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YouTuber Calls Out Epic for Misleading Fortnite ATK Patch Notes

Published: 13/Jul/2018 13:21 Updated: 10/Oct/2020 16:59

by Mike Kent

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The Fortnite community is a little confused about the functionality of the ‘bounce pad’ that supposed to be on the roof of the new All Terrain Kart (ATK).

The ATK was announced by Epic Games as part of the changes for Season 5, and allows for a full squad to drive (or drift) their way around the map.

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As you’d expect the first proper vehicle in Fortnite has already been used for a wide variety of tricks and special kills by content creators, resulting in plenty of hilarious clips.

There is, however, one problem with the roof, and the YouTuber by the name of BobbyBoJanglles has expressed his concern.

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In the official patch notes, it was promised that the roof would function like a bounce pad, which in theory would allow players to avoid fall damage if they land on it correctly.

It turns out however that jumping onto the roof of the ATK doesn’t bounce you back up at all, and as the clip shows below, can potentially end your round.

A fierce debate has now raged in the Reddit thread about whether it should deal you damage or not, but at the time of writing, there’s been no comment by the developers.

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Should you be safe to land on the roof if you jump from a great height? Or should it come at least with a warning in the patch notes?

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Epic Games reveal bug fixes coming in Fortnite v14.30 update

Published: 10/Oct/2020 12:38 Updated: 10/Oct/2020 12:40

by Connor Bennett

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Epic Games have revealed some of the bug fixes that they’ve got lined up for the next Fortnite update, and a few annoying issues look set to be resolved. 

Fortnite Chapter 2, Season 4 is almost at its endpoint, some fans are already looking ahead to what the cinematic end of season event might have in store, as well as what Chapter 2, Season 5 could be about in terms of the theme.

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Despite all the speculation, Epic Games are just cracking on with keeping the current season feeling fresh – releasing new challenges, new cosmetics, as well as some other superpowers for players to use.

On top of that, they’ve also been rooting out problems with their regular updates. With the v14.30 patch on the horizon, the devs have also got a few fixes coming to all of their modes. 

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Season 4 has been all about Marvel, but that will change in Season 5.

A handful of problems have been labeled as ‘Fixed in next Game Update’ on their public Trello board as of October 10, with a few annoying battle royale issues being addressed.

These include the issue with movement stopping when placing a marker, inventory shuffling after respawning in Team Rumble, and licensed audio playing on the Last Forever emote.

In addition to those, mobile players who had been frustrated by the XP bar not showing the correct level will have their issues fixed as well. 

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Fortnite v14.30 bug fixes

  • Placing a map marker cancels movement 
  • Inventory shuffling after respawning in Team Rumble 
  • Audio of Last Forever emote playing even with licensed audio muted 
  • XP bar can be visually incorrect while in a match/incorrect leveling up on mobile. 

As for Save the World, there are two issues labeled as fixed in Future Game Update, including the wrong animation for the Sword of the Daywalker and Xbox homeshare players being unable to access STW.

However, as leaker iFireMonkey points out, these are not guaranteed to ship with the v14.30 update and could be coming later down the line. We’ll just have to wait and see.