles would trigger at the beginning of a game, if the player switching to the safe team was standing on it prior to the game starting.
  • Fixed an issue where Button Devices could not be interacted with when “Visibility During Games” is set to “Off.”