Fortnite: Epic Games announce minor bug fix patch set for January 31

Alan Bernal

broken Replay feature to two separate game outages, but they will now hope to rectify many of the little problems.

In a Tweet, the developers announced that a patch on its way very soon, hinting at some urgent upkeep that the game’s client has been lacking of late.

The update is scheduled for January 31 at 4am PST / 7am EST / 12pm GMT and will look to address “some minor bugs.”

Fans will hope that the update means a fix to the massively popular Replay Mode, which was disabled after an influx of problems originated from the feature.

Many are speculating that the minor patch will also see the Ping counter get fixed after the v7.30 update changed the way Epic Games’ servers calculated users’ connection.

The problem got increasingly annoying when it would display “Connection Lost” to many players, even though nothing seemed to be wrong with their ping.

Epic GamesFortnite’s been pestered by many bugs as of late, and will hope that the patch will see a better game state.

The patch is said to be a seamless integration that won’t require any downtime for the game, but will still require players to update their clients.

With the many problems plaguing the game lately, Epic Games will sure to be closely monitoring the status of their game shortly after the patch.

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Alan is a former staff writer for Dexerto based in Southern California who covered esports, internet culture, and the broader games/streaming industry. He is a CSUF Alum with a B.A. in Journalism. He's reported on sports medicine, emerging technology, and local community issues. Got a tip or want to talk?