Epic Games Announces That the V.5.40 Update and High Stakes Event In Fortnite Will Be Delayed - Dexerto
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Epic Games Announces That the V.5.40 Update and High Stakes Event In Fortnite Will Be Delayed

Published: 4/Sep/2018 17:22 Updated: 4/Sep/2018 18:08

by DG Goldstein

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Epic Games has announced that the release of the V.5.40 update and the High Stakes event in Fortnite: Battle Royale will be delayed.

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The announcement came via Twitter, which claims the delay will occur due to a ‘critical controller issue.’

V.4.0 and the High Stakes event will now be released on Thursday, September 6 after it was originally set to launch on Wednesday, September 5.

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‘High Stakes’ was first revealed by Epic Games during PAX West, and is set to feature a new game mode, outfits, challenges, and much more.

We will continue to provide updates as more information is revealed regarding the release of V.4.50 and the High Stakes event.

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More information about the High Stakes event and all of the new cosmetic items can be viewed here.

UPDATE:

Epic Games have also announced that this delay has pushed back the release of this week’s challenges from September 6 to 7.