Epic Games Announces the Release Date and Time for the Fortnite V5.3.0 Content Update - What to Expect

by DG Goldstein


Epic Games has announced when the V5.3.0 Content Update in Fortnite: Battle Royale will go live across all platforms.

According to Twitter, players will 'Bounce into action' with the V5.3.0 Content Update on Tuesday, August 28 at 8 AM EST (5 AM PST, 1 PM BST).


The official announcement can be viewed below.



On August 27, Epic Games confirmed that the originally-datamined 'Shockwave Grenade' will be coming to Fortnite in the near future via the 'in-game news' menu.

While it is expected that the Shockwave Grenade will be added in the V5.3.0 Content Update on August 28, it is still unknown at this time as the developer could hold-off on its release for a later date.


We will continue to update this story as more information is made available.